Implementation Manager - Asset Management IT Solutions

  • c.£90,000 basic
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Riversdale Consulting
  • 22 Sep 16

Exciting opportunity for talented Implementation Manager with Asset Management Technology (EMS, OMS, PMS) experience to join this marketing leading technology company.

The Implementation Manager is responsible for all aspects of the front to back office systems implementation at clients across Europe. You will need to become a product expert in a short amount of time and remain up-to-date as product and industry changes require. The Implementation Manager will need to manage the competing demands of the clients to whom they are assigned, operating administratively as well as in a hands-on capacity.

The ideal candidate will have a mixture of development, business analysis, project management, presales and implementation experience. A person that is comfortable running a large and complex implementation projects and dealing with all the accompanying issues is ideal.

The Role

The responsibilities of the Implementation Manager include:

Managing individual implementation projects

Co-managing multiple implementation projects

Interpreting workflow analysis documents and the conversion of these documents into specifications for system configuration

Providing on-going communication and evaluation of project status

Providing a single point of contact for a client

Undertaking the daily execution of the project plan steps

Ensuring that a client’s needs are understood and documented

Providing proactive leadership in a client’s utilization of our products and services

Facilitating conference calls & meetings with other consultants product experts

Communicating pertinent information on upgrades and major releases

Managing training and consulting resource requests

Monitoring and assisting with the issue escalation process

Responding to additional product requests

Managing the co-ordination of work undertaken by our representatives in other locations

Maintain a general awareness of industry changes/trends

The role requires working on-site at clients so travel will be extensive.

Skills/Experience/Qualifications Required:

Fixed income specialist – proven knowledge and practical experience of fixed income and OTC instruments essential for role. Must fully understand complex instruments and implementation requirements

6 to 10 years Front Office experience (order management, dealing with Fund Managers/Traders)

Applications experience with Order Management Systems would be a plus

Good market instrument knowledge - Fixed Income/derivatives/equities/FX etc.

Some technical knowledge, for example SQL

Experience of doing a live implementation is essential

Exemplary client facing skills

Experience dealing with users or clients from either a technical or business area

Comfortable making presentations covering business, technical or sales

Project Management experience is desirable

Fluency in a second European Language is highly desirable

Third level degree ideally a Technical/Financial discipline.

To apply for this position in strict confidence please call Haydn Reynolds on 020 3371 6851 or send your CV to him at hreynolds@riversdaleconsulting.com