Offsite Implementation Consultant (Associate)

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 12 Dec 18

Offsite Implementation Consultant (Associate)

The Offsite Implementation Consultant (Associate) role is part of a team based in Dallas Texas, working with clients globally on implementation activities, generally from an IHS Markit office; however, at times team members are required to travel to client sites to assist with onsite implementation activities.
The team is coached and led by a senior Managing Consultant, and are trained in using SQL Server, the Markit EDM application, and in the informational needs of modern financial institutions.
The role is dynamic and provides a fantastic opportunity to build a solid career solving the data management issues of global top tier financial institutions.

• Documenting functional and requirement specifications to define detail input and output, file content, systems functions, system controls and performance criteria.
• Help establish cost and time estimates for implementation.
• Configuring Markit EDM application to meet the client specifications.
• Testing the project deliverables ensuring they are in line with documented requirements.
• Interacting with clients and colleagues to ensure accurate and timely information flows.
• Making recommendations for implementation of new systems and technologies where appropriate.
• Providing consultancy to clients for business improvements. Investigates and documents existing procedures. Discusses proposed solutions for complex systems with customer.
• Mentoring and coaching of less experienced analysts and consultants.
• Participation in pre-sales activity including but not limited to demonstrating product functionality and proposed enhancements.
• Contributing to Implementation 'Best Practice' guidelines.

Business competencies
Education and experience
Information Technology University Degree, 2 to 4 years or equivalent
Appreciation of the Project Management and Project Lifecycle
SQL 2014/2016 skills
Commercial awareness
An interest in the financial world and technology associated with it
Management requirements
Time management and organisational skills

Personal competencies
Personal impact
Self-starter with an attention to detail
Ambitious and looking to build on their university career in a fast moving environment
Good presentations skills (preparation and delivery)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Team player
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