Vice President | Aladdin eFront : Technology Implementation Consultant | Singapore
Description About this role
We are seeking a highly motivated Implementation Consultant to join us. You would be a key member of the implementation and support team, working with multiple eFront customers following the implementation methodology. Activities include meeting with customers to define and document requirements, translating requirements to eFront solutions by documenting and configuring the software with the ability to leverage on market best practices, gathering and loading customer data and providing trainings.
The role will give you the chance to work on challenging and exciting eFront projects with multiple team members. We are looking for a candidate with at least 8 years of experience in the software services industry performing implementation, Business Analysis and project management type of roles. The candidate must have had prior experience in alternative assets industry (private equity, real estate) as well as client consulting skills. Main Function
This role consists of managing eFront Implementation projects including hands-on business analysis, specifications delivery and implementation of the deliverables in a timely manner to achieve high level of client satisfaction. Main Duties
This role will have the following major duties and responsibilities:
- Responsible for gather user requirements based on the project needs, creating requirements documents and/or functional specifications, estimating effort for new features and providing a delivery plan.
- Communicate requirements and actively set & manage expectations to ensure all team members and stakeholders are accountable for their role in the project's overall success.
- Prepare project documentation such as SOWs, weekly status reports, issue/risk logs, time analyses and analyzing/estimating project costs and forecasts.
- To configure, test and deliver new business functions and reports on the eFront Invest platform. Working in collaboration with other eFront consultants to achieve common project goals.
- Work with Product developers and support team to ensure best practices are implemented during the project implementations.
- Effective overall responsibility for project delivery and management of key elements including scope, deliverables, resources, timelines and budget.
- Identify target milestones and create detailed project plans.
- Manage and communicate all deviations from plan.
- Monitor and control projects by actively identifying, tracking, managing, mitigating and resolving project issues and risks - provide the requested internal and external reporting.
- Conduct project meetings, collaborate with project team members to build consensus on challenging issues
- Manage key stakeholders on customer site by setting appropriate expectations, ensure proper communication and manage crisis.
- Participate into the sales cycle to build and present services value proposition to the prospects.
- Strong Business knowledge on Alternatives Fund management Industry
- Good Product knowledge on eFront platform/system is preferred
- Bachelor's Degree or higher - IT/Computer related degree
- Software Technology experience. At least 4-6 years of experience in the software services industry.
- Strong business analysis and software project implementation experience.
- Strong problem-solving skills.
- A 'can do' attitude - willingness to accept challenges and innovative approaches
- Fluent in English
Nice to have:
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- A team player who is able to work independently
- Good time management and an ability to multi-task/balance parallel work streams
- Ability to travel
- Advanced knowledge of Core Capital markets & fund management businesses
- Resource management experience
- Project Management qualifications such as : PMBOK, PMP, Agile, Six Sigma, Prince 2
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. About BlackRock
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable.
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