Sr Implementation Consulting Specialist

IHS Markit
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Executive / senior industry position

Years of Experience -  6 – 8 years  

Location - Gurgaon

Shift Timings - 8:00 am – 5:00 pm / 12 noon – 9 pm

Department overview

Platforms include post-trade securities and corporate actions processing solutions providing single platform trade flow management and custody and investment accounting solution across business line and geographies. Also, providing end-to-end automation of corporate actions and income processing, from announcement capture and validation, to complete downstream processing.  Other supporting solutions include web-based self-service window that enables front-office, middle-office and end-customer users to seamlessly interact with their post-trade environment.A self-service business analytics application sitting on top of these, that enables operations to seamlessly interact with data.From the reference data side, there is Managed Corporate Actions service which is a best-in-class centralized source of validated corporate action announcements for nearly three million equities, fixed income, and structured finance securities across global markets. MCA services customers as a single source that streamlines operations for the collection, validation and dissemination of corporate actions. It also provides unlimited access to corporate action data and allows customers to view full details in real time, including event-level data, dates, options, terms and conditions and restrictions.

Position summary

The Product Consultant role is one of the most important roles in any client implementation. In the initial phase of an implementation (BPM), they work with various stakeholders on the client side, to define the target state operational process, based on which they then design and implement the most optimal product configuration. They also assist in finalizing scope, identifying gaps, defining client requirements for these gaps as well as assisting the client in definition of their test suites & acceptance criteria. Product Consultants are also very heavily involved in the later phases of UAT acceptance testing ensuring all client issues are turned around in time and addressed with satisfaction so as to get them live within the defined timeframe.

What You'll Do

  • Actively contribute in client engagements for business process mapping and requirement workshops.
  • Work with the client to define the most optimal future state operational process and related product configuration.
  • Manage scope by providing innovative solutions and challenging all new client requirements and change requests but simultaneously ensuring that client gets the required business value.
  • Assists in creating documents for all the Business process mapping deliverable – Models, Output report, Processes and Configuration set. 
  • Elaborate and deliver clearly defined requirement documents without subsequent change requests.
  • Work closely with product design & development team to analyse and design functional enhancements.
  • Provide onsite product consultancy and assist the client with acceptance criteria gathering and support throughout the project life-cycle
  • Conduct analysis to determine best path for solving business problems/opportunities that may include process improvement, systems enhancement or user training.
  • Functions as a liaison to Business and IT internally and externally in order to communicate a clear understanding of the business requirements and solution.
  • Mapping & documentation of client business processes against IM products - gathering the β€˜as is’ operational information & creating the β€˜to be’ business processes.  
  • Ability to build & maintain strong relationships with all internal & external client stakeholders.
  • Ability to elicit requirements, identify solutions & complete requirement documentation.
  • Ability to define intelligent solutions and clearly manage client expectations
  • Ability to take ownership of a client from initiation to go live, through business process mapping, requirements analysis, UAT, go live support.
  • Understands the underlying business, implementation & product usage of assigned client/s.
  • Delivery focused with good time management and personal organisational skills.
  • Shares business knowledge with all members of the implementation team, and the wider organization when required.
  • Provides assistance and business expertise to the Support Team and the QA Team in verifying client reported issues and internally raised issues.
  • Travel will be required.

Education and experience

  • Holds at least a bachelor’s degree (B.E / MCA / Degree in Finance/ MBA etc.)
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Capital markets, Post Trade processing - Corporate Actions, Trade life cycle and Settlements preferably gained through working in an operational or professional services role
  • Experience of industry standard interfaces (e.g. SWIFT MT 56X and MT54X messages primarily)
  • Understanding and experience of the agile software development process and overall project life cycle
  • Experience in customer facing role
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Experience in Agile development methodology is preferred.

Desired Characteristics

  • Highly collaborative – Strong communicator with conflict resolution skills and resourcefulness
  • Innovation – Self-motivated with capability to formulate and apply new ideas both independently and quickly, is crucial
  • Comfortable with ambiguity – The ability to begin to explore and solve complex problems even when the problem and solution are not always well defined
  • Passion – enthusiasm for Agile process and new technologies and their potential to make an impact
  • Problem Solving and Analytical abilities – be able to provide solutions maintaining the integrity of the products
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills – be able to relate with co-workers and clients
  • Superior time management skills – be able to manage priorities effectively

What You'll Love About Us – Do ask us about these!

  • Total Rewards. Monetary, beneficial and developmental rewards!
  • Work Life Balance. You can't do a good job if your job is all you do!
  • Prepare for the Future. Academy – we are all learners; we are all teachers!
  • Employee Assistance Program. Confidential and Professional Counselling and Consulting.
  • Diversity & Inclusion. HeForShe!


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Executive / senior industry position


Gurgaon , India