The role of the Functional Consultant
Functional Consultants make it their business to understand the finance industry: what drives the capital markets, the evolution of the global regulatory landscape and the challenges and opportunities this creates for our clients.
A Functional Consultant is specialized in front office, risk management or back office banking functions and in a particular stage of the product life cycle:
Product Evolution Services
Working closely with your team and Development, your role is to define and implement our functional road map. With your own capital market expertise, you understand clients’ current and future business challenges and translate them into a product vision. Your aim is to deliver a quality product attractive to our clients and, which can be easily adopted.
Functional consultants contribute as part of project team to implement our platform and provide support to clients. Depending on your capital market specialization and expertise, your expert functional insight could be required for different phases of the client life cycle:
- to focus on addressing your clients’ specific business requirements, ensuring a customized implementation is delivered on time and on budget.
- to advise clients how to leverage our platform’s functional capabilities to meet ongoing needs. Your aim is to build lasting, trusting relationships with your clients by gaining an in-depth understanding of the client’s business requirements.
What are we looking for in a functional consultant?
Functional Consulting roles are open to graduate as well as experienced candidates. As a minimum, you should have:
A financial markets background and or proven mathematical/business ability
An interest in IT and technology
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Desire to work in a collaborative, multicultural and international environment
Understanding of Agile methodologies