Implementation Manager (Functional).

Job Description

Overview

Role: Implementation Manager (Functional).

Location: NY, NYC.

Duration: 6+ months.

Implementation_Manager_-_Position_Overview

Implementation Managers work directly with clients across all market segments,
including hedge funds, banks, brokers, wealth managers, asset managers, and
pension plans. Implementation Managers direct and coordinate all work efforts
internally and work with the client throughout the onboarding process, which is
organized as an implementation project, and which results in a solution in
which our risk and analytics products are integrated into the client s
investment process. Implementation Managers manage several client on-boarding
projects simultaneously. They form and lead virtual teams, along with
Implementation Consultants, Risk Consultants, Client Services and Sales,
dedicated to the clients.

Job_Responsibilities
* Take full responsibility and accountability for managing client
implementation projects from initiation to seamless transition into
operational service
* Answer implementation questions that arise during pre-sales and contract
negotiations and make recommendations based on the likelihood of success
* Prepare and present clear and detailed project plans and solution
definitions that comprise all deliverables
* Understand, analyze and configure technical aspects of the client
workflow
* Organize resources required and establish milestones and timeframes
internally and with clients
* Coordinate internal and external effort to complete all planned tasks and
resolve all unplanned issues
* Communicate project status/issues/risks via appropriate media at an
agreed frequency
* Report on project status on a regular basis with all stakeholders
efficiently
* Identify and communicate risk factors that might delay a deliverable or
threaten effective project completion
* Escalate issues and risks to project stakeholders in a timely and
effective manner
* Define success criteria, establish and manage reasonable expectations,
internally and externally
* Prepare internal and client project deliverables during the transition to
operational service
* Follow implementation best practice and create the best client experience
during the project
Product Implementation Information

Calypso/ Murex / Charles River

Desired_Experience_And_Qualifications
* At least two years of successful project management experience in a
client-facing role in the financial service industry
* Knowledge of and experience with a variety of information technologies,
including portfolio or risk management systems
* Good understanding of financial products is required: equities, fixed
income, derivative products, and financial risk management techniques and
portfolio management theory
* Project management certificate (e.g. PMP, PRINCE2) is preferred
* Strong communication, organizational, negotiating and problem-solving
skills
* Self-reliant, detail-oriented and a fast learner
* Excellent in teamwork and collaboration
* Bachelor s Degree required, preferably with a finance or engineering
focus
* CFA or FRM certification or MBA or Master s degree in finance or
engineering is preferred
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