Product Consultant - Dublin

  • Fenergo
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 01, 2017
Full time Consultant

Job Description

The Product Consultant will work with the client to understand their operational and regulatory challenges and design the optimum solution in line with Fenergo’s product offering.

Activities include gathering and documenting system requirements, leading design workshops with the client, resolving design issues, understanding the client’s business model and processes, supporting development efforts throughout the entire SDLC, and participating in training, documentation, and knowledge transfer activities.

This is a client-facing role, requiring the successful candidate to build relationships and act as the first point of contact with the client’s stakeholders and subject matter experts. The role requires absolute professionalism in presenting to clients, running demonstrations and demonstrating proficiency in offering design solutions that meets the client’s specific needs.

The successful candidate will come from a background with previous consulting experience in a client facing environment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and lead requirement gathering workshops with clients
  • Provide innovation, leadership and influence in the design of client-centric solutions that are aligned with Fenergo’s core product offering
  • Manage the client review and sign-off process for the suite of functional documents and artefacts
  • Take overall responsibility for the documentation of functional artefacts
  • Drive internal processes ensuring standardisation across the Practice
  • Support and champion the implementation of best practice approaches to the Functional Practice
  • Build strong relationships within the project team, client teams and internal Product Management team
  • Keep abreast of product & regulatory changes
  • Prepare and deliver training sessions to the client’s business users

Required Experience & Skills

  • Ideally minimum of 2 years’ consulting experience within the financial services industry in a client-facing role.
  • Client-facing experience is essential including delivering presentations and product demonstrations, running workshops and managing client’s expectations
  • Experience of delivering complex business or technology solutions, from gathering requirements to designing solutions
  • Advantageous to have knowledge of financial regulatory topics, ideally to include AML, KYC, FATCA, MIFID, Dodd Frank, EMIR and related topics
  • Knowledge of capital markets industry and products, particularly relating to client and product onboarding would be advantageous
  • Experience of software development lifecycle practices
  • An understanding of compliance processes and workflows within the financial services industry advantageous
  • Expertise in industry standard modelling tools and methods
  • Good knowledge of IT systems, architectures and terminology 
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient in offering design solutions
  • Strong interpersonal/leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in business French and/or Spanish advantageous

Education

  • Third-level qualification preferably in business or technology
  • Formal business analysis training would be advantageous

Other Information

  • Project-driven work requirements with overtime as needed to meet deadlines 
  • Travel will be a requirement for this role

Benefits of working for Fenergo

  • The opportunity to work independently on tasks for challenging, international projects within a successful team and with a high degree of personal freedom in your role
  • Challenging tasks that you and the Fenergo team bring to a successful conclusion
  • A constant stream of new challenges within a consultancy firm renowned for its forward-looking methods and technologies
  • Extensive training to develop the essential skills you will need to grow your career with Fenergo
  • Benefits, such as a flexible working hours, work from home option, 401k with match, medical / dental, generous paid time off and more