Business Consultant

Department:
Global Wealth Management
Work type:
Permanent
Location:
Johannesburg, , South Africa
Closing date:
31/08/2018 (closed)

About Bravura

Bravura Solutions provides comprehensive administration and related technology solutions for wealth management, life insurance and transfer agency markets. As a full service solutions provider we offer a wide range of software applications, managed service arrangements and professional services for clients located throughout APAC and EMEA.

 

About the Role

The Business Consultant is a core member of a layered, multi-disciplinary team responsible for designing, developing, testing and implementing a business solution. The Business Consultant’s responsibility will be to support a client’s product proposition and operating model throughout the implementation of the Sonata software package within Wealth Management clients.

Main activities

  • Work closely with new and existing clients to define the scope of new platform requirements and ensure that the clients’ understanding of Bravura’s platform technology Sonata is maximised and the potential use of the systems is aligned to requirements.
  • Provide platform expertise to new and existing clients, and internal development teams, project managers and client implementation consultants
  • Design, document and present high quality business and technology solutions for implementation with clients
  • Ensure continuity during client projects and implementations to make sure agreed client proposition and requirements are continually taken forward and implemented on Bravura’s wealth management systems
  • Being accountable for defined implementation tasks often involving immediate action or short term planning.
  • Mentoring of Business analysts or other junior business consultants
  • Maintain or produce source materials in line with the product development.
  • Provides client support on the early release versions of Sonata – demonstration of new and existing functionality, verification testing and training clients on the use of Sonata, and triage and defect analysis
  • Responsible for and oversees day to day tracking and follow-up on client related Sonata issues and questions
  • Supports development of testing scripts and participates in supporting and triaging client UAT testing
  • Liaising with major clients during preliminary implementation and testing of developed solutions or products
  • Recognise potential sales opportunities within our clients and participate in pre-sales sessions.
  • Assist in preparation and delivery of sales proposals
  • Liaise with major clients during pre sales and contract negotiations for the development and installation of technology solutions and/or products

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • Experience of working within successful technology implementation programmes in a consulting/client facing capacity
  • Experience of multiple, end-end implementations of large financial applications
  • Financial Services background essential, Wealth Management experience preferable
  • Experience of South African retail savings and investment products preferred

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Thank you for your interest in this position, unfortunately the closing date has passed and we are no longer taking applications.