Business Implementation Specialist - PM
Cape Town
2d ago

See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Who we are

At IRESS, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level.

From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day.

IRESS is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The role

The Implementation Specialist will be the key contact to Investment Management clients in Cape Town and will be responsible for taking an implementation from initial client requirements, to final sign off of the project

What you will be doing

  • Implement and configure Iress solutions according to business requirement specifications.
  • Responsible for project reporting to project stakeholders
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to align delivery requirements and goals
  • Inform and update all stakeholders on progress status of implementations
  • Assist clients to ensure full utilisation and maximum value of IRESS products
  • Refine product issues and provides detailed analysis
  • Take ownership of incidents which cannot be solved
  • Log tickets and complete handovers between the Product Team and different stakeholders
  • Conduct a variety of technical tasks including analysis, testing and documentation
  • Conduct product training and Q&A Sessions for stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain hand-over and training documentation
  • What you will need

  • IT / engineering degree or equivalent qualification
  • Industry-specific certifications e.g. SAIFM exams, CFP, CFA 1, 2 or 3, CIPM advantageous
  • Minimum 3 years work experience
  • Understanding of financial markets operations
  • Familiarity with the IRESS product stack, particularly XPLAN and IPS, advantageous
  • Familiarity with the BDA advantageous
  • Ability to work with data using Excel, SQL or other tools advantageous
  • Ability to write simple programs to integrate with application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • Excellent logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to own and drive tasks to completion
  • Why work with us

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Global opportunities
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Casual dress, flexible work policy
  • Access to learning and development programs
  • Young, diverse workforce
  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives
  • Global 36-hour hackathon
  • Pause & Bar area, pool table, table tennis, Friday afternoon drinks
  • Close access to shopping centers
  • Active Sports & Social and CSR events
  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-
  • time when returning to work.

    Full time

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