FS Tech Consulting - Manager - Asset & Wealth Management
Who are we looking for
This role offers the opportunity to analyse, design, recommend and implement technology solutions for the broad range of products and functions within the Asset & Wealth Management industry including:
Front to back business transformation including market leading vendor solution platform selection and integration and cost reduction
Target Operating Model design and implementation (including Business)
Leading technology change programmes, including application and technical architecture review and simplification
Digital technologies, applying it to direct to consumer and business to business infrastructure
Regulatory driven change (including client, mandate and regulatory compliance)
Data and Analytics integration
Within the field of AWM technology this is an appointment for Managers to be responsible for:
Manage a diverse range of assignments, as part of an on-site project team
Manage on-site PwC teams
Develop thought leadership and build PwC propositions and methods
Identify opportunities for new business and support bid teams with proposals
Support technology & AWM practice
People development through activities such as recruitment
Building relationships with our key AWM clients;
Developing the careers of the teams working with and reporting to you;
Maintaining a consistently high and leading edge market profile;
Will I have opportunities to work from home? Yes, although this is typically client and/or project dependent.
How much time will I be spending on client site? This varies, but typically you can expect to spend 60-70% of your time on client site.
Will I have to travel and stay away from home overnight? Yes, this may happen, but flexible arrangements are very common.
Is it possible to have flexible working hours? Yes, although this is typically client and/or project dependent.
How much time will I be spending in the PwC office? This varies, but typically you can expect to spend 30-40% of your time in the PwC office.
Essential skills and experience:
Excellent track record in the Wealth, Asset or Investment Management industry, gained through a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc..), a specialist financial services consultancy, top tier manager, or technology / service provider
Demonstrated ability to manage a team advisors focussing on projects/programmes for Asset and Wealth Management clients
Experience of business development such as proposal writing
Good understanding of one or more of the following: front, middle and back office, portfolio management, trading, compliance and reporting
Technology skills across architecture, IT operating model design/cost reduction or experience of major package selection/service implementation (Asset Management - BlackRock Aladdin, Simcorp, Charles River, Markit thinkFolio, Fusion Invest and Bloomberg AIM. Wealth – SEI, Avaloq & Temenos,)
Excellent understanding of market trends in Asset and Wealth Management
Excellent understanding of end to end process (including trade lifecycle) flows and functional areas of Asset and Wealth Management
Desirable skills and experience:
Business skills - understanding our client's business and showing strong commercial acumen in the seeking out of opportunities and the winning of work;
Analytical skills - identifying and diagnosing client issues through rigorous analysis, including data analytics, rather than selling PwC solutions; and
Industry recognised qualifications such as PMP, PRINCE 2, Agile, Lean Six Sigma, BPR, ACCA, CIMA or CFA