The Octopus Group

Worldwide Staffing Solutions for the IT Industry

Front Office Consultant (RISQUE or VALUE) – London- to £70,000

  • Location: London - City
  • Country: England
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £65000
  • Contact: Ben Bishop
  • Phone: +44 (0) 20 83430060
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Acting as a business expert, the Front Office Consultant will run demonstrations and manage workshops to present the functional and technical benefits our users are getting from our solutions. He/She will coordinate and project-manage trial periods and implementations onsite with clients. Delivering training, consulting at clients’ sites and providing support to clients will also be part of his/her responsibilities. You will join our international team in our London office and you will have the opportunity not only to deliver your expertise as Front Office Consultant but also to expand your knowledge in all areas of our front to back solution by working closely with all teams in London. • Responsible for assigned new client implementations, involving managing client expectations, for collecting client business requirements, setting-up the software according to client needs, supporting client requests during and after the implementation, delivering on time • Preparing demonstrations and workshops and deliver them onsite at clients about the capability of our solution to price, to analyse, to run risk scenarios across all instrument classes • Providing consultancy services onsite at clients by documenting, training, configuration and custom development of our solution, contributing to the clients’ requirements by standardizing business procedures in order to propose common best practice to them, • Pro-actively keeping up-to-date with My clients products and latest developments/upgrades, sharing knowledge within the team contribute to the development process, providing functional knowledge to the R&D departments Customer/client driven and strong client management skills: tactful, resolute, committed to providing excellent client service at all times to a very demanding client base and ability to cope with intense pressure from clients Solid interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, with an impeccable presentation Strong troubleshooting/problem solving and decision making skills Flexibility/Innovation Ability to work independently on different tasks and efficiently manage time Team player – the person will work closely with all departments within My clients Willing to travel on regularly basis with short notice Minimum qualification will be a scientific degree, ideally a Masters (Financial Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Physics) from a top-rated Engineering/Scientific University Strong knowledge of derivatives and mathematical finance 4years’ experience in a similar role