Avantage Reply (Luxembourgh)
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Within Reply, our financial services management consultancy -- Avantage Reply -- has 12 offices across Europe (Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Lisbon, London, Luxembourg, Milan, Munich, Paris, and Rome).
In the context of our growing activities in Luxembourg, we are recruiting :
a) one senior manager,
b) two managers, and
c) two consultants
in our Enterprise Risk Solutions Practice.
Description of the role
You will join a very experienced team in Luxembourg working with local and international clients and colleagues from other European offices.
As a member of our Enterprise Risk Solutions Practice, you will work within our Services Teams assisting our clients in developing and/or integrating Enterprise Risk Solutions.
As a member of our professional services teams, you will participate in the following tasks:
a) Project setup and kick-off;
b) Detailed project plan validation;
c) Gap analysis;
d) Data interfaces specification between the risk datamart and other banking systems;
e) ETL architecture and implementation;
f) Data quality checks;
g) User acceptance tests;
h) Data loading until the validation of go-live; and
i) Project management and follow-Up.
Whilst specific responsibilities will be a function of previous experience, candidates should have the following experience:
a) Bachelor’s or Master’s Degre from a recognised academic program;
b) A minimum of 2-4 years (senior consultants) / 4-6 years (manager) / 6-9 years (senior managers) of relevant delivery experience, ideally with a top-tier consulting firm or software organisation, leading financial services firm or project-based environment;
c) Good working knowledge of risk management (regulatory and/or balance sheet requirements) and software industry;
d) Results oriented, ability to set clear goals and objectives, focusing on the achievement of targets, quality and deadlines;
e) Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, and you can confidently present/engage with clients and develop rapport over the telephone;
f) Creative problem-solving skills and ability to diagnose issues and develop solutions;
g) Ability to work independently while also demonstrating real team-working skills;
h) Understanding of technical concepts, development techniques, operating systems and database subsystems such as Oracle and SQL Server;
i) Must be prepared to travel regularly across Europe; and
j) Fluent in English (other languages, including Dutch, French and German are a plus).
Specific Technical Knowledge:
a) Prudential regulation (Basel / CRR & CRD) and/or Solvency II;
b) Asset Liability Management;
c) Financial products;
d) Oracle / PL-SQL and Application Servers such as TOMCAT.
a) Core Banking systems.
b) Risk Systems.
c) Other Database platforms: MS SQL Server, Sybase, MS Access.