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Singapore

Junior Pre-Sales Consultant & Project Manager

September 2020

Description

QuantHouse supports a broad range of market data requirements for institutions, exchanges and financial professionals around the world, from low latency streaming data for the algorithmic trader, to intraday or delayed delivery for the portfolio manager. We boast a spectrum of innovative data delivery options and a comprehensive suite of end-to-end algorithmic trading solutions over the advanced infrastructure of our global network. This is a varied role providing exposure to a wide segment of the trading community particularly throughout the APAC region and encompassing all aspects of the project cycle. An interest and appetite to learn the technical aspects of capital markets technologies and market data systems is essential, with the capacity to handle level 2 support for our client within the first year an evidence of success. A high level of autonomy & responsibility is incorporated with the opportunity while being part of a supportive, growing team.

Roles & responsibilities

This role spans the entire lifecycle of a client project; from initial qualification of a prospect’s market data requirements, through creating a technical proposal & supporting a test phase to final implementation of the contracted services. Responsibilities include :

  • Supporting the APAC business development team throughout the sales cycle
  • Developing an understanding of the market data & related infrastructure needs of a wide range of clients and prospects
  • Recommending appropriate technical solutions, providing and/or coordinating technical support in the pre-sales phase
  • Developing & maintaining supporting documentation and presentations
  • Developing project plans and managing timeframes and milestones, delivering projects in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining reports and providing a view on open activities as well as raising any potential issues for escalation in a timely manner
  • Liaising with internal and external teams to coordinate the required work while keeping the client up to date by managing calls and status reports
  • Developing client relationships through working with our customer support team and maintaining contacts
  • Developing technical product knowledge and understanding of global financial markets (with a focus on APAC) while developing project management skills.
  • Assisting in client support issues involving business analysis/market data analysis

Qualifications, experience and competencies

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience/certification, ideally in finance, computer science, engineering or other technical field
  • Excellent spoken & written English
  • Passion for technology and finance
  • Desire to learn, seek new challenges and take on additional responsibilities
  • Organised with good time management
  • Responsive with good communication skills working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Resourceful and self-reliant with good critical thinking and problem solving

Advantageous:

  • Related experience in pre-sales and hands-on project management
  • Client facing experience, including attending meetings and conference calls
  • Business level Mandarin or other major Asian language (with the ability to communicate technical concepts)

(qhhr@iress.com)