Solutions Consultant - 18 month FTC

  • Leicester
  • London

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact as a Solutions Consultant

You will be responsible for being a key interface between the business (operations, proposition, CASS.) and the change team to deliver technically challenging projects that deliver value to Embark and to our clients, working simultaneously delivering internal projects, projects with vendors and projects with clients..

You will have an in-depth knowledge of technology solutions, target operating models across our different business lines, understanding of commercial considerations of our projects. The ability to quickly understand what our clients want and our Embark can deliver a solution that fits our needs with a minimum of build is key.

What your day will look like as a Solutions Consultant

  • Applying a thorough and methodical approach to research and analysis to achieve a comprehensive and objective understanding of requirements, problems and opportunities
  • Identifying and documenting potential solutions considering all available information and constraints
  • Recommending and managing implementation of end to end solutions for all aspects of all wrap product lifecycles
  • Review of requirements and solutions proposals produced by Business Analysts to ensure they are fit for purpose and deliver against Embark's tactical and strategic objectives
  • Inputting into test strategy and support creation of test data and scripts
  • Supporting teams within the business as required at any point of the change lifecycle
  • Leading and guiding B2B partners and vendors on how to integrate with our systems
  • Providing solution design and suggestions into proposition team
  • Assist Project Managers, Test Leads and others with creating collateral required for their roles as required

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Significant experience working in a structured project-based environment within a diverse range of business teams
  • Extensive prior experience with the technology systems that Embark uses - particularly FNZ systems. Ideally gained from a variety of different propositions and implementations
  • Self-motivation and a track record of working to a high personal and professional standard
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to influence at all levels
  • Experience of working on a large programme of business change
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic and changing environment
  • Able to liaise with and guide external vendors and clients
  • Able to understand, assist and liaise directly with Embark's technical teams from junior developer level up to Group Technical Architect and Chief Technology Officer level

What's in it for you as a Solutions Consultant

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan, life assurance and flexible benefit scheme to allow you to select benefits that are most appropriate for your lifestyle and personal circumstances.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Locations

Bolton, Dundee, Edinburgh, Leicester and London

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