Senior Product Specialist

Business Development & Marketing Pune, India


Description

About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service. Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community. A career at Citco isn’t just a job – it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About The Role

The Real Assets Fund Services Group is seeking a Product specialist to join the Real Assets Product Team. This specialized team of professionals are subject matter experts on Real Assets investment management operations, as well as the processes & technologies that support those functions. They take the lead in identifying, designing, and executing strategic operational & technology initiatives to drive efficient business processes and provide differentiating products for our clients. The candidate is expected to work closely with and develop strong relationships amongst business, operations, and technology staff. 
 

Responsibilities

  • You will be involved with the analysis of strategic business goals, design product/system enhancements to provide efficiencies and new capabilities
  • You will support the Real Assets Fund Services service offering model through technical, data, and strategic initiatives
  • You will contribute to expansion and integration of Citco’s technology platforms, with a focus on Yardi as the core Real Assets Software Platform
  • You will contribute to and execute Real Assets strategic client projects, performing program management and overseeing project team delivery
  • You will be involved with the standardisation and governance of Real Assets platform technologies. 
  • You will be involved with data integration & data governance.
  • You will assist in managing Yardi set-up, implementation and testing with internal IT, CFS & SPV’s stakeholders
  • You will maintain a pro-active customer focus at all times
  • You will be involved with the identification and delivery of innovative technical solutions to build operational efficiencies and enable value-added solutions for our clients
  • You will be cognisant of industry trends and incorporate same where applicable / beneficial to Citco
  • You will act as an agent for change across the RA group to ensure Citco is maximising utilization of leading industry technologies

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • You have 5 to 7 years’ experience in Real Assets investment management & accounting
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Documentation of requirements and ability to articulate the requirements to senior leadership
  • Ability to translate complex concepts and methodologies into easily understood language.
  • Problem focused with solution illustration capabilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with Jira and Confluence

About you:

  • You are innovative, a strategic thinker and a creative problem solver
  • You have a relevant professional qualification or similar experience
  • You have experience in business process improvement / process re-engineering / change management
  • You have strong analytical and integration experience with complex data sets
  • You have strong project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You have knowledge of Yardi Voyager system and its relevant modules (IM module is a plus)
  • You have the ability to work both independently and as part of a group
  • You have the ability to change the status quo
  • You have strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise in a changing environment
  • You have a strong work ethic