Solution Consultant (Middle East & Africa)

DSO Headquarter Building, Building No. B6, Office No. B603-605,, 342069 Dubai Silicon Oasis, United Arab Emirates | Full-timeApply Now

A bit about the role

The Solution Consulting organization drives the consultative selling approach across the sales force to create value for our prospects/clients. The approach relies on an open dialogue with a problem - solving mindset and applies design thinking methods.​

You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design and build solutions that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

Your key tasks

  • The solution consulting function are involved as early as possible alongside the Sales team, to understand the client's drivers, use consultative sales and design thinking processes to truly understand the needs, and turn these needs into compelling solutions.
  • Work as a solution consultant with the objective of defining the most effective solutions for banks in terms of functional modules, regulatory requirements, 3rd party products integration, investments process and technology, to support the enterprise business strategy.
  • Be responsible for the Middle East and Africa product roadmaps ensuring early identification, go to market and planning for delivery of regulatory items.
  • Drive projects, as well as implement, run and improve processes/operations for Avaloq products (e.g. demo environments, sales and pre-sales enablement, reporting, best practices).
  • Broad knowledge and awareness across products, technology, architecture and services (OnPrem, SaaS and BPaaS).

A bit about you

  • More than 5 years relevant working experience as Avaloq Banking Suite subject matter expert.
  • At least 5-10 years of experience in financial services, preferably in wealth management, private banking as part of the building/transforming digital platform initiatives.
  • Ability to understand complex requirements, to transform requirements into solutions, and to describe requirements in a structured way.
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful project throughout its lifecycle.
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Deep understanding and proven expertise of Islamic Banking principles and their application within the regulatory frameworks of the Middle East.
  • Strong knowledge in Fund Management and Administrations.

Additional information

We realize that managing work life balance is a challenge we all face in our daily lives and in order to support with this we are pleased to offer hybrid and flexible working for most of our Avaloqers to maintain work life balance and still continue our fantastic Avaloq culture in our global offices.

In Avaloq we are proud to embrace diversity and understand the success of our business is built on the power of different opinions, we are whole heartedly committed to fostering an equal opportunity environment and inclusive culture where you can be your true authentic self.

We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other fantastic traits that make us all unique, we have done our best to write this advert in an inclusive and neutral way.

Please be aware that we will not accept speculative CV submissions for any of our roles from recruitment agencies, and any unsolicited candidate submissions will be exempt from any payment expectations.



Annual bonus

At Avaloq we work hard to remain an industry leading provider and we love to reward our colleagues with a share of that success with an annual bonus, you will even remain eligible for annual bonus while you do the hardest job of your life – taking care of your children during parental leave.

Flexible working

We understand that fitting your life around your job can be challenging which is why in most roles we offer flexible working to allow you to thrive both in and out of work.

Instant recognition

We love to see people thriving in their roles and we have an instant recognition scheme at Avaloq to help managers reward the great work our colleagues deliver with a gift to say thanks.

Access to Udemy for professional and personal learning

We think it is important to learn and grow professionally, but if you are someone who likes to learn outside of work we give you access to online learning for both professional and personal learning, with over 210,000 courses to choose from.

A bit about us

Founded and headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq is continuously expanding its global footprint with around 2,500 colleagues in 12 countries, and more than 160 clients in 35 countries. We are an industry-leading provider of wealth management technology and services for financial institutions around the world, including private banks and wealth managers, investment managers, as well as retail and neo banks. Our research led approach and continual innovation is powered by the passion and creativity of our colleagues.
We are always looking for talented people to join us on our mission to orchestrate the financial ecosystem and democratize access to wealth management. Avaloq offers the opportunity to work closely with some of the world’s leading financial institutions as we jointly develop and shape careers. Championing a collaborative, supportive and flexible work environment empowers our colleagues to reach their full potential.

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