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Technical Specialist

Technical Specialist

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Technical Specialist 



Bloom is working on behalf of one of the leading wealth & asset management businesses globally who is currently going through a large-scale transformation phase across multiple work-streams. The ideal candidate will have a background in Asset or Wealth Management platform operations and or, experience within a transfer agency environment.

Purpose of your role

This role sits within the Intelligent Automation Delivery Team with an aim to identify areas where Robotic Process Automation, Intelligent Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning and be effective across Operations, Legal & Compliance, and Finance.

This position will support IA Delivery Leads and provide technical expertise to the business to ensure buy-in to the IA function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Foster business relationships to gain buy-in to the Intelligent Automation division across the business
  • Be the technical point of contact within the business for the assessment and validation of opportunities for automation
  • When required, act as the Scrum Master for delivery teams to ensure that best Agile practices are followed, and projects are delivered on time
  • Identify new areas for automation or other technologies and run PoCs or Pilots with the new technologies as appropriate
  • Aid the design of solutions which challenge existing approaches within the IA team and ensure the consistent application of CoE methodologies, design standards and and tools

Experience Required

  • Experience leading Agile development teams and commercial experience in RPA, Machine Learning, AI, or NLP gained in mid-large organisations
  • An excellent track-record of working with senior stakeholders and obtaining buy-in for new technologies
  • Experience in change management across multi-functional, multi-site, multi-product, and multi-distribution channels
  • Proven experience in Project or Programme Management
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills with demonstrable experience motivating teams at a senior level to meet deadlines and exceed targets
  • Experience gained within a consultancy or a recognised Scrum Master certification would be an advantage

David McKay

01908 929112

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