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DST Systems Vice President Strategic Client Relationships in New York, New York

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Company Overview

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has offices around the world. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Role Overview

In this role, you will be responsible for building and maintaining executive client relationships in a number of large and key enterprise customers of SS&C and coordinate internally across our enterprise in order to present how SS&C views the current relationship and the journey we will take to grow the relationship. Strategic Global Relationship Executives work extensively with C-suite and executive-level contacts creating a high degree of client trust resulting from expertise and experience in similar sales/relationship focused roles. The candidate will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the business, financials, products/services, the market and the needs of assigned clients. Most importantly, the ideal candidate will have a desire to innovate, collaborate and invent with customers and colleagues in the construct of a strategic relationship. This role can be based in any location.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish strategic account plans and objectives focused on new revenue growth, existing revenue retention and client satisfaction to ensure long-term growth for top clients.

  • Deliver on annual customer satisfaction, revenue retention and sales growth goals.

  • Be a trusted advisor to C-suite, executive leaders and key stakeholders throughout the clients’ organizations by creating deep relationships and provide consultative recommendations and best practices to achieve both the clients’ and SS&C’s objectives.

  • Manage communication between clients and internal teams.

  • Negotiate client contracts.

  • Establish and manage internal budgets and external budgets with clients.

  • Work closely with sales, product management and technology across the enterprise to determine the best solutions for clients through existing and future products and services.

  • Coordinate efforts to ensure a seamless experience and closely monitor the overall client relationship across internal business units and serve as the senior escalation point for client issues.

  • Collaborate with internal teams across the organization to meet and exceed client expectations.

  • Monitor and analyze market data and trends to identify opportunities and develop strategic direction from market information.

  • Understand, gather and share key customer data sets, including but not limited to: organizational structure and hierarchy; competitive footprint; strategic initiatives

  • Participate in development of corporate initiatives (e.g. product development, marketing).

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience

  • 10+ years in sales or relationship management and providing business solutions to mid to large sized organizations

  • Proven ability to work with and influence senior level leaders internally and externally

  • Proven ability to navigate complex, matrixed organizations

  • Experience with development of strategic account plans

  • Experience with contract negotiations

  • Achievement of revenue objectives

  • Strong leadership, collaboration and influence skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders

  • Strong relationship building and consultative skills to influence senior level leaders and key stakeholders

  • Ability to perform in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and changing requirements

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills including ability to listen and communicate with a wide variety of audiences

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

  • Travel as needed

Location:

New York New York

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

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