Business Analyst

  • Job Reference: BBBH145561
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Months plus
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job title - Business Analyst

Location - London

Rate - TBC

Start date - ASAP

Contract - 12 months +

Our financial services client is currently seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join their team in the London office/remote working, this contract will be until the end of 2022 with a review to be extended.

The successful candidate will have at least 10 years Business Analysis experience and have worked within Financial services with some basic Project Management skills. A good understanding of the control requirement surrounding client on-boarding and data will be advantageous in this role and all changes should be referred to the appropriate Risk & Control functions.

  • This role requires a strong self-starter with good time-management skills who enjoys the challenge of delivering process change within tight deadlines.
  • Business Analysts need to be able to shape business requirements and solution designs that encompass all aspects of the delivery (customer, people, process, policy, technology -system, data, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Structured and organized individual with strong business analysis skills and ability to manage multiple and often conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to thrive within a constantly evolving department and play a central role in an area with an aggressive change programme.
  • Undertake business analysis deliveries

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Understand Business needs and expected outcomes and translate these into business requirements
  • Conceptualise and implement solutions to drive outcomes
  • Drives adoption of the best practices across the BA community
  • Drive analysis of customer journeys and product functionality
  • Drives adherence to design, scope, time, budget or effort on program plan and objectively assess new requirements, design changes and scope
  • Work with Implementation Managers, Domain/Pod Leads and wider program teams to ensure the change initiatives, linked to the Wholesale Transformation agenda, are pushed through to completion
  • Ensure all requirements have suitable benefits associated with it and full trace-ability on ownership of requirement and success criteria for each requirement
  • Ensure that requirements gathering, and analysis are in line with Agile principles
  • Ensure all requirements are aligned to business outcomes
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry, regulatory and customer needs and apply this knowledge to all change activity to ensure appropriate solutions are developed and delivered.
  • Guide / Mentor / Coach BAs to assess impact of proposed changes on processes, data and systems

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications:

  • Ability to critically review process and controls
  • Ability to identify business problems and conceptualise solutions
  • Ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders
  • Ability to input into and drive change following the Agile framework
  • Ability to challenge and question in a constructive way
  • Ability to guide and mentor other team members
  • Experience working in a data / digital Organisation
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritise
  • Organised and structured approach
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially using PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent client service and communication skills.
  • Strong inter-personal skills: the ability to handle conflict and manage expectations

If you are relevant or interested please don't delay, contact me on 0161 503 5522 /