Lead Charles River Business Analyst / PM - London - 6 months
|Job Title:||Lead Charles River Business Analyst / PM - London - 6 months|
|Salary:||£650.00 - £750.00 per day|
|Contact Name:||William Wakefield|
|Job Published:||March 22, 2019 08:34|
Lead Charles River Business Analyst - London - 6 months
I am working with an Investment Bank based in London who are seeking a Lead Charles River Business Analyst to join the business on a 6 month initial contract,
My client have embarked on a programme of work to remove complexity in its operating platform and remove duplicative platforms from our technology stack.
As lead BA / PM you will be primarily responsible for the management and delivery of a specific workstream on the OMIS programme as well as providing analysis support for other workstreams.
Gather and document business requirements
Work with IT data analysts and developers to define solutions and implement change
Facilitate the required meetings and obtain signoff of acceptance criteria
Produce quality test plans and manage all aspects of system and user testing
Liaise with the wider technology teams to coordinate interdependencies and resolve issues
The role will not only need excellent problem-solving skills, but you should also be able to see the strategic impacts of any cross-team dependencies and escalate where necessary.
The role will require strong communication and leadership skills as regular reporting with senior stakeholders is expected globally with core impacted teams being in the UK, US, Singapore and Australia.
Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for the Denver CRD Decommissioning workstream, identifying any such activity that currently resides in the Denver platform and ensuring that a suitable replacement has been identified in the London platform. This extends to all internal and external touchpoints for CRD.
Create and maintain issue logs, meeting minutes, meeting schedules, project summaries and updates.
Create and maintain project schedules by developing project plans and specifications, estimating time and resources, monitoring milestone completion, tracking all phases of the project lifecycle, providing timely reporting of issues that impact project progress, coordinating actions and resolving conflicts
Meet with project team regularly to review project deliverables and deadlines
Develop and execute test plans either as an individual or in conjunction with other teams.
Support system conversions, upgrades, enhancements
Manage the delivery of technical and business process change to meet the requirements and/or obligations of the specific projects
Determine resource needs, lead project execution, track and ensure quality deliverables
Manage and oversee third party administrator deliverables against the agreed plan
Manage internal and external IT design and development teams ensuring any solutions meet business requirements and implemented to high standards
Chair working groups as well as prepare necessary pre and post meeting documentation
Ensure project reporting responsibilities are met
Manage and escalate risks & issues that may prevent the successful delivery of projects through the appropriate channels
Have an excellent understanding of CRD v9, being able to demonstrate conceptual changes, present them and then implement them within the team Scrum
Experience of working with OMS and Trading systems including expertise of Charles River (i.e. at least 5 years' hands on experience of working as BA on CRD).
Excellent understanding of change delivery within the asset management sector
Wide experience of business analysis across a number of different systems and/or teams
Strong understanding of Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies
High level of technical skill in use of business analysis techniques, methodologies and artefacts to support agile software development
Have a strong understanding of financial products and processes used in Asset Management
Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate information technology concepts to non-technology personnel
Strong abstraction, organization and simplification skills
Experience of working in a global environment managing stakeholders across the globe
Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Ability to analyse high-level requirements and translate these to overall detailed system-level design to be used for architectural design, cost / benefit analysis, and solution development.
Process Mapping & data analysis skill
Working knowledge of CRD inbound and outbound interfaces and technical setup
Understanding of Instrument types and associated attributes (Equity, FI, ETD, OTC, Cash)
Middle Office processes (TPA flow Security/Transaction/Position)
Self-motivation and enthusiastic approach - a completer-finisher able to work on their own initiative with a focus and commitment to delivery
Problem ownership - takes responsibility for identified issues and works to resolve in a pragmatic manner
Client focused, committed to excellence, strong attention to detail and a team player
If you are interested please reply with an updated CV
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