The Strategy and Business Transformation Group is a global team that works with the Asset Management business lines to help them define their Strategic Objectives and then effect and support the associated change.
Assignments can arise from priorities set by the Asset Management Operating Committee or from anticipating and responding to significant industry change.
This position is primarily focused on the Transformation / Change aspect and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to engage senior stakeholders and partner with a broad range of business lines to deliver this change.
Team Business Transformation Group
The Role : Business Analyst (EMEA)
We are looking for a high calibre Business Analyst to join our team.
The candidate must have considerable Business Analyst experience particularly in relation to : requirements analysis, specification writing, solution design, issue resolution some Project Management experience would be advantageous but not essential.
The candidate is expected to take ownership of assigned work streams, leading analysis and solution design, working collaboratively and flexibly with the project team and business stakeholders.
Key Accountabilities : Core Delivery
Business line engagement
Provide professional and dedicated business analysis efforts to the business lines that ensures successful delivery of regulatory, product and client driven initiatives
Work with the business lines to identify solutions for the enhancement, development and implementation of scalable and robust operating models and solutions, ensuring alignment to strategic business initiatives
Execution and Business Transformation
Provide mechanisms for the effective assessment of operational capabilities and building capacity for new business opportunities
Understand and translate new business requirements into operational models
Work closely with Technology to ensure that business requirements are translated into technical specifications and systematic solutions where required
Work with operational partners to ensure readiness around acceptance of new requirements and technology
Leadership and Project Management
Drive initiatives forward, provide leadership, direction and focus for business functions and project resources
Take ownership to coordinate, manage and ensure the delivery of key activities required for successful delivery of the initiative
Produce required project documentation e.g., project plan, risks and issues logs, status reports, closures reports, lessons learned and post implementation reviews
Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement
Effective issue escalation management - identify, maintain and monitor key risks and issues
Stakeholder management - effective communication and regular status reporting to the sponsor and key business stakeholders
Socializing new operational models through written and presentation updates
Coordination with the business teams to ensure operating model design, build and implementation is accepted and approved by all business stakeholders, before go live of the initiative
Producing relevant meeting materials i.e. agendas, plans, models, project documents, presentations and proposals.
Skills & Attributes :
Results / Execution :
Ownership / Leadership
Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for one's actions at all times
Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for one's work environment through the consistent respect for different points of view
Actively seek ways to take on new and / or increased responsibilities and challenges
Must be a "team player" with a can-do attitude