Enterprise platform sources and distributes data with a number of IT systems that are spread both within and outside, and has customer base that includes all major business & regulatory bodies. Manager (BA) in Enterprise is expected to play an overarching role of providing a truly global functional design solution to all Enterprise projects and lead a team of highly specialised SMEs for a strategic functional vision of the platform. He/she will collaborate with end business users, technical teams, and project managers to ensure business requirements are completely understood and implemented in a manner satisfying the immediate business needs as well as alignment with the strategic vision.
The candidate will need to exhibit a high level ownership and also look at continuous improvement opportunities. Prior experience of implementing large warehouse projects and knowledge of fund accounting principles is a must. In addition, the person must be fully conversant with Use Case based requirements documentation and functional design techniques such as ER modelling, state transition, and like. Added preference shall be for an experience working under the Agile execution methodology.
Understand business change needs, assess the impact of those changes, capture, analyse and document requirements, communicate and deliver those requirements with relevant stakeholders
Work closely with onsite Team in strategic business programmes to define and integrate requirements
Establish and direct the policies and procedures for requirement management methodology and defining, testing, and installing the deliveries based upon the user-defined business requirements.
Provides supervision and guidance to the System analysis team
Prepares job descriptions, identifies staffing needs, provides general direction, assigns specific tasks and responsibilities, evaluates and mentors staff
Continues professional development through attendance at meetings, professional seminars and conferences
Identifies needs and allocation of appropriate resources to meet timely completion of specific project tasks
Continually monitors individual progress to insure meeting of specific deadlines
Liaise with internal system owners and/or 3rd party providers
Identify options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability
Draw up specific proposals for modified or replacement systems
Work closely with developers to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
Contribute in drawing up a testing strategy for the complete system
Support business in preparation of user test procedures and user acceptance testing
Provide pre-implementation and post-implementation support to the systems and business teams
At least 10 years of relevant business/system analysis experience preferably with a financial services firm and a minimum two years supervising staff in a project management or business analysis role
Graduation in Commerce/Economics or MBA (Finance) preferred.
Experience of working with 3rd party financial products such as Eagle
Experience of documenting requirements and functional system design using Use Cases, State diagrams, ER Modelling etc.
Exposure to structured software development life-cycle methodology (preferably Agile or Iterative development)
Experience of working with multi-cultural teams in a geographically diverse environment
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think laterally to arrive at a solution
Must have an eye for detail and analyse/relate to the business problem in hand
Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
Ability to develop & maintain good relationships with all business and systems stakeholders
Strong customer awareness with ability to manage customer expectations
Flexible and positive attitude, openness to change
Self-motivation is essential, should demonstrate commitment to high quality solution
Ability to learn and quickly get familiar with a complex business and systems environment.
Ability to discuss both business and related technology/system at various levels
Candidate must be willing to travel overseas at short notice for the duration necessitated by project needs
key Skills :
Business Analyst, Manager Business Analyst, Eagle, Fund Accounting, Fund Management, Use Cases, ER Modelling, Agile, Investment Banking, Banking