Business Analyst- Maternity Cover Max 1 year

 

Job Title: Business Analyst (Maternity Leave Cover)

Full time

Salary: 40 -45k + benefits

Division: Technology group

Location: London (city)

 

About the Group

 

Our Client is an asset management consultancy that provides expertise and infrastructure support to fund managers, investors and other specialists in the asset management industries.

The firm’s services include law, fund management solutions (including IR & marketing services), international administration, investment advisory, and data & analytics.

This comprehensive range of capabilities, coupled with our Clients ability to draw on many industry perspectives, allows the firm to build project teams that are extremely effective at helping their clients achieve multiple goals.

From its offices across Europe’s major asset management centres and North America, the team of more than 165 professionals works for clients managing and advising more than $1trn of assets.

The firm has expertise in all traditional and alternative asset classes, including equities and bonds, private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, energy, and credit.

The Client operates out of offices in London, Jersey, Guernsey, Zurich, Milan, Luxembourg, Canada and USA and has 5 operating divisions:


  • Law - Specialist legal services for alternative asset management, focused on M&A and investment funds.
  • Investment Advisory - Investment advice and research for institutional investors, wealth managers and family offices.
  • Fund Management Solutions – A multi-funds platform providing support and regulatory cover to asset managers and advisers, as well as integrated investor reporting, marketing and investor relations services.
  • International Administration – A Channel Islands, London and Luxembourg-based fund and corporate administration and fiduciary team.
  • Data & Analytics - Benchmarking and ratings services, consulting, market research, and specialist workflow tools for fund managers and investors.

About the role

 

We are looking for a Business Analyst to cover maternity leave until approximately early 2021 who is well versed in the Change Management Process, Agile Methodologies and preferably the SCRUM framework for development.  The Business Analyst role is responsible for spec’ing and scoping change and new systems requests, processes and functions, as well as overseeing the Change Management process, actively participating in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings and ensuring the change backlog is prioritised and scheduled accordingly.

Responsibilities

-    Overseeing systems and software change management process, including analysis, planning, testing, release and handover

-    Acquiring knowledge of all technology products and services

-    Researching software solutions

-    Developing and supporting business processes and workflows across all business divisions

-    Estimating project costs and timescales

-    Evaluating risks and highlighting potential issues

-    Writing reports, instructions, and specifications

-    Creating flowcharts for new and existing business processes

-    Determining business cases and return on investment

-    Acting as a liaison between the business and the Technology Group as well as clients and suppliers

-    Providing MI and evaluating KPIs

Experience Required

-    3+ years (preferably in Finance Sector)

-    Commercial Awareness

-    Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills

-    Stakeholder Management and Engagement

-    Problem Solving and Analytical Skills

-    Knowledge of Agile/Scrum

-    Understanding of Project Management Techniques

Desired, but not essential

-    Computer Programming/Information Technology Skills and Experience, i.e SQL

-    Experience with Reporting tools such as SQL Reporting/PowerBI

-    Project/Programme Management, i.e., PRINCE2, MSP

 




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