Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager - FinTech/Financial Software

Sterlings Partnership
From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum This is a FIXED TERM (1yr) contract
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Working for a global leading and highly renowned Financial Software House. The company specialise in post-trade solutions for Investment Banks/Hedge Funds/Asset Managers. This role will primarily be a Business Analyst role (75%) and Project Management (25%).

The BAPM manages the full project delivery process including scope, development, assessing the impact of change, budget preparation, work plan development, and day-to-day management. The BAPM plans, directs, and coordinates project team activities to design, deliver and maintain high quality results and solutions and provides leadership to teams in determining project requirements and translating them into operational plans.

The BAPM collaborates with Global and cross business/functional teams to evaluate and improve business processes, systems, and services and ensures that appropriate knowledge is transferred to BR internal stakeholders and end users.

The BAPM will be responsible for managing concurrent projects, blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach to deliver an appropriate balance of agility and predictability.

The BAPM will help manage the Globals portfolio of work, ensuring transparency and effective communication.

General Responsibilities

Client driven product enhancement and change requests

-Capture and document client requirements

-Obtain client sign-off of business requirements

-Obtain business sign-off of client requirements

-Develop pricing, cost and revenue model

-Confirm approximate go-live date

-Supply status reporting to internal stakeholders

Business driven product development and change requests

-Capture document business requirements

-Obtain executive sponsor sign-off of business requirements

-Develop pricing, cost and revenue model

-Supply status reporting to internal stakeholders

Systems & Development

-Supply and explain approved business requirements documentation

-Review and support delivery of technical specification document

-Supply status reporting to internal stakeholders

-Develop test scripts

-Support and oversee UAT

-Sign-off UAT

-Manage transition to BAU

-Supply status reporting to internal stakeholders

Core Skills

-Demonstrated ability to align project management approaches with individual project needs, to blend PM methodologies to meet project requirements, to manage competing demand

-Adapt to shifting priorities and timelines.

-Developed through experience strong business analysis skills, e.g. requirements gathering, impact assessment, user acceptance testing, use case development, gap analysis.

-Developed through experience strong familiarity with project portfolio management methods, e.g. project intake, prioritization, resource demand planning, and communication.

-Experience managing software development projects and implementation, configuration, and customization of commercial and open source applications.

-Sufficient technical background to provide credible leadership to IT/development teams and to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues.

-Proven ability to build partnerships and encourage collaboration between individuals and teams and success in working with cross functional teams comprised of both technical and non-technical stakeholders

-Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills and adeptness at conducting research into project related issues and products.

-Excellent oral and written communications skills, including influencing project stakeholders.

-Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, team building and conflict negotiation.

For this role you will have a background in Financial Services and an understanding of financial software.