Senior Front Office Business Analyst/Project Manager

Recruiter
Meraki Talent Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Front Office Business Analyst/Project Manager

We are urgently seeking an experienced hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst to join a global investment bank to work on a very high-profile front office change programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with traders and infrastructure staff to design a set of controls as part of a Conduct Framework to address gaps identified during the assessment process
  • Work with Sales and Trading stakeholders and the appropriate infrastructure teams, including Technology, to define an implementation plan and determine how the implementation can be optimized and/ or phased to put effective controls in place efficiently. Identify appropriate technology solutions to enhance control and determine where interim tactical solutions are required
  • Execute on plans to ensure an appropriate level of risk mitigation across key conduct controls
  • Draft clear and concise procedures which provide effective guidance for sales and trading and design training to communicate and reinforce procedure change
  • Ensure all assessment, design and implementation activities engage an appropriate and complete set of stakeholders across relevant Fixed Income product groups and supporting infrastructure functions and are performed within the defined scope of the programme and support its objectives
  • Ensure adequate delivery plans are defined and agreed with the relevant stakeholders, ensuring planning is performed at the appropriate level such that all stakeholders involved in the production of deliverables are engaged and clearly understand how their contribution meets the objectives and benefits targeted by the wider programme
  • Actively identify, assess and manage risks and issues that arise in defining a control framework for conflicts, ensuring they are monitored and managed appropriately to minimise impact on delivery, as required
  • Provide status reporting including visibility on status against milestones, and transparency of risks and issues

Essential experience:

  • Bachelor's or equivalent University degree
  • Very strong Business Analyst/PM experience (at least 5 years relevant experience in IB Front Office environment - this is ESSENTIAL)
  • Evidence of a successful track record delivering change in a IB Front Office environment
  • Has experience of delivering non-technology driven as well as technology driven change
  • Excellent written skills and experience of drafting policies and procedures
  • Good communication skills and ability to operate at multiple levels
  • Attention to detail
  • Has experience of managing senior stakeholders and ability to build strong relationships
  • Collaborative style with ability to quickly build trust and credibility
  • Good understanding of project management and business analysis best practices, methodologies and the project lifecycle
  • Strong delivery focus
  • IB Sales & Trading experience including an understanding of conflicts of interest, trading controls, control frameworks, risk management & regulatory demands

If you have the required front office experience gained from an investment bank and are seeking your next contract role, please contact us ASAP for further information

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