Business Analyst - Syndicated Loans IT - £90k

£80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
19 Sep 2013
17 Oct 2013
Andrew Langthorne
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Analyst - Syndicated Loans IT - £90k

My client is a T1 investment bank who require a Business Analyst for a portfolio of projects within their Loans Syndication IT space.


  • Stakeholder Management
    • Ability to work with business to define requirements and solutions across the program
    • Ownership of the weekly working group, in terms of content, prioritisation and any actions to resolve issues
    • Develop and manage relationships with all stakeholders appropriately to ensure support and buy in exists for the project globally
  • Retirement of a Bond Issuance PnL Application
    • Co-ordinate activities for the project
    • Review proposed solution and determine best approach
    • Review technical solutions
    • Work with Development Team to determine optimum resource allocation
    • Build out detailed project plan with AS IT to manage activities to Go Live
    • Assist building out Migration Plan
    • Build out UAT Plan

  • Business Driven Enhancement to the new strategic Bond / Loan Syndication platform
    • Review outstanding enhancements and prioritise with business to define cyclical roadmap
    • Ensure that enhancements are in line with future strategy for the application
    • Plan & execute Enhancements stream including;
      • Building out timeline with Development Team
      • Ensure that timelines are adhered to
      • Review change requests
      • Co-ordinate with IT and Business UAT test schedule
  • Term Sheet
    • Monitor project plan to ensure that appropriate resources are allocated
    • Review any technical issues that occur and determine with Development Team appropriate action
    • Co-ordinate UAT and delivery into Live


  • Degree educated in a numerical field, or relevant experience.
  • Prior experience in Bond Syndication, Bond Trading, Origination and processing including Risk, Clearing and Settlement would be an advantage
  • Understanding of the deal life cycle and how bond issuance is managed
  • Aware of current market trends with the issuance of new bonds
  • Comfortable facing off to Director's across both business and technology.
  • Ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment and proven track record on interacting with Front Office business users.
  • Track record of delivering to Front Office users across multiple global locations
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business priorities and working in within an Agile methodology.
  • Experience in technical architecture / complexity reduction an advantage
  • Able to work with a mix of on / offshore development resources and proven ability to get the best out of offshore development teams.

Please submit your CV in Word format for a confidential discussion