Business analysis and product design - Indices

Recruiter
IHS Markit
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Department overview IHS Markit is a global index provider, with coverage that includes equities, fixed income and economics. We also provide index related services to enable customers to meet custom or bespoke index requirements. We leverage years of experience in designing, administering and calculating innovative indices across OTC and exchange-listed asset classes to construct and deliver high quality indices. Position summary IHS Markit has a requirement for an experienced candidate to perform business and product analysis for key initiatives in the Indices team out of our London office. The candidate will join an existing team that is focused on delivering against the project roadmap. The primary responsibility will be to carry out successful execution of business vision by coordinated business and technical analysis, organization, and implementation of a large program of work within the specified constraints of time, cost and quality. The candidate should have prior experience delivering large projects and should have exposure to multiple delivery methodologies. Strong ability with stakeholder management, business and functional requirements analysis, planning, delivery management including tracking and mitigating risks will be the key to success in this role. The candidate should be comfortable in a fast paced Agile environment and be flexible to adapt to changes. The candidate will be expected to work closely with the Product management, Ops, Development, and scrum teams to deliver successfully on the roadmap. It's preferred that the candidate has a working knowledge of Indices (Fixed Income and Equity) business Duties & accountabilities Business and Product Analysis Act as a liaison between business development, product management, operations, business heads and technology groups and scrum teams to facilitate communication on initiative. Conduct independent research and stakeholder interviews to understand business vision requirements. Write complete business requirements and project initiation documents where needed and facilitate sign-off Work with system architects to ensure system design meets business requirements and present high level system architecture to business stakeholders as it relates to business requirements Conduct gap analysis and downstream impact. Coordinate and participate in User Acceptance Testing Support tracking of bugs/enhancements/features as part of the change management process Ensure consistency of specifications across sub-systems Write, revise, and edit client education, user, administrative, and support materials (user guides, quick reference guides, FAQs, training materials, online help) Conduct user training workshops as required Communicate requirements and updates to the same to the relevant stakeholder group Delivery leadership Assist Product owner with initiating projects, defining scope, assessing resources, creating plans and communicating at all levels. Evaluate and recommend a successful approach and execution plan across business IT and operations, covering change programmes, company/department structure and resourcing, governance, operational risk mitigation, implementations and methodologies. Manage project risks and issues, dependencies & assumptions, including developing contingency plans. Manage the change control and quality assurance processes Support product owner and scrum teams in managing project risks and issues, dependencies & assumptions, including developing contingency plans. Liaise with clients, technology suppliers, and legal for external facing products Propose and champion process improvements based on outputs of post project reviews and day to day experiences. It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below). EEO is the Law EEO is the Law Supplement Right to Work Pay Transparency Policy E-Verify Current Colleagues If you are currently a colleague with IHS Markit please apply internally via Workday.

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