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My client is one of UK's leading fund management companies looking for a hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst to join their team. My client provides investment services to individual and institutional investments through mutual funds. The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering distribution focussed work streams for in flight regulatory projects, working closely with both the business and technology teams.
£75,000 - £85,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
*Deliver projects on time providing quality assurance of project deliverables
*Assess business impact and prepare the business for change
*Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, and task and workflow analysis
*Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
*Create and deliver project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
*Prepare testing strategy and test plans
*Strong Asset Management knowledge and experience
*Experience of the Distribution function within Asset Management. Experience delivering Client Reporting functionality is highly desirable.
*Experience across both Business and technical change projects, which includes the ability to work with both IT and the business.
*Experience in managing a project through the entire project life cycle from implementation to closure
*Business process mapping skills
*Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously
*Proficient data analysis skills
*Experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
*Excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills
*Very strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrable by the ability to work with C- Level stakeholders and analysts across the business.
*Current knowledge of the regulatory environment and the impact this is having on the Asset/Investment Management industry.
If you meet these requirements please apply for immediate consideration.
We are looking for several Business Analyst's to join our unique, fast growing and specialist Business Analysis service provider who specialise in delivering Agile and Waterfall software development/SDLC projects for a range of long standing, high profile & blue chip customers.
As a Business Analyst you should expect to spend 1-3 years onsite with each UK blue chip in either London or one of our other locations (Milton Keynes, Slough, Newbury, Hayes, Bracknell or Cambridge - taking into account what works best for you), and be offered great promotion and career opportunities available with these high profile customers.
You will have the chance to be considered for promotion twice a year - giving you the opportunity to progress your career as quickly as you desire. You will have regular training opportunities and be able to take advantage of being part of a unique BA community where you can also take part in social and charity events.
Working for this top employer as they experience continued growth, you will have a unique opportunity as a Business Analyst to enhance and develop your career working on high profile Agile and/or Waterfall software development/SDLC projects with likeminded and skilled colleagues who are as passionate about providing best in class expertise as you are.
You will also be given the opportunity to complete ISEB and Scrum Master certifications, progress with a view to becoming a Senior/Lead BA in the future, and also have the opportunity to work from home in certain cases.
Skills required for this Business Analyst role are:
Experience in any of the following industries:
Retail, FMCG, Public Sector, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Mobile Advertising, Software or IT Services, Media and/or Banking
Any formal qualifications in Agile, ISEB and/or Project Management would be of interest but by no means essential as full training is available.
Business Analyst (Multiple Opportunities) - Experts in their field!
*Start date: ASAP; ideally immediately available or currently on a 1 month max. notice period*
Salary: £43-50k (depending on experience) + pension (6% contrib) + flexible benefits (£1,200) + extracurricular interest allowance (£120) + share awards + excellent holiday.
Apply now for further information on this excellent opportunity!