Hone your strong negotiation and relationship skills as you bring Operations, Technology and Business project sponsors and stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions while balancing competing priorities.
Showcase your ability to be both practical and aspirational by scoping, defining and planning realistic but aggressive delivery expectations in conjunction with project stakeholders.
Demonstrate your business acumen through expert requirements gathering sessions where you elicit actionable functional specifications that can build real life systems.
Show that you have the ability to see the forest for the trees; understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture while you influence design and develop solutions.
Demonstrate your precision and attention to detail during user acceptance testing and implementation, including building proactive risk mitigation practices into established guidelines.
Be a champion for efficiency by partnering with Operations business units to streamline processes, mitigate risks, lower costs, reduce service issues and generate ideas for new frontiers of efficiency.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors / Undergraduate Degree.
Work experience in a business analysis / project management function supporting both business process and technology implementations.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and SharePoint.
Demonstrate excellent process and project management skills.
Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders outside their direct control.
Comfortable facilitating project working groups and possesses strong data gathering skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral; confident in interaction with senior stakeholders.
Strategic thinker with strong business analysis and planning skills. Capable of identifying and interpreting wider-ranging issues:
Big picture’ understanding.
Provides creative & innovative solutions.
Ability to formulate the implications of a specific solution across processes, e.g. costs, risk, service.
Have a proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects and achieving results independently, on time and to budget including:
Strong analytical skills including process analysis. Very strong interest in the underlying detail of the analysis.
·Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; User Acceptance Test execution.
Strong organization skills - ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly.
Exemplary attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure.
Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures and an ability to learn quickly.
Knowledge of products and processes related to the financial services industry would be an advantage, as is related experience in technology strategy or in a client service or business function and / or management consulting.
Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of job-related operational and compliance procedures.