Senior Business Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 13 Jan 17

Please view Job Description for details.

A business analyst is required to work in the Financial Markets Validation domain covering multiple asset classes. Products will include FX, Money Market, OTC & Listed Derivatives, Fixed Income and Repo. The successful candidate will have a strong Operations background with good knowledge of Confirmation, Documentation and Settlement processes. The candidate must also have a proven track record in leading and performing business analysis and be adept in producing both Current and Target state business process models.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Key Roles & Responsibilities
To ensure short and long term goals are well understood and that the team are cohesively
Stakeholder management across Front, Middle and Back Office, both Technology and Operations
Adherence to standards mandated by SCB for project analysis and delivery
Introduce industry best practices, tools, techniques, processes and methodologies which bring clear benefit
Manage keys risks and issues as they arise with timely escalation when required

Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications & Skills
Minimum 6 years Financial Markets experience
Minimum 3 years BA experience covering MO
Excellent knowledge of Middle Office and Confirmation processes
Knowledge of ISDA documentation
Experience of large strategic change and working with business and technology stakeholders to define and execute operational strategy
Development of clear and detailed process maps and process related documentation

Communication and presentation:
Uses a combination of direct and indirect influencing techniques, where appropriate, to ensure support.
Influences others to take ownership of the idea.
Effectively applies skills and techniques of negotiating, including understanding other party's needs and agendas.
Facilitation Skills: Able to use a variety of techniques to encourage contributions from all stake-holders.

Stakeholder Management
Ensures stakeholders are aware of and committed to their responsibilities to the project.
Can undertake stakeholder analysis and develop plans for managing relationships and expectations.
Comfortable in dealings with senior managers; can exert influence.
Contributes actively to the Project Steering processes.
Leads decision making process, guiding junior stakeholders to reach a conclusion.
Business Relationship Management: Can effectively navigate conflict between multiple business partners

Analytical Thinking
Thinks ahead to anticipate potential obstacles and plans a way round them.
Evaluates how changes in one area will have an effect on other areas.
Steps back from a complex situation to see the bigger strategic picture; avoids getting bogged down with details.
Creatively adapts and shapes ideas to suit a range of new applications, tailoring service to reflect the importance of our clients.
Collects ideas together that are not obviously related; looks at things from different angles and adds new insights.
Analyses complex data to understand the underlying causes and to prioritize actions.
Able to paraphrase and communicate key information to others, verbally or in writing, using examples to provide meaning to ideas or concepts
Able to construct and make formal presentations and/or facilitate group activities.

Effective Business Writing:
Prepares high quality documentation (e.g. BRD's & Functional Specifications, Minutes, etc) that are clear and concise, have minimal errors or omissions
Ability to develop clear and detailed process maps and process related documentation

Taking the Lead:
Generates encouragement and commitment to team goals.
Actively encourages team input and involves the team in decision making.
Leads by example.
Monitors adherence to standards and guidelines and takes action when there is failure to comply.
Confidently leads others through conditions of uncertainty.
Seeing initiatives to completion.
Thinks and acts strategically to meet deliverables

Negotiation & Influencing Skills:
Requirements Analysis
Consistently captures requirements that are complete & unambiguous.
Accurately translates business requirements into functionality.
Consistently identifies future states that address business problems.

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Diversity and Inclusion

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