Business Architect, Middle Office, AVP grade

IMS Middle Office, Business Architect - AVP

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Position Description:

The position is a newly created role as we look to establish the Business Architect function within the APAC region. As such, the successful candidate will need to establish the structure for this new function including procedures, controls, workflows and other documentation. They will need to work with existing teams in APAC to determine the communication and governance structure that will best support the local business, at the same time work closely with the Global Architect function to ensure products and processes remain globally aligned. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consult on IMS Enterprise deals in terms of business processes and business information

  • Contribute to the business architecture strategy

  • Establish the communication and governance structure for the Business Architect function in APAC

  • Architect the end-to-end service delivery solution; coordinate with relevant teams

  • Ensure consistency of design across work streams and across deals

  • Design Lead for the Enterprise model in the APAC region

  • Categorizes strategic vs client specific development efforts, assures proper process is followed on client specific items

  • On-going support of IMS Strategic Initiatives and development of new services, may include the oversight of business analysis teams


Required Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years financial services experience in middle office

  • Hands on knowledge of SQL / DDL and/or prior data base administration background an advantage

  • Bachelor's degree: Master’s Degree a Plus

  • 10 years financial services experience

  • Proven client communication skills

  • Proven interpersonal, decision-making and negotiation skills

  • Proven risk evaluation management skills



*full job description available on request