Business Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 13 Jun 18 2018-06-13

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* Oversee Credit CoE projects end to end, from design to implementation and incorporating robust testing.
* Ensure timely engagement with global stakeholders to ensure requirements to Technology are comprehensive.
* Ensure quality delivery of promised business benefit in Post Implementation Review for closure of projects.
* Ensure that projects are delivered to the expected benefits, in the committed time frame and approved budget.
* Adhere to the Bank's project governance policies.
* Manage team, prioritise appropriately and ensure high level of motivation.


A. Project Planning

* Define the scope of the project in collaboration with credit subject matter experts, process owner, policy and OR (where relevant)
* Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
* Determine the resources (time, money, etc) required to successfully deliver the project
* Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
* Draft, socialize and submit a detailed project approval request (e.g. EAR, PED etc.) in adherence to project governance policy.

B. Project Implementation

* Execute / ensure execution of the project according to the project plan
* Liaise closely with technology teams to ensure project is on track
* Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
* Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
* Review the quality of the work completed (BRDs, FSDs, SIT scope, performance testing, UAT scope etc.) with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
* Ensure comprehensive training materials are published for relevant teams
* Ensure training and readiness of support teams for seamless transition to BAU

C. Governance

* Ensure that project is being executed as per project governance policy
* Report progress of the project in accordance to project governance standards (weekly PWGs, PSCs, PGCs etc.)
* Create and submit documents to project governance committees on deliverables which touch a high operational risk process
* Track financial performance against budget and provide commentaries in cases of budget break
* Provide revised monthly forecast of business cost to PMO
* Ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured

D. People Management

* Provide coaching to business analyst under supervision
* Provide guidance to team on competing priorities and issue resolution
* Encourage staff to engage in further learning through informal/formal trainings
* Ensure staff have set and agreed objectives
* Monitor progress of staff against set objectives
* Evaluate and reward staff based on attained objectives against targets


Key requirements:

* Sound knowledge of project management and/or Credit process
* Strong communication skills, ability to tailor messages to the audience and influence stakeholders.
* Possess the drive, can-do attitude and pro-activeness in stakeholder engagement.
* Display leadership skills and comfortable in working with multiple stakeholders teams and functions.

Experience & Skills:

* 8+ years experience in project management with a strong preference for banking industry
* Ability to anticipate possible risks / issues and put plans to mitigate the risk / issues.
* Ability to provide leadership and guidance to team
* Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
* Ability to identify stakeholders and ensure appropriate engagement
* Knowledgeable in governance and controls deemed for proper project governance
* Aware of wider business, economic and market environment in which the firm operates


* Bachelors/Masters Degree in Banking / Finance / Management in reputable university
* Project Management certified; PMP or Prince2.

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