• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OCBC Bank
  • 23 Nov 17

Business Analyst – Technology Solutions – Corporate

Business Analyst – Technology Solutions – Corporate

Job Description:
• Engagement with business, capture business requirements accurately, comprehensively and without ambiguity, facilitate traceability and in harmony with existing system functionality
• Play a consultant role to business in coming with multiple options for solutions and initiatives
• Coordinate internal/business review and get business signoff for the project cost, plan, specifications etc
• Be the bridge between business and Delivery team during all phases of SDLC
• Know market intelligence, regulatory requirements for trade finance business

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
• To engage business managers and end users to understand requirements
• Elicit requirements, prioritise and analyse requests, design business processes, workflows and user interfaces, review of functional specifications and data mapping templates
• Perform specific cross-asset class analysis on in scope countries to aid decision-making on the most appropriate solution, for e.g. entities in scope, unique identifiers etc
• Work with Delivery and Project Office as well as other internal IT departments, IS and vendor organizations to design optimal solutions, ensure requirements are transformed into effective solutions, within cost and schedules and quality adhering to the bank's standards, guidelines and policies
• Involve in high level technical design/implementation discussions and contribute from business perspective
• Prepare / review test scenarios and test cases, support test utility team for SIT, support user for UAT and other related activities to ensure business needs are met
• Ensure gaps in deliverables are identified early and addressed effectively
• Ensure Business stakeholders' expectations are met
• Collaborate with Application / Service Owners as the Process Management counterpart in the management of service
• Provide thought leadership within own area of responsibility and BA profession within the bank
• Champion the bank's compliance policies, banking secrecy / data privacy
• Monitor / keep on top of legislative and regulatory reporting requirements in all in-scope countries
• Provide SME support to extended IT teams such as EDW by articulating requirements
• Provide support to architecture committee and project teams to ensure that target operating models are progressing in line with the preferred strategic architecture / chosen architectures
• Prepare and deliver selective analysis presentations to aid decision-making by governance forums and facilitate sessions when required
• Attend working group calls, operating committee meetings and other relevant meetings when required
• Other similar support activities as required

Qualifications
• At least 5 years of relevant business analysis experience or working experience in a financial services environment
• Able to demonstrate end to end flow of product and roles and responsibilities from front office to middle office to back office
• Experience working in business with exposure to product\process\pricing\value proposition and present to sponsors
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to assimilate information quickly and gain consensus from multiple stakeholders when required
• Good oral and written communication skills, including documentation and presentation skills
• Comfortable communicating across business divisions and levels of seniority
• Strong team player with the ability to take ownership and deliver independently
• Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines and/or multiple projects
• Strong interpersonal skills required to liaise with other subject matter experts to problem solving issues or generating ideas
• Experience and ability to work in a culturally diverse and geographically distributed team
• Experience in negotiation and conflict resolution
• Possess initiative, drive and excellent attention to detail
• Understanding of technology and development lifecycle
• Experience in tools such as Visio, Powerpoint, Excel, SQL
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