Business Analyst, Technology Risk, Regulatory & Finance (Associate Director)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of Singapore
  • 12 Dec 17 2017-12-12

Business Analyst, Technology Risk, Regulatory & Finance (Associate Director)

At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group’s global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

The Wealth Management Business Analyst serves as a liaison between the subject matter experts on the business side and application development. The focus of this role will be to analyze business and functional requirements for multiple projects at the same time that may be in found in different phases of the SDLC processes, working alongside Project Management, Application Development, Architect teams, Quality Assurance teams to ensure the requirements provided by the business are delivered in the IT application. As a Business Coordinator and Cross-Functional Business Stream Lead on the implementation of key business and technology change initiatives within the Wealth Management process and application domains, this role will be responsible for:

  • Organize meetings or workshops to interview or discuss with users, subject matter experts to understand business requirements and where necessary, worked with the business subject matter experts to produce business workflow for the purpose of producing Business Requirements Document (BRD) and Functional Specifications Document (FSD) in alignment to IT roadmap and strategies
  • Work with the Technology Development team and/or Solution Architects to deliver prototypes (when relevant) and evaluate together with business users to align expectations and to lock down requirements.
  • Coordinating the cross-functional team members and activities for business work streams or entire change and technology implementation initiatives while ensuring all business requirements are addressed within functional specifications and report the progress to the Project Manager and/or functional stream leads accordingly.
  • Support Business Leads or user representatives in the preparation of training plans or materials, user manual
  • Support the Test managers in the review of test artefacts like test plan, test scenarios, test cases and data
  • Assist in coordinating prioritization of business requirements throughout the solution development lifecycle.
  • Provide business analysis and business related issue resolution to all cross-functional teams throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Responsible for promoting and developing sound process and system change management practices which includes the planning of training activities for the introduction of new systems or processes as well as the delivery of the required documentation.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of business processes and solution design. Perform gap analysis where known business requirements are not met.
  • Act as a direct point of escalation with key stakeholders from the business area on application support matters including IT service management, production incident management, complaints and complex service requests.

  • Previous experience working on projects like Stress Test model, collateral and lending model, limits and cross pledging, credit approval workflow and regulatory reporting projects like NSFR, Basel, LCR, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to handle multiple projects and priorities concurrently and manage business expectations accordingly.
  • Ideally degree educated in mathematical or Information technology and financial discipline.
  • At least 7 years of experience working as Business Analyst or Solution Manager in a similar discipline
  • Must understand Private Bank front, middle and back office transaction processing
  • Experience in writing use cases, use case modeling, workflows, business processes, business requirements document, functional specifications document and user requirements to functional design traceability matrix
  • Understanding of data and information structures in an IT system environment including that of data modeling and database design appreciation.
  • Experience in the discipline of System development life cycle (SDLC) process, especially in the solutioning, analysis, testing and implementation phases of the SDLC processes.