Business Analyst (Compliance)

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Barclays UK
  • 10 Nov 17 2017-11-10

BUSINESS ANALYST | TECHNICAL BA | COMPLIANCE TRANSFORMATION | SQL JAVA |

BUSINESS ANALYST | TECHNICAL BA | COMPLIANCE TRANSFORMATION | SQL JAVA |

Compliance Transformation is a business transformation group sitting under the Function Transformation department within Operations & Technology. Compliance Transformation is about transforming the way we deliver innovative business solutions to our clients.

Overall purpose of role:

  • Capture the product visions from business stakeholders; articulate the enhancements required and corresponding business benefit which will be realised.
  • Document business requirements / user stories, prepare and executing testing scripts and manage implementation activities.
  • Ensure seamless understanding of business requirements by the technology delivery team throughout development and user acceptance testing cycles.

Key Accountabilities and Skills required:

  • Key specific accountabilities.
    • Articulate the product vision, benefit cases and create initiation documents, partnering with the business stakeholders at the inception stage of the project.
    • Drive and define comprehensive documentation, including business requirements/stories, process flow diagrams and management / project status reporting.
    • Manage user acceptance testing; which includes authoring test cases, executing the initial test cycle, coordinating the testing with the business users, test execution status reporting.
    • Develop and communicate any change requirements with key shareholders from across the globe.
    • Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders and sponsors within global business units and delivery.
  • Stakeholder management and leadership.
    • Must be able to work with global (Poland, India and US) and multi-disciplinary (3rd party, contractors and Barclays) delivery teams.
    • Expected to be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) and have strong organization skills, with ability to liaise at all levels of the organization.
    • Requires demonstrated capability to influence business stakeholders to develop the next generation of risk and control enhancing technologies.
    • Able to organise and facilitate workshops to capture detailed business requirements including managing conflicting business priorities.
    • Must be able to drive innovation collaboratively and with demonstrated business purpose.
  • Decision making and problem solving.
    • Excellent analytical skills and an appetite for problem-solving and delivery.
    • Own and drive the product vision through to implementation, user acceptance testing and live adoption.
    • Manage risks and issues, escalating to the Project Manager as appropriate to ensure project delivery remains on track.
    • Risk and Control: All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards

Your Skills and Qualifications will include

Basic Qualifications

  • Track record as a Business Analyst on large scale change initiatives; ideally within investment banking.
  • Agile methodologies
  • Functional knowledge of SQL and relational databases e.g. PSQL, Oracle.
  • Previous experience as a software developer; ideally with Java based technologies.
  • Deep practical knowledge of business analysis tools including JIRA, Confluence and Quality Center.
  • Deep understanding of business case building and benefits realisation.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and deliver results.
  • A proactive, self-starter, who is can be relied upon to act on initiative.
  • Can do attitude - willingness to roll-up the sleeves in order to get things done.
  • Collaborative style with ability to quickly build trust/credibility.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior Compliance technology experience
  • Professional Business Analysis certifications desirable.
  • Professional Agile certifications desirable.

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards