Bromley Business Centre, 27 Hastings Road, Bromley, Kent BR2 8NA, UK

Change Business Analyst (Investment Banking)

We currently have a request for three F2B Investment Banking Change Business Analyst’s

# of Role: #3

Permanent Positions

Experience Level Vs Salary Offer:

5 Yrs Experience/GBP GBP75K PA
8 Yrs Experience/GBP GBP85K PA
10+ Yrs Experience/GBP GBP95K PA

Must haves:
F2B Investment Banking experience

Have experience in:
Managing UAT phase
Go and post live business support
Should be able to understand trade flows and business process
Can demonstrate conceptual knowledge of technology and interact with tech teams

Nice to have:
Interest Rate Derivatives
Trade Surveillance

Responsibilities
Completion of tasks assigned by the Project Manager and Workstream Lead, to agreed timescales, scope and quality measures
Management of stakeholders and project staff, including surveillance IT teams, vendors, users, project sponsors, managers of other projects and other departments within Bank.
Management of workstream activities: prioritizing work activities and issues arising, arranging workshops, tracking progress, promoting collaboration, and escalating issues which cannot be addressed by the workstream staff.
Manage all phases of project life cycle: documentation of requirements and acceptance criteria, analysis, design, implementation, designing tests, managing test exercises, coordinating fixes, release management, go-live, user support
Ensuring compliance with all relevant internal policies and control standards, and external regulatory requirements, including the management of operational risk and adherence to the Group’s standards of ethical behaviour
Using and adapting the Bank Disciplined Agile methodology

Core Skills
The role-holder will be able to demonstrate these areas of skill

Analytical & reasoning
Abstract: being able to understand a certain principle in a certain area of surveillance, market abuse and/or investment banking practice, and extend it to all equivalent areas.
Quantitative: taking a data-oriented approach to making and testing hypotheses, in a way which can be expanded in scope and evolved in sophistication
Detailed: perceiving important trends or exceptions amidst large quantities of information, having an uncompromising eye for quality, and able to set out formally the plans for and outcomes of analysis

Design & creation
Translating abstract priorities into designs for solutions which can be delivered iteratively
Creation of efficient and scalable processes in data gathering, data interpretation, testing, quality control and operational activity
Adapting designs according to new information, changing priorities, test results and cost/benefit analysis.

Communication & management
Clear and succinct in writing and in person; in order to influence stakeholders to make decisions and take action
Adaptable to manage staff in different locations and from different cultures, keeping the team engaged, motivated and effective
Structured, transparent, logical and self-organized in planning, prioritizing, coordinating and carrying out multiple tasks

Resilience & independence
Ability to respond pro-actively and constructively to set-backs and challenges; and appetite to deliver solutions at a fast pace.
A willingness to constructively challenge accepted wisdom, or proposals which do not meet strategic objectives, from any stakeholder

Essential Experience
5+ years data analysis, business analysis, process design and control implementation experience within the world’s top 10 investment banks.
Global implementation of technology solutions.
Involvement in a full project life cycle: documentation of requirements, development and implementation, test management, release planning, go-live and user-support.
Experience of equity and/or Fixed Income products, including cash equity, equity futures and options, OTC derivatives and swaps in equity, bonds, ABS, MBS, interest rate swaps, bond futures, and other Fixed Income OTC derivatives, in an investment banking context, within a function or department that faces the Front Office.

Ideal Experience
Experience in analysing interest rate risk of bonds and interest rate derivatives
Experience in analysing credit risk of bonds, Credit Default Swaps and other credit derivatives
Experience in an investment banking context, including one or more of:
Client-facing workflow, eg orders, RFQ, quote streaming, distribution platforms
Sales-side trading and market execution, eg hedging of risk, order placement on market venues, interactions with brokers and counterparties, booking of trades, use of electronic algorithms for market execution
Trade booking, reconciliation, reporting, Middle Office workflow and event management
Post-trade derivative and cash position pricing, valuations, greeks calculation, delta risk calculation, traded risk management, VaR calculation
Trade surveillance and market risk monitoring
Financial crime detection and mitigation
Regulatory controls implementation
Capability management, or product ownership, involving technology solutions