Business Analyst

This job will consist of understanding the project outcomes, and through a structured process, modelling, validating and translating the client’s needs into business requirement that are then used to craft a technical and/or business solution. The business analyst will be expected to use their in-depth experience and expertise in business analysis to achieve quality outputs in content, methodology and artefacts.

Depending on the client and project, the successful candidate will be expected to perform below functions, or a subset thereof:
• Working with the client to identify opportunities for improvement in business operations and processes
• Gather, interpret and document requirements from the business (through e.g. Business Requirements Document (BRD); Process Analysis; Feasibility and Needs Analysis; Gap Analysis; Due Diligence)
• Ensure that stakeholders are fully engaged, understand and are in agreement with your documented requirements
• Gathering critical information from meetings and producing useful outputs.
• Participate in the solution design process
• Define the test cases and acceptance criteria for unit and/or user acceptance testing
• Assist with unit and/or user acceptance testing
• Effectively communicate your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
• Escalate potential risks/issues
• Self-manage deliverables to completion

• Self-Management
• Be able to work independently and be part of a team
• Strong attention to detail
• Solution orientated, passionate and energetic
• Self-starter, able to show initiative and work with minimal guidance
• Pro-active, innovative and creative thinker who has the ability to think outside the box
• Excellent communicator who can efficiently engage across all levels
Well-versed in managing senior stakeholders’ expectations
• Ability to multi-task and manage several BA deliveries simultaneously
• Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:
Relevant Tertiary Qualification or Certificate/Diploma in Business Analysis from industry recognized training institution is advantageous (e.g. FTI or GetSmarter)

Minimum Experience:
5 years’ experience as Business Analyst
Must have at least 3 – 5 years’ Asset Management / Front Office experience within the Financial services industry (Asset Management and Transfer Agency). This is non-negotiable.

Experience in communicating with clients and facilitating workshops
Business Writing Skills


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