Lead Business Analyst

Job Description

Overview 

BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. 

    Department

EMEA Transformation & Program Management (T&PM)

  Department Overview 

The Team consults with stakeholders to analyze, define, and prioritize business requirements and functional and operational specifications for a functional work stream. Formulates and defines program scope and objectives for the workstream with thorough understanding of business processes in a specific business domain.  Represents the business to all areas in resolving issues and developing both business and technology solutions.  May lead staff on specific projects.

  Job Purpose                       

Elicits, challenges, and prioritizes business requirements; translates into functional design and use case models. 

 

Develops project scope and identifies objectives, constraints, issues, risks and assumptions for large programmes, and escalates as necessary. 

 

Is accountable for overall delivery of assigned functional workstream on a large-scale programme. Aligns resources, seeks input from key constituents, and manages others to achieve desired results.

 

Provides guidance on development of the functional requirements and user documentation. 

Assists in developing implementation/conversion strategy and implementation plan. Manages scope and change throughout the initiative utilizing formal change control and requirements traceability.

 

Gathers and analyzes information and develops recommendations to address major business objectives that span multiple, global business and technology areas.  Information gathering may require the ability to handle and analyze large scale data across multiple systems and products.

 

Develops process and workflow maps as necessary, recommending enhancements needed to procedures and controls.  Works with business and technology teams to develop technology roadmap strategy when appropriate.

 

Ensure deliverables are completed on time, within budget and with minimum defects.  

Adhere to methodologies adopted by the Firm and ensures a smooth transition of product knowledge to all relevant parties in business as usual including business partners for approval.

 

Conduct status meetings and facilitate issue resolution and risk mitigation.  Provide Programme level reporting to senior staff. 

 

Coordinate and manage scoping of assigned data fields to inform effective business decision making; leading the business and operations teams to remediate gaps in identified data fields. This will include scheduling, preparing and running workshops as needed. Recording actions, decisions and assumptions, and inputting data into the programme traceability tool.

 

Provides technical consultation concerning business implications of complex application development projects. Supports testing of new or enhanced applications and/or systems and provides guidance to junior team members on complex testing tasks including case development, requirement traceability analysis, test preparation, script writing, and functional test execution.

 

Uses deep expertise and broad knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements, and BNY Mellon corporate policies involving risk and control, to support the development of improved business processes.

 

May lead a small team on moderately complex projects.

    Benefits       
  • Annual Holiday – 25 Days, plus bank holidays and the ability to purchase a further 5 days

  • Pension – 12% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance, Income protection and Medical Insurance
  • Education Assistance
  • Cycle to work
  • Health screening
  • Season ticket loans for Travel 
  • Recognition and service awards
  • 2 volunteering days per annum

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in business or technical-related discipline, or equivalent work experience required.

 

Formal project management qualification; six sigma and experience in Agile methodologies is advantageous

Good knowledge of custody, operations, technology change and related business activities.

 

A depth of experience in data management and reporting; process and workflow mapping; writing and managing business requirements and functional specifications.

 

Knowledge and experience of working within the regulatory environment, and how that impacts Business areas

 

Strong judgment and leadership skills combined with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

 

Strong planning and project organization skills.  

 

Strong negotiation, decision making, problem solving and influencing skills.  

Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a high pressure, high volume environment.

 

Ability to run both small and large scale workshops and working groups with varying levels of stakeholder seniority.

 

Ability to analyse medium to large scale data and information across multiple sources.

 

8-10 years of experience in managing senior stakeholders

 

First class communication skills, both verbal and written.

 

Literacy in the following software packages: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel (high level of skill essential), Visio, Project (latter not essential), Access (advantageous, not essential)

   

Working conditions and other information (working hours, full time, permanent etc.)

Monday to Friday 35 hour week 



BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater Manchester-Manchester
Job: Operations
Internal Jobcode: 70167
Organization: Program Management-HR07464
Requisition Number: 1913424