Operations Automation Business Analyst / Project Manager Operations Automation Business Analyst / Project  …

in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jun 20
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 05 Jun 20
Operations Automation Business Analyst / Project Manager
Job Purpose:
Project manager (PM) with strong Business Analyst (BA) skills for the Prime, Futures, Delta 1 (PFD1) Operations project team.
The role is to manage and deliver a portfolio of projects within PFD1 focused on utilizing low code / innovation capabilities. Business analysis will also be a significant part of this role.
The candidate must be an experienced in project management and familiarity with the financial markets industry and various PFD1 products and operations. Experience of implementing low code solutions would be highly beneficial to the role.
As PM/BA, the candidate should be able to analyze business requirements, issues and risks and work closely with the operations line, technology teams and other relevant functions within Citi to define and clarify requirements and propose solutions.
This candidate needs to articulate and be able to effectively communicate to the senior stakeholders across functions.
This role will report to the Regional manager in Singapore for PFD1 Operations Change Management.
Key Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain project materials and deliverables
  • Produce business cases, ensuring that all projects have a viable business proposition
  • Create Project Plans, business requirements, User Acceptance Test Plans and present strategy and status to Seniors on regular basis
  • Determine, verify and document business requirements (including impact to other business areas)
  • Assist Global Project Manager with the development and maintenance of the project plans
  • Identify and communicate key project risks, define mitigation strategies and manage to resolution
  • Track and maintain Change Request documentation to ensure that all additional requirements are traceable
  • Develop test strategies, document test scenarios, and coordinate the execution of test scripts
  • Organise and deliver of presentations for steering committee and other stakeholder meetings
  • Adhere to Programme and Project Management policy and ensure those connected to your projects do as well
Manage the relationships within the project
  • Facilitate meetings with the appropriate subject matter experts to obtain specifics on requirements; resolve issues and mitigate risks 
  • Liaise with Operations, Technology and Front Office staff to ensure that required project artefacts are collated
  • Liaise with Technology staff to ensure that requirements are understood and that functional and design proposals are fit for purpose
  • Identify and communicate inter-project dependencies to stakeholders and other project team members
Business analysis
  • Consult and collate business requirements; identify and document Use-Cases;
  • Perform business analysis and provide stakeholders and senior business management with information key to decision making for project direction and strategy.
  • Produce Business Requirement Documents and obtain stakeholder sign off; be disciplined in managing changing requirements
Project Management development
  • Utilize approved Methodology and Tools for Business Analysis
  • Liaise with PFD1 project team members globally to achieve consistent, best in class, documentation standards and methodologies
  • Lead peer reviews and inspections of project documents
  • Participate in the PMO education forums
  • Consulting background or previous Project Manager experience in Financial Services
  • Experience in futures and Cleared OTC will be an added plus.
  • Experience in low code solutions. Knowledge of Appian, Automation Anywhere and Xceptor would be highly beneficial to the role.
  • Practical experience in analysis, design and implementation on successfully implemented projects in the financial services industry
  • Experience and high level of expertise in all aspects of project & programme life cycles; ability to operate in waterfall or agile approach
  • Familiarity with daily activities performed within PFD1 Operations and an appreciation of the interaction with supported/related business areas (Equities, Futures, Commodities, Securities Lending)
  • Experience of compiling data and analysing results
  • Experience of working in a process-driven environment
  • Experience of interacting at senior levels and ensuring credibility is maintained through solid delivery against commitments
  • Experience of a financial services environment
    Experience of working in a heavily controls-focused environment
  • Computer literate and ability to grasp systems and flows quickly
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to facilitate discussions
  • Quickly grasp and master new requirements and related knowledge
  • Manage tight deadlines or unexpected requirement changes
  • Ability to learn/understand some technical implications of system design
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Access
  • Educated to degree level as minimum
  • Team player in both solid line and matrix reporting organizations
  • Willingness to ask questions, challenge the process and seek out answers
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, take ownership and drive parts of the project
  • Individual contributor with the ability to work in a team of diverse skill sets and cultures
  • Strong people, process and business focus
  • Ability to react to a dynamic environment
  • Ability to remain calm and objective in a high-pressure environment
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