Business Analyst/Project Manager - FTC - Asset Management Business Analyst/Project Manager - FTC - Asset  …

McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 29 Oct 20
Up to £95k + Competitive Package
McCabe & Barton
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 29 Oct 20
Up to £95k + Competitive Package
Posted by:
Ben Gentle • Consultant
Posted by:
Ben Gentle
My client is looking to recruit a hands on BA/PM on a Fixed Term Contract to work within their Strategic Technology Investments group. To be successful in this role, you will have experience of working in a buy-side organisation, within the front office.

Core Attributes:

  • High achiever 
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Flexible and comfortable with uncertainty in requirements


  • Apply detailed understanding of the Portfolio Management and Investment lifecycle with technical and operational expertise in order to identify business needs and to recommend and implement appropriate solutions 
  • Partner with Front Office and Investment Operations teams, to define scope and roadmap for the transition of technical and business processes. Drive and facilitate the execution of the roadmap.
  • Define business requirements, create application and process specifications, coordinate with engineering team(s), and ensure that work is prioritized by business value and in alignment with the overarching business and technical strategies
  • Planning and coordination - must excel in planning and organization to achieve project objectives, setting priorities among activities; utilizes available resources, copes with changing conditions and unforeseen events, assumes responsibility for completion of one's own work and meets deadlines
  • Utilize a high level of business, technical, and operational expertise to support the technical, analytical, and quantitative needs of Investment personnel
  • Create innovative ways to enhance our systems and to make our data-related processes more efficient  
  • Lead time-sensitive projects, and collaborate with your global colleagues to deliver new initiatives
  • Produce comprehensive, effective requirements and project documentation   


  • Experience of front office software development with an Asset Manager, Hedge fund or Investment Bank  
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in business analysis and project management 
  • Demonstrable ability and experience
  • Articulating broader business concerns and/or regulatory landscape, including key risks and controls
  • Managing reasonable size projects in terms of technical complexity, and/or organizational complexity
  • Producing results through individuals and teams where there is no a direct management oversight of resources
  • Managing through and overcoming differences of opinion and drive team alignment around a specific goal or solution

​Technical Skills

  • Conversant in many technologies and learns new technologies quickly
  • Ability to communicate strategic vision across the portfolio to stakeholders and software engineers
  • Identifies impacts across the application portfolio and coordinates across senior levels to manage dependencies and potentially competing priorities
  • Considers the operational aspects of a system, long-term supportability, maintenance, etc.
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project
  • SQL and scripting knowledge (e.g. Python or Excel VBA) a plus
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