Senior Business Analyst - Hedge fund - Strategic Transformation

  • Negotiable GBP
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Man Group
  • 16 Sep 18 2018-09-16

Senior Business Analyst - Hedge fund - Strategic Transformation Programme (Greenfield) Industry leading Hedgefund and Investment Management organisation is seeking to hire an experience Business Analyst to join a newly created strategic Transformation Projects team in our London office. You will ideally have a strong understanding of trading operations including some understanding of middle office operations and ideally have worked on projects with some compliance or regulatory focus.

Senior Business Analyst - Hedge fund - Strategic Transformation Programme (Greenfield)

Industry leading Hedgefund and Investment Management organisation is seeking to hire an experience Business Analyst to join a newly created strategic Transformation Projects team in our London office.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record working in buy side organisation, but experience on the sell-side will also be considered. You will ideally have a strong understanding of trading operations including some understanding of middle office operations and ideally have worked on projects with some compliance or regulatory focus.

Our projects are delivered using agile techniques, and it is important that our Business Analysts can identify 'slices' of functionality that can be delivered early and incrementally.

As such we are looking for an experienced Business Analyst with a track record working similar environments supporting a wide range of stakeholders.

The ideal candidates will have a track record in contributing to the delivery of strategic projects across business (Front office / Trading), Regulatory and Technology.

This is a Greenfield programme so we are looking for an experienced individual with a track record of working in similar strategic transformation and change operations within a leading financial services organisation.

We have over 20 projects ear-marked for delivery over the next 3 - 5 years with several key strategic projects for delivery in 2019 include;

  • OMS implementation
  • Prime Brokerage systems improvement
  • Revamped Trading infrastructure
  • Enterprise communications system roll-out

Essential skills and experience:

  • Proven track record working as a Business analyst in the financial services sector;
  • Excellent on analysis process - can talk through clearly how they go about understanding and documenting challenges, turning them into requirements and solutions;
  • Ability to document in a very clear and unambiguous fashion;
  • Solid industry experience, ideally buy side / asset management but strong business experience on the sell side may suffice;
  • Understanding of the overall operating model of a hedge fund desirable;
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills;
  • Excellent problem solving, analysis and interpretation skills;
  • Experience in an Agile software development and project delivery processes;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain a close working relationship with traders, fund managers and senior business people alike;
  • Confident communicator; able to argue a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views.