The successful candidate will be responsible for acting as a work-stream lead in the delivery of a subset of the capability extension within the IBOR Transition project. This will require project management and analysis of business and functional requirements, drafting user acceptance test scenarios, business process definition and business user training.
This role will require close interaction with stakeholders across the Front Office, Risk, Finance, Compliance, Client On-Boarding, Operations and IT. The job holder will be someone with good negotiating skills, demonstrates a sound approach to problem solving and can break down a complex issue into a clear, well-articulated summary that creates clarity and transparency.
Project Manager/BA, driving the end to end delivery of the changes (business as well as technology changes to support business) required to deliver a subset of the capabilities required as a result of LIBOR Transition, which will require managing the indirect teams working on the project.
Manage the project's scope, plan, resources and budget for their deliverable on the project
Develop and maintain scope and business requirement documentation for the capability extension there are responsible for.
Identify risk and issues impacting the capability they are delivering, prepare mitigation tactics, and escalate as appropriate
Identify and manage resistance to adoption of change within business and technology stakeholders, and escalate for resolution if and when required.
Arrange and chair governance forums to ensure all stakeholders are appraised on the delivery progress
Co-ordinate SME input required across the banks, as required
Ensure IT Development lifecycles (whether Agile or Waterfall) are understood and followed (assisting with process where need be)
Manage Functional Analysts & Development teams to challenge and ratify estimates for associated work
Manage dependencies between teams, work and processes where relevant
Co-ordinate release planning and management activities with relevant tech teams involved
Track and manage dependencies
Evaluate and ensure user readiness
Manage changes to requirements through effective use of change control processes
Preferred Qualifications and Experience
Experience acting as BA/PM on the "end to end" delivery of a business capability.
Good knowledge of Fixed Income and linear Interest Rate Derivatives pricing and risk essential
Strong quantitative analysis ability
Experience of deploying business process changes to business teams
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience in solicitation and documentation of business requirements, consolidation feedback on the same requirement from various stakeholders, to ensure consensus on the solution being delivered
Experience with test case documentation
Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
Knowledge, technical skills and expertise
Knowledge of front to back trade flows (desirable)
Project Management qualification(s)
Strong business process definition and implementation skills
SQL skills (desirable)
Strong organizational skills
Effective time management skills
Ability to network and develop relationships (both internal and external)