Agile Business Analyst - HSBC Life

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we're leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers open more doors than others.

If you're looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC Life is a world-class institution where you can specialize in Insurance but enjoy the advantages that come with being part of a leading global international bank. Insurance is about people, and the promises they make. At HSBC Life we help deliver on these promises by providing a wide variety of life insurance products and services to our clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Our employees enjoy a dynamic and innovative workplace and a world of opportunities to develop their careers in a high-profile growing business segment. We empower our team of high-performing individuals to build skills and explore new experiences to realize the full potential of being part of HSBC.

Together we pursue efficient ways of working. We harness the latest data and technology solutions to achieve meaningful outcomes for our clients. The protection we offer creates broad and lasting impact, helping clients to be healthier, more productive and more confident in their futures.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a Vice President, Agile Business Analyst - HSBC Life.

Principal Responsibilities
  • As a project lead, manage end to end key Insurance project initiatives and demonstrate good governance to meet exacting timescales necessary to comply with Insurance Portfolio Delivery requirements (including control of resource, timeline, budget, scope and tollgate documentation and risk control)
  • As Scrum Master, responsible for leading and presenting in local project steering committee chaired by Business Lead/sponsor on the progress.
  • Managing multiple work stream in the projects and drive in daily scrum ceremony, weekly working group.
  • Proactively update senior team on the risk/issues/milestone and promptly escalate /recommend path to Green1, ensuring the scope, cost, timeline is effectively managed and within project timeline.
  • Defining the approach and dealing with complex requirements and unique projects, often multiple initiatives/works within Insurance Portfolio. This is not limited to leading multiple initiatives from Idea Outline until benefit realization for product, sale, distribution, digitalization, process streamlining and regulatory/compliance projects.
  • Achieving Business outcome and Customer outcome benefits as per strategic goals which are set out in the business case.
  • Excellent stakeholder Management up to 'C' Level (e.g. CEO/COO/CFO/CDO)
  • Well equipped with soft influencing skills to drive effective solutions to meet the aggressive deadline.
  • Hands on, actively lead and engage "POD" business partner teams (including new business, underwriting, product, digital delivery, vendor, IT, distribution, Finance, Actuarial, policy services) to drive multiple and stretch target project outcomes, ensuring Business achieve target AOP.
  • Good understanding of Business requirements for Singapore Insurance Business and drive governance through Business Transformation Management Framework, Business Case, User Story, and tools like Clarity, Status Report and Open Workbench
  • Work under both Waterfall and Agile Methodology to driving a culture of achievement
  • Actively engage in PMO activities, from prioritization of backlogs, seek investment fund and quarterly outcome in Jira and ensure accurate information is being capture via real time reporting.

  • Project management, Business Analyst skills with at least 10 years' experience as project or programme lead handling large and complex transformation within the Banking or Insurance Industry
  • Experience in managing challenging stakeholders of different work streams
  • In depth and well-rounded experience working on change projects in the banking and Insurance industry.
  • Proven track record in Stakeholder management, requiring impactful communication, influencing and running project governance Implementation, change management and benefits realization.
  • Good prioritization, organizational, time management skills
  • Ability to work in dynamic and fast pace culture.
  • Hands on attitude and being able to cope with a wide range of different requirements and project aspects including data migration, process streamline, finance, pricing, products, vendor and infrastructure.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team player promoting and environment of cooperation and trust.
  • PMP or MSP Certified
  • Scrum Master Certified
  • FLMI certified or equivalent
  • Excellent in using Excel, PowerPoint., Jira/Confluence for presentation/reporting

To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Singapore is required.

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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