Standard  Chartered  Bank

Senior Business Analyst - Securities Settlement

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
04 Mar 2021
20 Mar 2021
Approved employers
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

The Securities Settlement Technology team requires a candidate who would be able to perform both business analyst and project management roles to support complex technical deliveries, business demands and the requirements management process as well as work with various vendor in order to achieve the migration off from the legacy platform to the strategic platform for the securities Settlement. Project is in flight with very aggressive 2021 plan and hence the functional/technical knowledge of both OPICS as well as GPTM settlement platform is must.This is a critical project role that incorporates many deliverables.
The successful candidate will be an experienced business analyst with a track record of 10+ years in delivering, complex project outcomes for the fixed income and repo business area.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Assisting technology stakeholders in exploring solutions appropriate to meet the operational and business/functional requirements defined.
  • Working with business and technology stakeholders to elicit business requirements and produce user stories in an Agile model
  • Work closely with vendors based in different location on number of deliverables.
  • Interact with various teams within the bank, for example, Sourcing, Compliance etc relating to outsourcing review and approvals.
  • Have experience of working in Agile environment with multiple team and location involved.
  • Working with stakeholders to draft test cases which can be traced back to the requirements;
  • Support technology delivery and testing teams in solution delivery and implementation
  • Writing test cases, analysing testing data, test flows and testing strategies.
  • Address defects and risk evaluation and mitigation
  • Coordinating with cross discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules. Ensure that the project is managed in line with good project management practices
  • Define and formulate the implementation plan (including key dependencies, resource requirements and interlocks
  • Provide periodic project updates to project working group and steering committees
  • Define and monitor at a work stream level key risk and issues and manage them as defined in PMP guidelines
  • Establishing effective project communication plans and ensuring their execution.
  • Facilitating change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of the impacts on schedule and budget.
  • Conducting post project evaluation and identifying successful and unsuccessful project elements
Our Ideal Candidate
  • A Bachelor's Degree/MBA or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years of Business Analyst experience in Securities Settlement Technology for OPICS and GPTM Platform
  • Minimum 5 years of project experience in application delivery and project management
  • Strong knowledge in fixed income and repo settlement, with minimum 3 years of front to back technology project experience in performing both business analysis and project management
  • Excellent communication & documentation skills
  • Experience in managing multiple project portfolios, scheduling, resources planning, and managing budgets, ensuring projects are completed at a high level of quality, within projected budgets, scopes and schedules.
  • Ability to engage, influence and independently drive outcomes effectively across stakeholder groups, from working level through to senior management
  • Agile/ Scrum experience
  • A proven track record of delivery excellence
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competency in Jira and Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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