Standard  Chartered  Bank

Senior Business Analyst

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
14 May 2021
16 May 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.

Job Purpose
  • Understand and capture user requirements, translate into high quality business and functional requirements. Identify front to back cross dependencies and raise them for effective prioritization
  • Work across asset classes FX, Rates, Credit and Commodities (both structured and flow)
  • Build strong, effective relationships with business uses, product owners and technology teams, across global offices.
  • Collaborating with front office, control & support functions to gather requirements, solve business problems by proposing relevant, innovative solutions in consultation with the technology teams.
  • Working as part of an agile team including Business Analysts, Developers and Testers.
  • Being a creative source of proposals and channelling user aspiration towards sustainable and future proof solutions

The Role Responsibilities

  • Capture requirements and analyse the feasibility by translating them into high quality functional specifications. Document assumptions, shortfalls and timelines to resolve the known constraints and dependencies.
  • Translate user requirements into detailed, unambiguous, business and functional requirements
  • Proposing solutions that align to the strategic roadmap
  • Pro-actively highlight risk and issues. Engage, manage and build strong relationships with business users, product owners and technology stakeholders
  • Translate solutions into detailed, unambiguous, business and functional requirements
  • Ensure the overall quality of business requirements, functional specifications and other supporting documents meet the bank's standards
  • Work proactively with fellow BAs and other team members, ensuring work is proportionally distributed and targets are met
  • Ensure documents such as functional specs support the development of practical technology solutions and suitable test cases
  • Work as part of a combined cross-functional agile team and support the on-going build as required e.g. drafting/reviewing of test cases, closing out developers open issues/questions, contributing to solution design.
  • Assist the business with UAT, including communication, planning, preparation and test case preparation
  • Identify risks and issues early, plan mitigating steps and communicate these to PMs and business stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Work closely with project and programme managers to ensure stakeholders are fully engaged and expectations managed
  • Delivery focused, committing to specific tasks and ensuring these and the overall projects deadlines are met

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in full end to end financial markets project delivery life cycle
  • Experience working on a large-scale front to back implementation, preferably vendor plus in-house applications
  • Ability to accurately translate and document business needs into functional requirements and produce high quality documentation
  • Good understanding of key technology concepts, basics in logical/physical data models, programming and architecture. (Strong technical acumen is a plus)
  • Good understanding of the FO to BO trade flow of financial products, including Middle Office, Operations and Finance activities
  • Product knowledge across asset classes encompassing product & trade life cycle
  • Familiarity with FPML, SQL, other query/ programming language
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and displays strong initiative taking attitude
  • Pragmatic team player with good attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Multicultural awareness
  • Displays personal authority, integrity and ethics

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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