Business Analyst (Distribution & Sales) - 6 month contract

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
21 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Schroders

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team

The programme team covers a wide range of initiatives working with partners in Distribution, Product, Technology and Marketing.

What you'll do

Provide business analysis support to ensure effective delivery of agreed projects, covering activities such as:

- Confirming nature and scope of change
- Impact assessment of changes
- GAP Analysis
- Data analysis
- Mapping customer journeys and documenting user outcomes
- Analysis and documentation of requirements
- Working with 3rd party technology providers to ensure a collaborative and transparent relationship that delivers design solutions that meet the documented user outcomes.
- Design of the implementation of process and organisational changes
- Develop effective relationships across the business, Global Technology and the wider change management community; including 3rd party suppliers.

Essential Skills
* Experience in a BA role essential
* Experience in documenting customer and user journeys and translating these to requirements
* Experience of requirements elicitation through direct interaction with business users
* Experience of working with senior business users
* Logical, structured thought processes and good problem solving skills
* Good relationship management skills - able to engage with and gain confidence of others and maximise their contribution to the process
* Strong communication skills - written, pictorial, presentational and verbal at all levels within the organisation
* Able to demonstrate initiative
* Able to work well in a team
* Focus on quality
* Experience within Asset Management industry preferable
* Experience of Agile working practices as well as using tools such as Azure Dev Ops and JIRA
* Non essential but desirable - Basic knowledge of PowerBi

Personal Attributes
* Can develop new ideas and approaches that impact on existing methods, policies and approaches.
* Self starter who is ready to own responsibility for coordinating and planning their objectives and activities.
* A digital minded person with a desire to keep abreast of ever changing Asset Management and technology industries.
* Confident enough to be able to challenge business ideas where they do not meet stated objectives and work with stakeholders to identify feasible outcomes
* Collaborative work ethic - ensuring that the end users feel engaged and part of the evolution of a project

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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