Front Office/Risk Business Analysis and PM - Capacity Building

Recruiter
Quanteam
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
competitive
Posted
17 Jan 2023
Closes
16 Feb 2023
Ref
13790626
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WHO WE ARE

Quanteam Group is a Consulting firm specialised in the Capital Markets industry, in Paris, London, Brussels, New York and North Africa. Since 2007, our 800 consultants provide major clients (Corporate & Investment Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Brokers and Insurance Companies) with expertise in several projects such as Financial Engineering, Quantitative Research, Regulatory Implementation, IT Transformation & Innovation.

The firm mainly takes part in:

• Business consulting: Quantitative research, Risk management (e.g. Market risk, credit risk, counterparty risk), Banking regulations (e.g. Basel III, Solvency II, FATCA, EMIR, MiFID), Pricing & Valuation, Organisational Transformation & Process Improvement.

• IT & Information systems consulting: Business Analysis, Project Management, Change management, Front Office Support (functional and technical), Development (e.g C++, Python, C#, Java, VBA), Financial Softwares (e.g. Sophis, Murex, Summit, Calypso), IT Transformation & Innovation.

As part of Quanteam Group, Quanteam UK (incorporated in 2010) has today more than 80 consultants, working for major Capital Markets players in London.

ROLE

The consultant will be working on strategic transformation projects and will have understanding of all phases of project life cycle, with daily tasks and responsibilities of business analysis and stakeholder management. It provides an opportunity to work in large scale transformation programs with an exposure to multiple products and business lines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work closely with Front Office, Middle Office, IT, Quants and other relevant stakeholders to provide a high level of control towards the Fixed Income & BSM IT transformation agenda globally. Take ownership of all deliverables and maintain a strong working relationship with the business throughout.
Provide subject matter expertise during development and implementation phases, including formulation and definition of scope, objectives and necessary system enhancements for complex, high-impact projects.
Accomplish project objectives, ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget. Strong focus on driving process efficiencies through automation, process improvement and system enhancements.
Collaborate with project members providing leadership, direction, guidance and support for team member's assignments ensuring self and team anticipates, monitors, actively manages, reports and escalates all risk and compliance issues as appropriate.
Provides subject matter expertise wherever needed and communicate your insights and plans to cross-functional and wider team members to ensure high quality of deliverables and alignment with Future state architecture.

REQUIREMENTS

Strong experience with Investment Banks, Financial Services, Consulting firms or other financial institutions in a strong functional and problem-solving capacity.
Knowledge of Derivatives markets and products, with necessary background in operational systems and processes involved is essential. Keen interest in financial markets / regulations is a plus.
Hands-on analytical, ability to deal with ambiguity and to work independently on complex advisory assignments is essential.
Must have quick decision-making and critical-thinking skills with an ability to identify problems, design and articulate solutions, and implement change.
Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work with changing priorities and an ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines in a high-intensity, client-facing environment is a must.
Self-motivated and ability to work as an "individual contributor" as well as in a team environment.
Resilience to work though challenging issues and problems - Someone who enjoys the challenge of overcoming difficulties in order to deliver a project on time.
Extensive experience of working in Agile Teams
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and organizational skills, with the ability to think creatively and translate ideas into working reality.
Previous experience of working with Summit may be advantageous, but not mandatory.

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