Business Analyst - Front Office

Salaire : Base + Bonus + Benefits

Lieu de travail : Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni

Type de contrat : Plein-temps

A Business Analyst role in London with preferred experience within asset management, ideally you will have prior experience across investment platforms.

Role Overview:


The individual will work within the Global Technology Solution Design and Architecture Capability Group to provide analysis and architecture design solutions across the Investment Technology platform.  The candidate will need to be a good communicator, with strong analysis skills across all Investment and Operational functions and must have excellent cross product knowledge (equities, fixed income, multi-asset, OTC Derivatives etc.).


Essential Skills:


• Experienced business analysis experience within asset management, specifically across the Investment Platform (order management, trading, confirmation, settlement, accounting etc.)

• Strong business analysis skills, including business process re-engineering, requirements gathering and documentation

• Strong presentation and communication skills

• Experience of solution design including the production of architecture diagrams

• Experience using Blackrock’s Aladdin platform

• Excellent cross product knowledge (equities, fixed income, multi-asset etc.)

• Ability to produce senior management level documentation

• Experience of working in an agile delivery methodology

• Ability to work autonomously and on own initiative

• Able to work collaboratively and globally as part of a targeted implementation team

• Can make key judgements when required and be able to justify the decision

• Capable of working on multiple small initiatives at the same time

• Able to draw effectively on external teams, where appropriate, in order to achieve the desired outcomes

• Willing to challenge openly and constructively


Key Duties:


• Reporting into the Capability Group Lead for Investment Platform Solution Design and Architecture

• Responsible for the delivery of business analysis and solution design across the Investment Technology Platform

• Adherence to Schroders Global Technology directives, including ways of working

• Working closely with delivery / implementation teams of Global Technology along with the business units the function supports

• Contribute to high level analysis of proposed epics to identify scope, size and value

• Work with Capability Owners and Leads to break epics down into features

• Contribute to defining and continuously improving best practice for epic business analysis

• Responsible for business analysis, process solution, architecture solution and test support

• Capture and documentation of emerging risks and issues relating to the front office teams

• Initial issue impact analysis and escalation to senior management within both the business and Global Technology

• Provide technical skills as and when required in order to produce accurate analysis and timely reporting of data (mainly using Word, Excel, Visio / iServer)


Competencies & Experience:


• Detailed understanding of the asset management business, specifically across the Investment Platform

• Experience of systems related business change

• Knowledge and experience of delivering change using Agile methodologies, preferably SAFe

• Good software skills to manipulate & present information in PowerPoint and Excel

• Data analysis skills using Excel

• Ability to produce detailed architecture using Visio or equivalent tools

• Experience of working with global colleagues and stakeholders and sensitivity to cultural differences, time zones etc.


Person Profile:


• Proactive, self motivated, able to work using own initiative

• Systematic and structured approach to problem solving

• Good at time management and able to work to deadlines

• Team player with good communication skills

• Able to work without close supervision

• Good attention to detail

• Good negotiation and stakeholder management skills


Schroders is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.


Note To Agencies:

Schroders does not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. We do have a PSL who are invited to support us when required.  We only pay fees to agencies instructed to send CV’s and are submitted through our recruitment portal.  We do not pay fees on speculative or unsolicited CV’s sent to Schroders or Schroders employees and reserve the right to contact unsolicited CV’s directly.