Senior Business Analyst - Retail banking/Payments

London Permanent £75,000 - £80,000
  • An opportunity to join a major growing payments company.
  • An opportunity to join a growing change function as a Business Analyst

About Our Client

A major Payments organisation based in London.

Job Description

Senior Business Analyst - Retail banking/Payments key accountabilities:

  • To conduct analysis using structured techniques and pragmatic application of best practice standards to define business problems, identify potential solution options and associated evaluation criteria.
  • To support the creation of initial business cases and full business cases.
  • To work with stakeholders to translate strategic ambition into investment priorities, delivery and outcome requirements, project and programme definitions, delivery plans, testing and acceptance plans and benefits realisation plans.
  • To provide documentation as appropriate in accordance change delivery standards and other corporate governance policies.
  • To work with project and programme managers to shape and manage the delivery plans, associated risk, issue, assumption, and dependency management.
  • To support the gathering, analysis and sharing of Lessons Learned throughout delivery.
  • To support the BA Practice Manager in continuously improving the BA Practice, in fostering a community spirit in the BA Practice, and likewise with the PM Practice and the other service lines within the Change Team.
  • On larger, more complex, sensitive or high-risk projects and programmes ('major' initiatives), to lead the Business Analysis function for the programme, providing direction, coaching and support as necessary for the Business Analysts on the team.
  • To work with programme managers and other stakeholders to formulate and execute the Business Analysis strategy for 'major' programmes.
  • To support the development of Business Analysts.

The Successful Applicant

Senior Business Analyst - Retail banking/Payments Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant professional qualification preferred, with strong understanding of the financial services and the payments industry.
  • Business Analysis; requirements definition and specification for products and outcomes, problem solving, option construction and evaluation, impact analysis, product and outcome evaluation criteria, testing, strategy alignment, planning and execution.
  • Production of associated documentation at a project and programme level, combining business and technical viewpoints and outcomes, complying with regulatory requirements as necessary.
  • Pragmatic use of best practice analysis techniques and structured frameworks in financial services.
  • The Banking and Payments Industry.
  • Ability to 'future-proof' design and partner with technical architects and other specialists.
  • 'Major' programmes, including complex business transformation programmes.
  • Payments-specific compliance and regulatory knowledge.
  • Interviewing, listening, influencing.
  • Senior stakeholder, regulators and industry participant engagement.
  • Developing and leading business analysis strategy on 'major' programmes and in providing direction and support for a business analysis team engaged on a 'major' programme.

What's on Offer

Up to £80K basic plus benefits.

David Stansfield
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