STP Business Analyst

Location
Dublin
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
18 Jul 2018
Ref
JP241STP
Contact
Justin Pankinas
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time
To work as part of the Global Transfer Agency Change and Business Development team and assist in Projects with a view to automating and streamlining processes.

The role will involve working with the stakeholders and Project Manager through all stages of the project lifecycle.

This position will require a detailed analysis of the current operating model for specific products and processes and to ensure that proposed solutions align with strategic goals and objectives regarding products and services; organizational structures and existing capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:
Identifying business opportunities for operational efficiencies, completing analysis of upcoming enhancements to ensure they fit the business needs and implement these business changes into a global operational model.

There is a requirement for testing packages delivered from technology/third party vendors to ensure what has been delivered matches requirements as defined in project documentation.

Focus primarily on the execution of all Automation Initiatives requiring a close partnership with Operations, Technology and other areas of the organisation.
Requirements gathering (including facilitation of workshops) and documentation of business requirements for the system including reporting.
The preparation and delivery of the testing phase (including functional and regression testing) for the system and processes, including developing, executing and documentation of test plans, test cases and results.
Assist with the co-ordination, support and execution of User Acceptance Testing.
Working with Operational Areas in regard to each phase of the project to ensure input, engagement, and that operational requirements are reflected in the project deliverable
Working with Operational Readiness in preparation for go-live.
Work as part of the TA Change Management project team
Supporting the operating model design, systems migration process and process re-engineering
Assess, understand and manage interdependencies with other work streams
Maintain compliance with all relevant policies and guidelines during all stages of the project life cycle.

Development:
Opportunity to influence and manage a complex programme of change in a fast paced and evolving financial services organisation
Work in partnership with internal and external parties such as senior management, operations and vendors
Grow and develop project skills and Transfer Agency knowledge
Develop system testing skills.
Gain experience in working with a third party vendor

Knowledge/Experience:
This position requires an individual with a proven record of delivering complex work-streams within a projects and operational environment
Minimum 4 years industry experience in Fund Administration in a Business Analyst / Tester role
Demonstrable understanding of TA processes
Understanding of project management methodologies.
Experience in planning and execution of UAT, including working with offshore UAT teams.
Strong background & understanding of the System Development Lifecycle.