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Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager: Risk

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, £420 - £520 , Contract

Posted: 6 hours ago


Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager: Risk Transformation

Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager: Risk Transformation

The work location is based in London

9 Month Contract

Pay rate is between £420 - £520 Per Day

Role Purpose

To provide business analysis skills to document the business deliverables for Traded Risk.
To have knowledge of credit risk measures such as RWA, PFE, IMM, CVA VAR etc
To work independently without too much supervision or guidance from PM / Senior BAs in the global teams
The role will involve working with a Global Risk Transformation Credit Risk Engines team, and the candidate should have knowledge of all asset classes hincluding rates, fx, credit and equities products.
To work under Agile project framework and use of ALM JIRA software for writing Epics/stories
To support End to End Test execution and demonstrate proficiency in software testing, stakeholder management
To write test cases, test defect management, good documentation standards under Agile with test evidence and audited sign offs.
To support project management responsibilities from time to time in the preparation of project status reports, identifying risks and issues, helping to prepare monthly reporting packs.
To investigate business queries / problems in relation to trade / static data feeds.

Essential Skill Requirements

10+ years in Investement Banking, Program Management and Business analysis.
Knowledge of asset classes and their implications in terms of market risk. Specifically looking for experience/exposure in IR/FX / EQ and/or Credit asset classes.
Very strong technical understanding of market risk and counterparty risk calculation and aggregation
Ability to interpret complex risk reports from multiple sources and ability to identify key material risks
Understanding of market risk regulation and incoming regulatory directives
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Team player and Ability to form strong working relationships
Good knowledge of Markets products
Ability to understand and interpret complex business requirements
Ability to obtain data from multiple sources, link and analyse data
Ability to prioritize competing demands
Market Risk, Counterparty credit risk and collateral Management practices including understanding of simulation, pricing, aggregation imcluding understanding of ISDA documentation
Understanding of those factors affecting credit risk management, its systems, processes and functions. Including
Global Markets infrastructure, including trading systems and deal flows;
End to end processes relating to trade booking, risk, Finance and Product Control; o Trade events and how they affect credit risk;
Credit Risk measures (e.g PD/LGD/EEPE/EE/OEM/CEM). & methodology (e.g. PFE/VaR/CVA VaR) Credit Risk business processes
Proven and demonstrable track record in risk business analysis and project delivery
Strong problem solving skills, data analysis, use of MS Office, Visio and basic knowledge of SQL.
Good knowledge of and experience of MS project and PMO tools such as Open Work Bench or similar tools for project management support, planning, risks and issues tracking.
Hands on experience of software and systems testing.
Attention to details and investigative skills
Good knowledge and experience of traded credit risk management gained through project implementation or systems development in an IT or change delivery function.
Good understanding of the core project management activities and process, including those defined under PMI and Prince.
Confidence in communication internally at all levels; candidate will be dealing with Front Office, Middle office, Traded Risk management, Poduct Control, Quants and Technology teams on a daily baisis who are both business and technically sophisticated.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills including extensive experience of interaction with senior management
Experience in working with senior stakeholders
Release and UAT experience
Pragmatic decision making capability. Structured and disciplined approach with good attention to detail.
Team player with strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.
Focused and delivery-driven with ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task and prioritise appropriately in a fast moving and often evolving environment.
Flexible with "can-do" attitude. Willingness to learn.
Hands on approach required and willingness to take personal accountability.
Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager, Financial Risk Transformation

Educational Requirements

The candidate will be ideally educated to degree level in a numerate subject.
Degree in Business Information Systems or a related field
Degree in business administration / management / economics, engineering and science
Knowledge of accounting and finance
Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written) - the ability to communicate efficiently at a global level is paramount
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) -
Optional * Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - Optional


Credit BASEL III or has worked on implementation of equivalent regulations
Regulatory framework for Central Clearing Counterparties, BCBS Margining requirement on unclear derivatives and Risk Based Margining
Expert knowledge of Global Transformation Business Transformation Frameworks, methodologies and best practice techniques
A thorough understanding of the purpose, values, culture and fundamentals of Global Transformation
Very strong knowledge of the external environment - regulatory, political, competitors etc.
Business re-engineering knowledge
Advanced Business analysis, requirements gathering and design techniques
Advanced Change management and implementation management techniques and approaches

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Job Details

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
£420 - £520