Technology - Lead Business Analyst, Global Markets (Risk, Analytics, Market Data and Finance Technology) - VP / AVP

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 27 Sep 16

Technology - Lead Business Analyst, Global Markets (Risk, Analytics, Market Data and Finance Technology) - VP / AVP

Our technology teams are responsible for the Bank's entire information technology ("IT") infrastructure, and the development, implementation, and protection of the software required to support all of the Bank's businesses. We move over EUR 1.6 trillion across the Bank's platforms, support thousands of trading desks, and enable millions of banking transactions, share trades and emails every day.

With award-winning mobile banking apps and trading systems, our technology platforms help Deutsche Bank deliver high quality products to clients. Naturally, we make sure that the phones work, emails are delivered and PCs run - but we also develop collaboration platforms and workspaces that help our people share their knowledge, expertise and passion for our business.

Developments in technology are changing the way we communicate, work and think. Join us here, and you'll constantly be looking ahead. We'll look to you to capitalize on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets.

Position Overview

Role Description:

The Lead Business Analyst is responsible for guiding and leading teams in the review and analysis of requirements and requests that come from areas of the business, operations and additional users of IT services. The Lead Business Analyst provides the link between business divisions and technology solution providers for all aspects of finding and maintaining IT solutions.

The Lead Business Analyst also ensures that projects are aligned with established standards and strategies and will have oversight responsibilities to manage the Global Markets - Risk, P&L & IPV technology book of work and financials.

Tasks / Responsibilities:
• Collects and defines business requirements in partnership and collaboration with the business.
• Prepares and creates business case(s) outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions.
• Works in close collaboration with functional analysts and application owners as the business/functional counterpart in solution identification and maintenance.
• Work with Domain managers & domain architects to ensure consistent use and implementation of processes.
• Supports the design and conceptualization of new business solution options and articulates impacts and risks, as identified
• Responsible for gaining agreement on solution business requirements with (domain) architects.
• Prepares and documents feasibility studies and estimates. Participate in the creation of Terms of Reference (ToR) documents and other related material for projects.
• Supports the user acceptance testing (UAT) strategy of the business.
• Supports the Business Analyst and/or Domain Manager on the prioritization of change requests.
• Acts as an escalation point for solution issues in the Production environment and during projects.
• Partners with the business to design effective processes. Collaborates with Application/Service Owners as the Process Manager counterpart in the management of services (Business Process Management) such as requests, optimizations, etc.
• Owns and manages process repository and is responsible for maintenance of all processes in the domain/sub-domain (Business Process Management).

Experience / Exposure (Recommended):

• Proven 10+ years' experience in managing IT programmes and projects preferably in product control, IPV/GVG technology domains.
• Experience working in the Financial Services industry
• Familiarity with Deutsche Bank Finance IT application suite.
• Relevant experience in business analysis in finance domain, preferably product control & finance business process re-engineering programs.
• Awareness of industry trends and developments and collaborate to drive change and continual improvement in Business Analysis
• Able to guide teams in documenting business requirements effectively and efficiently
• Maturity and persuasiveness to engage in business dialogue and support stakeholders
• Ability to work across multiple business groups and domains
• Broad knowledge of related business solutions in the financial marketplace.
• Ability to balance interests of different stakeholders
• Ability to work in virtual teams and in matrixed organizations
• Fluent in English (written/verbal)
• Additional language(s) are an advantage

Education / Certification (Recommended):
• Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Business, Economics, accountancy or Computer Science (or similar qualification/equivalent work experience)

Competency Profile

Key Competencies for Role - Proficiency level

Business / Leadership
IT Knowledge Experienced
Business Product Knowledge - Experienced
Business Needs Analysis- Expert
IT Strategy Formulation - Experienced
Business Case Development - Experienced
Portfolio Management - Experienced
IT Risk Management - Experienced
Demand Management - Experienced
Relationship Management - Advanced
Change Leadership - Experienced

Project Governance - Basic
Business Process Management - Advanced
Software Application Training - Advanced
Requirements Gathering - Expert
Service Level Management - Advanced

Executive Presence - Advanced
Communication - Advanced
Managing Complexity - Advanced
Learning Agility - Experienced
Innovation - Experienced
Teamwork and Collaboration - Experienced
Global Effectiveness and Fostering Diversity - Experienced

Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.