Consultant - Business Analysis

  • Negotiable
  • Tadworth, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Fidelity International.
  • 26 Sep 16

Purpose of your role (12 month FTC) In this role the candidate will be responsible for providing business consultancy services to Change Management customers both internal and external to ISFA. This may be in the form of undertaking analysis to scope business requirements and propose solution options for change requests through to supporting the implementation of large corporate programmes. Additionally in this role the candidate may manage contributions to the analysis by other business analysts in the team or change teams outside ISFA.

Your key accountabilities

  • Work with project teams and support the project lifecycle from inception to delivery
  • Analyse and document current business processes
  • Facilitate the definition of operational problems and identification of business needs / opportunities
  • Facilitate the generation of possible solutions to operational problems, business opportunities and process improvements
  • Evaluate options and present proposed solutions clearly with supporting analysis for validation and review, to include cost/benefit analyses
  • Contribute to the design of new operating models and business processes
  • Produce clear and detailed documentation of operational business requirements
  • Contribute to the assessment of all change requests into ISFA
  • Provide consultancy and support throughout the development and testing stages of a project implementation
  • Engage relevant stakeholders
  • Build and maintain relationships within IA and other business areas across Fidelity
  • Your skills and experience
    • Experience of solving operational problems
    • Relevant professional qualification preferred e.g. ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis or willingness to study and obtain qualification.
    • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Exposure to and understanding of workshop techniques
    • Ability to present complex information clearly and in the wider business context
    • Knowledge of the investment management business with particular emphasis on investment administration
    • Self starter with proven ability to prioritise and organise both own time and that of a team
  • Strong desire to make things happen, overcome issues and see things through to resolution

  • Essential skills
  • Lean Six Sigma certified
  • Presentation skills - confident in front of all levels in the organisation
  • Industry knowledge - Knowledge of the investment management business with particular emphasis on investment administration, understanding of all investment instruments
  • Company knowledge - product ranges and how/where they are managed, familiarity with FIL distribution channels, high level understanding of FIL ISFA systems, organisational awareness
  • Ability to sell ideas and negotiate solutions
  • Persuading and influencing skills
  • Desirable skills
  • Experience facilitating workshops employing different techniques to lead participants to consensus
  • Strategic and commercial thinking
  • Technical expertise - process mapping, business analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of Invest One accounting platform
  • Leadership skills particularly to motivate others to work cooperatively to define acceptable solutions