Senior Business Data Analyst - Fund Management (CDI) Senior Business Data Analyst - Fund Management  …

Adveez Sarl
in Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Sep 21
Based on experience
Adveez Sarl
in Luxembourg
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Sep 21
Based on experience
Senior Business Data Analyst - Fund Management (CDI)

Our client is one of the European leaders in asset management and an independent company operating from multiple offices including Luxembourg, Paris and London.

A challenging opportunity has arisen for a talented Senior Business Data Analyst to join their Data Office Division in Luxembourg City.

Introducing the Data Office

  • The Data Office missions entail both operational and transformational project activities
  • From Luxembourg, operate at company-level, in close interaction with the offices in Paris and London. The team aims to be comprised of 3 internal staff members, occasionally relying on external consultants for ad-hoc expertise.
  • The Data Office key domains of intervention are:
    • Data Governance: conducting and fostering the development and maintenance of policies, standards, practices, knowledge and tools; animating the corporate data governance as acting Data Governance Office
    • Transformation: leading the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) initiative, supporting business stakeholders on data considerations throughout their change processes, contributing to business & data analysis, providing advisory and support in key project phases, managing key data-related projects, keeping up with industry trends
    • Insight: supporting and facilitating access to insightful data, conducting data analysis and investigations, fostering effectiveness and efficiency of data-centric processes
    • Vendor management: managing data procurement strategies, budgets and commercial and contractual relations with suppliers
    • Data Operations: holding data ownership responsibilities and carrying out data stewardship activities on some data domains (indices and securities in particular)

Your Role

In the context of the transformation towards data centricity and the EDM, you will take up the following challenges and responsibilities:

  • Supporting projects
    • Discovery and definition of data domains, contributing to the enterprise conceptual data model, data catalogue and dictionary
    • Contributing to the inception of new Single Sources of Truth as part of the wider EDM framework:
      • data analysis, data & business lifecycle analysis (as-is, target and trajectory definition), data source selection and processing
      • defining data lifecycle management principles in interaction with/support of Data Owners (vocabulary, terms of stewardship, availability, quality, security, supervision, KPIs, etc.)
      • contributing to the raising and evolution of the EDM framework and Data Governance standards
    • Assessing data change impacts and mitigating related risks
    • Securing the proper application of data governance standards and best practices
  • Driving leverage on data, acting as a point of reference about data assets in the organisation and how these can be leveraged or improved
  • Supporting data operations
    • Facilitating/driving complex data issue mitigation, root cause analysis and resolution
    • Exercising Data Ownership responsibilities on few key reference data domains
    • Contributing to upholding and maintaining the Data Dissemination policy
  • Contributing to raising the organisation’s maturity on Data Governance
    • Contributing to the Data Governance Council, conducting sessions with Data Owners, Data Stewards, sharing knowledge with peers and uphold the Data Governance principles
    • Facilitating interactions on data matters between stakeholders in the organisation (business process owners, application owners, etc.)
    • Supporting Data Owners and Data Stewards in exercising their responsibilities and driving operational improvements
  • Managing relationship with data vendors (incl. contract negotiation)

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master or equivalent, in financial markets or IT
  • Good understanding of financial markets, financial instruments and workflows
  • Experience in business analysis, with exposure to data management & data visualisation in the financial industry
  • Ability to express functional specifications and interact with architecture and IT, carrying out and/or specifying data processing activities (analysis, modelling, cleansing, mapping, etc.)
  • At least intermediate proficiency with SQL, experience with other data-oriented languages is an asset (e.g. Python, Spark, etc.)
  • Ideally experience in the Asset Management industry

Soft skills and mindset

  • Initiative-taker with a solution-driven mindset and ability to challenge the status quo
  • Communication skills, writing skills (procedures, specifications), ability to adapt to audience at all levels of the organisation
  • Collaboration & team spirit
  • Ability to navigate through a conceptual data model, ideally data modelling skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Autonomy, self-sufficiency, creativity
  • Familiarity with data technology aspects (or understanding with eagerness to learn), incl. relational databases, data lakes, business intelligence, etc.
  • Ambition to contribute to the success of the Data story within a renowned organisation
  • English speaker, French good to have

If you are interested in this position, please send us your CV in English by applying online.

Adveez is a Luxembourg based Talent Identification and Executive Search Consultancy and has been selected exclusively to fulfil this mandate.

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