• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 2019-04-21

Business Analyst - Portfolio Risk

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Business Analyst - Portfolio Risk

About Standard Chartered :

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

The Risk Infrastructure Change team requires a Senior Business Analyst to support the delivery of the Enterprise Wide Stress Testing (EWST) Programme, which covers multiple Risk and Capital delvierables across the Bank, including Market, Credit, Liquidity, Operational, Capital and Finance Risk.

The Programmes next immediate deliverables being engagement with key stakeholders on requirements gathering for next stage for development during 2019 onwards. The programme aims to deliver business and technology improvements across the stress testing organisation, including system upgrades and migrations, data sourcing and operational control implementations.

The successful candidate would be an experienced Business Analyst with a strong track record in the delivery of complex projects, exposure to regulatory driven projects such as Bank of England/PRA, IFRS9, ICAAP etc,domain knowledge across different Risk types in Banking, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit is a pre-requisite.

The successful candidate is expected to:

·Support regular project working groups
·Engage with key business and technology stakeholders for requirements and regular progress updates
·Support the project manager to deliver solutions to tight timescales
·Support the project manager from conception through to post-implementation, ensuring all necessary governance steps are followed correctly and completely
·Follow the structured approach to delivery quality functional requirements
·Provide regular risk/issue updates to the Project Manager
·Follow best practice project management protocols

Our Ideal Candidate

Strategy

·Understand the Bank's strategy for EWST across all relevant Risk types, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit
·Work closely with the key stakeholders to ensure that requirements are in line with the Bank's strategy
·Ensure specified requirements and system changes / enhancements are aligned to the strategy
·Represent the assigned EWST work streams in relevant meetings, such as project working groups

Business

·Support the business delivery of the STP for regulatory EWST, including the Bank of England and ICAAP stress tests
·Conduct analysis and requirements which enables the risk infrastructure to be fully compliant with an integrated EWST architecture focused on efficient processes and timely reporting of stress testing results across all relevant Risk types

Processes

·Understand the operational processes impacted by the STP and work closely with the process owners
·Work closely with the business users in understanding and analysing change requirements for EWST infrastructure changes
·Apply industry knowledge and experience and work with delivery teams to identify and recommend solutions for change
·Write detailed business requirements and functional specification documents that effectively articulate business requirements and proposed change
·Work with project stakeholders to gain agreement on the detailed requirements
·Work with the vendors (where applicable) and internal technology teams in facilitating the specifications work
·Provide liaison between the vendors (where applicable) and business users to support the development process
·Plan the required testing ensuring traceability between business requirements and test cases
·Undertake functional testing of the delivered functionality to ensure it meets the requirements and where required document issues and manage to resolution
·Provide specialist support to the business users during UAT

Qualifications & Skills

·Strong domain knowledge across different risk types in Banking, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit Risk
·Good working knowledge of regulatory stress testing/Back/Reverse Testing, including the Bank of England, ICAAP and CCAR

·Good working knowledge of end-to-end risk infrastructure systems architecture, data flows and data models

·Experience in the delivery of major regulatory programs in the Risk/Finance Banking industry

·Broad knowledge of banking products, including derivatives across multiple asset classes, risk management processes and BCBS regulatory principles

·Strong written and verbal communication skills

·Ability to create effective working relationships across functions & borders

·Ability to manage a diverse and challenging stakeholder community to deliver change across multiple functions

Degree education :

Desirable but not Essential

·Post graduate degree or qualification(s) in a relevant subject Strategy
·Understand the Bank's strategy for EWST across all relevant Risk types, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit
·Work closely with the key stakeholders to ensure that requirements are in line with the Bank's strategy
·Ensure specified requirements and system changes / enhancements are aligned to the strategy
·Represent the assigned EWST work streams in relevant meetings, such as project working groups

Business

·Support the business delivery of the STP for regulatory EWST, including the Bank of England and ICAAP stress tests
·Conduct analysis and requirements which enables the risk infrastructure to be fully compliant with an integrated EWST architecture focused on efficient processes and timely reporting of stress testing results across all relevant Risk types

Processes

· Understand the operational processes impacted by the STP and work closely with the process owners
· Work closely with the business users in understanding and analysing change requirements for EWST infrastructure changes
· Apply industry knowledge and experience and work with delivery teams to identify and recommend solutions for change
· Write detailed business requirements and functional specification documents that effectively articulate business requirements and proposed chang
· Work with project stakeholders to gain agreement on the detailed requirements
· Work with the vendors (where applicable) and internal technology teams in facilitating the specifications work
· Provide liaison between the vendors (where applicable) and business users to support the development process
· Plan the required testing ensuring traceability between business requirements and test cases
· Undertake functional testing of the delivered functionality to ensure it meets the requirements and where required document issues and manage to resolution
· Provide specialist support to the business users during UAT

Qualifications & Skills

·Strong domain knowledge across different risk types in Banking, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit Risk
·Good working knowledge of regulatory stress testing, including the Bank of England, ICAAP and CCAR
·Good working knowledge of end-to-end risk infrastructure systems architecture, data flows and data models
·Experience in the delivery of major regulatory programs in the Risk/Finance Banking industry
·Broad knowledge of banking products, including derivatives across multiple asset classes, risk management processes and BCBS regulatory principles
·Strong written and verbal communication skills
·Ability to create effective working relationships across functions & borders
·Ability to manage a diverse and challenging stakeholder community to deliver change across multiple functions
·Degree education

Desirable but not Essential

·Post graduate degree or qualification(s) in a relevant subject

Strategy

·Understand the Bank's strategy for EWST across all relevant Risk types, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit
·Work closely with the key stakeholders to ensure that requirements are in line with the Bank's strategy
·Ensure specified requirements and system changes / enhancements are aligned to the strategy
·Represent the change team within the project work streams in relevant meetings, such as project working groups, deep dive sessions etc.

Business

·Support the business delivery of the STP for regulatory EWST, including the Bank of England and ICAAP stress tests
·Conduct analysis and requirements which enables the risk infrastructure to be fully compliant with an integrated EWST architecture focused on efficient processes and timely reporting of stress testing results across all relevant Risk types

Processes

·Understand the operational processes impacted by the STP and work closely with the process owners
·Work closely with the business users in understanding and analysing change requirements for EWST infrastructure changes
·Apply industry knowledge and experience and work with delivery teams to identify and recommend solutions for change
·Write detailed business requirements and functional specification documents that effectively articulate business requirements and proposed change
·Work with project stakeholders to gain agreement on the detailed requirements
·Work with the vendors (where applicable) and internal technology teams in facilitating the specifications work
·Provide liaison between the vendors (where applicable) and business users to support the development process
·Plan the required testing ensuring traceability between business requirements and test cases
·Undertake functional testing of the delivered functionality to ensure it meets the requirements and where required document issues and manage to resolution
·Provide support to the business users during UAT cycles.

Qualifications & Skills

·Strong domain knowledge across different risk types in Banking, particularly Liquidity, Capital, Market and Credit Risk
·Good working knowledge of regulatory stress testing, including the Bank of England, ICAAP and CCAR
·Good working knowledge of end-to-end risk infrastructure systems architecture, data flows and data models
·Experience in the delivery of major regulatory programs in the Risk/Finance Banking industry
·Broad knowledge of banking products, including derivatives across multiple asset classes, risk management processes and BCBS regulatory principles
·Strong written and verbal communication skills
·Ability to create effective working relationships across functions & borders
·Ability to manage a diverse and challenging stakeholder community to deliver change across multiple functions

·Degree level education

Desirable but not Essential

·Experience in an AGILE environment and working to SCRUM methods
·Experience using Confluence for writing functional requirements
·Experience using JIRA to create User Stories and detailed requirements

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.