VP, Business Analyst / Application Delivery Manager (Core Banking)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 18 Mar 18

VP, Business Analyst / Application Delivery Manager (Core Banking)

Job Responsibilities:

Requirements Management [BA]
  • Solicit requirement, prioritize and analyze requests, design business processes, workflows and user interfaces, produce/write/review of functional specifications and data mapping templates
  • Work effectively with the business users and with the internal IT partners to ensure all aspects of the business requirement and defined and analyzed
  • Perform cost estimations for enhancements and projects, based on the information gathered/analysed
  • Define and track detailed functional and technical requirements involving demand & time deposits applications
  • Lead and collaborate with cross-functional and technical teams including technical analysts, solution architect and technical teams, testing teams and other Host technical teams to define requirements
  • Identify opportunities for improving business processes, user interface, functionality through information systems and/or non-system driver changes; assist in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems and/or operational changes.
  • Work with multi-vendor teams to define and analyze requirements; perform impact analysis
  • Assist the project team in issue resolution to meet the requirements and timelines
Design Management [BA, ADM]
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Application Delivery Managers & Subject-Matter-Experts from different functional areas, to collate, understand and finalize functional and technical requirements
  • Collaborate with Architects and Development Managers to ensure solution design complies with enterprise design principles, security and control standards

Project Delivery Management [ADM]
  • Plan technical deliverables (including any system enhancements and upgrades) to meet Project's requirements within allocated budget and schedule
  • Plan & collaborate across different application teams to manage technical dependencies of the solution
  • Monitor and manage risks /issues related to technical delivery
  • Provide status update related to technical delivery to project management office and senior leadership
  • Plan resource allocation and utilisation across the various project and quarterly releases
  • Manage the resource Supply vs demand
  • Manage vendor relationship and statement of works
  • Partner with Test Manager to ensure completion of SIT, UAT testing, performance / load testing and application security testing with quality results
  • Prepare technical implementation plan across application teams
  • Coordinate technical implementation activities across application teams to ensure non-event production cutover and adequate post implementation support
  • Attend to issues unravelled during project duration (requirements confirmation, development, SIT/UAT and implementation stages) and work with teams to determine/agree resolution
  • Escalate project issues on timely basis to project managers and determine workarounds or resolution with stakeholders

Key Requirements - Technical
  • More than 10 years of relevant business analysis, testing and/or project management experience related to Payment eg. Funds Transfer, FAST/GIRO, local / cross region payment transaction processing
  • Knowledge in banking software for both wholesale or retail banking industry
  • Knowledge in banking applications such as Current Account/Savings/Fixed-Deposits and ATM/Internet banking will be an added advantage
  • Advantageous to have knowledge in RPG, CL programming, C, Cobol on AS400 platform / Unix on Open System platform

Key Requirements - General
  • Bachelor's degree in related disciplines or equivalent experience
  • Relevant Experience in Banking / Finance / IT; good knowledge in financial services policies, procedures, products and industry practices
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills to manage technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills
  • Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery
  • Good understanding and experience in of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Knowledge in Agile development methodology is a plus
  • Strong negotiation skills

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