Analyst, IT Planning Analyst (Japanese Language) Analyst, IT Planning Analyst (Japanese Language) …

MUFG
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Jul 20
Competitive
MUFG
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 06 Jul 20
Competitive
We are MUFG. 360 years of heritage. A world-class set of businesses. And more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. It’s no surprise that MUFG has grown to become one of the top five banks in the world. Our services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide. Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it.

Overview of the Department:

MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with around 2,300 offices in over 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and East Asia.. The group has over 150,000 employees, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

 

As one of the top financial groups globally with a vision to be the world's most trusted, we want to attract, nurture and retain the most talented individuals in the market. The size and range of MUFG's global business creates opportunities for our employees to stretch themselves and reap the rewards, whilst our common values, to behave with integrity and responsibility, and to build a culture which is fair, transparent, and honest, underpin everything that we do.We aim to be the financial partner of choice for our clients, whatever their requirements, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

 

MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges.  The group’s operating companies include, but are not limited to, MUFG Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking (Japan's leading trust bank), Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings (one of Japan's largest securities firms), and MUFG Americas Holdings.

 

Please visit our website for more information - mufgemea.com.

 

Main purpose of the role:

The IT Planning  team is responsible for managing and governing the investment-related project activities across EMEA and in close liaison with HO.

 

Reporting to the IT Planning team leader, the IT Planning Analyst will support all the planning activities related to the implementation of Head Office Group and EMEA region technology initiatives  and further facilitate

  • All related budget related activities and matters in relation to system investment, in order to maximise the capability to provide IT services and to keep the cost within the budget. The IT Planning Analyst will work closely with our Finance and business engagement functions as well as PMs and Change Management to provide portfolio assurance, good governance and management reporting.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance on planning management software, procedures, processes, tools and techniques. Facilitate collaboration between stakeholders in this respect. Administer tools e.g. PlanView.
  • Proactively drive continuous improvement of the relevant processes and procedures (including various workflows) and templates, in line with organisational needs.
  • Support prioritisation and approval of the IT demand portfolio, working closely with cross functional stakeholders to ensure accurate planning in line with strategic and operational objectives.
  • Manage and maintain databases and reporting that supports decision making
  • Manage and control EMEA Projects by tracking and monitoring project status from finance (investment budget) perspective and work closely with PM & CPMO and ensure compliance with internal processes.
  • Support Technology management with ad hoc tasks as and when required.

Work experience:

  • Experience in a similar role, ideally within an IT or Financial Services Environment

 

Skills and experience:

Functional / Technical Competencies:

 

  • Demonstrable practical experience with demand and financial planning required , previous experience with PMO/PLC processes and controls beneficial
  • Basic knowledge of IT beneficial
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, in particular MS Excel, IT literate
  • Highly numerate, analytical and logical, with attention to detail and the ability to systematically break apart complex problems

 

Education/Qualifications:

  • Preferably degree educated or similar qualification or practical experience
  • Japanese Language skills 

 

Personal requirements:

Excellent communication skills

Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability

A proactive, motivated approach.

The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly

A structured and logical approach to work

Strong problem solving skills

A creative and innovative approach to work

Excellent interpersonal skills

The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines

Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment

Strong numerical skills

Excellent Microsoft Office skills especially EXCEL skills 

 

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership. 

 

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

 

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

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