Business Analyst

M&G Investments

We are not your average financial services firm and our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You will be joining one of Europe's leading Investment Management firms where you can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual and tailor training and development to your specific needs.

The Opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join M&G Investments. The successful candidate will display strong Business Analysis skills and be easily able to transcend delivery focus on Technology, Operations and Front Office. The candidate will need to have strong experience within the financial services sector as well as on regulatory projects. The individual should be a self-starter, with strong lateral thought, good analytical skills, curiosity and meticulous attention to detail and accurate high quality output.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

* Translate Regulatory requirements into Business requirements and understand how this will apply to M&G.
* Provide business analysis support to ensure effective delivery of agreed projects, Strong knowledge of regulatory projects such as EMIR and MIFID II.
* Confirming nature and scope of change.
* Impact assessment of changes.
* GAP Analysis.
* Analysis and documentation of requirements Identification and analysis of solutions.
* Design of the implementation of process and organisational changes.
* Develop effective relationships across the business, Technology and the wider change management community.
* Confidently able to create/edit policy documents.

What we are looking for:

You will have a strong understanding of the financial services industry and the full project lifecycle. Experience and strong knowledge of current and previous financial regulations is essential, as well as an awareness of the processes through which new and changed regulations are developed. Preferred Involvement in one or more industry body regulations working groups will also be an advantage. You must have experience in a Business Analysis role, including business process change and technology change. Experience of requirements elicitation through direct interaction with business users and their processes (Interviews, observation and workshops), will also be highly beneficial. You will have logical, structured thought processes and good problem solving skills, as we;; as good relationship management skills and strong communication skills. Experience of working with senior business users required, alongside the ability to demonstrate initiative and work with minimum supervision. You will also have the ability to lead others, act as mentor within BA team and role model Junior BA members.

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.