• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • M&G Prudential
  • 2019-04-19

Business Analyst

  • Full time
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • 19 Apr 19

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

You as the successful candidate will display strong Business Analysis skills and be easily able to transcend delivery focus on Technology, Operations and Front Office. You will need to have a strong understanding and in-depth experience of high profile regulatory projects. You 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:

• 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 is advantageous
• 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
• A good working knowledge of EMIR, MiFID II, Dodd Frank and PRIIPS would be advantageous

What we are looking for:

We are looking for you to have a strong understanding of the project lifecycle and regulatory framework whilst being BCS qualified. It is essential for you to have a strong understanding of the Asset Management industry, experience and strong knowledge of current and previous financial regulations and required awareness of the processes through which new and changed regulations are developed. You will have preferred involvement in one or more industry body regulations, working groups will be an advantage for this role. You will also have experience in a business analysis role including business process change and technology change, including experience of requirements elicitation through direct interaction with business users and their processes (Interviews, observation and workshops)

It is essential for you to have experience of working with Senior Business Users with a logical, structured thought processes and good problem-solving skills along with strong communication skills - written, pictorial, presentational and verbal at all levels within the organisation. You will be able to demonstrate initiative and work with minimum supervision required whilst also having a strong understanding of regulatory projects such as EMIR and MiFID II.

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.