• Permanent, Full time
  • Schroders Investment Management
  • 23 Apr 18
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Not Specified
  • Full time

Corporate Change Lead Business Analyst

Team Overview   The Corporate Change function manages the change portfolio for a large number of infrastructure functions of the Schroders group headed up by the Group General Counsel and the Chief Finance Officer. Explicitly these functions are:   • Finance • Tax • Treasury • Compliance • Risk • Internal

Team Overview

 

The Corporate Change function manages the change portfolio for a large number of infrastructure functions of the Schroders group headed up by the Group General Counsel and the Chief Finance Officer. Explicitly these functions are:

 

• Finance
• Tax
• Treasury
• Compliance
• Risk
• Internal Audit
• Legal
• Governance
• HR
• Corporate Communications
• Corporate Services

 

Overview of role

 

This is a core business change role within the Corporate Change function, not a technology delivery role.  Whilst the ability to partner with technology is essential, the core role is for the Lead BA to work with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand and define the business need; analyse and shape initiatives, define solution options and engage in delivery.  Another key part of the role is to identify thematic requirements across the corporate divisions (as listed above) in order to create efficiencies in delivering across multiple initiatives.

 

This role will provide analysis services to support business and/or technical change, provide leadership for other Business Analysts, including advice and guidance in either business topics or in the execution of business analysis.

 

• Provide business analysis support to ensure effective delivery of agreed initiatives, covering activities such as:
 
o Analysis and documentation of requirements
o Producing structured functional specifications, user stories
o Facilitation and running of workshops
o Business Architecture and Operational model design
o Identification and analysis of solution options
o Communicate with Stakeholders
o Work with IT where appropriate on solution delivery

 

• Team Leadership:


o Managing a team of Business Analysts
o Managing BA resource allocation across Corporate initiatives
o Ensuring best practice standards within the team


Essential Skills and Experience

 

• Self-starter with ability to prioritise and manage own activities
• Ability to work independently
• Confident to challenge the status quo and freely express own opinion
• Critical thinking to identify risks and mitigations in proposing solutions
• Strategic as well as tactical design capability
• Ability to recognise and articulate thematic requirements across the corporate divisions
• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to present to senior business stakeholders
• Team player at team, function, department and organisation level
• Established track recorded gained though direct exposure to programmes of change of varying scales
• Ability to plan own workload in an environment with changing priorities
• Proven experience in acting as a Lead BA in Asset Management with one or more Corporate Divisions: Finance, HR, Compliance and Legal
• Team Leadership and Management experience


Desirable Skills

• Experience of working with multi-regional stakeholders and teams

 



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