Senior 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:

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 understanding of 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 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

What we are looking for:

You will have a strong understanding of the Asset Management industry, as well as experience and knowledge of current and previous financial regulations. Awareness of the processes through which new and changed regulations are developed is required for this role. Ideally you will have involvement in one or more industry body regulations working groups. Experience in a business analysis role including business process change and technology change is essential for this position, alongside experience of requirements elicitation through direct interaction with business users and their processes (Interviews, observation and workshops). Experience working with senior business users is also a must. You will have a logical, structured thought process and good problem solving skills. Good relationship management skills are highly important, as well as strong communication skills. The ability to demonstrate initiative and work with minimum supervision is required, as is the ability to lead others, act as mentor within a BA team and a role model to 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.