Location: Gurgaon/Gurugram
Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent

Company Overview

It offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. As a privately
owned, independent company, investment is their only business.

Job Description

Manager Business Analyst is a key role within the team and the successful candidate will liaise with the
various business and systems groups to assist the application development and support from India. In
addition, the manager BA would be expected to contribute to the development of business analysis
capability in India, provide thought leadership to identify functional innovation opportunities, resolve
functional issues, impart business knowledge to the systems’ team members and contribute to the global
BA community.

Requirements

Identifying and documenting Business Requirements
o Understanding existing systems functions and liaison with Business teams
o Prepare or assist in preparation of Business Requirements documents
Translating Business Requirements to System Requirements
Analyse existing systems and understand the business process, data and visualisations required to
support the same.
Ability of understand & analyse data in order to suggest appropriate visualisation for reports, screens and
dashboards
Should be able to correlate information and design/Mock-up reports, screen and dashboards accordingly
Build solution documents to support data acquisition, management and consumption for end consumers
Liaise with internal system owners and/or 3rd party data providers to develop effective strategy for
acquiring data
Mentor team of BAs and help build Analysis capabilities across multiple projects
Review test plans and participating in system & business testing activities and acceptance of new stories
& features on IT products in an Investment Management context.
Support business in preparation of user test procedures and user acceptance testing
Work with Product/Project Managers to establish project plans and identify Risks & Issues impacting the
project, particularly the Analysis stream. Be part of backlog grooming and prioritisation and help drive
Iteration planning sessions with the delivery team.
Provide pre-implementation and post-implementation support to the systems and business teams
Be the functional champion for the identified business areas - build deep expertise on business
processes & domain expertise, lookout for industry patterns and have the ability to sense what’s coming
up in the near future.
Serve as mentor/coach to more junior business analysts on assigned program or within the broader
Solution Delivery organization.

Additional Information

About 7+ years of total experience with most of it in Financial Services and experience in Investment
Management front office domain covering research, portfolio management, trading, risk, attribution,
analytics etc.
B. Tech / B.E. or MBA (Finance) preferred
Exposure to structured software development life-cycle methodology (preferably Agile or Iterative
development) & Production Support processes
Experience of working with multi-cultural teams in a geographically diverse environment
A good understanding of the overall investment process and data needs of investment firms
Experience of working in Fixed Income - Portfolio Management, Research applications or Tradingprogrammes.
Thorough understanding of different asset classes – Equity, Fund of Funds, Fixed Income, Derivatives
Basic knowledge of technology, third party products and their usage within Investment Management
domain
Must possess working knowledge of database technologies to query / write SQL on standard databases
like Oracle.
Must be an expert in using MS Office products like Visio and Excel
Nice to have skills include
o Experience of working with 3rd party market data providers like Bloomberg, Reuters etc.
o Working knowledge of reporting tools like OBIEE and other visualisation tools like Tableau, Power BI,
DOMO etc
o Experience of working in data platforms
o Experience of re-engineering legacy systems
o Experience in client billing function or systems in investment management domain
We are looking for the following characteristics in the candidate
o Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think laterally to arrive at a solution
o Must have an eye for detail and analyse/relate to the business problem in hand
o Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
o Ability to develop & maintain good relationships with all business and systems stakeholders
o Strong customer awareness with ability to manage customer expectations
o Flexible and positive attitude, openness to change
o Self-motivation is essential, should demonstrate commitment to high quality solution
o Ability to learn and quickly get familiar with a complex business and systems environment
o Candidate must be willing to travel overseas at short notice for the duration necessitated by project
needs


Job reference: JO-211002-269195

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