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Business Analyst - STS

Apply REF: BUS000571

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas Group is a leading European bank with a strong global footprint across 72 markets and more than 202,000 employees. The Group provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Businessline/Function :

The role is in Global Banking IT - Business Analysis and Solutions Team catering to STS – Specialized Trade Services projects. The function is that of a Business analyst & coordination, working closely with business and on-shore Product Owners/ Project Managers as well as internal development, TCOE, IT security, architecture and other transversal teams.

Job Title:

Business Analyst



21st Nov 2019


Global Banking IT



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Position Purpose

To function as a Business Analyst for Specialized Trade Services (STS ) – catering to all applications within the domain.

To completely manage the implementations with Business and other stakeholders.
Needs to be involved in the requirements gathering, writing of the business requirements/user stories and functional specifications. Needs to liaise up with the development team, TCOE, coordinate UAT and be involved in production implementation. Improve the operational efficiency and cost savings.

The candidate must be able to :
• Clearly understand the client business requirements and provide optimal solutions
• Contribute to the analysis and drafting of business requirements and functional specifications,
• Assist TCoE team for SIT & business users during UAT cycles.
• Should be well versed with the SDLC cycle, Agile methodology, quality and release control processes
• Should have high-level technical know-how to be able to drive technical/security related changes with the IT teams.


Direct Responsibilities


Writing and Reviewing BRDs, FSDs, User Stories and working closely with Business and operations stakeholders for requirement analysis for STS – Specialized Trade Services applications.


Needs to be involved in the requirements gathering, writing of the business requirements and functional specifications. Needs to liaise up with the development team, TCOE, coordinate UAT and be involved in production implementation.


Manage the project SDLC/ Agile governance and QA activities


Contributing Responsibilities

·         Work closely with internal development, TCOE, IT security, architecture and other transversal teams.

·         Review overall solution to see the best and optimized fit into the applications old and new.

·         Work as a team player for topics spanning across projects, teams.

·         Quality conscious and appropriate documentation complying with SDLC standards and agile project management practises.

·         Work with Governance , QA , OPC teams to provide timely updates on projects

·         Contribute to managing the agile scrum meetings and sprint cycles.

·         Would act as L3 support for production issues / queries as required.


IT teams – local dev & TCoE.
The Product Teams from the BNPP business line.
Global Banking (GB) Operations users.
Management Reporting. 

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

The candidate should have strong functional skills and excellent communication skills.
The job requires
1. In depth knowledge on Commodity / Trade Finance (Letter of Credit, Documentary Collections, Guarantees, Collaterals, Loans, Commissions).
2. Knowledge on Risk and Compliance related to Banking and Trade Finance.

3. Good understanding of the Trade Finance Swift Messages.

4. Familiarity with Camunda or any other BPMN processes and Business Activity Monitoring.

Besides, the following skills are also expected:
5. Clear organization and ability to manage projects
6. Service-oriented attitude and strong commitment to client satisfaction
7. Interpersonal skills, ability to consolidate action plans and report progress status
8. Capable of adapting to a new environment and to work under pressure towards tight deadlines
9. Analytical, lateral thinker and result-oriented person
10. Team player demonstrating self-initiative when necessary
11. Excellent verbal and written communication

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Experience required:

• Around 5 - 8 years overall banking experience
• 3-5 years minimum experience of working/implementing Trade finance systems and with good BPM experience.
• Working Knowledge of at least one Database (Oracle/MS SQL), 3-tier architecture, Web application servers.
• Good fluency in English
• Graduate from a top University

    - B.E./B.Tech, Graduates, Post Graduate

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Client focused

Critical thinking

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Analytical Ability

Ability to manage a project

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

Certification in Trade Finance (Good to have)

Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSISEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 5 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Ability to develop others & improve their skills