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XTarget - Business Analyst

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Information technology
Brand BNP Paribas
Level of experience 3 to 5 years
Apply REF: GM 000182

Job Description

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 Business line/Function :

The Cross Target (X-Target) project aims to deliver a consolidated official P & L tool (excluding P & L Explain) for CIB Global Markets (GECD, Fixed Income, ALM Treasury).

X-Target will cover CIB (Corporate & Institutional Banking) Global Markets on the 3 historical Market Business Lines worldwide across all regions & main trading places like New York, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Job Title:

Business Analyst




Global Markets IT



Business Line / Function:

Risk P&L

Reports to:


Team Lead


(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

At BNP Paribas CIB ITO, you will be part of the Global Markets Front-Office IT entity, which works for various CIB businesses.

The Cross Target (X-Target) project aims to deliver a consolidated official P & L tool (excluding P & L Explain) for CIB Global Markets (GECD, Fixed Income, ALM Treasury).

The position will take place within the X-Target Paris Business Analysis team (other BA / IT / Support teams located in Paris, London & Chennai).


Scope/Roles and Responsibilities:

·         The functional analysis of new flows or screens, and the drafting of functional specifications.

·         The respect of the priority of the subjects with respect to the business constraints, communicated by the Team.

·         Respect for the system's mandate and its functional architecture

·         External communication to customers (Middle-Office & Front-Office) and internal to developers.

·         Monitoring the development progress to be made in the context of the business plan

·         Unit tests the requirement end to end and provide signoff.

·         Functional support in UAT / Production phase (Parallel Run and post Go-Live).

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

·         3 to 5 years of relevant experience as Business Analyst.

·         Strong domain knowledge on Capital Market,  Fixed Income / Global Equities Derivatives and Commodities products , Trade Lifecycle and Workflows

·         Strong BA skills. Should have done requirement gathering and documentation

·         Having Very good Data Analytics skills. Ability to find the root cause of any issue and swiftly propose viable solution

·         Ability to understand the product from user point of view and propose value added services / solution that would enhance the user experience

·         Basic knowledge and experience  in working with:

o    SQL Scripting (understanding existing scripts / write TSQL-scripts for data analysis or validation)

o    Having knowledge on Excel Macros that would help to automatic manual tasks Oracle

o    Ability to play with pivot tables

·         Exposure to any of the requirement management, data analysis and defect tracking tools

·         Defect raising, communication with various parties and track to closure


Specific Qualifications (if required)

·         Good oral & written skills.

·         Excellent co-ordination skills.

·         Report promptly (oral and written).

·         Timely escalations using the governance process

·         A good team player with problem-solving attitude.

·         Analytical and precise: Capacity to challenge the team and convince based on facts.

Nice to have skills:

·         Knowledge on Risk and P&L Domain.

·         Experience in providing functional and business leadership to a team of developer and testers.

·         Experience or knowledgeable in testing management processes

·         Exposure to Agile project management

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills - oral & written

Ability to synthetize / simplify

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to manage a project

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Primary Location: IN-TN-ChennaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change