BNP Paribas Securities Services is a multi-asset servicing specialist with local expertise in 36 markets around the world and a global reach covering 95 markets. This extensive network enables us to provide our institutional investor clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-moving world.
As of 31 December 2016, BNP Paribas Securities Services had USD 9,070 trillion in assets under custody, USD 2,067 trillion in assets under administration, 10,166 funds administered and over 10,080 employees.
We are looking to recruit a Business Analyst into our Change team, which is part of the IT & Engineering Function. The team are responsible for various changes including new service offerings, new products / instruments, enhancements to existing services and Compliance & Regulatory Projects.
The purpose of the Business Analyst role is to provide both business analysis and project management expertise to deliver Client changes, small internal changes and small projects. The Business Analyst within the team will be responsible for a number of changes and small projects at any particular time and co-ordinate their end to end delivery. The position will require strong analytical skills, good organisational skills and strong communication. Each change request is a mini project and is co-ordinated as such.
There is potential for this role to develop, in time, into a role that would have managerial responsibilities.
To be successful in this role you will have proven experience as a client facing Business Analyst/Project Manager on multiple small projects simultaneously. You will have experience in production of scope documentation, Business Requirement Documentation, Functional specifications, Test scripts etc. and a track record in change delivery. Ideally you’ll have experience of full development lifecycle and knowledge of the trade lifecycle. You’ll be proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and it would be beneficial if you had Business Analyst or Project Management accreditation.
The Business Analyst is responsible for the analysis and delivery of a number of concurrent change requests. These may be Client changes, regulatory change or small internal changes. The tasks undertaken are (but not limited to):
Initial analysis of change requirements with external & internal stakeholders
Production of stage 1 analysis documentation, HLE funding
Production of stage 2 solution and functional documentation
Production of project plan for change delivery. Subsequent maintenance of this plan
Testing of changes, co-ordination of UAT and Client JUAT. Co-ordination of test environment availability
Completion of all necessary processes and documentation to promote applications and procedures to production environment, including training and support handover
Regular communication of change to all areas impacted by change
All changes and documentation to be delivered in accordance with documented change control process
Regular reporting of Change status to PMO change co-ordinator
Regular communication of Change status to key stakeholders internally and externally
Responsible for Change budget, working within the assigned budget and reporting potential budget overruns well before they occur
Management of own workload which will include a number of changes at any particular time
BNP Paribas promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As an employee with BNP Paribas Securities Services, we want to make sure that you are rewarded for your commitment. As such, you will be entitled to our award winning benefits package which includes a generous holiday allowance of at least 34 days (including bank holidays), a non-contributory pension of 8.5%, private healthcare and GP service all as standard, along with a number of personal insurances such as income protection, life assurance and personal accident insurance. We believe in ensuring all our employees have a positive work life balance and so in addition to the core benefits you will also have access to a variety of flexible lifestyle benefits including dental cover, childcare vouchers, cycle to work schemes, season ticket loans and reduced cinema and gym membership to name a few.
Please note that we are unable to progress applications at this time from candidates who require sponsorship under a Tier 2 General Visa. The role does not meet the required skill level for us to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship under Tier 2.