Job Description :
Business Analyst

Location: Depew, NY
Duration: 6 Months with a possible extension

Operational Performance
Defines requirements management processes and designs detailed business solutions and structures based on business requirements; challenges business intent in a constructive manner
Identifies areas of impact on the target operating model and designs activities to mitigate impact
Manages requirements traceability through design and delivery
Utilizes financial skills to develop a high-level business case, considering investment and high level benefits
Manages the change implementation activities, including business readiness assessment (i.e. avoiding multiple change clashes), implementation pilot (including approach and checklists) and actual implementation (including reporting status and issues)
Manages the change audience through the commitment curve with communications, training and development
Supports reengineering of processes, where process is one of the many parts of the change, and provides detailed guidance on process design (considering risk, end-to-end and cost)
Supports the program management with impact assessment for change requests on design, scope, time, budget or effort on program plan and provides accurate estimates for handling new requirements, design changes and scope• Supports project or program resourcing activities
Allocates tasks and objectives to other analysts on a project or program

Good understanding of Global Change Delivery Business Transformation Frameworks and best practice techniques
A thorough understanding of the purpose, values, culture and fundamentals of Global Change Delivery
Outstanding understanding of client Group structures, processes and objectives
Very strong knowledge of the external environment – regulatory, political, competitors etc.
Basic Business reengineering knowledge
Business analysis, requirements gathering and design techniques
Change management and implementation management techniques and approaches

Proven track record as an outstanding analyst, consultant and/or project manager
Overall financial services industry knowledge with specific functional expertise
Extensive experience gathering requirements and conducting design activity, with a mix of business, operations and technology focused projects
Exposure to business case development and a sound understanding of how design enablers underpin business benefits
Strong experience of delivering change into different audiences and managing implementation in banking environments (branch, contact centre, trading floor, operations, head office etc.
Effective communication, inter-personal and negotiating skills
Excellent decision making and problem solving ability• Sound judgmental skills to identify and resolve problems
Experience of managing resources using appropriate communication, delegation and planning skills
Ability to motivate and lead people, employing appropriate management styles
Proven ability to work across regions whilst maintaining a global perspective
Proven ability to work with senior stakeholders and business sponsors

Business Analysis & Design
Achieving Excellence
Delivery at Pace
Impactful communication
Business Case and Benefits Realization
Change and Implementation Management• Planning and Plan Management
Stakeholder Management• Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
Process Re-engineering
Resource and Team Management

Qualifications and Accreditations
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) – Expected to work towards qualification
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (optional)
Degree in Business Information Systems or a related field – Differentiator
Degree in business administration / management / economics, engineering and science – Differentiator