US Investment Bank - Business Analyst

Hong Kong Permanent HK$50,000 - HK$70,000 per year
  • International working environment
  • Renowned for strong company culture

About Our Client

The client is the private wealth arm of a major US investment bank.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct projects and initiatives for PWM Operations and in support of the PWM Business Unit, tracking progress throughout the project lifecycle, escalating issues and ensuring effective delivery to time and budget
  • Lead the appropriate governance and working group forums to facilitate project progress and ensure all components remain on track
  • Conduct detailed business analysis and problem solving in support of projects to maintain progress and guide others
  • Participate and represent PWM Ops CTB in governance forums to ensure project statuses and PWM Operations issues are clearly articulated
  • Manage stakeholder communication throughout the project lifecycle to ensure all invested parties are apprised of progress and issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure maintenance of all supporting documentation with comprehensive traceability and audit materials including plans, issues logs, requirements documents, test plans and scripts and implementation strategies
  • Work closely with Technology partners to design, develop and implement technology platforms to deliver solutions to meet business requirements

The Successful Applicant

Skills Required:

The candidate must have 5+ years of business analysis and project or programme management experience who have worked in a banking operations team. He/she must have ability to develop strong relationships with various teams across the firm and excellent communications skills to achieve desired results. Project experience in wealth management business and/or Operations is an advantage.

Functional: strong project management and business analysis skills are required: he/she must be able to plan and execute projects, prioritise and successfully execute and ensure that the solution meets the needs of the PWM business. An understanding of the wider context is necessary to ensure that appropriate solutions are generated which consider protection of the Firm's franchise in the future. These skills should be coupled with a creative, flexible and pragmatic approach to problem solving. A track record of project delivery and prior experience of stakeholder management is required.

Interpersonal: the individual will be required to influence and build strong relationships with project team members across geographical and functional boundaries, the ability to build strong networks and effective working relationships will be essential. This person will be required to liaise with colleagues at all levels in a structured manner. They will need to communicate requirements to Technology and project partners as well as negotiate the balance between delivery of business requirements and achieving deadlines and targets.

Management and leadership: The candidate will be expected to show an appropriate level of independence while operating within a management structure and take appropriate responsibilities for others' work. Some management of direct reports or contingent workers could also be involved.

Professional: this role requires an individual who has strong communication and organisation skills. The candidate will also require strong motivation, be able work independently when necessary and approach problems with a positive outlook and desire to find solutions. The role requires clear agenda setting, preparation and planning for meetings and tasks and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Business knowledge: A good understanding of banking operations and financial products across asset classes is required, with a preference for prior knowledge of the Wealth Management business.

What's on Offer

Competitive package and the opportunity to work for one of the world's most well regarded banks

Contact
Harry Buckley
Quote job ref
JN-012024-6288658
Phone number
+852 3602 2486

Job summary

Function
Banking & Financial Services
Specialisation
Business Analysis / Change / PMO
Industry
Financial Services
Location
Hong Kong
Job Type:
Permanent
Consultant name
Harry Buckley
Consultant phone
+852 3602 2486
Job Reference
JN-012024-6288658

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