Sr Project Manager/ Business Analyst Sr Project Manager/ Business Analyst …

IHS Markit
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Aug 19
IHS Markit
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Aug 19
Sr Project Manager/ Business Analyst
Department overview

IHS Markit Portfolio Valuations provides an independent, post-trade valuation service to buy-side institutions globally, covering vanilla and exotic derivatives, cash instruments and structured notes across all asset classes. The service also offers clients the ability to receive an aggregated set of counterparty marks for their trades.

Position summary

IHS Markit Portfolio Valuations is looking for a motivated individual with strong project management experience and business analysis skills who has work in Risk based initiatives in OTC Derivatives space. Skills in Project management, process modelling, workflow development and stakeholder management are key to the success of this role. The candidate should also possess strong problem solving and communication skills with ability to manage a project stream independently engaging Product owner and both internal and external stakeholders effectively.

Duties & accountabilities
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management including managing project deadlines, identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively;
  • Identify options for potential solutions, including assessment of technical and business suitability and work with development team for optimal design solutions
  • Demonstrate the ability to use a broad range of business analysis skills, methodologies and techniques including Gap Analysis, Feasibility studies, Use case modelling, etc. Utilise analytical tools to develop workflow, cross functional and process flow diagrams.
  • Liaise with internal and/or external stakeholders to provide expertise and input where necessary. Good client facing skills and the ability to work/communicate with global stakeholders to develop and interpret business requirements is essential
  • Able to work with QA and Development Team to ensure implementation meets design and requirements. Technical competency to troubleshoot and understand common problems and communicate to team.
  • Able to produce structured project plans, regular project reporting, risk analysis and resource management

Education and experience

Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree in Business, Finance or Technology preferred
7+ years of experience, at least 3-5 years with core PM experience and BA responsibilities in finance
Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle
Proven ability to work independently
Expertise in MS Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint
Experience as a business analyst in the financial markets or related business areas including risk and regulation
Experience in financial services is a must with Regulatory, OTC Derivatives and Financial Markets knowledge


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