Business Analyst (Client Facing) - Pensions

Decostyle Recruitment
London (South)
From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
06 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation that operates mainly in the financial services industry. Due to continued success and expansion they are looking to recruit an experienced client facing Business Analyst to join their team. The Business Analyst will carry out a variety of consulting assignments for existing customers and new customers in a variety of contexts, including proposition definition, TOM definition, Business transformation, customer training and knowledge transfer, and the definition of bespoke requirements where required for customer platform solutions. Please note that we are looking for Business Analyst with significant financial services experience, preferably with pension/wealth experience. Specific Responsibilities · Work with customers to help define proposition and product requirements. Provide Market expertise as required. Be an SME in Platform functionality and apply this understanding to help customers define propositions that best utilise or enhance core platform capabilities. · Have a full understanding of a Platform Target Operating Model, including the interfaces between platform and customers operations and Investment operations. Provide advice to customers regarding best practice operating model design. · Document any bespoke customer requirements. · Provide review and quality assurance off design documentation produced by the Systems Analyst team. · Provide training programmes and knowledge transfer services for customers. · Provide ah-hoc consultancy services as required. Responsibilities: · Significant experience in a delivery / consulting environment in the UK financial services / wealth market. · General investment/ wealth/ life and pensions products knowledge would be preferred. · An understanding of the UK regulatory environment and a good working knowledge of the regulatory change requirements for a given year. · Degree qualified 1 st class/Masters/MBA or equivalent; · Experience in Finance, IT or project management desirable but not essential; · Confident, and able to take initiative given client– and delivery-focused environment; · Independent, self-directing and delivery focused working style; · Superior analytical thinking; · Commercially aware; · Intermediate computer skills essential; · Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills; · Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients; · Highly developed written and oral communication skills; This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to work for an industry leading, dynamic and forward thinking organization, offering excellent progression and development opportunities. If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to succeed in the role of Business Analyst then please apply now for immediate consideration. This job was originally posted as