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​Business Analyst - Contract - Hybrid

 As the Business Analyst you will work in the Data Product Management team and support the Head of Unit, delivery manager and the team through the collection and analysis of business opportunities and client needs in order to have concise requirements and documentation for data products.


- Work with business owners and perform business analysis of potential commercial opportunities for creating new data and connectivity products through understanding client needs and requirements and identifying product gaps.

- Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for projects and initiatives including project plans, delivery timelines, service level agreements, change requests and other relevant administrative work.

- Ensure completion of business requirements for potential data products. Requirements includes but not limited to, project description, benefits, target clients, benefits to clients, key KPIs, etc.

- Work with teams across the organisation in collecting ideas and/or requirements for projects & products and need to be comfortable working with agile project management methodologies. You will support data scientists with project documentation and creating user stories, helping in converting ideas into useful working product.

- Coordinate workshops with external clients and internal teams. You will review requests and ideas for data products with multiple stakeholders (product, operations, client services, IT teams).

- Ensure client and business needs is in line with data products strategy.

- Ensure prototypes and finished products meet the initial specifications on the requirements provided by the business owners.


Mandatory skills and experiences:

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Management or related field

* 2+ years of experience as business analyst, and/or experience working in a similar role in the financial services industry, ideally securities services

* Strong communication skills to work closely with different stakeholders to analyse business requirements and relay requirements to the data product team

* Analytic skills on understanding and creating business opportunities based on requirements from business owners.

* Able to multitask, frequently switch between projects and manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously,

* Proficiency in English language both written and spoken


Good to have:

* Experience in data analytics and securities services is preferred

* Client Solutions experience is a plus