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Business Analyst - Trading - ENDUR

Posted on Aug 20, 2021 by Brookwood

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£35 - £35 Annual
Contract/Project


Business Analyst - Trading - ENDUR

We are supporting a trading and commodities organisation.

This is 6 months initially, with a high likelihood of extension.

This is a hybrid remote role, there will be a requirement to go into the Central London office a few days per week.

The day rate is Outside IR35 and negotiated based on experience.

Must have Endur experience

Role Objectives

Based within the London office the key objective of this role is to ensure provision of adequate business analysis of requirements and configuration of the Endur solution in accordance with GM&T business needs.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Work autonomously and within a team to deliver technology enabled business change

  • Work with the Front Office, Finance and other business stakeholders, software development team and BA colleagues to assess, shape and deliver the solution;

  • Consult with key business stakeholders to understand processes, develop the business case, document requirements, develop specifications and acceptance criteria

  • Ensure all business change is adequately planned and prioritised. With this plan supported by high level and detailed requirements (stories) and agreed acceptance criteria

  • Work closely with software testing team (unit and QA testing) and the business (UAT) to ensure solutions meet expectations and have only a positive impact at implementation

  • Jointly develop business readiness plans prior to implementation

  • Provide user training and ensure user guides are written and updated

  • Initiate post-implementation reviews to monitor product effectiveness and performance


Skills and Competencies


  • Detailed knowledge of European Gas Trading Market

  • Detailed knowledge of Endur

  • Self-starter/able to work with limited guidance

  • Able to understand business issues and specify IT solutions

  • Team-player with ability to achieve results through shared initiatives

  • Demonstrable experience of coordinating complex projects/initiatives

  • Able to meet tight deadlines and negotiate in a pressurised environment

  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills

  • Excellent communication skills eg written, verbal and presentation

  • Able to cope with rapid business growth and a pressurised environment

  • Motivated, tenacious and pro-active in achieving results

  • Diligent and dependable with strong integrity


Experience


  • Experience of documenting as-is and to-be business processes.

  • Demonstrate credibility with working with business colleagues including the ability to provide appropriate challenge and review to requirements

  • Functional Specification and configuration of commercial software packages as well as functional specification of custom developed software.

  • Exposure to the full deal life cycle including the following:

    • Trading Entry

    • Valuation & Risk Management

    • Market Data Feeds and Curve Management



  • Finance experience would be an advantage but is not essential to the role


Education

  • Degree (or equivalent ideally in a numerate subject or computing related subject
Professional certifications in desired skill areas an advantage

Reference: 1292974704

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