Project Manager - Business Analyst - PM BA

  • Job Reference: NJ0527
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs Limited
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £75,000 to £90,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 12 months FTC
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email: cv@nexusjobs.com
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description

Project Manager/ Business Analyst

We are seeking a versatile Project Manager/Business Analyst (hybrid) with a strong background in both business and technology projects, specifically in the banking and financial services sector.

The ideal candidate will possess an in-depth knowledge of digital platforms, front and back-office processes and technologies, and will be adept at driving projects in both Waterfall and Agile environments.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the successful delivery of projects in line with the Bank’s project management policy and framework, ensuring that appropriate governance, communications, change control and risk management are maintained. This will require experience of the end-to-end project lifecycle.

  • Lead end-to-end project lifecycles ensuring adherence to the bank’s project management framework.
  • Collaborate with sponsors to craft key project artefacts throughout all phases.
  • Define, document, and communicate business requirements in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • Create and present business process models showcasing both current and future states.
  • Address business challenges, ideate and implement solutions.
  • Manage project scope, plans, budgets, and ensure timely delivery within set parameters.
  • Monitor project expenditures, timescales, and resources; intervening when deviations arise.
  • Uphold stringent project governance, addressing and escalating risks and issues proactively.
  • Engage and influence stakeholders at various organizational levels.
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to achieve project goals.
  • Ensure all projects comply with regulatory, legal, and third-party requirements.
  • Direct and oversee system and user testing, ensuring accuracy in all communications.

Skills & Abilities:

As a PM:

  • Mastery over key project management methodologies and frameworks.
  • Proficient in project management tools, i.e. ClickUp, Jira, and MS Project.
  • Stellar communication and relationship-building capabilities, particularly with global teams.
  • Ability to discern overarching patterns and potential areas of improvement.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving positive and lasting change.

    As a BA:

  • Expertise in business and systems analysis methodologies.
  • Proven experience in investigative techniques such as stakeholder interviews and workshop facilitation.
  • Skill in converting analysis into actionable implementations.
  • Mastery in documenting and managing end-to-end requirements, coupled with adeptness in modelling techniques like BPMN and UML.
  • Strong organisational skills with a proactive mind-set.

Experience & qualifications:

Required:

  • 5+ years in Financial Services/Banking, with exposure to front-office (Corporate and Private Banking) and related back-office functions.
  • 5+ years as a Business Analyst and Project Manager on significant change and transformation projects.
  • Highly proficient with project management applications such as ClickUp as well as the overall Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Visio, PowerPoint).

Desirable:

  • Professional certifications in Business Analysis (e.g. BCS).
  • Professional certifications in Project Management (e.g. Prince2, PMP, APM, etc).

This is a hybrid FTC position for 12 months initially – 3 days in the office in Central  London.

The salary for this position is circa £80K - £90K.

Please do send your CV to me in Word format along with your salary and notice period.

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