Lead Business Analyst

  • Metro Bank
  • London, UK
  • Mar 24, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Are you a commercially minded problem solver? Do you love delivering projects? Can you influence change? If yes, then we may have the role for you! 
As a Financial Crime Business Analyst, you will work closely with teams across the business to understand, document and deliver requirements, as we land some exciting new changes for the Bank. You will recognise the different customer perspectives and how colleagues are impacted by a project. As part of your role, you will need to make sure that all colleagues achieve their project completion to create fans across the Bank.
So what would you be doing?...
• Working with subject matter experts and facilitating workshops to understand and prioritise their requirements• Coordinating communications and training activities to support the implementation of projects• Contributing to business case benefits identification and articulation• Assisting our Testing team with planning and execution to make sure the solutions we create are ready to release to our customers• Working closely with Business Architecture teams to develop business solution of medium complexity• Performing ‘As Is’ and ‘To Be’ analysis to identify root cause of challenging business problems• Analysing project information of medium complexity and understanding the subject matter in detail 
You need to be this kind of person…
• Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and convenience for customers• Able to work and learn quickly in a fast paced, fun and dynamic environmentPrepared to stick at something – we wonder what might be the issue if someone has jumped from job to job as we want people who are prepared to learn and grow • Care about doing a great job and exceeding expectations with the quality of what you do

And... we are a bank so risk is a part of everything we do. We love people who take responsibility, do the right thing for customers, colleagues and Metro Bank and have the courage to call out any concerns.
We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to do most of these wonderful things...
• Understand the risks associated with your job and what that means for you, Metro Bank and all our stakeholders• Naturally, you will hold experience delivering projects using Waterfall and/or Agile as a Business Analyst either in a financial services or highly regulated organisation• In order to exceed in this role, you have got to be comfortable using BPMN 2.0 notation• It’s really important that you have experience of working on medium complexity projects and managing them through the project lifecycle• In order to be fantastic in the role, you need to have experience of supporting the implementation of projects

Diverse teams really are the best teams. We know that candidates (especially women, research tells us) may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box.  We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked.  So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not give it a whirl? Please note that sometimes we may close a job earlier for applications if we are inundated with amazing candidates.. Good luck!