Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Business Analyst - Mortgage job opening: RBS, Chennai

About company:

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group operates in more than 50 countries around the world to provide a range of retail and corporate banking, consumer finance, insurance and wealth management services. RBS is now one of the top 10 banking groups in the US, and an established name across North America and has 36th Position in fortune 50 companies. RBS now has a strong presence in Latin America through its recent acquisition of ABN AMRO particularly with strong relationships with financial institutions, public sector clients and corporations across many sectors.

Position: Business Analyst -Mortgage

Location: Chennai

Job description:

  • Work with business partners to identify the business requirements, understand how each requirement supports the business benefits and document them at a high level in use cases, models or other media as appropriate
  • Liaise with Business Change teams, the Project Owner, end users, Business Specialists and related project teams in the UK and elsewhere to fully understand the business requirements
  • Deliver the analysis inputs to the level of detail needed to create a project estimate and plan
  • Taking on end to end functional ownership of projects and/or modules
  • Extensive communication on a business and technical level will be required to internal stakeholders
  • Liaison between the technical team and business users to help define clear requirements
  • Supporting project managers in identifying and developing new business requirements and in the identification and prioritisation of key deliverables
  • Maintaining an active relationship with the Business to ascertain precise project development requirements
  • Play the key role of continual offshore representation of end users and thus provide business context to the development teams
  • The remit also covers working with users to define the testing strategy, including detailed test cases, test plans and exit / entry criteria
  • Also plays a key role in creating the knowledge gathering and sharing function across IDC (across projects).

Experience Details:

  • Total experience of 6-10 years
  • Detailed knowledge and practical experience of business analysis of at least 5+ years
  • An expert individual who has vast knowledge of requirement analysis on Mortgages Platform
  • A vast experience of rapidly driving out quality analysis using Industry best practices
  • Should have worked in geographically distributed team
  • Good understanding of Banking and Financial services within relevant jurisdiction - in particular credit risk
  • Competence in industry standard methods and frameworks, ideally RUP
  • Excellent communication skills - Verbal and written
  • Pragmatism - Able to physically attend all workshops in person, at very short notice
  • Able to escalate issues clearly and rapidly at the earliest opportunity to lead solution designer and possibly senior management level
  • Add value from experience of similar analysis in other organisations or areas
  • Pro-active, open and honest attitude in workshops
  • Able to quickly earn the respect and attention of stakeholders
  • Able to produce all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner


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