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Gurgaon, Delhi-NCR

Action India Pvt. Ltd

Job Description

Job Description :

Summary: This is an opportunity for a Project Business Analyst who has either Investment Banking background, experience of working on Valuations models, Insurance operations or Regulatory Change projects Focus area for this role will be Business Analysis in the Projects space (Solution Design, Due Diligence, Process Mapping & Transitions) along with Test Management. There will be plenty of opportunity for someone to use their initiative in supporting the Global FMG Ops teams to improve PMO and Stakeholder processes. This role requires a highly effective team player who is experienced in working on a diverse project portfolio across multiple financial processes and systems

Description :

Detailed Role & Responsibilities:

Project Management including Business Analysis & Execution:
Apply a structured project management approach and methodology
Define Project charter including project success measures
Support and engage senior leaders and manage stakeholders
Participates in the projects prioritization process
Identifies and establishes key objectives and milestones for new projects
Develop a set of actionable and targeted change management plans, including communication plan, change implementation plan and training plan
Identify, analyze and prepare mitigation tactics for risk Identifies and establishes key objectives and milestones
Process - mapping, documentation, process data analytics. Ability to quickly understand complex processes and create process/data-flow/systems maps
Systems architecture mapping, requirements documentation, Functional specification documentation, system testing and support throughout subsequent parallel runs
Ability to anticipate and identify potential problems and demonstrate a proven track record in doing RCA and solving complex and ambiguous issues
Conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions
Test Manager Finance and Regulatory projects :
Responsible and accountable for the development of the project Test Strategy
Delivery of all test phases and testing outcomes across the project
Facilitate regular project testing progress status reviews
Ensure that all test resource requirements (people, infrastructure and environments) are planned and managed
Ensure appropriate controls are placed around the test environments i.e. in support of security, supportability and recovery
Ensure that all estimates for resources / effort / timelines are supported with robust assumptions and metrics
Develop and manage testing schedule, critical path, contentions and interdependencies

Leadership & Process improvements :
Responsible for defining program strategies and developing goals.
Coaches junior project team members on project management skills as well as project management practices
Acts as promoter to create a project culture that facilitates Accelerated Project Performance.
Manages consistent metrics for measuring project success and team performance.
Ensures knowledge is shared with resources and promotes team learning across projects.
Drive time-bound Process Excellence(PEx)/deep-dive projects, that will get identified
Further opportunities to improve processes - detect and highlight any control gaps in the process.
Implements quality assurance practices to ensure accuracy, quality and timeliness of his/her output.
About You

Skills & competency required:


Mandatory Skills (People management/technical skills)
Prior experience of handling teams, including direct responsibility for their appraisal, performance management and work allocation
Competence in leading by example , working cooperatively and communicating openly to create a positive, cohesive team
Be a self-starter who can work well both independently with minimal supervision and as a team , and is capable of utilizing the GFS management team as a sounding board for ideas related to application of various aspects of the role
Previous experience in the Financial Services industry is essential; background in accounting / banking or Finance Processes would be ideal
Sound understanding of the business and products space of investment banks including derivatives/equities/fixed instruments / infrastructure / funds, etc.
Good knowledge of banking applications such as TM1/Axiom/ICE, etc., experience in handling/leading large banking implementation/change projects impacting multiple teams
Technical skills and business knowledge
Program/Project management skills
Experienced in leading and implementing operational and business changes.
Proven track record of financial results from the application of process improvement methodologies, and effective change management.
Highly developed analytical, quantitative and data analysis aptitude.
Skilled in methodologies such as workout, kaizen, Lean, DMAIC, DMADV, ACFC & DFSS
Tenacity and Problem solving
High attention to detail.
Ability to anticipate and identify potential problems and demonstrate a proven track record in solving complex and ambiguous issues.
Flexibility, tenacity and the ability to maintain enthusiasm on long-running or difficult process re-design initiatives.
Flexible skillset and confident approach to tackling issues.
Can do attitude, with a proven record of delivering within a project team.
Communication skills
Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization
Strong facilitation, oral and written communication skills. Effective presentation skills
Strong Power Point /Process/Systems/Data Mapping skills well developed ability to define and document processes and capture process/system/data requirements end-to-end, MS Visio skills
Client Orientation
Ability to build strong relationship and influence clients and stakeholders.
Proactive approach to anticipating client needs, issues and challenges, and initiating solutions that carries through to resolution.
Possess a strong appreciation of key business drivers and an understanding of the impact of change upon the business.
Inspires loyalty and trust in others and commitment to a common vision
Team Orientation
Competence in leading by example , working cooperatively and communicating openly to create a positive, cohesive team
Committed to employee engagement and a passion for operational excellence
Be a self starter who can work well both independently with minimal supervision and as a team , and is capable of utilizing the GFS management team as a sounding board for ideas related to application of various aspects of the role
Good to have

Prior experience of working in large multinational banks with globally spread teams will be preferred
Degree qualification in Information Technology (IT) or Data Management Certification (CDP/CDMP) would be good to have though not mandatory

Experience/Certifications required:

CA is preferred. Alternate could be B Com with CPA / ICWA/ MBA Finance.
Peer bank experience must with good understanding of BFSI / iBank Ops space in India
Sound knowledge of the Financial/Banking Services industry - BFSI / iBank Ops space in India
Good Business Analysis and Test management experience especially in the context of finance projects
Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and methodologies including DMAIC, Lean, Kaizen, and Workout tools, problem solving / root cause analysis and process management
Some amount of Project Management experience with stakeholder management skills
Excellent communication experience
Migrations, Six sigma project experience a bonus
Transition management experience is a good to have
Project Management Professional (PMP) or Prince 2 certification desirable
Overall post-qualification experience of around 14-16 years with about 7-8 years of relevant experience in Program/Project management, transformation initiatives (e.g. operating model/process architecture design), business process reengineering, quality/process improvement initiatives and process transitions, preferably in the Financial Services industry,
Possesses decent levels of comfort in dealing with information technology.
Possesses high degree of comfort working in high paced ambiguous environment.
Very strong MS Office, MS project & Visio skills
Willingness for travel and work in different time zones to support clients

Company Description

Cross Roads India Assistance, India’s first and largest road side repair assistance service... provider. Established in 1999, we have by our side 13 years of ground fleet management experience. We attend to over 1100 road side repairs every day and had so far handled over 1.5 Mn road side repairs. We are also recognised as a critical service provider under social security category hence we have been allotted with a four digit number 1922 for the safety of the general motorist.  Read full description

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