Version 1 | Edinburgh

Lead Middle Office Business Analyst

Department: Business Management & Change
Job Description

Version 1 has won a major piece of work with a new client; this project will be supporting the internal IT project for a world-leading Investment Management business. You will be working for a client that rewards innovation, in a collaborative and truly Agile manner. If you want to learn, develop and join an award-winning "Great Place to Work" then read on!

Before I go into the details of our Lead Middle Office Business role needs here are some of the benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for course relevant to your role. We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events, summer party and Christmas parties

This is an opportunity to work within our new client, collaborating across the business and support Version 1’s service. This client is driving forward on a digital transformation focused on the full spectre operating model with future growth in mind.

As the Lead, you will be responsible for leading the operating model design workstream for the Aladdin middle office. This will encompass governance, process, data flows and technology. You will be delivering a scalable system, which supports business growth. 

You will be doing a wide variety of activities including:

  • Lead workstreams, workshops and design of the Target Operating Model 
  • Collect and analyse current processes
  • Assess and develop options and preferred direction
  • Support business cases work
  • Lead and support the go-live
Qualifications

Essential criteria:

  • Experience in the investment management industry
  • Middle Office process and system experience
  • Target Operating Model lead experience
  • Experience of asset management governance, organisation redesign and process reengineering through automation 
  • Creating, editing and presenting experience
  • Exposure of developing financial business cases
  • Experience working in a Senior BA role and the ability to Lead
  • Working experience of Excel to a high level 
  • Experience of Agile and working in a Scrum team


Preferred criteria:

  • Aladdin by Blackrock experience 
Additional Information

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement: https://www.version1.com/careers/culture/

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