Version 1 Belfast

Lead Middle Office Business Analyst

Department: Business Management & Change


Sayem Chowdhury

Company Description

Are you interested in making a difference with technology? We make differences. Big ones, and small ones. Version 1 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. As a recent finalist for the Microsoft Partner of the Year Data Estate Modernisation Award, we are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies. With over 20 years’ experience, we are trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success.

Version 1 has been named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for the second time, ranking 16th again this year. Going from strength-to-strength, Version 1 is enjoying continued success having also been named as the 8th Best Large Workplace in Ireland earlier this year, and a Best Workplace in UK Tech in late 2019.

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

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:

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

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