Sydney
Wealth Management
Contract or Temporary

Our client is a leading global financial institution looking for Business Analysts to join their Project Team within their Wealth Management division, working on projects throughout the APAC region.

Our client is targeting a candidate with 5-8 years’ experience in business analysis and/or product development to join as a more junior and generalist member of the team. As such, they are explicitly not seeking any candidates with > 8 years’ experience, nor prior project management experience.

The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of private banking products and operations, while their business analysis skills are still malleable, able to be developed to best suit our client’s processes and procedures.

This role will be hired on a 12-month contract paying a daily rate of $750-950 + super, with explicit view to extend or transition into a permanent position. As such, our client is only considering candidates with full and indefinite working rights at present.

Key Responsibilities:

Development of strategic and tactical solutions to achieve business objectives.

  • Manage the development of solutions for product area and align priorities and approach with the business objectives and desired outcome.
  • Facilitate problem definition, establish project scope, and define business needs with stakeholders and various other functional groups.
  • Perform business analysis, user story preparation, determine workflow, and give recommendations on process enhancements and system upgrades.
  • Manage and undertake end-to-end project tasks from feasibility study, requirement analysis/documentation, and UAT management (including UAT test script) to implementation support.
  • Evaluate project performance post implementation and resolve any production issues together with stakeholders.

Project planning

  • Mapping out project timeline and path to execution. 
  • Tracking project and ensure all deliverables are completed on-time, within scope and within budget. 
  • Preparation of project communication materials including but not limited to status updates and steering committee presentations. 
  • Monitor all deliverables and dependencies.
  • Responsible for communication to all stakeholders on status and timeline.
  • Manage and reconcile conflicts on resource and expectations between stakeholders.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in financial services, and ideally private banking/wealth management is a requirement to be considered for this position. Specifically, project experience pertaining to platform, KYC/Onboarding, settlements, and general banking products/procedures is ideal.
  • Due to the regional nature of this team as well, experience working in or alongside teams throughout the APAC region, especially HK and Singapore, is highly attractive.
  • Tertiary degree in business, finance, IT, or related disciplines.
  • 5-8 years’ experience in business analysis or product development, covering internal enterprise software solutions or client-facing applications.
  • Business background preferred over a technical background, though ideally still possessing strong hands-on analysis, end-to-end process, and solution capabilities.
  • Experience in Agile development practice, Design Thinking or User-Centred Design is a plus.
  • Able to manage road map, solution design to transformation.

Desired Soft Skills

  • Adaptable to change, can think ahead/long-term, and open to suggesting new ideas whilst following process.
  • Self-motivated with a solution focused mindset and an ability to work well and deliver under pressure.
  • Team player that can adapt to maximise cohesion in the team, build relationships, influence, and manage stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate complex topics effectively at all levels of management and across different business functions.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

At the explicit instructions of our client, candidates seeking remote or hybrid setups will not be considered; candidates must be prepared to work in the office five days a week.

Please note due to significant application volumes, only candidates that match the strict experience profile sought for this position will be contacted.

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