Business Analyst- Regulatory

  • Date Posted Mar 16, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 12120

Are you driven by collective success? Do you believe collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one? Do you understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Business Analyst- Regulatory who will plan, manage, lead and oversee the end-to-end delivery of requirements throughout the lifecycle of the project in alignment with the business and/or enterprise needs and strategies. The ideal candidate will work on a  leadership project role primarily responsible for driving lean and effective business solutions which support project benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the facilitation and end-to-end delivery of business requirements following an agile and structured approach to determine how requirements are constructed, traced and prioritized to maximize business value
  • Apply a variety of elicitation techniques to probe, challenge and understand requirements
  • Lead a diverse range of stakeholders; communicates effectively by adapting style and technique to a diverse audience.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support in defining the business needs, business benefits, or problem/opportunity statements based on strategic drivers and identifying potential solutions
  • Identify, validate and document current state processes working with the business and stakeholders to design the desired future state
  • Forecast, define and manage the requirements effort including cost and timeline. Engage, enable and lead stakeholders to final agreement and signoff of the business requirements
  • Ensure traceability of requirements to benefits realization throughout project
  • Proactively identify and track requirements risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, constraints and anticipate and effectively manage risks related to requirements. Align decisions to bank’s risk appetite
  • Support the Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Proposal (RFP) process with vendors if required
  • Collaborate with technology partners and provide recommendations to support the development of system requirements and design, testing plans, artifacts/deliverables to ensure business needs are met
  • Identify risks or issues with technology solution or design that may impact the realization of project benefits and provide guidance and support to stakeholders in making good decisions to pro-actively resolve or mitigate potential risks/delays to the project
  • Ensure accuracy of business requirements documentation throughout the project to mitigate against project changes and reduce/manage cost to the project
  • Communicate progress on BA work packages, including requirements management, in a concise and timely manner, escalating issues to project manager, partners and manager where appropriate
  • Support Quality Assurance activities which include review test plan, test cases and provide guidance on testing and defect reporting
  • Support change management and overall project readiness activities
  • Contribute to personal and team development of skills and capability through training, mentorship of junior/peer Business Analysts, and contribution

Desired Skill-Set:

  • 5+ years BA experience
  • Experience working in Agile Environment
  • 2+ years Regulatory project experience
  • Expert knowledge of business analysis, project delivery practices and standards across the project life-cycle
  • Strong project delivery skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing workstreams for high-risk, high-visibility, large- scale projects
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to interact with all levels in a constructive manner
  • Good judgment, understanding of what issues to escalate, what to resolve on your own, make suggestions for possible resolution
  • Advanced Communication skills including superior facilitation, presentation, and negotiating skills
  • Versatile self-starter with demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with superior attention to detail
  • Broad business, organizational and operational knowledge across the Enterprise
  • Comfortable working at all levels of the organization
  • Superior impact and influence skills to effectively engage and manage all stakeholders and recommend creative and strategic solutions
  • Advanced problem Solving / Analytical Thinking Skills
  • Can link project objectives and outcomes to business and enterprise strategies
  • Operate with a Lean mindset determining a fit-for-purpose approach to drive rapid delivery excellence
  • Experienced with Agile and PDLC Waterfall
  • Project experience with regulatory EML, AML, CDIC, gender identity etc
  • Customer-focused

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