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Senior Business Analyst – Payments

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst – Payments
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 65000 - 75000
REF: Senior Business Analyst – Payments
Contact Name: Claire Hallett-Walsh
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Business Analyst – Payments



To £75K plus extensive benefits package


Your future duties and responsibilities:

Our Tier 1 client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Business Analyst with payments experience who can work alongside their clients to recommend solutions and identify/resolve challenges within the programmes. In this role, you will:

  • Help clients succeed in meeting their business objectives to develop best-fit innovative digital solutions
  • Collaborate with product specialists and various application delivery teams to help develop solutions that fully integrate with existing IT systems and solve complex business problems
  • Leverage existing expertise and knowledge to validate solution definitions and specifications created by partners across the technology stack, ensuring alignment with the client’s policies and group strategy
  • Maintain a clear and robust requirements management process for the department and all associated project deliveries
  • Support in developing enterprise solutions that take into consideration operational costs, security, application development, production support considerations and client experience considerations
  • Lead workshops with business and technology stakeholders to review, develop, validate and finalise requirements for the delivery of ISO compliance across the business
  • Ensure all agreed outputs and decisions are suitably well documented in the agreed tools, throughout the requirements lifecycle, from initial capture through various stages of refinement and through to testing and implementation


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Demonstrable experience as a hands-on analyst within payments, alongside sound and relevant knowledge across the payments domain, including non-technical and technical responsibilities
  • Experience in a senior / leadership capacity with ultimate responsibility for requirements and associated management processes
  • Expert understanding of correspondent banking and domestic/cross border payment messaging (including but not limited to SWIFT MT/pacs/camt, SEPA, Faster Payments)
  • Experience of the Agile software delivery methodology and tools/skills including ‘specification by example’ and writing acceptance criteria
  • Comfortable leading virtual teams and able to influence and direct people without direct line management responsibility
  • Experience in organising and leading workshops focused on requirements gathering, analysis and refinement
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with business stakeholders and gain trust in order guide and influence them


About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.

They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.