Lead Business Analyst Jobs at HSBC in Colombo, Western Province

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HSBC company opens jobs for Lead Business Analyst positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Information Technology, Analyst, & Other skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 13,000 - රු. 39,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in IT Services and IT Consulting, Software Development, & Computer and Network Security, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Lead Business Analyst
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Analyst, Information Technology, Other
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Financial Services

Job Description

Some careers shine brighter than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Lead Business Analyst within the Securities services business.

The purpose of this role is to manage the successful implementation of our Funds Data Provision solutions in line with our strategy, including new client onboarding projects; delivery of change requests to clients; delivery of platform and product improvements; and delivery of regulatory reporting changes for our clients’ Solvency II compliance.

The BPM will plan, scope and deliver projects to meet the desired strategic direction while adhering to quality, cost, resourcing and time-scale milestones.

The incumbent is also responsible for ensuring that the expected benefits, particularly business benefits, are achieved and that the supporting business operating model is successfully established. The BPM will be working closely with colleagues from the Business, IT and Product Mgmt., to ensure the global roll-out of the strategic solutions.

The incumbent may have direct Line & Matrix management responsibilities, the size of the team will vary over time based on current demands. The role may change over time and the incumbent may be assigned to other projects suited to that person’s skills, experience and abilities.

In this role, you will:

The BPM will be required to undertake the following project management tasks for the projects they have been assigned to, throughout the various stages of the project life cycle and in line with the HSBC Global Best Practice framework.


• Creating of project Initiation materials including Terms of Reference, Business Case, Investment Summary.

• Define detailed internal and external client driven milestones and deliverables.

• Project resource, Risk and Issues and Dependency management, and Change Control management.

• Appropriate planning of testing, user training, documentation, migrations and client on-boarding.

• Adhere to Best Practice project principles in line with Business Transformation Framework.

• Ensure that all benefits are clearly identified, tracked and realised in line with the project plan.

• Experience with Agile projects is an advantage.

Requirements Management

• Functional requirement oversight including Requirements sign off and prioritisation.

• Software vendor functional evaluation/PoC.

• Client and Business Data requirements including retention and reporting requirements.

• Operational service level requirements (e.g. system availability).

• Production support hand-over requirements.

• Ensure requirements fit with agreed Global Operating model.

Resource Management

• Oversee the implementation of the business project on a daily basis with regard time, budget and quality.

• Line management & Matrix management of business analysts

• Oversee User training – systems and procedures

Communication & Stakeholder Management

• Market contact & co-ordination (e.g. client notification and involvement in testing if appropriate).

• External e.g. client and regulator liaison and communication if appropriate.

• Chairing of Project Working Group

• Document and manage meeting minutes and actions from Project Working Groups.

• Weekly and monthly status reporting.

• Skilful escalation, navigation and negotiation of decisions impacting schedule/scope/budget with stakeholders both internal and external at all levels of seniority

Testing and Development Oversight of:

• Business and data rules, user profiles and test cases.

• Regression, functional testing, SIT and Business UAT.

• Initial quality assurance of solutions delivered into UAT.

• Test migration and fall-back from a business resumption perspective.

Migration and Live Running

• Risk analysis for business migration and liaison with Operation Risk and Control (ORC).

• Success criteria checklist and issues management for live implementation.

• Business Readiness sign-off – including satisfactory new procedures, user training and documentation etc.

• Coordination and management of system release implementations.

Post Implementation

• Central point of coordination and management for all post implementation issue management.

• Post Implementation Review (PIR) questionnaire and associated actions.

Subject Matter

Desirable to have appreciation of the following subject matter areas:

• Understanding and experience of implementing IBOR/ABOR solutions

• Investment Accounting / Fund Accounting

• Solvency II Client reporting

• Markit EDM technology

• Agile project management

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Extensive experience in the Finance and Banking industry environment (e.g. Asset Mgr., Hedge Fund, Fund Administrator, Brokerage house, Custodian etc.) with project management experience.
  • Strong product awareness of the Securities Services industry
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of both Waterfall and Agile practices.
  • Experience of Agile delivery and adoption of Agile practices is a distinct advantage.
  • Must have a good understanding of the Subject Matter relating to Data Distribution and Reporting Services supporting IBOR, ABOR and Solvency II
  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and software development is valuable in this role.
  • The role will have a high business content and will naturally involve considerable exposure to global business users as well as IT analysts so the BPM must have pertinent product knowledge. In addition, the role will need to work with any Vendor’s project resources, HSBC IT development and support teams.
  • Strong inter-personal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Must be capable of producing clear, unambiguous status reports, writing detailed reports, minutes and actions, making presentations to internal and client audiences, and interacting positively with IT and business management, users, vendors and HSS Group PMO.
  • Must be able to work independently. Must have strong process re-engineering and problem solving skills, and be self-directed.
  • Ability to build and maintain highly effective working relationships with colleagues, clients and third parties.
  • Planning, time management and resource management skills.
  • Proficiency in the creation project plans, reports and presentations.
  • Advanced skills in use of MS Project, Visio and MS Office software is expected
  • Experience with Agile toolsets eg; Atlassian stack, JIRA, Confluence, Zephyr
  • Experience of Markit EDM technology is essential

If interested, please apply for this position attaching a copy of your CV

Due to the urgent hiring need, candidates with immediate right to work locally and no relocation need will be prioritised.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC

HSBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and, opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, colour, national origin, veteran status, etc., We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

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The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019- nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.


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Industry: Financial Services

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world. Established in Hong Kong in 1865, HSBC is the world’s seventh-largest bank. It has over 7,500 offices in more than 80 countries and territories, with an international workforce of around 87,00 people. From its Hong Kong base, HSBC has played a prominent role in Asia’s economic and social development for more than 150 years. Today, it is one of the few companies operating in Asia that has a truly global footprint.

In 2013, HSBC was rated as the world’s most valuable banking brand, with assets totaling US$2,378 billion and profits of US$18.7 billion. Through its four global businesses – Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking – HSBC provides a wide range of services to individuals, businesses and organizations, from start-ups to multinationals. Services are tailored to meet customer needs in different countries, and include retail banking, wealth management, investment banking, structured finance and commercial banking.

HSBC was one of the earliest banks to offer global services, including electronic and mobile banking, helping to make day-to-day banking both secure and convenient. In addition, the bank has a large research and development team, working to develop new products and services that meet the needs of customers. It also has a strong commitment to sustainability, with a range of initiatives designed to support long-term economic, social and environmental progress around the world.

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