Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.
Investec are looking for a Business Analyst to join our Banking Operations team as we look to digitise and rebuild our current account service proposition. This is an exciting role helping deliver this new service as we launch 3 new products to market, and we are looking for a BA with a blend of skills that include payments, retail banking and change.
You will be part of the Operations team, helping to co-create the operational design and delivery of a new transactional banking proposition for Investec, inclusive of both strategic, regulatory, payments, cards and account servicing change elements. The Bank will be launching 3 new products to market, across 3 differing client propositions, to suit the needs of its diverse client segments: High Net Worth, UK high income clients and South Africa High income clients.
You will have the opportunity to partner with multiple stakeholders to deliver an exciting and innovative current account proposition for the group, encompassing the full end to end components of the client's transactional lifecycle.
What you will be doing
• Planning the business analysis effort and approach for the operational delivery of the transactional Banking proposition• Identifying and articulating Operational needs and evaluating and recommending viable solutions to meet these.• Eliciting, analysing, documenting, validating, and verifying requirements.• Defining, designing, and optimising processes ensuring they are fit for purpose, client centric, scalable, resilient and cost effective.• Communicating requirements to ensure a common understanding across stakeholder groups.• Evaluating that a solution meets requirements and the business need.• Stakeholder management at all levels.
What we are looking for
• Extensive business analysis experience in financial services across the entire project lifeccyle – across all levels of the business; across geographies; both IT and non IT related.
• You need the ability to work under pressure and to tight timeframes, managing and resolving different and sometimes conflicting requirements and priorities.• You will need to be comfortable working in an environment where you will be contributing your skills and experience to the Transactional Banking Product Team and wider change community.• You should have knowledge of the UK Retail Banking environment• Experience in the use of structured analysis methods, tools and techniques, e.g. stakeholder analysis, business case definition; target operating model definition; business process, function and data modelling• The ability to tailor and adapt the approach and deliverables to fit the needs of the project.• Strong written and verbal communication skills.• Leadership and facilitation of both small and large workshops with stakeholders of all levels.• Analytical thinking and problem solving abilities.• Objective facilitation skills to encourage collaboration, energise, and maintain participation.
Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role • MS Project, Fluid and SharePoint skills desirable but not essential.
• Industry-recognised business analysis certification, e.g. CCBA/CBAP, BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, PBA-PMI.
At Investec we look for dynamic, energetic people filled with tenacity, integrity and out of the ordinary thinking. We value individuals who in turn value our culture; that is, a can-do attitude while challenging convention. Diversity, competency and flexible leadership are respected in pursuit of the growth of our business.
As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.
Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.
Here is a selection of what we offer;
Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance
Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus
Life & Income Protection
Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection
Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme
Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.
We want our people to feel empowered to be themselves in an environment that supports them, enabling them to perform in “out of the ordinary” ways. Our culture places belonging and inclusion at its centre and our work environment is integral to this. If you require any adjustments to support you through the recruitment process, as well as supportive and flexible working arrangements to help you succeed with us, please let our recruitment team know.
Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
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