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Date live: Mar. 17, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90367213

Contract: Permanent

Project Business Analyst
London

As a Barclays Project Business Analyst, you will be contributing to the delivery of a portfolio of complex projects within the Market Data Financial Management domain to help achieve long-term strategy. You will be working with in market Data Financial Management (MDFM) which is a global team responsible for the end-to-end management of all market data services on behalf of BI, BUK and BX. Our process includes managing business requirements and demand challenge, vendor on-boarding and contract management.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality, and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Working Flexibly
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognizes and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.
We are currently in the early stages of implementing a hybrid working environment, which means that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. We’re flexible on how this works and it may continue to change and evolve. Depending on your team, typically this means that colleagues spend a minimum of between 20% to 60% of their time in the office, which could be over a week, a month, or a quarter. However, some colleagues may choose to spend more time in the office over a typical period than their role type requires. We also have a flexible working process where, subject to business needs, all colleagues globally can request work patterns to reflect their personal circumstances.
Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
•    Interfacing with various stakeholders to understand and document business requirements
•    Understanding end-to-end project lifecycle and supporting the project team
•    Providing detailed analysis, present options and make recommendations to stakeholders to gain buy in
•    Contributing to Market Data strategic initiatives from inception to completion 
•    Engaging stakeholders across Market Data, the wider Procurement, Technology and Front Office businesses 
•    Ensuring updates are regularly communicated, and projects/tasks are prioritized

What we’re looking for:
•    Proven Business Analysis experience within the Financial Services industry 
•    Broad experience with End-to-End project management lifecycle
•    PC knowledge, particularly Excel, Outlook, Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Visio; Proficient manipulating excel to produce metrics, pivot tables, charts, etc
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Significant experience and understanding with Market Data and/ or Reference data vendors, products, technology, delivery methodologies 
•    Broad experience and understanding with delivering or contributing to technology driven transformation projects / programs
•    Proven delivery track record within fast paced corporate environment and ability to work across multiple projects
•    Excellent analytical, problem solving and influencing skills

Where will you be working?
In the heart of Canary Wharf, our headquarters at Churchill Place boasts onsite amenities such as; a gym, staff restaurant and deli bar, and is easily accessible by tube and bus links. With a population of around 5000 staff the atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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