SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia.
SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.
SGCIB in Asia Pacific is engaged in an ambitious strategy to develop new business initiatives in the region
Time to Market (TTM) project team is the entry point for Front-Office requests, especially :
Support new activity launches and lead the OPER impact analysis within the NPC (New Product Committee) framework
Support other Front-Office driven initiatives ( Non-NPC projects ) by leading the OPER study and implementation
The Business Analyst shall be involved in the different project phases : Study, implementation, post-go live follow-up
Main Responsibilities As part of the Time to Market project team, the Senior BA will be assigned one or several projects for which he / she will take the lead on :
Scoping : Perimeter definition (products, entities, underlyings, currencies, markets etc.), expected volumes and timeline, expected deliverables and identification of project constraints (operational issues, accounting, regulation, tax, legal, liquidity, system limitation, budget, execution capacity etc.)
Study the feasibility and impact for Operations to support new products, activity or set-up in terms of cost, risks and process capability
Propose adequate operational framework to support the new business request. BA should assess the best balance between Operational Risk, Cost, and Timeline to propose adequate solution.
In the framework of NPC, ensure OPER guidelines and SGCIB NPC policy are followed
Sign-off on behalf of OPER during NPC
Ensure with Operational Risk and operational managers that adequate control framework is designed and roll-out before business launch
Report to business line sponsors and Operations management the project progress as well as potential issues / decision needed through the established reporting channels (TTM Sharepoint, TTM-BL meetings).
In case of IT enhancement required, define the functional requirements in collaboration with the production teams
Provide IT with the detailed specifications, in collaboration with Proximity BA when applicable Coordinate the User Acceptance Tests if relevant
Coordinate the implementation of validated solutions
Propose and conduct change management actions
Follow-up the launch of the activity of new product or new activity In case of operational incident or in case the set-
up proposed in NPC is not followed, the BA should analyse the impacts and take relevant action : escalation, update of process from committee, process review etc.
Follow-up the pre and post conditions defined under the New Product Committee governance. There should be no overdue post-
condition on traded products (priority) and no overdue condition on non-traded products either.
Main deliverables :
Formalised impact analysis within the NPC framework
Other formalized impact analysis (case of non-NPC subjects )
Any other supporting document relevant and / or necessary for the project (minutes, steering committee document etc.)
The Senior BA also participates to the improvement of the project team efficiency (knowledge sharing, standardization of reporting, trainings on products and new process ) .
Key Skills and Knowledge Required Result Orientation
o Ability to raise relevant alert to sponsor and management
o Understanding of project stakes
o Able to work in high pressure environment
Pro-activity and proposition-making mindset
Ability to understand the big picture of initiatives in his / her portfolio
Curiosity and critical sense
Negotiation and Leadership skills
Good oral and written communication
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to stay tuned to FO and OPER requirements
Strong analytical skills
Strong business knowledge of Global market and financing activities and product
Good expertise of Front to Accounting processes
Sound knowledge of operational risk management
Graduate degree in finance, business administration, economics
Master in Business Administration is a plus