A renowned investment firm seeks the expertise of a performance-driven Domain Owner to lead the Fund Operations domain & deliver world-class solutions. You must possess a Computer Science Degree or similar, at least 6 years’ experience as a Senior BA or equivalent, have managed an IT team with exposure to the IT delivery lifecycle, understand Fund Operations business and systems & Fund Accounting, knowledge of Asset Management and strong Project Management. Please note this is an Employment Equity position.
Overall co-ordination and running of the Fund Operations domain.
Understand the business objectives and priorities of the Fund Operations business area.
Prioritisation of requirements for the domain that are aligned to the business objectives. Manage competing priorities for delivery items, across backlog and production support items.
Responsible for ensuring business requirements are accurately solicited and agreed.
New product development, working with stakeholders to ensure systems impacts and requirements are identified.
Actively engage the business on testing new business processes before they need to be done in production.
Identify opportunities or areas of improvement not only in the system but also giving input into process improvements.
Communicate priorities and progress of delivery to key stakeholders.
Line management of the BA’s in the team and their delivery.
Ensure the correct skills in place in the domain to meet the business needs.
Engage with other Domain Owners to deliver end-to-end solutions for the Institutional business.
Ensure an effectively delivery life cycle process is followed within the domain.
Ensure the domain strives to achieve the highest standards of quality, productivity and continuous improvement of their systems.
Identify and manage any risk introduced by changes.
Ensure that production support is effectively and timeously addressed.
Review and drive the resolution of the analysis and testing root cause analysis and preventative actions.
Computer Science Degree or similar.
Experience managing an IT team and driving team delivery.
Minimum 6 years’ experience as a senior business analyst or an equivalent senior role
Exposure to the IT delivery lifecycle.
Understanding of the Fund Operations business and systems & Fund Accounting.
Knowledgeable of Asset Management and IT industry changes, practices and software offerings.
Strong Project Management.
Experience in solution analysis and driving, managing systems delivery.
Knowledge of how technology can improve or change business performance.
Understands risk associated with system change and IT governance.
Understand agile methodologies and work practices.
Record of leadership.
Excellent track record of managing and implementation of IT solutions.
Drives continues process improvement.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
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