APEX FUND SERVICES (BULGARIA) EOOD
Lead Business Analyst
full-time

Lead Business Analyst

full-time

About us

The Apex Group is a global financial services provider with 5,000 staff across 50 offices globally. We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do.
Every employee plays a part in making Apex who we are today and the more that we grow, the more important that becomes. Whatever your career path or specialism Apex provides a global platform to allow you to thrive.

Responsibilities

The Role:

Their primary responsibilities of the Lead IT Business Analyst will be working with stakeholders to elicit requirements, analyses and propose IT solutions and deliver functional documentation, design documentation, assisting the development and quality teams during the implementation phases and ensure that the solution delivered matches with requirements.

A Lead IT Business Analyst will also oversee other Business Analysts work within complex projects and manage a small team of BAs.

The successful applicant will be able to quickly understand the business strategy and objectives and act as a link between the business stakeholders and developers. It will be necessary to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast paced environment.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Define and document business processes and requirements through collaborative stakeholder engagement. This includes working with the business to deliver solutions with a smooth transition through to the production environment.
Produce technical (functional and non-functional) documentation as BRDs, RFPs, DRSs and, end user product documentation.
Ability to clearly communicate ideas to both technical stakeholders and business end users.
Interpreting business requirements and translating these into viable solutions with tangible business benefits.
Support development and testing during the build and test phases.
Write test scripts and carry out user acceptance testing, on-going management and maintenance of business systems including end user support.
Identify new opportunities for technology.
Manage and drive BA teamwork within complex projects.
Manage small team of BAs, responsible for supporting and coaching junior BAs, manage availability and projects allocation, define target goals and assess performance.

Requirements and necessary skills

Experience and skills:

Experience of 6+ years working as an IT business analyst with some team leader/manager experience;
Experience in the financial services industry is preferable;
Demonstrated ability to work in a changing and challenging environment with a record of producing high quality business analysis documentation;
Knowledge of all phases of the development lifecycle;
Motivated self-starter who can work in a team environment;
3rd level Qualification (preferably IT related);
Experience with UML, BMPN or other modelling notations;
Excellent communication, listening and writing skills;
Excellent stakeholder management skills;
Be able to plan and track activities/tasks;
Ability to work to complete work to schedule;
Ability to multi-task;
Background in software development;
Experience of implementation and rollout to critical systems;
Be willing to travel (limited) if required to support project objectives;
PBA or CCBA preferable.

We offer

What you will get in return:

A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly;
Work for a fast developing and one of the world leading independent fund administrators;
Opportunities for professional development;
Competitive remuneration package including various benefits;
Positive and hospitable work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page .

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organization, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application.
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