Product Analyst - thinkFolio / EDM Product Analyst - thinkFolio / EDM …

Quilter
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 20
Competitive
Quilter
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 20
Competitive
Product Analyst - thinkFolio / EDM
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Analyst to join our Quilter Investors arm us as we continue our transformational journey. Working with fund managers in the front office space you will be influential in enabling thinkFolio projects in line with business requirements.

You will ideally have thinkFolio experience or other similar market leading products such as Charles River, Blackrock Aladdin.

The Product Analyst provides subject matter expertise in the given technology product to ensure that solution operates effectively. The role is responsible for supporting system functionality and/or trouble shooting, system analysis, supporting system design, assisting with user-testing and documenting business processes / procedures in partnership with business functions.

About us
The Quilter Group is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management, with a portfolio of £118.7 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers worldwide (as at October 2019). Our focus is on creating prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow by providing financial solutions for investors around the globe, and we operate primarily in two main segments - Advice & Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms. You won't just find diverse, talented and friendly teams here. You'll also discover an inclusive culture and every opportunity for personal and professional development.

About the role
  • Gather the business requirements from across the all functional areas within the business unit. Elicit requirements using appropriate methods including interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process and workflow analysis using knowledge of the end to end operating model.
  • Deliver functional specifications to the development team and closely track to ensure these meet requirements.
  • Build and execute UAT packs against new software builds to ensure these meet the business requirements.
  • Assist with creating procedures documentation in order to transition to the Operations team post go live.
  • Collaborate with users and the Product team to understand functional and data needs. Author both business and functional requirements documents and technical specifications in line with Group standards
  • Develop and maintain documentation of business policies, business process models and operational procedures to deliver the interim and/or target operating model
  • Ensure that procedures meet regulatory compliance requirements with appropriate controls in place
  • Play a key role in assessing operational readiness and supporting business implementation

Continuous improvement
  • Seeks opportunities for continuous improvement, optimisation and innovation in technology products, data and applications functionality.
  • Maintains a forward looking schedule of actions related to Product enhancements.


About you
Qualifications required
  • Work experience in defined product and or specific industry processes (essential)
  • Product or Business Analysis qualification along with hands on experience (essential)
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Direct experience of working within the Wealth / Asset Management or Vendor space
  • Front office experience mandatory
  • ThinkFolio mandatory, or other similar products such as Charles River, Blackrock Aladdin
  • EDM desirable, Power BI nice to have
  • Excellent knowledge of business processes, systems and data flows
  • Demonstrable technical aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Knowledge of managed systems and working with third party support
  • Supporting business users to explore small change requests and resolve BAU issues

Key Behavioural Skills:
  • Embraces change and initiates new and better ways of working to deliver positive customer outcomes
  • Communicates confidently and effectively, at all levels, both in written and verbal form
  • Analytical mind set, able to use data and metrics to drive actions and develop solutions for our customers
  • Agile - makes decisions within remit and executes in fast, simple and focused way
  • Embraces a collaborative working environment to achieve shared objectives
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Able to positively influence and persuade others
  • Strong organisation and planning skills to manage a wide variety of tasks, processes and responsibilities
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a strong results focus, takes the initiative to drive disciplined delivery of objectives
  • Develops own capability, looking outwardly to keep up to date with advances in technology and utilises knowledge to support the delivery of new and innovative solutions to our customers
  • Demonstrates credibility, professionalism and strong personal integrity and acts as a role model for the Quilter values - Pioneering, Dependable, Stronger Together


Benefits
No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That's why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.
Core Benefits (Perm)
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

Core Benefits (Fixed Term Contract)
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Benefit Allowance: A cash benefit allowance is payable in lieu of some of our core benefits

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

Our promise
At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.
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