Job Description

Purpose of the Job Part of a wider Insight & Innovation team in IT, the Associate works with business stakeholders on requirements elicitation and business case formulation (using a range of Agile techniques). The team member will work closely with architecture and application owners to support demand management across the Bank’s user groups, with an opportunity to specialise in one of the Bank’s core areas, such as Trading & Risk, Corporate Services and Banking. Background: The Insight & Innovation team collaborates with the business to drive business performance through innovative technologies. Through strong relationships and a consultative approach, we shape and define initiatives and projects aligning business strategy and Tech 2020. This role will support the strategic alignment of IT products to business strategies and demand management of the Bank’s user groups. This is part of the Tech 2020 strategy Facts and Scale
  • Part of a core practice of 6 members

  • Supported and mentored by the incumbents of the Principal IT Insight & Innovation roles

  • No direct people responsibilities Accountabilities and Responsibilities The role will be responsible for engaging with business stakeholders as part of a project or as part of the demand management process (early assessment of IT initiatives).

  • Work closely with product owners, SME, business stakeholders and IT disciplines to transpose valued needs into requirements captured by appropriate methods and artefacts.

  • Carry out investigation, capture and prioritisation of business requirements using a variety of Agile techniques.

  • Capture business cases.

  • Engage with stakeholders through interviews, workshops, focus groups and other engagement methods.

  • Ensure appropriate requirements sign off from key stakeholders, where necessary.

  • Perform Analysis across end to end business process to understand change impact, where necessary creating alignment from technical to business capabilities.

  • Assess data sets and evaluate differences and bottlenecks.

  • Promote Agile principles and practices to continuously improve working practices within the team

  • Work as part of SCRUM teams on major projects and initiatives.

  • Implement and maintain requirements traceability as these mature through sprints/ iterations.

  • Contribute towards team best practice.

  • Support testing, business readiness, adoption of functionality by business users as it is incrementally deployed into production.

  • Stay up to up-date with current market and industry trends by attending internal learning opportunities and external events such as seminars and industry events, bringing new thinking and ideas back to the team.

Knowledge and Skills, Experience and Qualifications.
  • The role will be responsible for engaging with business stakeholders as part of a project or as part of the demand management process (early assessment of IT initiatives).

  • Work closely with product owners, SME, business stakeholders and IT disciplines to transpose valued needs into requirements captured by appropriate methods and artefacts.

  • Carry out investigation, capture and prioritisation of business requirements using a variety of Agile techniques.

  • Capture business cases.

  • Engage with stakeholders through interviews, workshops, focus groups and other engagement methods.

  • Ensure appropriate requirements sign off from key stakeholders, where necessary.

  • Perform analysis across end to end business process to understand change impact, where necessary creating alignment from technical to business capabilities.

  • Assess data sets and evaluate differences and bottlenecks.

  • Promote Agile principles and practices to continuously improve working practices within the team

  • Work as part of SCRUM teams on major projects and initiatives.

  • Implement and maintain requirements traceability as these mature through sprints/ iterations.

  • Contribute towards team best practice.

  • Support testing, business readiness, adoption of functionality by business users as it is incrementally deployed into production.

  • Stay up to up-date with current market and industry trends by attending internal learning opportunities and external events such as seminars and industry events, bringing new thinking and ideas back to the team. Challenges

  • The brief is wide-ranging requiring an understanding of various business areas and engagement with a diverse set of business users.

  • Support the IT Insight & Innovation team mandate to balance long-term strategic IT goals with the need to accommodate new Bank requirements and changes to its organisation, operations, priorities and procedures.

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