Business Analyst (Asset Management) - Schroders Investment Management - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Analyst
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Schroders Investment Management, North America (SIMNA) for a 1-year return-to-work program starting in July 2022. This program is designed for professionals returning to the workforce after a 1.5+ year career break.

 

Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. The program is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. reacHIRE provides a 1-week intensive onboarding, specifically designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence, and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of one’s career.

 

Please note: Some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent performance expectations to be met by the end of the 1-year program. The Schroders Investment Management Returnship Program is designed to help candidates on-ramp and upskill. We encourage all candidates with relevant prior experience to apply!

 

Summary: 

Schroders is seeking a Business Analyst to join the Asset Management Technology team in New York. The team is responsible for technology-aligned analysis, program oversight, development delivery and support for technical changes for America's Asset Management technology and market data requirements, including our Latin America and Bermuda offices.

 

The successful candidate will undertake analysis and provide implementation support for technical requirements as well as conduct project management activities to support the regional interests of the Americas business.

 

The candidate will ensure appropriate identification of business needs and deliver effective solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. The candidate will work with all other groups, including the business, Group Change and Global Technology teams to mitigate risk and ensure the effective delivery of business initiatives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to high-level technical and data analysis of proposed initiatives to identify requirements and propose solutions
  • Contribute to business case preparation with project sponsors and Group Change function
  • Work closely with sponsors and Group Change to understand and translate business expectations into actionable technical solutions
  • Work with Capability Owners and Leads to break programs of work down into features, and features into stories
  • Contribute to maintaining relationships with the business, Group Change, Global Technology, and peers across the globe
  • Contribute to defining and continuously improving best practice for Business Analysis and Project Management
  • Contribute to the testing process for developed solutions
  • Propose and obtain stakeholder buy-in for changes to improve efficiencies and reduce costs, drive profitability and decrease risk across the Schroders business
  • Provide timely, accurate and concise status reporting highlighting progress, issues, and risks
  • Help manage stakeholder expectations and communications
  • Liaise effectively with peer Business Analysts to design an optimal solution
  • Conduct complex data analyses and identify sources and relationships

Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of financial services, ideally with strong investment/asset management exposure
  • Excellent understanding of analysis and project management disciplines, processes, and tools
  • Experience in monitoring and managing issues, risks and dependencies
  • Strong reporting skills with a proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering technology change using Agile methodologies, preferably SAFe
  • Experience of working on managing projects across both functional and geographic boundaries
  • Experience with the appropriate methods and tools (i.e., workshops, process flow, Visio, BPML) to document system designs, data flows and dependencies
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize and manage own activities in the best interests of the organization
  • Inspiring and collaborative team player
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, change and multitasking
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and responds constructively to challenge
  • Continuous improvement mindset challenges the status quo

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Management Consultancy experience a plus
  • Project Management certification a plus

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their careers. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360-degree support, along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 

Our return-to-work program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking, and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better, and more innovative. Be you and reach higher!

 

Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at swhite@reachire.com.
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs.

 

About Schroders Investment Management, North America (SIMNA)

We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

 

We have around 5,000 people on six continents, with 350 people based in New York. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

 

The base

We are based at 7 Bryant Park in the heart of NYC. And we have everything we need to work flexibly. We operate a hybrid working model, with a requirement that our returners be in the office 3 days per week. This is to sustain our culture of innovation, collaboration, knowledge  sharing, and building relationships with the business.

 

ADA

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

EEO/Affirmative Action

Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or protected veteran status.

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