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Business Analyst / Senior Consultant (L4)

Date:  09-Sep-2022
City:  London
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Senior Consultant / Business Analyst / Banking Experience (L4)


About GFT

As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain/DLT. With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors, as well as in the manufacturing industry.


We have been recognised for our engineering excellence and work side by side with our clients in an agile way to solve their most challenging problems. Companies gain easy and safe access to scalable IT applications and innovative business models.


Who are we?

GFT are a modern company with a passion for technology that thrives on collaboration with our clients and celebrates success with our team.  We are an organisation that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. You will work in a supportive environment with a diverse and inclusive team that is always learning and developing whilst working closely with our colleagues across the globe. Most importantly we care about people, cultures and opinions, and show everyone equal respect.


Role Summary 


We are looking for Consultants with a strong banking domain SME knowledge combined with business analysis skillset.



Role Responsibilities

  • Document and understand the current state across stakeholder functions
  • Business process re-engineering; driving and documenting the Target state process ensuring consistency across Business Line and location with appropriate controls
  • Drive the elicitation and management of requirements in a timely manner
  • Identify and assess change needs, capture and document requirements
  • Analyse the impact of changes on current, interim and target state
  • Support the business throughout the design and implementation process
  • Work with the programme to ensure that the technology solutions are delivering maximum business value.
  • Support the PM for business case / project charters
  • Undertake & leverage data analysis for identification of opportunities and recommending options and associated costs
  • Collaborate with other consultants in their client engagements to ensure quality and successful delivery of projects
  • Support the team in running and growing the GFT business and pipeline in the UK
  • Support the team in building intellectual property for GFT as required by the market
  • Support the team in building a great culture and making GFT a great place to work


Competencies and Skills Needed

  • Strong skills in Process Mapping and Business Process Reengineering
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to bring people together
  • Experience in Business Analysis and Financial Services
  • Experience in conceptualisation and solution definition
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving experience
  • Proactive, enthusiastic candidates preferred
  • Candidate must be comfortable working with data and enjoy detailed analysis
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of (related) business solutions in the market
  • Strong knowledge of business analysis methods and tools
  • Awareness of Quality Management tools and techniques
  • Ability to identify and interpret stakeholders needs and requirements
  • Ability to work in self-organising teams and matrixed organisations
  • Ability to commit and prioritise work duties and tasks
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Ability to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to team members
  • Highly adaptable to a changing environment, can prioritise tasks accordingly and is able to work under pressure, meeting strict deadlines
  • Highly motivated, inquisitive, and positive attitude


Accountabilities of the role: 

  • Work on clients engagements, either leading or contributing to the common goal (as defined in SOW)
  • Gather, analyse and present data, deliver agreed objectives (as defined in SOW)
  • Synthesise large amounts of information and communicate clearly to a wide range of audiences, providing clarity to complex issues
  • Support growing the GFT business


Key criteria: 

  • Degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Business, Economics, Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent Business Analysis certification and relevant work experience)
  • Min 5 years of relevant work experience e.g. in management consulting, business or process analysis and technology change within retail or corporate banking; insurance, asset managers also highly desirable
  • Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills (demonstrated e.g. through coursework or relevant work experience)
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and prioritise tasks accordingly
  • Knowledge in MS Office products and tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of other European languages is an advantage
  • Must be prepared to travel (the UK / international travel)


What we offer you


You will be working with some of the brightest people in business and technology on challenging and rewarding projects in a team of likeminded individuals. GFT prides itself on its international environment that promotes professional and cultural exchange and encourages further individual development.


Founded in 1987 and located in 15 countries to ensure close proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 10,000 people. GFT provides our people with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. The GFT Technologies SE share is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.




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