Risk Archer Business Analyst (2000063P)

Job ID
750
Location
Montreal downtown
Role and Responsibilities
IT Unlock’s mission is to improve our client's current IT condition. We are looking for a talented Risk Archer BA. This is a permanent position. The work is done in downtown of Montreal and it begins quickly. Beautiful technologies and nice challenge are waiting for you.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Understand and assist ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) and ORM (Operational Risk Management) program launch by promoting the ERM and ORM vision and coordinating implementation.
  • Promote the GRC vision of harmonization of process, taxonomy and methodology as well as aggregation of results through reporting.
  • Gather, analyze, document, and validate the needs of the ERM and ORM business stakeholders in the GRC space.
During that effort, the ERM and GRC Business coordinator will use tools/skills such as: arranging workshops, interviewing, workflow analysis, testing, documentation, gap analysis and user stories writing.

ERM and ORM program launch

  • Assist in risk management program launch through communication and coordinations with various stakeholders in the bank (1st and 2nd lines of defense).
  • Hold walkthrough sessions with key stakeholders to gain an understanding of the proposed structure and format of ongoing process mapping, metrics monitoring, risk identification and control identification.
  • Identify specific needs and process derogation that would require program modification or specific business requirements.
  • Discuss draft design approach and deployment plan with key stakeholders for review, feedback and approval.
  • Escalate challenges in implementation and propose solutions for harmonization and successful delivery.

Promotion of GRC vision

  • Promote GRC vision to all stakeholders insisting on harmonization of taxonomy, process and methodology as well as aggregation and reporting ability.
  • Influence stakeholder to enhance their current program with a more integrated way to eliminate siloed and manual work.
  • In case of disagreement, hold workshops to find a common agreement across all stakeholders.
  • Ensure Archer is developed using a strategic vision rather than tactical steps.

The primary responsibility is to gather, analyze, document, and validate the needs of the business stakeholders in the GRC space.  The business analyst will use the full range of business analysis skills to understand the Business needs and translate it into “user stories” under the Agile framework.

During that effort, the GRC BA will use tools/skills such as: arranging workshops, interviewing, workflow analysis, testing, documentation, gap analysis and user stories writing.

User stories requirement gathering

  • Enhance methodology documents with sufficient information to enable full understanding of business needs and to write user stories. This will require proficiency in interviewing skills, workflow analysis, dataflow diagramming, and sometimes screen design, etc.
  • Write full blown user stories and acceptance criteria for each of the core workstreams (risk assessment, issues management, events/losses monitoring, metrics and RCSA)
  • Review user stories with the development team for completeness, to increase clarity as well as reducing assumptions and future issues, etc.
  • Clarify any questions from the development team and update the user stories accordingly.
  • Prioritize immediate business needs and manage catalog / backlog process.
  • Write test scripts based on specific user stories.
Project Management and Execution

  • Ensure Agile methodology is followed by gathering features and goals to write user stories.
  • Follow set ceremonies timelines to avoid program delays.
  • Manage the scope and requirements throughout the project lifecycle development phases.
  • Identify and eliminate miscommunications between business and technical project team members.
  • Coordinate and liaise with user on User Acceptance Test (UAT) phase.
  • Communicate, escalate, update stakeholder on status (issues, action plans, etc.) to ensure timely and comprehensive delivery.

Profile
Competencies:
  • Good knowledge of Financial and non-Financial Risks including Operational risks
  • Experience in banking industry
  • Knowledge of risk management frameworks would be a plus, specifically around risk assessment, issues management, events/losses monitoring, metrics and RCSA.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with ability to collaborate effectively with business and technology teams to guarantee timely and quality delivery.
  • Ability to influence and encourage common methodology, common referential and common reporting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to successfully interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Sound problem solving, reasoning and business judgment, solid analytical skills and ability to identify issues and propose solutions.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, prioritize projects to meet time-sensitive deadlines and follow up with stakeholders. 
  • Team-oriented and adaptable to changing environment/demands.  Thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Technical Skills:         

  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Microsoft Power Point and Visio
  • Knowledge of RSA Archer GRC platform is a plus.
  • Knowledge of BI solutions is a plus – (Microstrategy, QlikVew, Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life cycle procedures

Qualifications:
  • Proven expertise as business analyst in risk department.
  • Comprehensive understanding of business analysis methodologies.

Experience Needed:

  • Previous significant experience as a senior business analyst in an investment banking environment (5 years)

Skillset
Required:
• 5+ years as a senior business analyst in an investment banking environment
• Risk managment
• Financial and non-Financial Risks including Operational risks
• Practice of ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) and ORM (Operational Risk Management)
• GRC process, taxonomy and methodology
• PM
• MS Office, Visio and PowerPoint
• Experience in banking industry
• Fluent in English

Asset:
• RSA Archer GRC
• Risk assessment, issues management, events/losses monitoring, metrics and RCSA
• Microstrategy, QlikVew, Tableau, PowerBI or a BI solution
Number of positions
1
Work Experience
At least 5 years
Salary
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