Business Analyst
Manulife
Quezon City, PH
5d ago

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

The Business Analyst will be deployed to different initiatives / projects and is expected to work with an array of different project members, POCs, stakeholders, etc.

at all times. The candidate is expected to participate as a technical, functional or agile resource in the planning and implementation of projects.

Responsibilities require little or no supervision. The candidate is required to have strong knowledge of tools and methodologies surrounding Business Analysis.

Key Accountabilities :

  • Delivery of successful initiatives in a timely manner based on project objectives and success criteria.
  • Promoting and enabling a high degree of collaboration among Business SMEs and decision makers to ensure successful and quick delivery.
  • Production of high quality business requirements; including but not limited to creation of documentation in various formats including BRD, Data Mapping, User Cases and User Stories
  • Identification and escalation of key risks, issues and dependencies, as well as cost benefit trade-offs among a variety of options to align with overall project and program objectives
  • Process modeling and analysis skills including but not limited to process improvements, gap analysis between current and future state along with root cause analysis
  • Basic creation UAT Test Plan and Test Case documentation
  • Conduct UAT execution and identify / retest defects to ensure successful completion
  • Create the necessary handover documentation and transition the project changes to the business (steady state)
  • Support implementation / warranty
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Support Team to pro-actively share information and foster continued learning and development
  • Able to explain technical jargon to non-technical / commercial teams
  • Acting as an advisor to senior managers and executive teams
  • Ability to identify tasks and deliverables to contribute to project plan and provide estimates of your required effort
  • Understanding the rationale for the analysis approach. And, contributing to agreements about how to proceed
  • Facilitate group workshops and meetings
  • Able to generate and propose business case including identifying cost and business savings for the stakeholders
  • Understanding business needs to support project transition and help establish change
  • Flexible on shifts and overtime maybe required to meet business deadline
  • Willing to travel depending on the requirements of the project
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, Financial / Investments, Legal Management degree holder or other relevant post-secondary education preferred.
  • At least 3 years of BA or consultant experience with Information Technology, Financial Services or Middle and Back office operations enabling integrated solutions to optimize processes, technology, data etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (including Visio, Project)
  • LOMA level 1 certification is a plus
  • Experience in Agile Methodology is an advantage
  • Completed Six Sigma Yellow Belt (BPI) Training
  • Basic SQL knowledge is an advantage
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is an advantage
  • ITIL certification is an advantage
  • Completed BA Preparatory Program is an advantage
  • Quick to adapt with proven experience learning new products, technologies and tools
  • Thorough knowledge of analysis with regards to information gathering, requirements writing, UAT testing etc.
  • Ability to identify and pursue continuous improvements
  • Excellent negotiating skills and an ability to manage inter-departmental work relationships.
  • Strong influencing skills with ability to make sound recommendations
  • Previous experience in the financial services, wealth management or insurance industry
  • Must pass current job expectations and meet performance metrics.
  • Excellent comprehension, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife / John Hancock.

    About Manulife

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

    We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.

    As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.

    4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years.

    With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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