Thursday, 8 August 2013

Payment/Card Payment Business Analyst needed

RDF have a  client who is building a Payments Team and therefore requires Business Analysts with an emphasis on Business knowledge around Retail Banking and Payments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

*          Elicits and clearly defines client needs by assessing and

documenting business opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors

of potential business solutions. Conducts business assessment reviews

and walkthroughs for complex projects.

*          Provides problem definition, evaluation of requirements, and

implementation of solutions to meet business and user requirements.

*          Works directly with a client to solve problems or make decisions

requiring technical expertise or specialized knowledge.

*          Investigates client needs, regulations, and technology to

provide input into the design of a new system, system enhancements, or

acquired software or hardware.

*          Prepares and updates written material and explanations to

accompany systems, programs, and program changes.

*          May supervise overall activities of the consulting

engagements/projects or work independently on an engagement.

*          Provides vendor relations and client support, training and

testing within the area of expertise (e.g., client/server architecture,

payment solutions).

*          Manage projects or project sub-plans by developing, coordinating

and controlling the steps necessary to carry out a project within

established time frame, budget, quality and requirements.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

*          Extensive knowledge of the financial services industry,

including payments using ATM, POS and other device types, card products

(Visa, MC, AMEX, etc...), transaction switching, card management

systems, EMV/Chip Cards, back office banking systems

*          Extensive knowledge of methods, tools, and technology used to

carry out tasks necessary to prepare business assessment deliverables

*          Considerable knowledge of Client Focus/Value Management

*          Considerable knowledge of the basic principles, processes,

phases and roles of multiple applications development methodologies

*          Thorough knowledge of conversion methodologies and the basic

principles, processes, phases and roles relevant to each conversion


*          Knowledge of basic, fundamental accounting principles

*          Skill in project management preferred but not required

*          Skill in understanding and focusing on the clients' needs,

establishing credibility and building relationships with clients

*          Skill in analysis, solid decision-making and problem solving


*          Ability provide the direction required to supervise overall

activities of the consulting engagement and to provide performance

updates to company and client management as needed

*          Ability to effectively lead and supervise

*          Ability to maintain professional appearance and project a

professional image

*          Ability to use effective listening skills to develop

understanding of user questions or problems

*          Ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and

accomplish goals

*          Ability to establish and manage priorities effectively

*          Ability to learn quickly and willingness to continuously learn

and enhance skills

*          Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and teambuilding skills and

manage conflict

*          Ability to communicate exceptionally both verbally and in


*          Fluency in English, both written and oral. Additional language

skills are preferred but not required

*          Ability to establish and maintain effective working

relationships with employees, clients and the public

*          Willingness to travel and work at client locations, sometimes

for extended periods of time

Additional Key Competencies include:-

- Ambitious and self-starter

- Culturally aware

- Had exposure to other aspects within the financial technology space, as in core banking, mid-office applications and/or channels.

- Knowledge of payment hubs

Fantastic Benefits Package

Contractual benefits include:

-           26 days' holidays

-           Pension scheme (4% employee contribution, met with 6% employer


-           Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)

-           Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)


Discretionary benefits (applicable to all employees) include:

-           Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

-           Healthcare Cash Plan

-           Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

-           Eye care vouchers

-           Childcare vouchers

-           Cycle to Work scheme

-           Season ticket travel loan

-           Long Service Awards

-           Recognition scheme

-           Scholarship Scheme
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