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Business Analyst

Man Group
Business Analyst
London, GB
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Job Description

Job Profile Summary:

Hybrid business analyst/project management role within the Trading Platforms Projects team.

Primarily focusing on initiatives across Man Group, this role is perfect for a highly motivated, inquisitive individual who sees a challenge as opportunity to learn. The role requires taking ownership of projects and initiatives and working closely with the business stakeholders to understand requirements, scope, and priority. It would be beneficial for the individual to have a technical background to compliment sound business knowledge.


  • Working closely with the business to analyse and understand their processes and requirements.

  • Producing technical designs to meet business needs

  • Implementing consistent project reporting frameworks across the business and maintain oversight of activities underway

  • An awareness of operational risk and managing issues to resolution; escalating where appropriate

  • Supporting senior management with ad-hoc and regular reporting

  • Tracking and reporting in a concise manner to highlight milestones, risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies

  • Hosting regular project review sessions with senior stakeholders

  • A positive attitude and approach tasks bringing enthusiasm, and challenging requirements when appropriate.

  • Documentation creation including, but not limited to, business cases, budget/resource/project plans, and status updates

  • Interacting closely with project teams to anticipate challenges and help problem solve any scope, resourcing, or quality issues

  • Ensuring a high level of transparency

  • A focus on delivering value to the business while maintaining a culture of constant improvement within project teams and driving relentless efforts to improve process

Key Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years working as a Business Analyst/Project Manager
  • Previous experience within a Technology team preferable
  • Excellent problem solving, analysis and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Should be able to present a point concisely and deal positively with conflicting views, with internal and external partners and senior stakeholders .
  • Highly organised self-starter with the ability to effectively manage time across multiple projects and with competing business demands and priorities
  • Third parties experience beneficial (software vendors and service providers)
  • Previous Project Management experience beneficial
  • Good knowledge of SQL with related hands-on experience beneficial.
  • Buy-side experience beneficial, and financial services experience a must.
  • Detailed understanding of multiple asset classes beneficial.
  • Previous experience of order and execution management lifecycle or front office system required.

** Our Culture, Values and Benefits at Man**

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equal opportunities. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business and this is embedded in our culture and values. There are a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and that encourage inclusion and diversity across our firm and the industry. Man Group is a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter and the Race at Work Charter. Man Group is also a Disability Confident Committed employer; if you require help or information on reasonable adjustments as you apply for roles with us, please contact

Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme.

We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave. Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.

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