Commodities SME

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
6 months
From:
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Place:
London
Date:
05/09/2012
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
360522

Warning
This project is archived and not active any more.
You will find vacant projects in our project database.

COMMODITIES SME - BUSINESS OPERATIONS - Middle Office LOGISTICS - PROJECT CHAMPION

Position Description

  • Initial stage - Drive Operations Model: Act as the main point of contact for the transformation team on behalf of the functional RTB team in the following activities:
    • Designing future state operating model across process
    • Review business requirements as documented by programme analysts based on the operations model
  • Middle stages - Review & Assurance: Assist the transformation team as the main point of contact for the functional RTB team in the following activities:
    • Ensure design meets requirements
    • Support delivery & migration readiness activities
    • Providing clarifications & review for questions from development & technical testing, typically via business or technical analysts
    • Provide input to testing team in developing detailed user test plans & scripts
  • Later stages - Support implementation:
    • Work with project/test managers in the programme to determine specialist RTB resource & time needed for testing and migration
    • Support user testing plan - including hands on testing and also leading resources from the RTB team as appropriate
  • Influence and prepare users in the function, for new technology, process & organization
  • Create and manage forums for users to be informed and raise ideas or challenges in a constructive fashion
  • Proactive communication with the user community and programme teams globally - in Commodities as well as with cross-product support functions

Candidates must have the following:

  • Strong knowledge of physical & financial commodities globally in the relevant function. This should cover listed & OTC, specifically Base Metals and gained in doing the job hands-on
  • Basic knowledge of technology project life cycle through exposure to project work, e .g. working in analysis, SME or testing capacity
  • Some familiarity with process change concepts & practice, eg reengineering, lean/six sigma, outsourcing/offshoring, etc.
  • Demonstrated record of thought leadership & influencing the change