FTI Business Analyst-826950
At Franklin Templeton Investments, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners.
Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries.
For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.
What is the FTI Business Analyst for Global TA PMO group responsible for?
Responsible for work on projects or parts of programs with moderate complexity. Provides support to at least one business domain or product (business capability).
Partners with project teams and business / technical partners to deliver value and achieve business strategies and objectives.
Drives and delivers business process / problem analysis and recommends solutions. Partners with project teams and consults with various business and technical partners to deliver value and achieve business strategy and objectives.
What are the ongoing responsibilities of a FTI Business Analyst?
Needs Discovery : Articulates the business impact of business problems; identifies measurable business value to ensure
business strategies and objectives are realized. Understands business problems and contributes to the translation of business needs into capabilities.
Uncovers needs that business partners and end users would not be able to articulate on their own. Manages through ambiguity and resolves conflicts, issues, and risks to remove barriers within the project and team, while continuing momentum.
Solutions Management : Works with project teams to create and communicate solution vision and prioritizes competing
business demands to ensure delivery of business value. Iterates prototypes; co-designs and tests processes of high-value solutions with business and technology partners.
Understands technological constraints. Clarifies the business rationale of a solution concept and recommends alternative solutions to a business need.
Identifies solution interdependencies and assesses the risk of various solution options, including alternative options. Contributes to solution options and supports business partner decision-
making to minimize the amount of project investment divergence from target outcomes. Partners with project teams to identify opportunities for creating reusable enterprise artifacts.
Communicates the value of new technologies and the trade offs between various solution options to meet business strategies and objectives.
Consulting : Works with project teams to understand the tradeoffs to achieving their targeted business outcomes. Adjusts
expectations, in accordance with changes in scope, and navigates conflict between multiple business / technical partners.
Consults with business / technical partners to streamline work processes and maximize efficiencies to achieve business strategies and objectives.
Optimizes prioritization of business needs by influencing business and technology partners' decisions to support iterative business value delivery.
Communications & Change Management : Communicates effectively and identifies change plans across multiple areas to
support project and organizational change objectives. Works with project teams to identify an accurate view of challenges (and ways to mitigate them) to end-
user buy-in. Contributes to communities of practices and project community forums. Leverages enterprise- or industry-specific best practices or lessons learned that impact the organization.
What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful? Education Required : Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience Licenses and Certifications :