Business Analyst - Risk

  • RBS,
  • Edinburgh
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Job Description

The Business

Join us in Edinburgh as a Business Analyst
  • If you're analytically minded and keen to develop your operational risk domain knowledge, this role may be ideal
  • You'll be joining us in Risk Solutions, an area that plays a key role in the implementation of the RBS Operational Risk strategic plans through reducing complexity and cost, improving efficiency and managing significant bank wide change programmes
  • You'll have a big part to play in managing and delivering these changes, as you work with Operational Risk users across the globe to deliver solutions that meet business requirements

What you'll do

You'll be working with Operational Risk users across the globe to define business requirements, functional specifications, business user acceptance test cases and support the project team in delivering change.

Day-to-day, this will involve:

  • Working with colleagues to understand Operational Risk objectives and frameworks
  • Analysing and documenting process components and link gaps between current and future business state
  • Looking for and identifying opportunities for business process improvements
  • Supporting the India based project development team in building domain capability within the India team in line with the latest developments in the Operational Risk domain and evolving RBS processes
  • Understanding business problems and gathering requirements, producing requirement specifications, conducting end-to-end business testing, and identifying and highlighting risks
  • Supporting the Project Manager with key project activities like requirement gathering, process mapping, UAT execution, training and deployment
  • Working with technical teams to ensure the accurate conversion of business requirements into functional specifications and technical design

The skills you'll need

To join us in this role, you'll need good business analysis skills, with the ability to create documents such as business requirements, functional specifications, process maps, business operating models and test scenarios.

You'll also need:

  • Good Operational Risk domain knowledge
  • A good understanding of the art of delivering change and interacting with stakeholders
  • Experience of data analysis
  • Experience of implementing change across the full project lifecycle
  • Exposure to tools, methods, processes and techniques used to gather requirements
  • The ability to contribute to technical design and link it with requirement specifications
  • Good Microsoft Office skills including MS Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 25% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, we provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At RBS, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

Company Information

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Dice Id : DI7749
Position Id : 66131-1A

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