QNB1249 - Business Analyst

Business Unit: -
Division: -
Department: -
Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2015
About QNB

Established in 1964 as the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, QNB Group has steadily grown to become the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 28,000 serving up to 20 million customers operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of 4,300 machines.

QNB has maintained its position as one of the highest rated regional banks from leading credit rating agencies including Standard & Poor’s (A), Moody’s (Aa3) and Fitch (A+). The Bank has also been the recipient of many awards from leading international specialised financial publications.

Based on the Group’s consistent strong financial performance and its expanding international presence, QNB currently ranks as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa, according to Brand Finance Magazine.

QNB Group has an active community support program and sponsors various social, educational and sporting events.

Role Summary:

You will be responsible for consulting with business unit management, from an IT perspective, to help identify and improve business system needs, current processes input/output controls, and data requirements. You will also define business needs and translate them into business analysis and requirements specifications.

Role Description:

Collaborate with other internal IT groups, both local and international, to deliver technical solutions to the clients, and to resolve their business challenges using IT systems and functions.

Develop a partnership with local and international business users and create a positive relationship to clearly understand business processes, short and long-term business objectives, and functional goals.

Verify that requirements are testable and generate testing objectives. Ensure functional specifications are sound, efficient and support the required objectives. 

Prepare business proposals for software development projects for eventual presentation to senior management. Communicate application/business knowledge to other members of IT.

Interpret end user requirements; design, develop and implement applications to meet business needs while adhering to development standards.

Proactively research and identify new trends and technologies for possible application within the Group, develop innovative solutions to solve technical problems and improve efficiencies in business processes.

Provide technical assistance in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures across the group various business and support functions.

Prepare systems business cycle specifications and manage output and controls of calculations and postings.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, Telecommunications, Business Administration or a related technical field.

Minimum 5 years in the banking & operations with at least 2 years in IT.

A minimum of 6 years of experience in the field of MIS.

For further information, please refer to the attached job description.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV