Business Analyst UK team

March 21, 2024

Business Analyst UK team


  • Standard / Permanent
  • RO-B-Bucharest
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We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our team in Central Europe Technologies, an expertise center which conducts IT projects for our clients from BNP Paribas Personal Finance organization.


Gather requirements, analyse, document and propose solutions for large and/or complex business areas including workflow and functional specifications, as well as assistance in the preparation of user and system test plans.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Produce functional specifications by liaising with internal BNP Paribas Personal Finance departments to establish business requirements:

  • Collect, understand, and transmit the business for the project or the Request for Service (RS), and translate these into functional specifications and detailed test plans
  • Act as the interface and lynch-pin between the business, internal development team and third parties dependant on the systems that need to be changed
  • Lead workshops to establish requirements
  • Support the request for service initiator and follow the Request for Service process
  • Provide accurate estimates working with the Development team, Infrastructure team and Technical Architect
  • Analyse and document business processes; document workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from internal customer on the specifications
  • Design and execute the test scenarios and test scripts, working with the test team
  • Provide weekly reports for the project manager showing progress against outstanding milestones, status, resource requirements, issues, risks and dependencies

2. Ensure work is planned and monitored

  • Highlight exceptions and difficulties to Business owner / Applications Development and Support Manager and escalate where necessary to the Head of Applications
  • Adopt and adhere to change control processes
  • Ensure that you understand the Release Management process and the global methodologies used as part of the change process and adhere to this
  • For all agreed projects and Request for Service produce System Test deliverables that covers the following to agreed timescales and quality: test plan and objectives of the changes, test specifications, test scripts and results
  • Raise any defects via the defect management process and manage the prioritisation and reporting of defects in line with agreed corporate standards
  • Escalate any serious issues that could jeopardise the delivery of system change to the Applications Development and Support Manager / Head of Systems

3. Drive towards continuous improvement

  • Build a rounded knowledge of the business systems and become a business expert for BNP Paribas Personal Finance in relation to the way the systems work to support the business
  • Try to make sure that more use is made of parameter driven solutions rather than developments
  • Understand the business process and the impact of change on each of the areas

What we are looking for:

  • University degree in a computer science or related discipline
  • min. 2 years’ experience as a Business Analyst
  • min. 2 years’ experience of methodologies including Agile, Waterfall & SDLC (Systems / Software Development Life Cycle)
  • End to end experience of the project lifecycle and ability to ability to work with end user to understand requirements
  • Experience of testing
  • Proven experience of analyzing and documenting complex business processes
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to liaise and influence all levels of management and work with other departments
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in critical situations, particularly surrounding security
  • Analytical skills, the ability to make an informed decision based on the information available and understand the business processes within a corporate environment
  • Proactive, demonstrating initiative

Who are we?

We’re part of one of the largest banking groups in the world and we’re conducting its best IT and Operations projects!

Central Europe Technologies (CE.T) is an expertise Shared Service Center for BNP Paribas Group, subsidiaries serving 19 countries and we are continuously expanding.

Our offices are located in Romania, in Bucharest and Brasov. The company brings together over 300 employees, with expertise in various technologies (Java, .Net, COBOL) and other operational roles (credit analysts, collection officers, System Expert administrators).

About our culture:

We are proud to create, maintain and develop strategic business applications for BNP Paribas Group entities around the world, while keeping a high level of service and providing added value to our customers.

Working in a multicultural environment, we encourage our people to develop their talents and skills, offering various career opportunities and internal mobility programs, within local CET teams or in other entities within the Group, both in Romania and abroad.

We value our employees’ experience by keeping a well-balanced environment with flexibility regarding the work schedule and care for everyone’s personal time. We embraced a hybrid way of working because we believe social connection always adds value to our day-to-day activities.

Diversity and inclusion are among our core values, as CET is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, we are committed to ensure employment opportunities regardless of race, skin color, beliefs, religion, nationality, ethnic background, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or political opinions.

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