Business Analyst

Kind Consultancy is working with a successful, fast-growing Motor Finance business which is currently seeking a Business Analyst to join them in a full-time permanent role paying £50,000 -£60,000 which can be based out of their offices in Manchester, Oxfordshire or London and they will also consider remote work.

The Business Analyst will use innovative strategies to drive organisational efficiencies across the Operations function, assessing, mapping and documenting processes and owning the overall delivery of a full project lifecycle, with key responsibilities including:

  • Taking full ownership of the entire project lifecycle.
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders including Engineering, Product and Operations staff to gather requirements and define project scope.
  • Conducting thorough analysis of businesses processes relating to the project.
  • Gathering and documenting detailed requirements, whilst keeping business objectives in mind.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies through data analysis and stakeholder collaboration.
  • Proposing and implementing solutions to drive continuous improvement of operational processes.
  • Supporting the implementation of new products into Operations.
  • Presenting regular updates and project progress and outcomes to key stakeholders.
  • Identifying, understanding and mitigating risks and issues and raising where appropriate

Our ideal candidate for the Business Analyst opportunity:

  • Has previous experience as a Business Analyst within an Operations space in a regulated environment (preferable if you have Recoveries experience within the motor finance industry)
  • Has previous experience of driving operational improvements and always considering the customer, optimal efficiency and regulation
  • Has strong Analytical skills and ability to transform business needs into functional requirements.
  • Has experience of working across the full lifecycle of a project both structured and agile environments.
  • Has excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Has a hands-on approach and strong prioritisation skills with the ability to multi task
  • Has effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Has experience of process documentation, re-creation and implementation of new processes.

If you’re interested in the Business Analyst opportunity and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please apply with an updated CV today.

Business Controls Director

Kind Consultancy is working with a leading challenger bank which is currently seeking a Business Controls Director to join them in a full-time, permanent role based in their West Midlands offices paying £100,000 to £120,000.

The Business Controls Director will report to the Chief Operating Officer, and will be responsible for ensuring the Chief Operating Office function is able to design, implement and execute consistently on control frameworks across a variety of technical disciplines. They will also ensure a first line perspective on compliance is aligned with existing and emerging regulation and will be accountable for group functions such as Procurement, Operational Resilience, Property, Financial Crime Operations and Quality Control for the Operations function.

For the Business Controls Director opportunity, we’re looking for candidates who

  • Are currently in a Risk/Controls Director position
  • Have a significant Risk/Controls management background, with director level experience
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Financial Services and associated regulations.
  • Are passionate about continually exploring innovative tools and processes for Risk management.
  • Are proactive in suggesting improvements to processes and awareness of upcoming regulations.
  • Understand and have experience in directing Operational Resilience, Procurement or Financial Crime
  • Can influence and obtain buy-in from a wide group of stakeholders

If you’re interested in the Business Controls Director opportunity and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please apply with an updated CV today.

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