Senior Consultant

Job Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd
IT/Computers - Software
Years of Experience
7 - 10 years
Posted On
12th Aug 2019
Business Analyst,BA,Senior business analyst, IT consulting, business analysis , BRD,FSD,Business Transformation Services,Functional Architecture,Solution Architecture

Job Description:

Main Purpose:

We require an accomplished Business Analyst with experience of commodities trading business processes, who will work on multiple initiative for global commodity trading firm in multiple delivery phases.
This will entail detailed requirements gathering across a broad user group, designing streamlined solutions and supporting the project through to delivery.
Within this role, the associate will provide requirements capture and distilled business vision within the trading division, as well as managing expectations of the key business stakeholders and working closely with the project manager for delivery of these projects

Educational Qualification: MBA from Top tier B Schools
Work experience: 7+ years
Work location: Chennai , Pune
( Can look at Bangalore/ Mumbai - if the profile is very good)

Key Attitudes / Competencies:
  • Delivery focus
  • Ability to clearly communicate information to internal stakeholders and external vendors to clarify delivery requirements.
  • Ability to drive interactions with programme manager, senior sponsors within business & technology and with team members

  • Strong foundational skills - written and oral business communication, stakeholder management, forward planning

  • Experience in one or more of the following context: software product development; business and technology transformation; Agile methodology

    Strong experience in IT consulting and business analysis - process definition, requirements gathering, Proficiency in writing BRD,FSD and use stories

    Demonstrated ability in planning consulting/functional work, managing stakeholders, ownership of project outcomes
    Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver verbal responses and written documentation to support work stream and programme office activity
  • Act as a key point of contact to the Business Transformation Services, Business Analysis, Functional Architecture and Solution Architecture groups throughout the implementation.
  • Interface with business stakeholders to determine key design and process decisions which then contribute to the overall delivery plan.
  • Deliver assigned tasks complete and on time as designated by the Programme Office to ensure smooth progress of the implementation.
  • Manage key blocks of deliverables as designated by the programme office.
  • Contribute and take ownership for various project related tasks / planning activities as the programme evolves
  • Knowledge and Practical experience of Project Management methodologies - ability to configure delivery work stream frameworks to progress timelines and delivery milestones

  • Domain :

    Oil, concentrates, agri, refined metals trading, trm, risk management, energy trading (Crude oil, LNG, Gas oil, Gasoline, Fuel oil, Bunkering etc.)
    Key Relationships:
  • Close relationships with business stakeholders and key users
  • Robust collaborative relationship with architects, developers, project managers & other business analysts

  • Testing and training groups

    JD: 1 -
    Trading Front Office

    JD: 2 -
    Trading Middle Office

    JD: 3 - Trading Back Office

    Must have: Majority of experience should be related to Energy commodities trading

    Broad exposure (deal-to-cash) and specialization in front office functions of Commodity Trading landscape - Physical trading, contract, pricing, , deal capture, deal pricing, Hedging, P&L , Valuation, close of business, Derivatives, trade capture, commodity contracts, Order Management

    Must have: Majority of experience should be related to Energy commodities trading

    Broad exposure (deal-to-cash) and specialization in middle office functions of Commodity Trading landscape - logistics, operations of physical delivery, storage, wet & dry freight management, inventory management, shipping


    Must have: Majority of experience should be in commodities trading (Physical/Derivatives) context (energy, metals, concentrates)
  • Domain knowledge in Capital Markets, Trading, Derivatives (FX, IRD, CDS, Commodity, Fixed Income etc.)

  • Majority of experience should be in Trading platforms (should have detailed knowledge of trading life cycle).
  • Knowledge about Back office Operations - Invoicing, Accounting, Payments, Cash settlement, Securitization, Trade Finance, Indirect Tax

  • Domain : Physical/Derivative Trading - Oil, concentrates, Agri, refined metals, products
    - Broad exposure and specialization in back office functions of commodity Trading landscape -- about Back office Operations (Trade Finance, Invoicing, Accounting and Cash settlement, Securitization, Trade Finance, Indirect Tax, Payments, Settlements, Accounting.


    About Us:

    Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

    We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

    Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.