The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations. We are recognised globally for our authority, integrity and accuracy. We provide a broad range of news, comment, data and analysis to the growing community of internationally minded business people. 

As a result, the FT attracts an exceptionally high-value audience. With over 1 million subscribers, we reach the world's most influential budget-holders, opinion-formers and purchase decision-makers across a range of digital platforms. The product management team are responsible for defining and delivering on a vision through to product delivery, ensuring that anticipated benefits are achieved.

 

Job Purpose

Business Analysts at the Financial Times (FT) are central to the change programmes that support our continued growth as one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations. We’re looking for a permanent Business Analyst to support our portfolio of titles within FT Specialist..

We’re aiming to support and grow the Specialist group within FT, with titles such as Investors’ Chronicle, FT Adviser, The Banker, and more.. To enable this, we need to bring together data and processes from across the portfolio.

You’ll relish the challenge of building new processes where they may not be systematised today, and improving manual and inefficient activities already in place. Your skills in guiding people through change will be invaluable in streamlining and enhancing processes across the portfolio and helping end users successfully adopt the changes. You’ll also be a crucial conduit in bringing together the needs of these titles alongside our Compliance and Legal teams to ensure our consolidated customer data meets all regulatory requirements.

 

In this role you will

  • Build effective working relationships and mediate in meetings and discussions to accommodate different personalities.
  • Rapidly understand new concepts and business areas, as well as the fundamentals of underpinning technologies.
  • Communicate complexity and distill detail into clearly understandable concepts, no matter the audience.
  • Flourish when balancing appropriate levels of detail and shifting priorities whilst keeping an eye on outcomes, strategy and scope.
  • Be an effective devil’s advocate, constructively and impartially questioning the status quo.

 

What you will learn with the role?

  • The ability to translate business wants into needs, outputs and ultimately business value within a technology-led environment.
  • A wide variety of analysis and problem solving techniques to call upon.
  • Experience of conducting analysis in an Agile environment. 
  • Experience of working with Product Managers and stakeholders from senior- level management to end-users.
  • A knack for understanding, documenting and assessing business processes.

 

Our Benefits Package includes

  • 25 days annual paid leave
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance (after first 6 months)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave policy
  • Food Vouchers
  • Multisport Card
  • Work-life balance and work from home practice
  • Both in house and external training programs
  • Your own training dedicated budget (for conferences, courses etc.)


The Financial Times Ltd. committed to equality of opportunity. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our Company and we welcome all members of the community we serve to apply for openings with us.

 

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