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Systems Planning Analyst – Financial Services – PMO/PLC – Controls – Planning - Excel

12 months
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Systems Planning Analyst required for an initial 12 month contract based in London for a a prestigious Financial Services orgainsation. The Systems Planning team is responsible for managing and governing the investment-related project activities across EMEA and in close liaison with Head Office.

Reporting to the Systems Planning team leader, the Systems Planning Analyst will support all the planning activities related to the implementation of Head Office Group and EMEA region technology initiatives and further facilitate 2 related budget related activities and matters in relation to system investment, in order to maximise the capability to provide IT services and to keep the cost within the budget.

The Systems Planning Analyst will work closely with our Finance and business engagement functions as well as PMs and PMOs to provide portfolio assurance, good governance and management reporting.

Key responsibilities:
** Provide guidance on planning management software, procedures, processes, tools and techniques. Facilitate collaboration between stakeholders in this respect. Administer tools e.g. ServiceNow.
** Proactively drive continuous improvement of the relevant processes and procedures (including various workflows) and templates, in line with organisational needs.
** Support prioritisation and approval of the IT demand portfolio, working closely with cross functional stakeholders to ensure accurate planning in line with strategic and operational objectives.
** Manage and maintain databases and reporting that supports decision making

Skills and Experience:

Functional / Technical Competencies:
** Demonstrable practical experience with demand and financial planning required , previous experience with PMO/PLC processes and controls beneficial
** Basic knowledge of IT beneficial
** Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, in particular MS Excel, IT literate
** Highly numerate, analytical and logical, with attention to detail and the ability to systematically break apart complex problems

Work Experience:
** Experience in a similar role, ideally within an IT or Financial Services Environment

Education / Qualifications:
** Preferably degree educated or similar qualification or practical experience
** Japanese Language skills beneficial

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
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Vanessa Amazu
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