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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-02-05 00:00:00


Lead Business Analyst (Hybrid)

  • Overview of Citi:

    Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. We enable clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

    Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.

    We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.

    You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast’s iconic Titanic Quarter.

    Role Overview:

    The Lead Business Analyst possesses profound knowledge in their areas of expertise in Custody or Funds and helps organizations achieve their business goals by providing in-depth analysis of the requirement and problem statement in order for technology to recommend solutions that align with their strategic objectives. They can assess feasibility of the proposed technology solution, its implementation, and its interaction with the existing systems and improve the cost-effectiveness of the project/product they are involved in. 

     Data & Digital Team :

    Citi Velocity Clarity is an exciting product offering from the Data & Digital Business. The suite comprises of multiple innovative products including an NLP tool, Qlik Dashboards, and Report Designer, which provides Citi clients with differentiating and easy access to their data across multiple asset classes, offering data content from across Custody and Funds. The Data & Digital technology team is looking for a Business Analyst to lead a group of business analyst's and be part of the Data & Digital team in Belfast focusing on building out our Clarity Reporting Applications. We require a passionate and experienced individual who is keen to be part of the success of this venture.  


    • Analyse and decompose complex business requirements.
    • Perform gap analysis and collaborate with technical resources on solution proposals.
    • Create functional specifications and prepare wireframes/flowcharts.
    • Communicate with the business and technical teams to ensure clear and shared understanding of requirements.
    • Oversee the development and validate the functionality of the end product as per the requirement specifications.
    • Prepare technical user manuals, system configuration documents and other technical reports.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to Team Members.


    Knowledge & Skills Required

    • Experience working in Custody or Funds projects.
    • Working knowledge of data and process modelling.
    • Experienced in database concepts like SQL.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong spoken and written communication, and stakeholder management.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once, in a highly regulated environment.
    • Proficient in MS Office and extensive experience in Excel for data analysis.



    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience
    • Certified in Agile / Scrum


    What we Offer


    We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.


    We’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.


    Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.


    Highlights to our core benefits include:


    • Award winning pension
    • On-site health services
    • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
    • Paid parental leave
    • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure


    Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.


    We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

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