Fusion Business Analyst

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21 days ago

Role Title: Fusion Business Analyst

Location: London (remote with travel to office 1 day a week required)

Duration: 6 Months

Rate: £520 PAYE

Role Purpose

  • HSBC Operations, Services and Technology (HOST) supporting the Global Businesses and Global Functions with a cost base of more than $12bn and an employee base of c.85k. HOST comprises of 6 Global Functions: COO Office, Corporate Real Estate, Global Procurement, HSBC Technology and Global Operations. HOST is about to embark on the next phase of its globalization and transformation programme. This will not only involve the implementation of a new organization model, which HOST Finance will need to support, but will also require a complete revamp of financial MI and a significant step-up in the quality and insight provided by the HOST Finance team.


  • Fusion is a major programme within HOST that will re-engineer all of the HOST Financial Management processes, ensuring that HOST is able to provide the businesses with the transparency and insight into their charges, but also to meet any future organizational changes and regulatory requirements.
  • The Procurement Workstream Lead is responsible for delivering and ensuring that the Global Procurement Design is aligned to the requirements of Global Procurement, management of senior stakeholders and ensuring alignment of the procurement approach including P2P. The Procurement Workstream Lead will support the delivery of this global strategic change and will own the Procurement elements of the Global Template, the sign off of deliverables and the approval of any local variations to the Global Template

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide P2P SME knowledge and input to Fusion Programme Leadership and Senior Stakeholders
  • Ensure Global Procurement Design alignment, understand and challenge any changes to global procurement design to ensure change is for regulatory/tax reasons only
  • Lead senior stakeholder discussions; obtain buy-in from and influence stakeholders for changes including requirements, scope, risk mitigation and contingency plans
  • Management of key Procurement stakeholders overseeing governance including milestone and deliverable sign off
  • Review and challenge Fusion delivery plans at a release and project level
  • Review and challenge Fusion status updates at a release and project level.
  • Act as the Point of Contact (POC) for the Fusion Core Solution team to review Solution design (global template), Design variations, CR requests & Design Authority
  • Ensure Operational Readiness acting as the Procurement POC for the Centres of Excellence, approval of FTE / Team sizing requirements and Reporting
  • Ensure Business Readiness for Procurement Transformation and Buyer readiness as well as Senior Procurement stakeholders
  • Act as a POC for Tradeshift contract set-up and drive delivery discussions
  • Ensure suppliers are enabled on Tradeshift, providing communications, and engagement touchpoints
  • Provide oversight of procurement content to be configured in Fusion
  • Act as a POC for (procurement and supplier) data migration
  • Work with the wider programme team and workstream on issue management and resolution
  • Acts as a POC for RTB Procurement Lead for Production issues

Knowledge & Experience / Qualification

  • Delivered Global Procurement Transformation projects
  • Strong understanding of procurement processes - particularly P2P + 5 years' experience
  • Strong understanding of Accounts Payable (AP) processes or experience working with AP teams +5 years' experience
  • Good understanding of 3rd party contracts and the management of 3rd party relationships
  • Experience working with Supplier / Vendor Relationship Management teams and other Procurement teams
  • Experience of working in large, complex, multi-functional programmes is essential
  • Experience of working with Oracle P2P modules (or other ERP systems), preferably Oracle Fusion + 3 years
  • Experience of working in a Procurement function (or on Procurement-related projects) is desirable
  • Experience of building relationships with technology and design teams
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating and interpersonal skills to all levels
  • Effective planning and project management skills
  • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative data
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creative approach to problem solving and outcome focused approach
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with competing and rapidly changing priorities
  • The ability to work with a diverse and geographically dispersed business teams
  • A highly motivated and pro-active self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Flexible worker who demonstrates adaptability

Technical Experience

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications, particularly PowerPoint
  • Ability to use process mapping tools e.g., Visio

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