VP Equities Cash BA PM Singapore

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VP Equities Cash BA PM Singapore-19025969

Job Purpose:


At Citi and within Global Equities Technology we believe that we should strive to be the best for our clients. As such our mission is to provide quality products to our clients. At its core this role is to co-ordinate, plan and ultimately run UAT (user acceptance testing) for high profile global projects in Global Equities Technology.


The key function is to be responsible for running periods of UAT for projects and programs where considerable planning, co-ordination and communication to many partner teams is required. This is a meaningful position of responsibility which is critical to the success of many significant and critical regulatory projects and new product launches.


At Citi we are committed to fairness and diversity in hiring.


Job Background:

  • The Equities business has ambitious plans for expansion which requires build and integration across departments, sometimes integrating with vendor solutions and with other internal departments  sometimes including growth within our own capacity across many systems to process increased volumes. With such large and complex programs of change to deliver and many different internal applications and teams to co-ordinate the global program managers require support in coordinating front to back UAT in order to ensure accurate and optimal roll-outs and releases of key new functionalities
  • This role would mainly focus on APAC markets and programs with the opportunity to provide support to global programs, as part of a wider UAT team for Equities
  • Role is ideal for someone with a testing background of any sort or project management or even as a user who has been involved in a lot of testing and is looking for their next growth opportunity

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with technology and business users from up to 30+ different applications to co-ordinate UAT planning and execution
  • Build and maintain UAT strategy for large, high profile projects & programs
  • As Citi moves into critical stages of testing you will be important in ensuring that our teams collaborate and stay on track to our plans
  • Work with senior leads across different groups to ensure they are have aligned appropriate resourcing
  • Co-ordinate test scenarios for a variety of business scenarios as referenced in requirement documents
  • Collaborate with production support as needed to document requirements of recovery and failover testing
  • Regular reporting on testing progress or updates, including providing MIS from our tracking systems (JIRA)
  • Present on UAT preparation, status, risk, issues and progress at Senior (MD and D) Operations and Technology Steering Committees as needed 
  • Highlight areas of concern to seniors and potentially onwards to Operating Committees for key decisions
  • Maintain and update UAT branch network diagram (flow diagram of system interdependencies)
  • Collate UAT run book, including use case matrix, environment, test trade scenarios & execution timeframes
  • Ensure internal teams are aware of changes to projects or program, especially new or developing requirements. Help follow-up and close out on questions from internal teams regarding testing requirements, timeframes and other issues as necessary

Development Value:

  • This role is somewhat special in that it provides an insight into pieces of truly global change and the ability to witness the introduction of new regulatory change or brand new product offerings
  • You will have exposure to a wide-ranging number of internal teams across many different business such as technology, operations, finance, front office, credit & risk
  • Projects or programs of this nature have many senior interested parties and partners meaning the nature of this role provides a great deal of exposure to senior management
  • You will obtain or improve program and project management skills





  • Previous experience of testing, especially user, regression or unit testing or quality assurance
  • Knowledge of Cash Equities, Equity Swap, Equity Derviatives, MAG and low latency trading helpful but not critical at all and without this product knowledge you could still apply
  • Work experience within a project team, as a business analyst or as a program manager useful
  • Experience in either a technology team or an operations or middle office area is helpful

Required Skills:

  • Experience of different types of testing desired
  • You should be computer literate with very good Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Your organisational skills ought to be very strong
  • You may have project management skills but this is not critical
  • If you have used JIRA before this would be very useful
  • You should possess excellent communication skills including building internal and external relationships


  • Degree preferred in a numerical, quantitative or STEM subject which would be an advantage but those with relevant experience could still be successful


  • You are organised, motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to prioritise is key as is ability to juggle several tasks at once.
  • Should work well under time constraints whilst being enthusiastic, hard-working and positive
  • Desire to improve processes and participate in large scale change at Citi



12 October 2019
Location: Singapore Singapore
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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