Business Analyst
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REI Segment
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Areas of Interest
Digital & Technology/Information Technology, Investment Banking, Investment Management
Amsterdam '- Noord-Holland - Netherlands, London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Are you an all rounder who enjoys understanding how an organisation operates and helping it be better?Then our Business Transformation Group offers you the perfect platform to leverage your BA skills and ideas in support of our business’ strategic initiatives. 

About the role
The Business Transformation Group (BTG) is looking for an experienced Business Analyst with a comprehensive skill set to join the global transformation team. This role will have a varied and complex remit, working in a multifunctional team focused on driving value from our existing tech stack and through optimal execution of our current initiatives across all functional areas the organisation.  Working with stakeholders to help define, refine and document their challenges, ideal future state. Workstreams may be business specific (process or policy based), technical (data profiling or integration requirements) or a blend, and will span industry, institutional and technical subject matter.  

This is what your average working day as a Business Analyst looks like:
  • Conducting a stakeholder workshop to understand business processes and pain points for activities in scope of a new project 
  • Interviewing an SME to understand and draft detailed requirements for the configuration of an application 
  • Undertaking an independent investigation based on sample data/scenario for a complex issue to understand variables, then identify root cause and potential solutions
  • Modelling ‘As Is’ business processes, interpreting these and proposing ‘To Be’ state and generally assisting the business in process optimisation 
  • Preparing a report for some stakeholders on the capabilities & limitations of a proposed technology solution
  • Preparing test scripts, piloting the test exercises and providing feedback to development team prior to UAT testing
  • Creating a dashboard for the leadership team on the current project portfolio and key KPIs
  • Collaborating with the product owner in preparing release notes and training materials to support an upcoming release
  • Conducting a training session & Q&A for a SME group as part of the ‘hyper-care’ phase of a new business application implementation

What do you have to offer us? 
  • You have a formal education or relevant professional experience in Business, Finance, Real Estate or IT
  • You have experience within a financial services organisation (B2B, highly regulated environment), or commercial property
  • You have a Business Analysis qualification or appetite to study towards one
  • You are proficient in processing modelling and re-engineering (BPMN 2.0 methodology understanding desirable) 
  • You have advanced business software skills & learn quickly
  • You have data analysis experience and are familiar with associated programming languages (eg. SQL, Python, R) 
  • You are proficient in using BI tools for reporting (eg. Power BI, Tableau, Cognos)
  • You are a technology early adopter and comfortable trying out and using new applications
  • You work in a systematic manner, are eager to learn and develop
  • You can effectively manage your time and prioritize responsibilities when conflicting demands arise
  • You're very precise and detail orientated
  • You have an excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English

What do we offer you?
At CBRE Investment Management you will work with all kinds of professionals with a diverse range of subject matter and specialisms.  There are various learning & development opportunities through in house & external training platforms, mentoring and coaching opportunities and qualification support programs. Providing you with the opportunity to create added value for our company but also for your own career. 
Additionally, a broad network of professional and personal networks and committees offer employees the opportunity to collaborate and feel connected to your colleagues on specific matters that inspire you.

About the team/department
The Business Transformation Group (BTG) is a global team who support leadership in defining and prioritising our change initiatives to ensure the strategic alignment between our project outcomes and overall business objectives.   The team consists of professionals with project/ change management, business analysis or management consultancy experience and specific industry knowledge, in order that they can accurately articulate business challenges & opportunities. Partnering with business leaders across functional and geographical lines the BTG support them in defining and planning their change programs and offer subject matter expertise to our digital & technology partners based on business operating model, industry best practices, lessons learned and change theory to support technology solutioning & innovation.


Investment Management
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm operating in over 30 offices and 20 countries around the world. Through its investor-operator culture, the firm seeks to deliver sustainable investment solutions across real assets categories, geographies, risk profiles and execution formats so that its clients, users, people and communities thrive.