Business Configuration Analyst

  1. Full Time
  2. Business Improvement
Posting date:22 Jun, 2020

As part of the M-Pesa function you will be supporting the world’s most successful mobile money transfer service, enabling millions of people who have access to a mobile phone, but do not have or have only limited access to a bank account, to send and receive money, top-up airtime, make bill payments and much more.


The purpose of the role is to perform analysis, definition and configuration of new M-Pesa services and associated controls on both the mobile money and financial crime monitoring platforms. The role will also act as a centralised control for the required configuration changes on the new anti-money laundering (AML) platform, Siron.


You will:
• Analysing and documenting requirements for business services and associated AML controls, arising from new service initiatives or general trend analysis / alert effectiveness investigations.
• Configure and document configuration solutions for the mobile money platform in line with agreed business requirements.
• Configure new AML platform workflows, alerts and parameters, monitoring schedule and report schedule, and testing accordingly.
• Perform regular checks of Watchlist effectiveness by testing against third party assurance toolset (SWIFT) to ensure that screening in the AML systems are working correctly.
• Maintain and document filtering rule changes for Watchlist screening arising from regular effectiveness testing or from external inputs.
• Review and develop a full understanding of SIRON controls in place in all markets, report to Group Compliance and market stakeholders on updates of scenarios, configuration and reports across markets and escalating issues when appropriate.
• Maintain good quality documentation of configuration changes made on the platforms.
• Provide knowledge transfer to markets for alert, report and workflow changes that are executed.
• Work with the Test Manager, assist in the specification of Functional Acceptance Test strategy and test scenarios

It would be nice if you have…
• Experience working within a multi-national team and serving customers from multiple countries would be of benefit.
• Formal Anti Money Laundering qualification would be an advantage.
• Ideally educated to degree level, or equivalent

You must have…
• Experience of software development lifecycle is essential, in agile and waterfall methodologies
• Experience in business systems configuration
• Experience in data analysis and data structuring, logical data design techniques
• Understanding of the financial services industry (e.g banking, mobile money, retail financial services).
• Strong analytical skills, able to identify solutions to complex problems.

What’s in it for you?
• 28 days holiday (with the option to buy or sell 5 days) plus public holidays
• Flexible working
• Pension matching scheme of up to 10%
• 5 paid days leave for charity projects
• MyChoices portal - cycle to work scheme, 100’s of retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
• Vodafone family and friends discount
• Interest free commuter loan
• Global parental leave policy for all new parents coming in 2020 which includes 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 months whilst being paid their full-time salary
• Access to Vodafone University and LinkedIn Learning

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