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Principal Business Analyst

Company Overview

Third Bridge was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions.

To make the right investment decisions, our clients require access to the most relevant experts and their insights – we enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

Our clients consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 900 employees located across eight global offices.

Third Bridge operates in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest growing companies. 


The successful candidate will:

  • Become an expert in the business processes employed both at Third Bridge, and comparable businesses, and the business challenges faced by Third Bridge and across the industry

  • Build and mentor a team of expert business analysts within the Platforms team, who are capable of working at all levels and across all business areas of Third Bridge

  • Command respect across Third Bridge, our suppliers and other partners, and be seen as a recognised subject matter expert, and someone who delivers consistently and reliably

  • Through interviews, focus groups, team sessions and so on, capture and document desired business outcomes, current and to-be processes; issues and challenges, system usage and organisation change requirements

  • Based on the gathered information, collaborate with stakeholders to design processes and technology solutions capable of delivering required business outcomes

  • Ensure that proposed solutions are complete, consistent and deliverable

  • By example, to foster a collaborative and supportive environment, and  motivate the team to work together in an efficient manner, and share lessons learnt - be an advocate for necessary change and the work of the Platforms team across the organisation

  • Work calmly under pressure 

  • Question complexity and ensure that simple and pragmatic options are chosen over and above “clever” or “science project” solutions


The successful candidate should demonstrate:

  • Experience across a variety of business areas within the same or comparable industries to Third Bridge – familiarity with industry workflows, challenges and issues

  • Strong relationship management and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across a number of departments and services

  • Experience with process mapping, developing user stories and other business analysis techniques

  • Proven experience in solution capture and design – process, system change and organisation change

  • Ability to establish and nurture cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts, of varying seniority 

  • Ability to manage a variety of work simultaneously and work well under pressure

  • Previous experience proposing and implementing the structured processes, supporting tools and operating culture required for a world-class business analysis team

Why work for us?

  • Flexible working

  • Private Medical Insurance - up to family cover

  • Pension

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising after 2 years of service

  • Free yoga sessions - twice weekly

  • Free Modern Health sessions (we care about your mental and physical well being)

  • Personal annual learning and development budget

The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the country they are applying. 

We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.