Index Change is part of Investment solutions and s responsible for all elements of Business Change of the FTSE Russell portfolio. It is a global group, with teams in Asia, EMEA and Americas and operates a “follow the sun model”, working as a single team across the different time zones. The Senior Associate sits within Index Change and works very closely with Technology and Research and Analytics, whilst supporting Index Management and Index Review as our business. It is a strategic role and provides testing expertise and SME knowledge across FTSE Russell projects. Encompassing all asset classes and data elements, working with the teams in each location and strategic partners to achieve the objectives. This is a 12 month fixed term contract, based in London, and reporting directly into the Head of Index Change. Key Responsibilities Liaison with Development, QA and the Business Support the development of business requirements Peer Review and sign off UAT Test Plans and Scripts written by UAT Analysts Execution of UAT Test Scripts Production of Execution Reports Lead the writing of procedures and provide training to user for projects worked on Represent Index change on smaller projects from initialisation phase right through to implementation Responsible for assisting the Business Analysts and Product Owners from moving the project from the idea phase to the delivery phase Provide expert detail into the solutions and ensure they are fit for purpose from the end user's perspective Work with the Portfolio Team to ensure that business expectations are met in the final delivery of the project Responsible for writing the documentation, tracking this against progress and scope change. Seeking sign off from the business Responsible for giving regular reporting of each deliverable to the business users Work with the Portfolio Team to ensure a full and detailed implementation process, including working with the Tech teams on the technical delivery, identifying checks and balances, ensuring end users are ready and up to speed on the change, ensuring all relevant documentation for the users is written, managing comms for implementation Work with the Portfolio Team manage any parallel run activities, including sign off criteria and issue resolution Support Index change on BAU changes Provide support to the business with areas of expertise Evaluates the feasibility of change initiatives, including liaising with internal and external stakeholders to understand their new and emerging needs and experience with LSEG indexes and authorising and steering agreed change initiatives Supports continuous improvement initiatives to Index Management processes, frameworks and practices, staying abreast of and applying external best practices Manages the performance and development of Analysts and/or Senior Analysts as necessary Minimum Requirements This can be either a People Manager or an Individual Contributor role Degree or equivalent Some experience in people management for some roles Significant experience in an in-house index role At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. 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