Position: Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Employment type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract
Location: Remote
Salary: £50 – £65K
Recruiter: John Atkins

Business Analyst role supporting a Large Insurance firm on a large transformation programme.  The programme will be delivered through a combination of organisation, propositions, culture, process and technology changes that will come together to embody the new operating model.

The Business Analyst will notably support the Programme Manager and/or the Agile Programme Management Office Lead and/or the Business Architect in setting and driving the programme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and efficiently document business requirements / user stories.
  • Take ownership and responsibility to see problems through to conclusion.
  • Develop deep understanding of the business and actively contribute to the definition of the to be business and IT architecture.
  • Work with key stakeholders across the organisation to understand requirements, analyse the as is, define and support the deployment of the to be.
  • Ensure programme progress, risks and issues are reported, documented, and escalated as required through appropriate governance channels.
  • The Business Analyst might notably support the Programme Manager and/or the Agile Programme Management Office Lead and/or the Business Architect, or other Programme stakeholders as required by the business priorities.
  • Provide guidance to more junior business analysts engaged on the programme.

Specialist Skills:

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong analytical and structuration skills.
  • Collaborative analyst with demonstrable experience of engaging with business teams to drive change.
  • Exceptional networking and senior stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Knowledge of Agile ways of working preferable.
  • Ability to adapt and reprioritise quickly to ensure that any emerging risks are appropriately managed.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence and exercise good judgement.
  • Comfortable to challenge senior stakeholders across multiple functions.
  • Maintains up to date understanding of industry best practices.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.

Experience:

  • Proven experience of working on large scale programmes within financial services.
  • Experience with understanding and translating complex business requirements.
  • Demonstrable experience of
    • Being a Self-starter
    • Resilience and grit

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