IT Business Analyst General Insurance (Relocation Opportunity)

SSP Worldwide
Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Business Analyst – General Insurance (Relocation Opportunity)
Solihull, West Midlands
Up to £50,000 DOE Plus Excellent Benefits Package, Relocation Package Considered

SSP is a global provider of technology systems and solutions across the entire insurance industry. We provide core technology solutions, distribution and trading capability, advanced analytics and solution delivery.

We work with 8 of the top 10 UK insurers, 4 of the top 10 global insurers and over 40% of UK brokers. Our broking technology processes transactions worth over £5 billion gross written premium and our teams are responsible for developing and delivering some of the most cutting edge software in the insurance market. By helping our customers to define their requirements, SSP map the journey and build the solution.

We are looking for a talented IT Business Analyst to join our Business Consultancy Team, based from our Solihull office.

What being the IT Business Analyst with SSP will involve:

As an IT Business Analyst working closely with our General Insurance and Broker customers you will be responsible for gathering information and translating this into straightforward functional specifications, business and project documents. From identifying solutions to business issues and looking for business opportunities, you’ll support our customer(s) during the implementation of a largely standard packaged application which are key & main requirements of this role.

You will use your experience of understanding and applying an application development methodology and contribute to the production of the deliverables required at each stage of the project life cycle. With your experience of client implementation and installation processes you will be developing, writing and executing system test scripts and participate in internal quality reviews. You will prepare system documentation and liaise with Development teams, providing input to project estimates.

Based from our Solihull offices, there will be travel across the UK with ad hoc requirements to undertake international travel.

Joining our growing business within this brand new role, you will have the chance to take the lead in a variety of projects that will ensure your day-to-day activity is engaging and challenging.

You will discover that we offer a strong benefits package to accompany your salary and provide excellent individual development opportunities. Within your development journey, you will also have the chance to undertake further qualifications as we will consider providing support for professional courses to the right candidate.

What experience we look for from you:

- Essential you have recent knowledge of the General Insurance industry i.e. general insurance and/or broker and its processes and procedures gained through direct experience.

- Proven BA experience: from business requirement gathering, delivering functional specifications and traceability through to involvement in implementation.

- Knowledge of SQL servers and/or other database systems

- Have demonstrated a working knowledge of the following concepts/skills:

- Process Mapping (current and future state)

- Development of data flow diagrams (current and future state)

- Other UML techniques

- Experience of working in both Agile and Waterfall environments.

- Practical working knowledge of at least one computer-based Insurance application.

- Previous consultancy / customer management experience is highly desirable

A career with us:

SSP believes the most valuable asset for any business is the people it employs. It is crucial therefore to employ and invest in the best. We have a strong, clear vision – to be the leading provider of insurance technology software – and our values describe what makes SSP unique, and capture the SSP spirit that runs through everything we do. The Business Analyst plays a crucial role in delivering our vision and values through you, your team and the business.

For the right candidate a relocation package will be considered to enable a move to our office in Solihull.

We reserve the right to withdraw a vacancy prior to the closing date.

Note to Agencies: We currently have a PSL in place and we are not looking to engage wider to this PSL.

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Additional Keywords: IT Business Analyst, Business Analyst, Business Change Analyst, Business Transformation Analyst, Change Project Manager.