Business Analyst

Open GI
£22,000 - £30,000
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are Open GI.

As a market leader in insurance software systems, we know that to lead the future, we need to look to the future.

We are looking for a Business Analyst to work within the Software Development team, to perform business analysis responsibilities associated with the delivery of customer and business strategic projects across the entire department.

Your role will involve:

- Producing functional and unambiguous requirement documents for both customer and internally funded projects
- Providing internal reviews of colleague's specifications as necessary
- Arranging and chairing customer meetings to gather project requirements both on and off site.
- Gathering estimates from the Scrum teams, ensuring that all effort quoted is understood and can be represented coherently to the customer (internal or external) as necessary.
- Managing multiple projects, within agreed timescales, under the direction of the Manager, Scrum Master or Lead BA, liaising with other internal departments as necessary to ensure that project timescales and quality of delivery are met.
- Closely managing the expectations of the customer to ensure that they are satisfied with our service and that their part of the development is managed within the timescales required.
- Providing a continuous re-evaluation of existing business processes, ensuring a "review and change" ethos within the team to improve both quality and efficiency.
- Liaising closely with the Scrum teams to ensure high quality deliverables which meet the scope of the requirements as set out in the relevant specification.
- Managing and schedule UAT by the customer, providing support both internally to the delivery team and externally to the customer, during testing.
- Executing any other tasks as set by and agreed with the Management team
- Provide backup and support to other team members

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

- Excellent customer relationship and negotiation skills.
- Excellent analysis and design skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Good time management skills.
- Able to produce concise, unambiguous and functionally complete requirements documentation.
- High level of competence in using Microsoft Word.
- Recent experience in a Business Analyst role.
- Experience of gathering and documenting customer requirements.
- Experience of working with IT systems in a Broking/Insurance environment.

Benefits include:

- Competitive salary (based on skills and experience)
- Bonus opportunity
- Company pension
- Life assurance and critical illness cover
- Free parking
- Onsite restaurant (including Starbucks coffee)
- Childcare vouchers
- Bike loan

To apply for this role please click the apply button and email us with your covering letter and CV.