Graduate Business Analyst - Insurance Firm

Recruiter
Wiser Graduates
Location
London
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role Summary:

  • Business Analyst will support the delivery of change to the business by leading or participating in activities that enable assessment of business need, capture requirements, design appropriate solutions and deliver those solutions.
  • The main purpose of the role is to work with the Head of Demand and Delivery and Senior Bas and act as interface and point of liaison between the business and the IT team in order to undertake analysis into designated areas from a business solution, IT system or process perspective to identify problems, challenges or opportunities.
  • Part of the role will be to support in the implementation of our platform as part of an overall program linked to the Health & Benefits, and more broadly Global Health, strategy aimed at strengthening my client's market position through its operating model, service capability and technology.

Role Duties:

  • Support, Lead or deliver such analysis activities as may be assigned; This may include:
  • Participating in workshops with the business, stakeholders and other project participants, this may be to gather requirements or conduct impact analysis (which could be people, process or technology)
  • Defining and documenting business and functional requirements
  • Assessing systems or processes for defects, gaps or potential areas for improvement and designing the solution to those
  • Working with Senior Business Analysts, Architects or Development teams to create detailed business requirements documents
  • Continuous review and assessment of solution delivery to ensure it will meet business requirements
  • Supporting the project manager on the validation of test plans or creation of UAT plans, scripts and approach
  • Supporting the implementation phase of the project though the application of such knowledge as has been used to create the solution
  • Prioritise workload and balance/escalate conflicting demands in order to ensure agreed deadlines are achieved
  • Develop effective working relationships with the business in order to assist in the delivery of projects ensuring service continues to meet customer satisfaction
  • Engage and communicate effectively with business stakeholders, business owners and representatives in order to conduct analysis and to ensure deliverables meet the business needs.
  • Participate in peer reviews of such documentation that may be produced within the analysis team to ensure consistent approach and quality at all times
  • Develops and delivers required training to support the deployment of approved processes and operational best practices
  • Must develop solid knowledge of the H&B business and its strategy
  • Supporting the monthly programme and team reporting by liaising with all project managers, BA's and product owners
  • Creating the agenda for team meetings and scheduling of these where appropriate
  • Providing system BAU support for the EMEA countries

Required Skills:

  • Have the ability to plan, organise, and structure work.
  • Highly skilled in Excel, Word, and other word processing software programs
  • Showcase good analytical and evaluative skills in tasks
  • Showcase good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Solutions orientated approach
  • Handles ambiguity and change
  • Seeking continuous professional development

Strongly desired skills / background experience:

Knowledge of Insurance or Broking or experience of consulting in a complex Financial Services organisation.