Business Analyst

Affecto Recruitment
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Affecto Recruitment are proud to partner with The Floow, a world-renowned telematics company based in Sheffield. Following a period of rapid growth and success, they are looking to double its technical workforce over the coming months and as such Affecto are keen to speak to Business Analysts who share The Floow's enthusiasm for technology.

The Company:

The Floow design, develop and operate the world's most insightful and user-friendly telematic system. Based in Sheffield City Centre, they have seen incredible success over the last few years and we're now recruiting for experienced Business Analysts to join the growing business.

A forward-thinking business, they have a world class team that are leading the way in their industry. They are a true Sheffield success story; having just celebrated their fifth birthday by securing substantial investment. They have an expanding portfolio of blue-chip clients and countless awards to their name.

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and driven Business Analyst to join them on their journey.

The Position:

To work as a liaison among stakeholders to elicit, analyse, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. You will also understand business challenges and opportunities in the context of the requirements and be able to recommend solutions that enable the business to achieve its goals.

Your Accountabilities:

  • Definition of the requirements activities that will be performed in accordance with existing standards, including identifying key roles, selecting requirements activities, managing the requirements scope and ongoing communication of the requirements gathering status.

  • Eliciting requirements that are complete, clear, correct, and consistent to support the development of quality goals.

  • Definition of the description of the characteristics of an acceptable solution to a business problem, so that the project team has a clear understanding of how to design and implement it.

  • Manage the ongoing requirements communication process throughout projects, including presenting, communicating, verifying, and gaining approval of the requirements from the stakeholders and implementers of the project

  • Ensuring that the solution developed meets the defined needs of the client by monitoring throughout the various stages and assessment of project success after implementation.

  • Proactively contribute to the positive culture of The Floow through your everyday behaviours

  • Undertake as requested other activities that may be outside of your area of expertise but contribute to the overall success of The Floow

About You:

You will have:

  • A track record of delivering pragmatic solutions to meet business needs

  • An ability to build relationships, able to influence, challenge, and engage well with all stakeholders

  • Ability to plan and manage tasks and small projects within an overall project

  • Experience working on digital/online projects would be beneficial (website development, mobile applications, etc.)

  • An understanding of Software Development Lifecycles

  • Solid technical knowledge and understanding of key technology principles

You will be proficient in:

  • Business and Systems analysis techniques including Use Cases, UML, User Stories

  • Agile principles and practices

The Company:

  • The Floow is a rapidly growing telematics service provider

  • The Floow develops smartphone apps for insurers, to collect driving data and deliver services to insurers and their customers.

  • They specialise in the using data from smartphones and fixed to vehicle devices to support motor insurers pricing decisions

  • Data analysis is also used to provide driving feedback and educational tips to drivers across a range of factors, including speed, hard braking and acceleration and distraction

  • The company currently works with major UK and global insurers and has a number of other discussions on-going in new markets globally

The Benefits:

  • You'll have an opportunity to take a key role in the rapidly growing and highly skilled team, shaping the final form of a rapidly evolving technology gaining relevance at an accelerated pace

  • You'll be able to work closely with key players in the growing field of UBI (Usage Based Insurance), as well as other clients in the automotive and other industries

  • You'll be working in a Sheffield City Centre location which has good public transport links and car parking

  • You'll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and relaxed environment where the kitchens are always stocked with tea, coffee and food, there are games consoles to entertain you, and where beer Fridays and nights out are common

  • Company bonus

  • Pension matched at 2%

  • Flexible working hours

  • 21 days' holiday per annum with the ability to accrue extra holidays: an extra day's holiday will be added for every full years' service up to a maximum of 5 additional days

  • The option to buy holiday days, up to a maximum of 5 days per year

  • 25% discount off of new Direct Line motor insurance policies

  • Train season ticket scheme

  • For those who want to start a long-term training or educational programme relevant to the Company's business, The Floow will be prepared to consider and offer financial and time-off support

Please note that all direct and third party applications for this Business Analyst opportunity will be directed to Affecto Recruitment for review.

Affecto Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer