Business Analyst

Harvey Nash
Newcastle Upon Tyne
28 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst - Insurance

Requirements Gathering – User Stories – Agile – Systems Replacement – Process Re-engineering - Insurance

This is a key role contributing to new critical systems using appropriate requirements elicitation and agile delivery methodologies in line with demanding time constraints to deliver the highest standard of work.

Leading the gathering of requirements for key strategic projects, design technical specifications of new technology. You will be able to demonstrate experience of systems testing and quality assurance together with strong analytical skills. Experience of working on insurance products, processes and systems would be hugely beneficial.

What you will do…

* Developing as-is and to-be processes through mapping and associated tasks such as documentation
* Create robust and tangible business cases
* Must have experience of aligning legal requirements to system change
* Understand technically the supporting systems and convert business requirement into a technical solution
* Define requirements through workshops and meetings from internal and external stakeholders, and be aware of and align processes to industry trends
* Use structured methodologies to help deliver solutions that will support the team of process champions
* Deliver ongoing continuous improvement following a structured change management procedure
* Develop relationships with the wider organisation and demonstrate capability
* Negotiate and prioritise with key stakeholders to gain agreement

What you will need…

* Excellent communication and relationship development skills
* Experience of working within major change management projects
* Analyst skills proven in requirements gathering, process mapping (Visio), data analysis and understanding of formal methods, e.g. UML, MOSCOW, Swim Lane, etc
* 5+ years’ experience in a business systems analyst role within IT, working with systems and software development
* Experience of working in an agile environment
* ISEB Business Analysis qualification or similar
* Strong experience of creating user stories and translating business requirements to technical specifications

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