Business Analyst - Flexible hours
Due to an expansion of demand and new major programmes developing, we have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to impact and drive activity through these critical periods of change within our Operations Change business area.
The purpose of the Change Team is to successfully manage the change portfolio within Phoenix Life, to deliver both financial and non-financial benefits within the budget, ensuring suitable project methodology and governance process is followed and continually improved, focusing on Phoenix strategic outcomes, whilst remaining within the group’s risk appetite.
You will be integral in support of the delivery of major projects through requirement gathering to identifying key processes impacted by the project & change function, which will then aid solution design & process definition. You will be supporting on potentially multiple key change projects, working with Project Managers in the production of lifecycle documentation e.g. project initiation, business cases, change controls, and various governance papers. You will manage relations with Key internal stakeholders throughout the cycle, and also liaise with 3rd parties to support the design & implementation of new business processes.
§ Recording & tracking the relationship of the project requirements to the design, documentation, development, testing & release of the project/product.
§ Assist the PMs with technical task analysis, such as communications requiring detail & presentation.
§ Supporting the wider change team to identify & implement improvements to the Project methodology at Phoenix group.
What we’re looking for:
§ An experienced Business Analyst, who has worked within a change environment supporting & implementing large programmes of change.
§ Preferably someone who has worked within a regulated environment, with the ability to contribute to the business, technical & management requirements of the role
§ Ability to deal with a wide range of key internal & external stakeholders with confidence to drive project activity.
§ A high level of proficiency in business change software, such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Visio applications.
§ Able to work collaboratively in teams, showing a proactive & pragmatic approach.
We value our employees highly and have been Britain's Top Employer for the last six consecutive years and are a member of the FTSE 250 index. We put people first in everything we do and are always looking for new professionals to join our talented team. Our funds are closed, enabling us to focus on areas that other businesses can't. This means that, among the many benefits of working at Phoenix, our staff can enjoy exposure to a diverse workload not found elsewhere. Our amazing facilities at Wythall offer free lunches at our onsite restaurant, nature trail walk, putting green, free car parking, subsidised onsite sport facilities including gym, football & cricket pitches, tennis courts, excellent rewards schemes…we could go on! We're proud of what we do, and we've recently gained recognition for our distinctive business model. We offer excellent training opportunities, career development and company culture.
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Closing date: Midnight, Thursday 10th May 2018
Flexible working at Phoenix is: "A lifestyle that fuses your personal and professional life."
Phoenix believes in a culture of flexibility, depending on the role we may be able to offer working arrangements that suit your needs. In today's world of work/life challenges, we recognise getting this right is important to our employees and the success of our business.
Examples of this may include but are not exclusive to the following:
Part Time: You would work less than full-time hours for the business, perhaps by working fewer days or hours per week.
Flexible hours: Still working your contracted hours, you would have the flexibility to start and finish within agreed core working times.
Job Share: Where the role allows you would voluntarily share the duties of one full-time position with another colleague, splitting the hours on a pro-rata basis.
Home working: You would undertake some, or all, of your working duties from home or anywhere else other than the standard allocated place of work (including other Phoenix locations).