Business Analyst

Web Recruit Ltd
50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35,000 - GBP50,000 Plus Benefits Package
27 Feb 2017
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst
Solihull, West Midlands (office/field based, covering the UK)
GBP35,000 - GBP50,000 Plus Benefits Package

Our client is a global provider of technology systems and solutions across the entire insurance industry. They provide core technology solutions, distribution and trading capability, advanced analytics and solution delivery.

Our client works with 8 of the top 10 UK insurers, 4 of the top 10 global insurers and over 40% of UK brokers. Their broking technology processes transactions worth over GBP5 billion gross written premium and their teams are responsible for developing and delivering some of the most cutting edge software in the insurance market. By helping customers to define their requirements, our client maps the journey and builds the solution.

They are looking for a talented Business Analyst to join their Business Consultancy Team, based from their Solihull office.

What being the Business Analyst with our client will involve:

As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for gathering information and translating this into straightforward functional specifications, business and project documents. Identifying solutions to business issues and looking for business opportunities, you'll support customer(s) during the implementation of a largely standard packaged application which are key & main requirements of this role. You will use your experience of understanding and applying an application development methodology and contribute to the production of the deliverables required at each stage of the project life cycle. With your experience of Client implementation and installation processes you will be developing, writing and executing system test scripts and participate in internal quality reviews. You will prepare system documentation and liaise with Development teams, providing input to project estimates.

Based from our client's Solihull offices, there will be travel across the UK with ad hoc requirements to undertake international travel.

What experience our client looks for from you:

- Knowledge of the Financial Services industry i.e. general insurance, broker and/or banking and its processes and procedures gained through direct experience is essential for this role.
- Proven BA experience: from business requirement gathering, business requirement documentation, delivering functional specifications, traceability through to involvement in implementation.
- Experience of working in both Agile and Waterfall environments.
- Practical working knowledge of at least one computer-based Insurance application.
- Demonstrable aptitude for analysing application problems and the building of solutions.
- Experience in working to strict deadlines, both individually and as part of a team.
- Quality understanding of at least one phase of the development life cycle
- Understand the phases of the development life cycle and how they are related
- Familiarity with development of data flow diagrams and entity-relationship diagrams
- Have demonstrated a working knowledge of the following concepts/skills:
- Process Mapping (current and future state)
- Development of data flow diagrams (current and future state)
- Other UML techniques
- General insurance principles

A career with our client:

Our client believes the most valuable asset for any business is the people it employs. It is crucial therefore to employ and invest in the best. They have a strong, clear vision - to be the leading provider of insurance technology software - and their values describe what makes them unique, and capture the spirit that runs through everything they do. The Business Analyst plays a crucial role in delivering our client's vision and values through you, your team and the business.

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Additional Keywords: Business Analyst, Business Change Analyst, Business Transformation Analyst, Change Project Manager.