Business Analyst

Web Recruit Ltd
50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35,000 - GBP50,000
26 Feb 2017
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst
Aldershot, Hampshire (office/field based, covering the UK)
GBP35,000 - GBP50,000

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.

They work with 8 of the top 10 UK insurers, 4 of the top 10 global insurers and over 40% of UK brokers. Our client's 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 their customers to define their requirements, our client maps the journey and builds the solution.

They are looking for talented Business Analyst to join our Business Consultancy Team based from their Aldershot 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 business and project documents. From identifying solutions to business issues and looking for business opportunities through to supporting 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 Aldershot offices, there will travel across the UK with ad hoc requirements to undertake international travel.

What experience our client looks for from you:

- Knowledge of the Insurance industry and its processes and procedures gained through direct experience is essential to this role.
- 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, ideally using a formal analysis methodology, and the building of solutions. (Some knowledge of analysing relational data would be beneficial.)
- 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
- Previous consultancy / customer management experience is highly desirable
- 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 such as underwriting, claims, accounting and re-insurance

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 captures the spirit that runs through everything they do. The Business Analyst plays a crucial role in delivering their vision and values through you, your team and the business.

Our client reserves the right to withdraw a vacancy prior to the closing date. Note to Agencies:
the company currently has a PSL in place and they are not looking to engage wider to this PSL.

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Additional Keywords: Business Analyst, Business Change Analyst, Business Transformation Analyst, Change Project Manager, Business Change Manager, Business Improvement Consultant, Insurance.