Business Analyst required to join an expanding Life Company. This is a key role in the methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of all or part of the business in terms of business functions and processes.
Investigates operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes.
Assists in the analysis of stakeholder objectives, and the underlying issues arising from investigations into business requirements and problems, and identifies options for consideration.
Facilitates scoping and business priority-setting for change initiatives of medium size and complexity.
Discover and analyse requirements for fitness for purpose as well as adherence to business objectives and consistency, challenging positively as appropriate.
Support programme or project control boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings.
Provides basic guidance on individual project proposals.
Define, documents and carries out small projects or sub-projects. Alone or with a small team, actively participating in all phases. Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 3 years' experience as a Business Analyst within financial services.
Excellent problem solving skills.
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint).
Testing/Analytical skills - Thinking Interprets quantitative and qualitative information to achieve a business-related objective. Produces effective solutions to complex problems. Identifies underlying trends and issues and does not always stop at initial answer. Systematic and logical.
Basic SQL Skills.
Experience of formal system analysis and design methodologies.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to achieve tight deadlines.
Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
Business Analysis or Testing Qualifications, e.g. ISEB or IIBA.
Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary and comprehensive benefits.