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Business Analyst (Insurance)

  • Salary: £450 - £475 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Job reference: J358995A

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Our client, a leading provider of consulting and outsourcing solutions to blue chip clients across all major industry sectors in the UK has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join their team in London for an initial 3 month contract

Role requirements:

A highly motivated individual is required to fill a contract Business Analyst role. This is a high profile role requiring high levels of communication and negotiating skills. Tenacity and integrity is required at all times.

The successful individual will possess the following attributes specific to the role:

  • Must be experienced in the full software development lifecycle, working or having worked within the London Insurance Market
  • Must have a pragmatic approach and be willing to get involved in all areas of the SDLC as required
  • Experienced in the facilitation of workshops eliciting and documenting business requirements in a clear and precise manner
  • Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, using feedback to assess and promote understanding of need for future changes in services, products and systems The ability to apply Waterfall methodology wherever appropriate, whilst managing the changing needs of stakeholders
  • Must be willing to take full responsibility for the production of required artefacts, including the review process, traceability and working with development and test to teams to ensure requirements are fully understood
  • Willingness to contribute to testing if required. This could involve the creation of test scripts and helping to resolve defects

General Skills Required

  • Experience within the London Insurance market is essential for this role
  • At least 2 fullyears' experience of the following:
    • The full project lifecycle
    • Successfully applying Business Analysis skills/techniques and methodologies in complex multi-platform projects
    • Formal requirements elicitation, capture and translation into appropriate documents (e.g. functional and non-functional specifications) using a variety of methodologies
    • Mediating common agreement on requirements in situations where there may be conflicting needs from the stakeholders
    • Change (technical, operational and people-centered)
    • Organising, operating and facilitating workshops
    • Identifying, documenting and gaining agreement of the target benefits to be achieved by projects, ensuring unambiguous tracing of requirements to benefits
    • Modelling complex business processes in a global organization across multiple business units
    • System, integration and user acceptance test planning and execution
    • A range of test system, integration and user acceptance test planning and execution
  • Able to quickly and effectively build rapport with stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to work effectively with third-party partners and suppliers
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work under their own initiative
  • Fully conversant with the MS Office suite including MS Visio
  • A knowledge of Jira and an understanding of Pega

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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