Senior Business Analyst - Digital Transformation

Location London
Discipline: Product
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Generous Benefits
Contact name: James Shenton

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Job ref: BH-149-2
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: 2022-06-20 00:00:00
Senior Business Analyst required, with strong Business Analysis skills with strong experience as a hybrid agile / waterfall centric Business Analyst translating business requirements, running workshops, translating artefacts such as user stories, wireframes, data flows, process maps / process flows to work on digital transformation of front to backend systems and customer centric systems for world leading Lloyds of London Broker who are going through a large scale digital transformation and including introducing automation and robotics to drive process and technology efficiency.

This role will be working with IT function that is embracing serious change / transformation so we are looking for a Business Analyst who can bring ideas and demonstrate where they have introduced new thinking, and approaches in roles they have had to date.

As a Senior Business Analyst you will have skills in some of
  • Extensive Business Analysis skills capturing requirements and translate into artefacts such as; user stories, wireframes, data flows, process mapping / process flows, business requirements documents, presentations, and options papers.
  • Experience of the Insurance Sector / banking or a FCSA registered environment would be desirable, both in terms of business processes and systems such as risk management, claims management, Front & Back office etc
  • Good understanding of the SDLC, and familiarity with Agile delivery / Agile ceremonies / Waterfall approaches
  • Experience in requirements capture / workshops and managing senior level stakeholders
  • Business Analysis experience in Insurance or ideally financial services, actuarial systems, or FCA approved business
  • Any experience of mentoring / coach or developing other BA’s
  • Experience of full project life cycle, from initiation into business as business as usual.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, LucidChart and Visio or other process mapping software
  • Experience of conducting/facilitate acceptance tests for solutions with user community, including development of UAT test scenario and test scripts.
  • Experience of working with external parties and suppliers.
  • Experience of Azure DevOps for user story creation, sprint planning is desirable
  • Gherkin syntax.
  • Lloyds Market Insurance Essentials Exams would be desirable.
  • BCS Business Analysis Certification and/or Business Analysis Diploma
Key responsibilities as a Senior Business Analyst would include
  • Act as SME within the Agile Development Team, taking ownership of artefacts.
  • Conduct and lead workshops with the business to elicit and document business requirements and priorities.
  • Analyse business requirements and translate into high quality artefacts such as; user stories, wireframes, data flows, process maps, business requirements documents, presentations, and options papers.
  • Use design thinking, or similar approaches to:-
    o Define needs, designs, problems and insights.
    o Ideate by challenging common assumptions and Prototype to test and validate solutions
  • Analyse and document “as is” business processes, identify processes to be changed and model the optimized “to be” future stated business processes.
  • Complete data analysis when required (e.g. impact analysis, data quality analysis, data migration, data reconciliation).
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate process and technology training and supplemental materials
  • Communicate progress, issues and risks to stakeholders.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations.
  • Report and communicate fluently on all aspects of work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and in public forums.
  • Provide business with effective support and advice in relation to technology.
  • Develop close business / stakeholder working relationships.
  • Liaison between the business, IT department and external parties.
This is an outstanding chance to flex your Business Analyst skills and progress your career working for a business with ambitious plans for digital innovation, and will offer the chance to work at up to C Suite level.

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