Business Analyst

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Accountancy
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Bristol North / South Gloucestershire
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
06/07/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Zurich
Job Ref:
237581184



Location: Cheltenham

Who we are:

Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. In today's interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating, which means our pace of IT enabled business change is, too.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us.

The opportunity:
We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our fast paced Operations and IT team.

Working throughout the full project lifecycle, you will draw on a broad range of business analysis techniques to deliver change across all parts of the organisation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within a dynamic and collaborative environment. You will be part of a highly engaged team of professional business analysts, working on a diverse and challenging change portfolio.

Main Accountabilities:
As a Business Analyst your main responsibilities will be:

To lead the requirements elicitation on projects, and perform business analysis to determine the best solution to meet the business needs. To plan the analysis approach and deliverables, engaging with colleagues across the lifecycle to gain buy in and build support. To select the appropriate techniques to analyse business and system information, processes and data structures. To engage stakeholders from across the organisation to understand capabilities and constraints whilst supporting the programme principle of "adopt not adapt". To manage stakeholders to ensure the overall goals of the programme are met. To document, gain the appropriate approval ofand manage subsequent changes to the requirements documents and other formal deliverables. Build strong working relationships with our implementation partners to ensure a collaborative, delivery-focused approach. To work closely with external partners to evaluate any proposed solution, ensuring alignment to the projects key success criteria and organisations strategy. To help ensure appropriate test conditions are well defined and documented. To ensure successful transition for the organisation and end users from current to future state. To build trusted and effective working relationships with operational and technical teams. To act as an advocate for the Operations and IT team. To contribute to our highly engaged Business Analysis Community of Practice.
Your skills and experience:
As a Business Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Demonstrable Business Analysis experience including knowledge of business analysis tools, methodologies and industry best practice. High level of communication, influencing and negotiation skills, coupled with an ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation. Strong delivery focus with an ability to help others get on board quickly with changing priorities. Understanding and experience of working within all phases of project delivery life cycle. Broad commercial awareness with sound business acumen. Formal business analysis certification is preferred but not essential.
The Reward:

In return we are offering an attractive salary with a bonus scheme, defined contribution pension scheme and a generous flexible benefits package.

We are committed to continuous improvement and support personal development utilising a comprehensive range of blended learning techniques.

Our modern office is located in beautiful landscaped grounds boasting free access to tennis courts, a gym, and subsidised catering facilities.

Additional Information:
There will be an element of travel to other Zurich offices (London, Swindon, Brighton, Manchester and Fareham)

Salary: . Date posted: 04/07/2017

Company Description

Closing Date:
03/08/2017

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