Strategic Business Analyst

Start date: Immediately Salary: Dependent on Experience Hybrid (London)

Role Summary

The Strategic Business Analyst will be part of the Strategic Operations team. You will be responsible for business analysis activities to deliver onboarding of new entities in a fast-paced environment.  You will be required to work with all business units, analysing and defining business requirements for processes, technology and business change. This role will include driving the implementation of business change within the respective division and ensuring all new entities are working in line with each vertical’s best practices.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders at all levels across the business to gather and document business process and technology requirements.

  • Conduct requirements gathering through workshops, interviews, and job shadowing.

  • Analyse existing business processes and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Work with Project Manager to develop business cases and project plans that outline project scope, objectives, and timelines.

  • Work with technical teams to design and implement solutions that meet business needs.

  • Create process maps, data flowcharts, and other documentation to support process improvement initiatives.

  • Capture and management of business requirements in ADO for projects delivered in Agile methodology.

  • Drive change across the Group and support the business units to deliver a range of business change projects so that business benefits are realised.

  • Exception reporting (Running various reports, highlighting areas of missing data and following up with the business to resolve the exception).

  • Design, execute, manage and support testing phases, including writing testing strategies/testing scripts / UAT procedures / conducting system testing.

  • Project Administration (Attending project status meetings, taking notes and actions).

  • Work with the business units to ensure the seamless transition of projects to BAU.

  • Undertake any other reasonable team duties.

Role Requirements

  • Insurance qualifications e.g. CII (Desirable).

  • London Market Insurance/Broking experience preferred.

  • Project qualifications e.g. Prince 2, SAFE Agile preferred.

  • Should have at least 3+ years’ experience of working within a relevant role.

  • Experience in full project life cycle preferably in an Agile environment.

  • Experience in Process Mapping, Reengineering and Systems implementation.

  • Experience in Stakeholder and Vendor Management.

Skills & Abilities

  • Outcome focused.

  • Self-motivated & Enthusiastic.

  • Good team player but has the ability to operate independently on their own initiative.

  • Professional approach to relationships.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required (at all levels within the organisation).

  • Analytical and data orientated.

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