Lloyds Banking Group

Business Analyst - Open Banking Lab - Flexible Working Available

18 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Job role
Business analyst
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers so we have a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.

We're motivated by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are passionate about making a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

We're investing £3bn into our People, Platforms and Data to become the best bank for customers and rapidly transforming into a leading UK FinTech.

In the Open Banking Lab we're on a mission to demystify money and help people to handle their finances more effectively using emerging technology and innovation. Seeing your finances 'all in one app' is a good place to start. We're also exploring new ways to help people get a clearer picture of how they spend and save, with data driven insights to make their money work harder for them. We serve a base of 15m digital active customers (including 10m active app users) and are excited to be at the forefront of helping people to live more successful financial lives.

As Business Analyst (working in a Lab of c80 people, reporting to the Lab Product Owner) you will be pivotal to shaping innovative, new-to-market customer propositions from strategy, design and delivery through to product launch and continual optimisation of the live service.

A key part of the role will be defining how customer data combined with emerging technology and the evolving regulatory environment can be utilised to drive customer value. A passionate customer advocate with a good eye for detail and an interest in technology innovation would be ideal.

Agile delivery experience is highly desirable. You will be experienced in writing user stories to a robust set of acceptance criteria and work alongside the Product Owner to ensure rational prioritisation of the backlog is in place to drive efficient sprint cadence. The role will suit a highly collaborative team-player who enjoys variety of work and is keen to build skills and experience working across a breadth of propositions.

What we'll need from you:

Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong background in business analysis, solution design, new product development or consultancy with a track record of translating customer vision into successful digital propositions.

You'll have a good understanding of business analysis and business architecture methodologies with some knowledge in related disciplines such as Software Development, Systems Thinking, User Experience Design and Data Modelling. You'll also be a be an Agile Practitioner, comfortable operating within scrum and kanban digital delivery practices.

Additionally you'll:

  • Enjoy problem solving and take an analytical approach to proposition development, ensuring the trade-offs between customer value, solution complexity and risk are understood by stakeholders.
  • Be a motivated self-starter and enthusiastic team-player with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to operate with credibility amongst business, technical and design colleagues.
  • Understand complex Financial Services products within the scope of an emerging regulatory framework, ideally with some familiarity of PSD2 and Open Banking.

Lloyds Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates and BAME applicants meeting the above criteria are warmly encouraged to apply.

As well as a competitive salary, this role offers:
  • Flex cash sum
  • 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • A total reward package that offers discounted lifestyle, financial and protection benefits you can tailor to suit your lifestyle

We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.

As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

Together we make it possible.

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