Senior Business Analyst

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
13 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Job title: Senior Business Analyst
Location: Isle of Man

The opportunity:
To lead the analysis of business requirements, seeking iterative achievements that will enable earlier benefit realisation. The role will require the successful candidate to elicit robust User Stories or Requirements; provide well defined impact and risk assessments where required; define solutions, processes and approach, whilst acting on behalf of a Product Owner (Customer Journey Owner) in providing direction and accepting work products.

An ability to apply and adapt to different delivery approaches is required e.g. Agile or Waterfall. The job holder must be able to work independently whilst assisting and supporting co-workers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to add value through your existing experience, whilst continuing to develop your career within an experienced and collaborative environment. This role will give you the opportunity to build a professional profile with senior management and stakeholders across the business.

Key responsibilities:
• To work within a team to assist and/or represent the Customer Journey Owner to make timely decisions.
• Be responsible for writing User Stories / documenting Requirements that detail the business objectives, including both functional and non-functional aspects.
• Ensuring that initiatives are aligned and drive the organisation in the right strategic direction.
• To be accountable for making product based decisions as empowered by the Customer Journey Owner whilst understanding customer objectives, processes and products.
• Break down larger initiatives into smaller deliverables to achieve earlier benefit realisation, whilst holding a holistic end to end view of the impact to business processes.
• Work with the Customer Journey Owner to ensure a realistic benefit realisation approach is created and understand what must be done to achieve / measure the benefits.
• Establish and maintain appropriate communication via different mediums and engagement with stakeholders at all levels.
• Supporting the Scrum Master / Project Manager and the development of test plan, testing, implementation and training activities as required.
• Responsible for working with the Customer Journey Owner to create and maintain a roadmap for a specific function / topic (i.e. regulatory, International Market), providing assessments of value and communicating likely delivery timescales.
• Conduct an impact analysis assessment before approval or prioritisation.
• Ensure that the initiative being delivered is continuously assessed for suitability, with a willingness to pivot or stop where appropriate.

Your skills and experience:
• Proven experience in delivering initiatives using an agile approach / methodology, with the ability to adapt the approach where necessary in order to meet the business need.
• Proven experience in Business Analysis, with strong analytical skills.
• Knowledge of Insurance Industry preferred but not essential.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent and Professional Business Analysis Certification preferred.
• Effective Communication skills and able to influence senior stakeholders and leaders to adopt and support agile ways of working.
• Have a strong understanding of product management and be able to influence others when creating a roadmap, ensuring there is a balance between regulatory, growth and BAU activity.
• Able to translate initiatives into the language and format that enables the development team to understand, shape and ultimately deliver the change at pace and with high quality.

The reward:
In return we are offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. As well as this at our bespoke, state-of- the- art headquarters we have free on-site car parking.

Who we are:
Zurich International is headquartered in the Isle of Man and there are approximately 250 employees based in our Douglas-based office.
Zurich International was established in 1982, and over those 35 plus years our business model has evolved to accommodate the changing needs of insurance for both retail and corporate customers. Zurich International now focuses on offering protection and unit-linked propositions worldwide for approx. 270,000 international mobile and domestic affluent customers in its respective markets.
Zurich International supports markets in Europe, Middle East & Asia (EMEA) operating through branches in Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain, Hong Kong and Argentina. In total, Zurich International manages over $10bn of funds for both retail and corporate customers.

Further information:
At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all.Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

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

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