Senior Business Analyst

Job Ref: 0498
Sector: Professional Services
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 09 April 2019
  • Bristol, England Bristol Bristol GBR BS34 8SW
  • £34,564 - £51,847 per Annum
  • Guidant Global

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Join Innovation, Move the Globe Leading A New World of Life and Pensions Services Senior Business Analyst

Bristol Up to £51,000 ASAP Permanent, 35 hours per week (Monday - Friday) Have you always wanted to work for some of the world's most prestigious insurance companies? Our client, a leader of business process services for the Life & Pensions (L&P) industry, are looking for confident a Senior Business Analyst to join their Transformation and Change team in Bristol.

You should have a knack for delivering analysing, defining and shaping strategic outcomes to deliver change across the business which maximizes business benefit and architectural reusability. Working as part of a team, you will be working closely with the business units you will gain in-depth understanding of our customers' business strategy, processes, services roadmap and the context in which the business operates.

Key Accountabilities

  • You will execute business analysis with business, IT and strategic partners on large/complex projects to identify, understand, challenge and agree requirements.
  • Recommend the best method of achieving the required business outcome via the application of a wide range of analytical tools and techniques.
  • Ability to interpret legislative and regulatory changes, assessing the wider impact on business procedures and in designing business solutions to ensure compliance with externally-driven timeframes.
  • Be responsible for performance management of Business Analysts, supporting their development and training needs.
  • Produces clear and effective documentation.
  • Support business acceptance testing activities, reviewing Testing Strategy/Plans and dealing with any queries and issues arising from the Testing Team.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Business Analyst Change Team as a centre of excellence and to the wider objectives.

About You

  • Educated to degree level in business, analytical or other relevant discipline, or having equivalent experience
  • Hold or is working toward a financial services professional qualification (e.g. . BCS, ACII, FPMI,FPC(1/2/3)
  • A systematic, discipline and analytical approach to problem solving, supported by strong interpersonal skills and confidence to select and apply relevant analytical and process engineering tools.
  • Good understanding of differing operating models and the effect this can have on the cost effectiveness of solutions.
  • Good understanding of IT Systems I.e. must understand the architecture and the impacts consequences of the solution/design on that
  • Experience of a wide range of project methodologies and approaches
  • Experience of applying a range of techniques to gather, sort and format data for detailed analysis and to present the result in an unambiguous manner; appreciation of best practice for different types of analysis.

The Location

  • 5 minute walk from train station
  • Free parking
  • Free shuttle service to and from Bristol City Centre
  • Good public transport links
  • Staff restaurant as well as Costa and WH Smith available onsite
  • Nuffield Health gym, private prayer room and an independently-run crèche available onsite


  • Discretionary annual bonus (up to 10%)
  • Company pension scheme membership
  • 25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
  • Holiday allowance rising with promotion
  • Gain professional accreditation on completion at no extra cost through our client's bespoke 24/7 professionally accredited online learning and development tools
  • 24/7 access to a wide range of books
  • Receive a wide range of retail discount shopping schemes
  • Access to our client's Confidential Helpline is available to be used by you and your family
  • Get to volunteer in our own employee communities throughout the working day
  • Any other relevant benefits related to this role
  • Develop your career through our client's wider global network

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09/05/2019 10:59:20
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