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BI Business Analyst

BI Business Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Insurance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emil Torrens- White

  • Contact email:

    etorrens-white@venquis.com

  • Salary high:

    65000

  • Salary low:

    55000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8741_1548064131

  • Published:

    seit 6 Monaten

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-14

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Support the Business in identifying and communicating change initiatives
  • Support and produce Business Case and associated project documentation as required
  • Act as a bridge between the Business and IT Developers
  • Elicit, analyse and document business requirements (in the media required which could be user stories, Use Cases or BRD)
  • Define requirements while understanding and communicating the impact of the change
  • Communicate requirements to the business and IT
  • Deliver supporting documentation for requirements (such as process maps, data attribute catalogues, wireframes and so on)
  • Prioritise requirements to deliver maximum business benefit within set constraints
  • Understand the Solution/ Design proposed and challenge appropriately
  • Support the developers and the business to ensure consistent understanding of requirements
  • Ensure timely completion of project milestones with support from the project manager
  • Anticipate bottlenecks and escalate as appropriate
  • Facilitation of workshops and meetings
  • Development of training material, provide orientation and go live support for users
  • Provide input to the test function, producing test scenarios, test scripts as required
  • Understand and champion the Company's Business Strategy and objectives
  • Follow the organization's governance around project and program work
  • Manage and resolve queries arising during design, build, test, go live and warranty
  • Work closely with the BI Team and with the wider business on projects to support, enhance and develop the company's data warehouse and Business Intelligence systems.
  • Liaise with users to specify changes to the data warehouse and reports as required by the business
  • Carry out data analysis, data modelling, ETL and report specification
  • Carry out data reconciliation and manipulation as required

Skills and Experience Specification:

  • Assertive, independent thinker, combining strategic vision and pragmatic delivery capabilities.
  • Lateral thinker, able to understand the impact of actions. Adopts an innovative approach to find and propose alternative solutions when standard procedures prove to be ineffective.
  • Confident communicator (verbal and written) at all levels, including strong customer, client liaison andincluding third parties.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proficient in identification of the initial requirement, through the complete life cycle, within tight deadlines
  • Ability to convert client requirements into viable practical systems solutions
  • Proficient in projecting and maintaining a professional image to clients and third parties
  • Able to adapt well to different work roles and different functional areas, including working as part of a team or individually
  • Use questioning techniques to get to the root cause and allow requirements to be built out from this point ensuring that you avoid assumptions
  • Familiarity with Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Master Data Management (MDM) concepts and analysis techniques
  • Experience of producing reporting specifications
  • Experience of producing ETL functional specifications

Essential and Preferred Requirements:

  • 3-5 years (or equivalent) experience in Business Analysis
  • Extensive experience in a Business change/transformation role
  • Good understanding of IT systems and the role of a developer although no specific application / software / programming or development knowledge is required.
  • Hands-on experience implementing large scale data warehouse and BI solutions preferred
  • Experience of using data quality and data cleansing technologies and strategies
  • Data manipulation & macro-writing in MS Excel
  • SQL Server T-SQL, Reporting and Analysis Services experience would be highly beneficial
  • IBM Infosphere Fast Track experience would be highly beneficial
  • Knowledge of London market underwriting systems, especially SBS Eclipse, IRIS and Genius would be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of Insurance accounting and the impacts of Solvency II
  • Flexibility to travel and work in different locations from time to time
  • Experience across different Lines of Business or Business areas, London Market would be beneficial.
  • CII Certificate or Diploma