Business Analyst (SME)

London, London
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Business Analyst (SME)
Location: City of London
Job Type: Full Time

The company client is an innovative and competitive London business who are actively seeking to recruit a tenacious and driven Business/Systems Analyst for their office team based in the City. The successful applicant will be able to understand business requirements and manage the translation of these into a functional specification. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team whilst offering both career development and business interaction.

Job summary:

* The role will primarily be working with the development of new products in a core underwriting system (SSP Pure) for commercial SME business.
* This will include involvement in the initial analysis stages, working with the off-shore development team, performing the system testing and coordinating the UAT.
* This role will establish the road map for my clients SME market platform and help drive this vision forwards

Top responsibilities for this position will include:

* Analysis of key requirements, gathering information from business users
* Documentation of the scope and functional specifications
* Handover of requirements to developers and testers, or to third party suppliers
* Assisting with the configuration of new products on the SSP Pure system, including: reference data, document templates and rating
* Assessing the impact on downstream systems, such as General Ledger, Management Information and Reinsurance systems and instigating changes to interfaces where required
* System testing and support of the user community through UAT
* User signoff for enhancements and new releases
* Co-ordination of the product through each of the above stages
* Establish roadmap for SME market platform and drive forward these changes and improvements.
* Work with the wider market to understand the opportunities it provides and where appropriate make use of these market driven changes.

Experience and competencies required:

* Experience of working with commercial SME software systems such as: SSP, Acturis, Open GI, CDL etc.
* Ability to write SQL queries for analysis and testing purposes
* Strong understanding of the full lifecycle of system development and the use of Agile methodologies
* Good working knowledge of MS Office
* Use of Atlassian products, such as Jira Software would be useful.
* Educated to degree level
* Minimum 3-5 years as a Business/Systems Analyst (business requirements gathering)
* Minimum 3 years Insurance experience in the commercial SME market working on new underwriting product builds and their maintenance

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.