Senior Business Analyst

12 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Business Analyst experiencedin 'Agile' delivery to join our UK Insurance CIO team.Aviva's Transformation and Mandatory Change agenda is fast paced, broad,diverse and challenging so we are seeking a Senior Business Analyst whocan drive clarity, break through the complexity and work collaborativelywith a wide range of people, stakeholders and key suppliers. There's adefinite buzz in the team, since we have started to see a number of keyfeatures delivered that are helping the business to unlock furtheropportunities within the team. It's an exciting opportunity to join ahigh performing team and help UK Health deliver its strategy.With the business fully supportive of an agile delivery model, thismakes it an exciting and collaborative environment to join and enjoy thesuccess that comes with working for an organisation that has won HealthInsurer of the Year for the last 8 years!The roleWorking as part of a Feature Team, you will provide analysis skills toall Aviva Health business areas / sites. You will be involved in thedelivery of end to end business critical assignments.This is a key role and you will play a major part in delivering changewithin Aviva Health.As a Senior Business Analyst you'll be expected to work as part of ateam who design, develop, deliver and support effective customer andbusiness solutions. Amongst other tasks you'll play a leading role in: Pipeline analysis clearly articulating options and impacts to people, process and systems. Contributing to production of solution option and designs Utilise a variety of elicitation techniques to support creation and understanding of features, epics and user Stories that will be delivered to help our customers unlock benefits Leading refinement sessions, story mapping and estimating for your Feature Team. Create BA artefacts to aid understanding and build consensus e.g. process maps, impact mapping and benefit mapping etc. Working collaboratively to build and maintain relationships with our Business leads, Product Owners and other key stakeholders to prioritise backlogs and ensure effective change management. Participate in the wider CIO agenda, help promote Agile and make the team a success Engaging with Security, Service and release management in a timely manner in order to deliver safe change that will not disrupt BAU Driving best practice within the Health BA & wider UKI BA community Identify, manage impediments and dependencies Motivate, coach and mentor people to drive productivity. Provide internal and external communications that are both clear and transparent.Skills and Experience required: Proven experience of process / business analysis ideally in a financial services organisation utilising a variety to business analysis techniques Experienced in delivering change using Agile methodologies, especially in a distributed model Worked collaboratively with you Scrum, Project team and the business, championing best practice and driving continuous improvement Ability to deal with ambiguity and able to drive conversations to lead to agreeing minimal viable proposition (MVP) with the Product Owner Strong facilitation skills at a business and senior level Process mapping and re-engineering driving continuous improvement Ideally experience applying lean / six-sigma or System Thinking methodologies Ability to travel on a frequent basis Strong in evolving business designs Experienced in third party engagement and management Experienced in Test preparation and support Ideally having driven analysis for RFI & RFP's.Soft Skills & Competencies: Strong stakeholder management experience and managing relationships with the organisation at all levels. Leadership skills - the ability to get things done through others and by inspiring people within the team. Putting the customer at the heart of what we do and our thinking. Being innovative to solve problems and overcome issues.Qualifications: Educated to minimum of 'A' Level standard. Professional level of accreditation or certification in Business Analysis or working towards this Solid track record of IT change delivery Agile deliveryAdditional InformationWhat will you get for this role? Competitive salary Generous defined contribution pension scheme Annual performance related bonus and pay review Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save schemeWe're here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance,savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoylife today, knowing that tomorrow is covered. And we definitely know howto look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improvethings for customers, you'll be at home here. Help us build a future tobe proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva.'Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do thebest work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone whowants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty'One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to lifethrough the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working fromhome some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parentand carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if yourequire an alternative method of applying please contact Jenny Dao inthe Resourcing team on are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, nationalorigin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status,or disability status. - provided by Dice AGILE, BUSINESS ANALYSIS, CHANGE MANAGEMENT, DAO, MVP, SCRUM, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

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