Job Title

IT Senior Business Project Analyst

Required Skills

Job Description

 

Company Introduction

Our client is a leader in the insurance industry.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Understand the needs of the various PFML Business Users (BU), assist in transforming them in written or oral functional specifications for further IT projects;
  • Act as an interface between BU and Local / Central / Outsourced IT teams (IT) on matters related to projects;
  • Understand the needs of BU and translate them into technical specifications for IT and vice versa;
  • Organise and attend meetings related to the project;
  • Initiate plan, design, execute, monitor, control and close a project;
  • Work with the Project Manager to manage the project and ensure that the project is kept on track and that milestones are maintained;
  • Work with business to collect and prioritize business requirements, and define topic scope;
  • Research topics to gain knowledge about products and services that could address the business needs;
  • Monitor market best practices and solutions in order to provide best-in-class solutions and levels of service;
  • Work with subject matter experts to document the business needs into formal technical specifications;
  • Manage vendors and suppliers;
  • Participate and comment on contracts;
  • Manage validations by the stakeholders;
  • Design and manage UATs, help prepare test plans where necessary;
  • Define risks and monitor project KPIs and act in order to manage risk;
  • Participate, present and interact with stakeholders to ensure that topics are moving forward according to plan;
  • Plan, budget and set expected quality levels in order to meet business objectives;
  • Assist or assume the role of PM;
  • Define project governance and organize project committees;
  • Guide projects into the run stage;
  • Suggest projects and functions that provide added value to the organisation;
  • Document and report to management on the status of projects and advice on the same;
  • Assist and advice Local IT on data sources centrally located;
  • Assist and advice Local IT on subject matters related to the efficient and effective use of data;
  • Provide 1st line training or support on projects designed by Central / Outsourced IT;
  • Report and manage issues and bugs in project related to by Central / Outsourced IT;
  • Operate within the Local IT Department team as a team player;
  • Assist/update/advise the local IT Director on managed topics;
  • Familiarise with existing systems already in operation;
  • Familiarise oneself with the Group’s security, legal, data processing and technological processes and frameworks;
  • Respect the standards of the Group;
  • Manage a team of BAs setting objectives and conduct Talent Development Reviews;
  • Assign tasks, assess quality of work, guide and unblock team members;
  • Teach and train team members;
  • Manage the teams with respect to holiday planning, updating IT systems with their effort, activity and KPI management.

Experience

  • Have formal Insurance qualifications;
  • Have a formal Business Analyst or Project Management certification;
  • Have SQL / SAP BI experience;
  • Be familiarity with Agile methodologies;
  • Have at least 5 years’ or more experience in a similar role.

Personal Skills

  • Attention to detail;
  • Be a team player.

Recruitment Team Leader

Sectors Finance, Legal & Compliance, Risk & Fraud

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