Job Description :
We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst to bolster our highly motivated Business Analysis Practice. The successful candidate will be working on medium / large projects across the Change portfolio, each supporting the strategic priorities of the UK business.
Some current examples include; the digitisation of high volume low complexity processes, maturing our e-trading capability for both direct customers and brokers, or developing new / enhancing existing products.
This role will span the project lifecycle, from initial concept, business case, scoping and requirements through to working with technical delivery & test teams to successfully implement the changes you have defined, finally handing them over to business as usual.
What you’ll be doing
Working as an integral part of the UK Change team, supporting the full project lifecycle from initial scoping through to delivery and benefits realisation processes
Producing high quality business analyst deliverables, including but not limited to, scope articulation, business requirements, process models, user stories, functional and non-functional specifications, outcome realisation plans.
Building strong, productive relationships with the business, IT & third party stakeholders
Implementing continual improvements within your sphere of influence to ensure that we are constantly delivering efficient and effective change
Active contribution to the continual up-skilling of our Business Analysis capability via the BA Practice.
Our must haves
Proven experience of eliciting, documenting and delivering high quality business analysis deliverables.
The ability to combine soft influencing, persuasion and consultancy skills with leadership qualities that will encourage stakeholders to positively respond to questions, enquiries and requests to meet deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of working with people at all levels within and external to the business
Be highly results driven, with the energy and determination to succeed in a fast paced environment where the speed of response is critical to success
Writing and supporting user stories through development
Working as part of a globally distributed team
Our nice to haves
Knowledge and experience of :
working at or with third party software houses & / or technology providers
experience of system integration deliveries
knowledge of databases and system design
working within an Agile delivery framework
working in the insurance industry
digital product development of commercial and personal lines insurance
Diversity and flexible working at Hiscox
At Hiscox we care about our people. We hire the best people for the job and we’re committed to diversity and creating a truly inclusive culture, which we believe drives success.
We have also learned over the past 15 months that working life doesn’t always have to be in the office, and when it’s safe to do so, we will be introducing hybrid ways of working to encourage a healthy work life balance.
We anticipate the successful candidate for this role will be in the office up to 3 days per week.
We see it as the best of both worlds : structure and sociability on one hand, and independence and flexibility on the other.
Person Specification :