Business Analyst

Recruiter
Canada Life Limited
Location
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 May 2022
Closes
13 Jun 2022
Ref
14902611
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.

Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life UK has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.

Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.
What we're building
We now need a Business Analyst to support the transformation and the future growth of the business within the Business Change function. Our goals are to simplify our business by removing legacy systems, investing in modernised technologies & ways of working to deliver a digital platform that provides a single view of our customers.

We now need an Infrastructure/Systems Business Analyst to support the transformation and the future growth of the business, simplifying our IT architecture by removing legacy systems and delivering new solutions that provide market-leading services for our colleagues, customers and advisers.

Job Summary
The Business Analyst:

• supports the facilitation of business change through the articulation of business needs reflected in the Business Case.
• using a range of elicitation, analysis techniques the Business Analyst will facilitate the alignment of stakeholder perspectives to achieve the stated change objectives & key results, and articulate the future state operating model.
• may be deployed in an Agile or Waterfall software development context.

Working in change delivery the Business Analyst will provide estimation and progress reporting for their own work, record RAID items and provide auditable trace from business need to benefit realisation. The Business Analyst will manage their analysis & project stakeholders working at all levels across the organisation.

What you'll do
• Conduct demand evaluation.
• Identify and articulate risks.
• Plan your work and provide transparency regarding progress.
• Identify improvement opportunities for potential sponsorship.
• Elicit, analyse and synthesize stakeholder perspectives.
• Ensures solutions satisfy legal, regulatory, compliance, contractual and policy obligations.
• Produce definition of IT and business change with review and sign off from key stakeholders.
• Provide impact assessment of change requests.
• Produce and maintain a trace from business need to benefit realisation.
• Conduct Post Implementation Review / retrospectives

You should be comfortable working within business, application, infrastructure delivery contexts, and experienced in articulating and implementing operating models.

It is also desirable to have experience within the Financial Services industry in one or more of the following areas:
• Bonds and investment products
• Retirement products
• Insurance products
• Finance & Risk operations

Qualifications
Essential
• Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate competency and experience equivalent to holders of the BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis.

Desirable
We welcome candidates with certification in any of the following:
• BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis
• BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis
• IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

What you'll like about working here
As a Canada Life UK colleague, you'll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance, along with a generous pension and bonus scheme. You'll also receive the support you need with your personal and professional development.

Diversity and inclusion
Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences

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