The duties of the business analyst include but are not limited to;
•Coordinate inputs to workshops and documents workshop outputs and actions.
•Undertake analysis as guided by operating model design lead and project managers to drive out the target operating model and process/policy hierarchies and detail
•Perform data analysis and information gathering from interviews and desk based research
•Draft papers to input to discussion and document resultant actions, options and decisions
•Document elements of the operating model including approach and processes, as needed, to high standard of quality, appropriate to the audience
•Participates in problem analysis and resolution in a collaborative manner but prepared take ownership and accountability for delegated items
•Raises risks and issues in a timely manner with PM and Team Lead
•Provides regular information on progress to project management and team leaders to allow regulation and reviewing of tasks
Leadership, Mentoring and Project Planning
•The Business Analyst has no formal management function however as a key member of the team they will be expected to represent the programme to a wide range of business stakeholders
•The post holder will demonstrate ‘best in class’ techniques relevant to business analysis across the project lifecycle from discovery through to deployment and evaluation
•The post holder will be expected to manage their own time, commitments and tasks responsibly in accordance with the priorities set for the stream and take on additional duties as required to support these broader objectives
•Significant experience as a Business Analyst within financial services.
•The post holder will need to understand approaches to defining then implementing an enterprise level target operating model from high-level definition through to working with business stakeholders to document detailed procedures and process flows.
•Demonstrable domain knowledge within at least one of wealth, investment management and/or life and pensions will be essential for the post holder to be effective.
•The post holder will expected to be conversant with the full suite of MS Project Applications and feel comfortable presenting outcome of analysis in a number of formats.
•Familiarly with VISIO will be required.
•Prior experience of using proprietary business process mapping software and collaborative project tools such as JIRA, confluence, HP Clarity will be advantageous.
•Business Analysis (BCS, CBAP/CCBA) and/ or Financial Services qualifications (e.g. IMC)
About Canada Life
Canada Life looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures.
There can be no greater priority than the commitment and responsibility towards all our customers. At Canada Life we adhere to the same principles as when we were formed in 1847: integrity, consistency and experience.Our heritage is important to us. Our parent company, Great-West Lifeco, is a financially strong, stable, modern global organisation. The oldest Canadian life assurance company, Great-West Lifeco traces its foundation back to 1847 - that is more than 170 years of helping customers plan for the future.
Since 1903 we have operated in the United Kingdom where we have hundreds of respected and supported staff all geared to doing the right thing for customers.