Locations: Edinburgh or Bristol (UK), Heidelberg (Germany)
(Note: Home location could also be considered for the right candidate as long as travel requirements are met. Travel is likely to be for 4 days on site in Germany every 2 weeks.)
A leading UK Financial Services organisation seeks an experienced Life and Pensions Business Analyst to aid in the delivery of a scalable annuities solution for a CM German and Austrian book of business.
The applicant must be able to confidently elicit, analyse, evaluate, prioritise and document high quality requirements that align to agreed objectives and can be clearly communicated to stakeholders.
Other Responsibilities Include:
Obtain formal approval of requirements by business stakeholders and maintain baselines
Deliver and maintain the relevant project artefacts for the assigned work stream
Lead workshops and other requirements elicitation activities
Validate the design, build and test traceability evidence provided by the project teams to confirm requirements coverage
Ensure stakeholders fully understand the end to end solution
Ensure dependencies, risks and issues are understood, tracked and escalated when appropriate
Produce timely and accurate progress reports
An experienced BA is required (5 years + )
The ability to establish strong working relationships with stakeholders, third parties and senior management.
Proactively manage workload, risks and issues
Flexibility to work across project work streams as and when required
The confidence to constructively and effectively challenge colleagues at all levels
Candidate must be able to travel regularly between Edinburgh, Germany and Bristol throughout the term of the engagement
Experience of working on International projects is desirable
Experience of working with Annuities would be beneficial
Experience of life and pensions policy administration back office systems
Previous experience of geographically and culturally diverse stakeholders would be an advantage