Senior Business Analyst, Strategic Change

Employer
Aon
Location
Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Closes
Apr 14, 2021
Ref
2074701217
Job Role
Business Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified
Senior Business Analyst, Strategic Change

We're hiring!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Business Analyst to join the UK Change team and assist with the successful delivery of various project, programmes and business transformation workstreams. This role could be based from one of the following offices; Chelmsford, Reading or Farnborough.

The Senior Business Analyst will be expected to manage complex and difficult negotiations between stakeholders that could potentially impact the scope of the project. Change Management experience is also highly desirable. You must have insurance or consulting sector experience.

The Senior Business Analyst will be involved in Requirements Gathering, Process Design/Documentation, System Configuration, Document Templates, Reporting and User Acceptance Scripting/Support activities.

This includes pro-actively gathering information from a variety of sources, including through meetings at various levels within the organisation and will be expected to challenge appropriately, adding their own views whilst still presenting unbiased findings in the form of reports, process diagrams/maps etc.

About Aon

Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.

About the Role

Your impact as a Senior Business Analyst:

Produce current and future state business process maps and undertake process design and process re-engineering.
Define and prioritise business requirements, including a holistic view of process, data and tech.
Lead Business Analysis Workshops.
Prepare feasibility studies and cost benefit analyses (jointly with PM / Finance).
Undertake Various analysis tasks (SWOT, Gap, etc) to assist in project decision making.
Work with 3rd party suppliers to support system configuration activities, including gathering requirements from key stakeholders for configuration tasks, reviewing system specifications and ensuring signoff is achieved from SMEs.
Lead Document Template design/development and Reporting requirements/design.
Provide analysis and research supported by reviewing performance and volumes data to support the prioritisation of specific lines of business, processes and trading partnerships.
Undertaking the development of UAT scripts and support business SME UAT activity and as required undertake key UAT scenario validation.
Assist in identifying issues and potential risks relating to project and non-project situations.
Understand all risks affecting the project and assist in implementing mitigating factors.
Undertake data field mapping between systems and/or processes.
Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.

About you

Experienced graduate with significant prior project experience and strong communication, numerical and analytical skills.
Blend of Process, data & tech analysis skills.
Excellent insurance industry knowledge, including London Market. Experience of working on multiple projects for insurance carriers is essential. MGA experience is also desirable, but not essential.
Strong track record of working on business change projects, including the production of current/future state process maps and gap analysis between the two.
Experience of Target Operating Model implementation or BPI / BPR.
Experience of projects involving Document Template design and development is desirable.
Experience of projects involving Reporting design/development is desirable.
Familiarity with UAT methodologies and test practices, including UAT scripting is essential.
Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail and the ability to analyse and present information in a variety of formats to suit the intended audience.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written. Embodies a positive image to all audiences and is used to working with senior stakeholders.
Continually demonstrates skills in influencing others and have the ability to know when to challenge decisions and when to exhibit flexibility for decisions made by others.
Ability to use a variety of recognised analysis and design techniques.
Experience designing and facilitating workshops.
Excellent knowledge of technology and standard desk top packages: MS/Excel, MS/Word, MS/PowerPoint, MS/Visio.
Good reputation and has experience in developing good working relationships across the market.

Salary and Benefits

This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare and additional holiday. We also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.

Our Colleague Experience

Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.

We're happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we're happy to discuss options with you upon application.
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