Business Analyst

Our client, a leading financial and insurance organisation, is hiring a Business Analyst for 6 months!

Your new company
A leading financial organisation located in Waterloo that offers a wide range of insurance and investment products. They are committed to highest standards of business ethic and good governance and help their clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives. What You Get:
  • The opportunity to help evolve our brand through projects and initiatives that contribute to helping us become one of the best asset management and insurance companies in the world.
  • To be part of a dynamic team of professionals in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Recognition; everyone is a contributor.
  • Opportunities to grow your skills through on the job coaching and formal training.
  • To be part of an innovative culture where continuous improvement is valued, rewarded and embedded in what we do.
  • Opportunities to socialize and team build through fun activities with coworkers.

Your new role
For a journey this exciting and complex, we’re looking for someone who can combine expert business analysis skills, a strong technical aptitude, a strategic mindset, diplomatic facilitation, and leadership skills to elicit and build requirements that enable exceptional solutions for our Individual Insurance and Wealth business partners. We operate in a world where time-to-market and evolving business priorities drive our plans. The awesome person who fills this role will need to be resilient, versatile and equally effective in adapting to change as they are following a process.

Main Accountabilities:
  • Lead and manage the development of quality BSA deliverables for small, medium and large projects.
  • Partner with business partners, vendors, leaders, application development and testing teams to ensure quality solutions that meet the needs and expectations of our business partners and clients.
  • Lead, motivate, support, and coach project team members and peers by providing guidance that is appropriate for their knowledge and skill level.
  • Understand the technical and operational challenges and objectives that may impact the rollout of an application/process. Use that to drive discussions about solutions and risk mitigation.
  • Establish and maintain trusted advisory roles with clients by gathering and analyzing information to provide recommendations that address and resolve business issues.
  • Champion the BSA role by actively promoting learning across the team and contribute to the continuous improvement of the practice by leading initiatives.
  • Stay current with trends in emerging technologies and how they could apply to the organization

What you'll need to succeed
Qualifications / Skills:
  • Experience in the application of business analysis core competencies with 1-2 years of experience.
  • A strong communicator who listens and picks up on the spoken and unspoken words to excel at delivering, understanding, and interpreting messages through verbal discussions and in writing.
  • A talented facilitator who is skilled in negotiation and influencing.
  • A strategic thinker who appropriately applies a variety of planning, analysis, elicitation, modelling, and documentation techniques to accurately define and communicate requirements to help successfully deliver on initiatives.
  • A mentor and coach for both peers and junior colleagues.
  • A collaborative team member who continuously strives to improve the client experience, our team, and our processes.
  • Ideally, we’ll also get somebody with one or more of the following:
    • Knowledge of Insurance and/or Wealth products and business operations;
    • Experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies;
    • Experience with Organizational Change Management;
    • Experience with analysis and modelling for both processes and data;
    • A College or University degree, preferably in Information Technology, Business Systems Analysis or equivalent experience;
    • A Business Analysis professional certification or working towards;
    • A technical aptitude and curiosity

What you'll get in return
The client is offering a 6 month engagement and a very competitive hourly rate for the contract.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1097665

Summary

Job Type
Contract
Industry
Insurance
Location
Toronto
Specialism
Projects & Change Management
Pay
58
Ref:
1097665

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Resham Singh, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Ottawa (EN)
Suite 600,, 220 Laurier Ave W

Telephone: 3436002570

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