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Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Industry:
Reference: 373893
Contact Name: Shane Watson
Contact Email: shane@blakeoliver.com.au
Job Published: April 07, 2020 15:15

Job Description

As part of an established Legislative & Regulatory Change Program in play, a global blue chip insurer in the ANZ market place is looking to hire two (2) Business Analysts to help deliver the necessary identified changes as they pertain to all internal key business units, predominantly covering Life Insurance and also General Insurance (approximately 75/25% split).
  
The program is currently looking for the successful applicants to work with subject matter experts across the business units to:-
  • Document and deliver concise end to end business impact assessments;
  • Map out the processes/systems/strategy/product/policy changes necessary to meet the new regulatory/legislative requirements;
  • Provide a variety of business analytical services to develop Business Requirements/Assessments, process maps, option analysis, etc;
  • Prioritise and deliver the changes in collaboration with the Program and Project Managers; and
  • Proactively identify dependencies, risks and issues for the Program, and manage dependencies, risks or issues allocated to them.
The two roles are part of the wider Asian Strategy and Operations team who has oversight of the operating platform in Australia & New Zealand. The roles will involve working very closely with a highly diverse and skilled team, including (but not limited to) subject matter experts across all key business units, as well as Risk, Compliance/Legal and Human Resources in an agile nature to support the successful delivery of the Program.
On a more day to day level, key stakeholders across claims, underwriting, product and general management will be key audiences, thus giving great exposure to a wide ranging and diverse stakeholder group.
  
Ideally, you will benefit from knowledge and experience working in the Australian, NZ or UK Life Insurance Industry. A working knowledge of the General Insurance industry would be of benefit also. You will also have an inquisitive mind, be self-motivated and can adapt to change in situations enabling you to be successful in this exciting opportunity.
  
Key background abilities for the role include:
  • Proven hands-on experience across Life Insurance (Product Management, Policy, Underwriting, Claims, Distribution or Regulatory Life Insurance projects). Exposure to General Insurance would be additionally beneficial.
  • Minimum of 5 years as a Business Analyst/Product Manager/Claims Manager in the Life insurance industry, with exposure to regulatory change / legislation as a priority.
  • High level knowledge and expertise of the Australia insurance industry and the legal and economic / social environment in which it operates.
  • Prior Compliance and Regulatory experience within the financial services sector would be highly regarded.
  • Ability to produce concise high-level business requirement documentation and work collaboratively within a complex matrix organisation to deliver and meet deadlines in face of complexity, conflicting pressure and ambiguous circumstances.
  • Alongside the Program Manager, be able to build and manage project plans, risk issues and project dependencies.
  • Strong business engagement and stakeholder management skills with excellent level of written and verbal communication.
  • Relevant industry qualification and/or business degree is highly desired.
Please apply on line now to be considered for these strategically important and operationally diverse roles, which will give you many further career opportunities in the future, if not potentially internally at the end of the contract period.

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