Senior Business Analyst

Posted 16 April by Embark Group Limited Easy Apply

About Embark Group

Embark Group is a full-scale retirement solutions provider. We are committed to acquiring, developing and holding - for the long-term - a range of financial services businesses in the UK and internationally. As an investor we look for wholly-owned, minority interest and joint venture investments that can generate value independently or in concert with other assets in our portfolio.

We look for businesses that possess the capacity for scaled growth, a proven presence in their chosen market segments, strong people with the right values, and most importantly that offer an opportunity for us to add value through digital delivery.

Our approach centres on four primary enablers: our expertise, access to leading technology, focus on consumers, and capital. More than anything, we build safe and recurring value for all of our stakeholders, customers, partners, employees and shareholders.

Role Summary

In your role as Senior Business Analyst, you will be working on a large business change programme leading the Business Analysis team consisting of a mix of business analysts, process analysts and subject matter experts. You will be responsible for helping with gap analysis, business requirement gathering, solution design, process re-design and procedure writing for the platform solution. You will also be required to lead, coach, develop and mentor the team as required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Applying a thorough and methodical approach to research and analysis to achieve a comprehensive and objective understanding of requirements, problems and opportunities.

  • Identifying and documenting potential solutions considering all available information and constraints.

  • Recommending and managing implementation of end to end solutions for all aspects of retirement and Wrap product lifecycle.

  • Ability to analyse and optimise processes.

  • Ability to analyse requirements, design and implement effective control framework for target operating model.

  • Inputting into test strategy and support creation of test data and scripts.

  • Identifying and liaising with project / task stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Producing project and communication documents / reports in a professional manner.

  • Adhering to relevant methodologies and standards to meet the needs of a fast-paced changing business.

  • Ability to interact with B2B partners in the lead analysis role to develop and implement multi-product, multi-channel WRAP platform-based solutions.

Experience Required

Delivering excellence is no easy task, particularly when you are transforming a business. So we’re looking for someone with the right experience and behaviours to join our team. The 'DNA’ we look for starts with high proactivity and tenacity, the desire to deliver service excellence, attention to detail and a passion for both innovation and continuous improvement. As well as this, you will need to have:

  • Significant experience working in a structured project-based environment within a diverse range of business teams, with comparable experience in a Lead management or supervision role.

  • Structured analysis methodology

  • Lean six sigma or equivalent for process optimisation

  • Package implementation experience

  • Self-motivation and a track record of working to a high personal and professional standard

  • Ability to run multiple parallel activities

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with ability to influence at all levels

  • Experience of working on a large programme of business change

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic and changing environment

  • ISEB Business Analysis

Required skills

  • Business Analysis
  • Gap Analysis
  • Six Sigma
  • ISEB
  • WRAP

Reference: 34670379

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