Business Analyst (Norwich ideal location, Bristol, York or London possible for the correct candidate).
Aviva’s vision is a business that makes it simple, effortless and easy for customers, with digital at its heart. In order to achieve this, Aviva has committed to a significant global Infrastructure Transformation agenda over the coming years which will enable Aviva to become the greatest FinTech Company in the world. You have the opportunity to become part of the team that is responsible for delivering that Infrastructure Transformation? How would you like to be part of a team of equally driven and ambitious people who are given the opportunity to learn new things every day, work with the latest technologies, and are able to clearly see how their work contributes to the enablement of Aviva’s vision? If you believe that you have what it takes to help Aviva bring its Vision to life then please get in touch. – Vernon Lacey, Director of Global Infrastructure Change.
As a Business Analyst (Grade D) at Aviva you will need to be a diligent and methodical individual who is confident conducting detailed analysis, review and documentation of complex systems for IT technical projects (circa 3m).
You will be detail oriented and able to collate, cleanse and translate large amounts of data into easy to understand information. You will be able to work as an effective member of a team and be confident in communicating with colleagues across IT and the business areas relevant to your project. You will be adept at providing projects with business expertise in order to shape the delivery and provide appropriate solution options and estimates to deliver the right business outcomes.
The CIO Transformation Portfolio to which you will be aligned is critical to the success of Global IT Operations in terms of enabling cost reduction, supporting business ambitions, protecting service and risk mitigation.
For the period 2016-18 there is expected to be an investment of circa. £50m p.a. across our portfolio which is made up of typically complex, large scale initiatives. The Infrastructure Change Delivery team is situated in Norwich, York, Bristol, London and Eastleigh and operates flexibly to support all change programmes within the portfolio across the UK.
What we’re looking for.
•You will have a solid background in Business Analysis, with a robust understanding of the full project life cycle
· You will have worked in an Infrastructure environment previously and be comfortable working in a technical environment.
· You will need to have excellent communication and people skills, working closely with business and technical stakeholders alike in large roll-out infrastructure programmes.
•You will have a detailed knowledge and application of Requirements Definition and Requirements Management processes and associated techniques (i.e. waterfall, agile developments, CMMI)
•You will have a strong analytical mind and be confident performing methodical investigations and transforming large amounts of data into clear and informative packs
•You will be experienced in determining the appropriate work products required for the change needs and ensuring re-use recommendations and proposals that deliver the right outcomes
· You will be confident to facilitate workshops using a variety of techniques for requirements elicitation, with internal and external 3rd party stakeholders/SME’s.
You will understand the strategic drivers and supporting benefits case for the individual project/programme being worked on and challenge when these are not being met.
You will be able to adopt effective processes and ways of working that promote collaboration and innovation
•You will be confident in providing products aligned to the CIO / CISO standards, frameworks, methodologies and governance which demonstrate intelligent analysis and include recommendations and proposals that deliver the right outcomes.
•You will have financial management experience and able to support the development of Cost Benefit Analysis
•You will be able to adopt effective processes and ways of working that promote collaboration and innovation
•You will be excellent at building and maintaining strong relationships with the business and other key stakeholders
•You will have worked on projects with complex interactivity and be able to confidently map and manage all risks and issues
•You will ideally have a Professional level of accreditation or certification in Business Analysis (e.g. ISEB, BCS)
Why Join Aviva
•We offer a competitive salary and fantastic benefits, including excellent pension and bonus potential.
•Ultimately we’re here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance, savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoy life today, knowing that tomorrow is covered.
•We definitely know how to look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improve things for customers, you’ll be at home here. Help us build a future to be proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva.
All displaced candidates will be given primacy for this role.
Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.
One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.
We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact us directly
As a disability confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, (As defined in the The Equality Act 2010) whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. (By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential). Please apply through the website. and then notify us that you meet the conditions for the guaranteed interview scheme.
We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Earl Daley in the Recruitment team on Earl.Daley@aviva.com