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ActiveQuote Global Reach, Dunleavy Drive Cardiff South Wales CF11 0SN 0800 862 0373

Business Analyst

Company Outline

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Development team in Cardiff Bay. ActiveQuote provides Life, Health and Income Protection insurance advice to customers via a wide range of insurers, including Aviva, AXA, Bupa, Vitality, AIG, L&G to name but a few.


We operate some of the UK's leading price comparison sites for Health Insurance, Income Protection and Life Insurance with significant innovations and USPs through our world-leading software. We power some of the UK's leading household comparison sites including MoneySuperMarket, GoCompare, Money.co.uk and uSwitch.


Job Scope

Working as a Business Analyst within the DevOps Department, you will manage the delivery of our IT Development Roadmap. You will provide BA support on projects and act as a liaison between the business and IT, gathering requirements, mapping processes and implementing change.


The role involves requirements analysis, modelling and documenting, as well as scenario based functional testing, making sure that the software being delivered meets the customers & stakeholder’s expectations.


Experience in a range of project and business analysis methodologies would be expected, as would a high degree of professionalism and attention to detail.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Analyse and outline challenges, opportunities and solutions for the business
  • Owning the Development Roadmap, collaborating with the Senior Management Team to ensuring it aligns with the business’ strategy
  • Gathering business requirements for projects, creating compelling user experiences, detailed user stories, process maps and non-functional requirements
  • Responsible for delivering concurrent projects to a high standard and on time
  • Championing best practices in the software development lifecycle, governance and business analysis activities
  • To aspire to the company values of Integrity, Unity, Innovation and Passion

Skills & Education


Essential

  • Extensive Business Analysis and IT experience
  • Experience as a lead and/or mentor to Business Analysts
  • Solid experience in stakeholder and resource management
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A BA/PA qualification or professional training & understanding of a project lifecycle
  • Good written and presentation skills with an ability to present requirements and processes in a clear, logical manner
  • An enthusiasm for improving processes with a keen interest in new technology
  • Strong organisational skills and experience in prioritising work to meet deadlines

Desirable

  • Process mapping experience
  • Working within an agile environment and Scrum master certification
  • ITIL Foundation / Practitioner
  • Experience in IT Security
  • Azure/AWS knowledge

What We’re Offering

  • A competitive salary
  • 32 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Full ongoing training will be provided
  • Good location with excellent transport links
  • You will have the options to work remotely and from the office
  • A hardworking but fun and lively atmosphere with opportunities to develop within the business

Benefits and Perks

  • Bupa Health Insurance – full cover
  • Income Protection cover
  • Pension Plan
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employee recognition scheme

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