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Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst
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Job Description

Do you have a passion for transformation? Do you like to challenge the status quo, think differently and look at ways technology can solve business problems? Are you dynamic, resilient and want to be involved in delivering change that drives Aviva strategy? If you do, you could be part of this transformation.

At Aviva we love to constantly innovate and improve the experience and security for our customers. We have brought together all our technology change agents to drive deliveries and outcomes, which means that you can work on projects and programmes across Cyber, Data, Digital, Cloud, Networks, Shared Technology Services and Business Operations.

You don’t need to be from an insurance background, we want to bring the best in class regardless of your specific industry experience.

Our one team approach means you will have great opportunities for career development across the Technologies and Business Units..

If you are motivated by making a difference, enjoy a variety of assignments, are keen to develop and have strong relationship building skills, this could be the role for you!

A bit about the job:

As Senior BA you’ll be ensuring key business goals are understood and requirements are documented. To do this, you’ll be working with design/development/test colleagues to ensure that quality business solutions that address the requirements of the business are delivered.

We’ll look to you to participate, lead and contribute to relevant business/scrum/project meetings.

You’ll also be leading other business analysts to help us develop the change strategy b supporting projects through the development/testing lifecycle including implementation.

Delivering for customers is critical so considering their needs and being prepared to challenge decisions that are not in their best interests is vital.

You’ll need to understand other change initiatives, recognise dependencies, and determine if business benefits can be realised through change synergies.

In Aviva we have three levels of Business Analyst

  • Business Analyst
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Principal Business Analyst

These range from junior to senior levels. The difference as you move up the grade structure is the increase in scope, size and complexity of the change you will be working on and the seniority of the stakeholders you will be interacting with along with an increased focus on leadership, coaching and mentoring of colleagues.

We are currently recruiting for Senior Business Analyst positions only.

What do we need from you?

  • Excellent analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent facilitation skills

  • Excellent leadership, negotiating and influencing skills to challenge and drive the necessary changes

  • Experience of working on medium to large scale assignments

  • Detailed knowledge and experience of application of business analysis tools and techniques

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Starting salary between £40000 - £60000 (depending on skills, experience, and qualifications)

  • Generous pension (starting level Aviva contributes 8% when you contribute 2%)

  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus

  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave

  • 29 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products

  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars

  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme

  • 21 volunteering hours per year

Aviva is for everyone:

We are inclusive – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.

Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

To find out more about working at Aviva take a look here

We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Lacey Lane-McKoy a call on 07385425912 or send an email to Lacey.lane-

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