BA Practice Lead
Location: Manchester, North West England, United Kingdom
BA Practice Lead
Job DescriptionBA Practice Lead
Role Type: permanent - full time
Working Hours: 37.50 per week
We are Swinton Insurance, part of the Atlanta group. We've been helping people to find insurance for over 60 years and we're far from done. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible digital transformation in-flight, there's never been a better time to join us.
To help set us on the right path, we're now looking for a Business Analysis Practice Manager to shape and evolve the processes, standards and methodologies used by our Business Analysts and contribute to the efficient delivery of our overall business strategy. You will have the opportunity to work as a business partner, providing Business Analysis consultancy to key stakeholders and establishing collaborative ways of working with the team and wider business.
What You'll Do
Lead establishment of best practices in standards and processes for conducting business analysis, including quality, efficiency and effectiveness measures
Provide strategic input into the Change Portfolio and prioritisation of projects.
Drive continuous improvement of the Business Analysis function, including Maturity Modelling, Skills Assessment, Tools and Methodology selections
Interface regularly with leaders of other departments to define business analysis project direction and system change priorities.
Liaise with key stakeholders across the business to support the development of strategic initiatives leading to their assessment for entry into the change portfolio
What You'll Bring
Demonstrable experience of leading a Business Analysis team with more than ten Business Analysts.
Excellent stakeholder management skills and proven ability to build strong, effective relationships.
Understand complex business processes across a wide range of business areas.
Able to work effectively across multiple change projects or change activities simultaneously
Deep knowledge of the financial services industry.
Excellent awareness of relevant legal and regulatory issues and constraint
As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.
We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.