Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3058331
Contact Name: Richard McGuinness
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2020 16:17

Job Description

We are currently looking for two Business Analysts to join with a leading life insurer in Sydney CBD for a 6 month duration. You will join a high-profile program of work, and play a key role in their next release. There is a strong chance of extension.

The purpose of this role is provide analytical, problem solving and testing of actuarial calculations for Life Insurance products within the Project team that supports the migration to a new Policy Administration System (PAS). This will involve building a knowledge of the company’s’ products and systems, execute testing, identify any defects and potential issues that differ from the relevant requirements.

Other activities could include:
  • Performing analysis and review complex formulae in actuarial calculations
  • Problem solving complex scenarios with a pragmatic approach
  • Design and coordinate an appropriate level of test coverage and apply risk-based approaches in all aspects of the calculations and testing
  • Undertake the task given incorporating advice/direction within given timelines
  • Being clear and thorough in documentation and ensuring trace-ability and approvals are evidenced
  • Supporting Senior Business Analyst and project testing team members
Key Experience Required:
  • Life Insurance Experience 2 years + (must)
  • Good understanding of key life insurance concepts is required
  • Strong Business Analysis skills
  • Good solid experience of how calculations work
  • Have professional business acumen to be able communicate and influence key stakeholders through effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness/ability to work well in a project team
  • Ability to accept and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to view big picture and go into detail where required  
  • Being proactive and have a pragmatic approach
  • Able to prioritise workloads with changing priorities
  • Being able to work autonomously and as well as a team player
  • Being able to think outside of the square and make recommendations based on factual evidence and experience
  • Systems /Data/Model testing experience, with PAS migration experience (nice to have)

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