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Business Analyst - P&C

Job Title: Business Analyst - P&C
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Danbury, Connecticut
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
: ASAP
Job list.duration: 6 Months C2H
REF: cws7373_1546985190
Contact Name: Connor Wallace-Sims
Contact Email: Connor.Wallace-Sims@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the liaison between various business units and the IT Department in determining business requirements for technology requests.
  • Analyze business needs by examining the current processes, defining new processes, identifying problems and offering viable solutions.
  • Assist in project management activities such as project planning, risk assessment and scope containment.
  • Document and translate business requirements into systems specification documentation including use cases, wireframes and workflow diagrams.
  • Collaborate with developers to determine functionality options and associated level of effort and to communicate any tradeoffs between usability and cost to the business units.
  • Work with stakeholders across all business units, subject matter experts and third party entities, reconciling conflicts and presenting information in a manner the business units can review and approve.
  • Provide production support to end users and assist the help desk in resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate successful implementation by working with the Project Managers to develop project plans, interacting with the Quality Assurance Team to resolve issues and coordinating/managing the User Acceptance Testing effort.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in business analyst role or project manager/business analyst role.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and gather requirements for multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Some Project Management experience is required as well as some experience in Vendor Management.
  • Solid understanding of the Quality Assurance process and experience with creating/executing test cases and logging application defects.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and gather requirements for multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Insurance industry experience is required; Property & Casualty Insurance knowledge a significant plus.
  • Detail-Oriented, Problem Solver and Critical Thinker.
  • Technical and Database knowledge with an understanding of computer programming.
  • Strong skills in Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with a strong customer service orientation.