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Reinsurance Business Analyst

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Contract Type: Contract
Industry: Change Management
Contact Name: Rashid Morad
Contact Email: rashid.morad@ojassociates.com

Rashid A. Morad

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Reinsurance Business Analyst

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 10 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
  • 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
  • Reinsurance industry experience is required; Property & Casualty Insurance knowledge a significant plus
  • Process improvement experience preferred
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to other offices as needed

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