Perceptive Underwriting

Project Analyst

PositionProject Analyst

LocationLondon

Reporting toTransformation Executive

Job Summary

Reporting into the Programme Manger to assist with project management and related activities and supporting the Business on non-routine activities (projects) such as Brexit, GDPR, acquisition integration, Target Operating Model review and implementation, data integration and change management.

The role will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders across the business, including but not limited to Operations, Information Technology, Underwriting, Claims, Finance, Marketing, Compliance, M&A team to facilitate successful delivery of projects.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • To assist the eliciting, understanding, challenging, articulation, translation and documenting ad-hoc business needs into objectives and requirements.
  • Maintain these requirements throughout the project life cycle i.e. to document project meetings, translate into action items and maintaining the project plan and comprehensive project documentation.
  • To assist the delivery of the project objectives, including scope, time, cost and quality by following up action items of stakeholders, maintaining project plan status and escalating challenges/blockers.
  • To support the overall progress monitoring and use of resource, proposing corrective action where necessary.
  • To coordinate the liaison with stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
  • To support resource availability and assist with execution of contingency plans.
  • To assist Operations and Central Services with non-routine activities to facilitate or accelerate project delivery and serve as a resource for the change enablement.

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, Experience

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • A relevant project management qualification such as Prince 2 or Agile is preferred but not required

 

Geographic location:

  • UK London office with flexible travel if required

 

Skills:

  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to multi-task, work under pressure and manage deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solver.  Structured and intuitive thinker, able to view the bigger picture and the steps to enable it.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels, including business users and project sponsors.  Proven skills in stakeholder engagement, negotiation, and networking.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills, used to working with individuals of all levels and in all technical functions, empowering others to achieve results.
  • Accurate record keeping and attention to detail.
  • Confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision or as part of a small team.
  • IT literacy including good skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Familiar with visual models including: project plans, process and flow diagrams, analysis and documentation of complex business processes, end-to-end project life cycle.

 

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with Insurance Underwriting knowledge
  • Experience in administrative work essential.
  • Experience in an office environment preferred.
  • Experience in taking meeting minutes. 

To apply for this position please Contact: Rebecca Bisset

Contact Email: humanresource@nexusunderwriting.com

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