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Senior Business Analyst

Location
Surrey, BC
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Full Time
5 days ago
Senior Business Analyst
Surrey (Head Office), BC, 2121 160th St #200, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Req #542

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Westland Insurance Group Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst located in our Head Office in Surrey, BC (remote candidates welcome). We are currently going through a large IT transformation program and this person will play a key role in several of those projects including Human Resources system implementations and enhancements.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs


The Opportunity:

As Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for reviewing and evaluating current business processes relative to Westland's future goals and objectives. This includes defining future state processes and business requirements through dialog with key business stakeholders and working with the Director of IT Business Solutions and senior leadership to ensure high-level alignment of these requirements with our strategic direction and other active initiatives. In addition, you will clearly articulate and document detailed business requirements that will be used by internal / external technical developers and configurators to implement valuable solutions to the business. You will test the solutions to ensure viability and work iteratively with developers as required.

In this role you'll:

  • Liaise with senior leadership to define future state processes and business requirements while evaluating business priorities and ensuring alignment with company's overall strategic direction and project guiding principles
  • Serves as an intermediary between various stakeholders in our technology teams, support teams, and business units in a collaborative way to capture detailed business requirements and identify possible solutions to address the organization's needs
  • Supports and liaises with the training team in identifying system / process changes, keeps them informed as changes and / or new capabilities are introduced to the system; advises how current processes will be modified / affected; aids in the validation of training materials
  • Generates high level business requirements documents in order to trace, prioritize / assess and gain sign off; generates detailed system / software requirements documents for use in developing solutions; delivers other quality project artifacts that are in line with the business needs
  • Monitors the implementation of solutions and ensures delivered solutions are in-line with business requirements by conducting requirements testing or creating test scripts for other testers who will conduct testing
  • Obtains key inputs from enterprise architecture teams and identifies solution interdependencies
  • Assesses the risk of various solutions and works with the Director of IT Business Solutions to prioritize competing business demands


Here's what you bring:

  • 10 years' business analysis experience in other fields
  • Previous experience with HR Systems
  • Bachelor's Degree required (IT or Business Administration or related fields preferred)
  • Strong understanding of business concepts (with focus on HR)
  • Senior level communication skills (oral and written) is a must-have
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal direction
  • Broad understanding of IT domain experience, strong technical skills, business intelligence, and ability to fully understand the needs of the user
  • Demonstrated analytical skills including broad knowledge / use of business analysis tools such as business process mapping, use cases and various diagrams
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly absorb and understand new and complex information
  • Experience in business transformation and system implementation (in HR preferred)
  • Minimum intermediate level ability in Excel, Word
  • Basic tsql knowledge


Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent property and casualty insurance brokers in Canada. With a national network of 195 locations and over 2,100 employees, the company continues to expand coast to coast. Westland's brokers provide expert advice to home, business, farm, life, and auto insurance clients. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family-owned company that is committed to supporting its local communities.

Westland Insurance Ltd. is an inclusive organization that values diversity in its workforce. We listen, champion equality and diversity, and create safe welcoming spaces where everyone has a voice and is free to be themselves. Westland Insurance Ltd. encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team by email at careers@westlandinsurance.ca
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