Senior Business Analyst

08 Apr 2021
12 May 2021
Job Type
Are you a Senior Business Analyst seeking a new and exciting opportunity to enhance or progress your skills in cyber security? If the answer is yes, our Global CISO function would love to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst to be part of our highly motivated, upbeat team who are very visible to senior management and responsible for global deliveries across Aviva's markets. The team is currently split across 4 key locations - Norwich, London, Bristol and York. For this role, we are flexible with location but travel to Bristol or London twice a month will be required post-pandemic.

If you are motivated by making a difference, enjoy a variety of assignments, keen to develop your security knowledge and have strong relationship building skills this could be the role for you. Cyber security is becoming more and more important within all organisations and this is a great prospect that will provide you with the progress and development required to be part of this phenomenal growth in the industry.

As the Senior Business Analyst, you will define the requirements to improve all aspects of the processes and systems aligned to Aviva's business protection, security controls and cyber security threats/vulnerability. This will include the creation and amendment of target operating models across Aviva's global markets, enabling a standard set of security tools and services globally to establish a baseline security capability across Aviva. This will focus on integrated/complimentary solutions across the NIST framework: (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover); towards keeping our customers and employee's data and our business secure.

Responsibilities in the role:
  • Carry out business analysis to develop an optimised solution to meet business need and provide governance for projects
  • Ensure that risks and issues are managed or raised, providing solutions for resolution
  • Identify and lead internal, cross project and external dependencies
  • Be responsible for ensuring self-development and integrity, including active participation in the business analyst practice
  • Lead and guide individuals within the project structure and ensure the quality of their work is appropriate
  • High level knowledge of the end to end project lifecycle working within both Agile frameworks and waterfall methodologies
  • Responsible for products aligned to the change and IT standards, frameworks, methodologies and governance which demonstrate intelligent analysis and include recommendations and proposals which deliver the customer outcomes (these should also promote and apply best practice)
  • Support the development of business case
  • There is also the possibility of occasional global travel (depending on assignment)
  • Deliver business solutions balancing time, cost and quality
  • Determine the appropriate work products required for the change needs and ensuring re-use

Skills and experience we're looking for:
  • A background in cyber security is desirable but not essential
  • Experience working on medium/large or complex assignments within a large-scale organisation
  • Provide specialist business expertise to solve business problems or to exploit opportunities
  • Good understanding with application of standard business analysis tools and techniques and where they can be best applied
  • Detailed knowledge of requirements engineering and requirements management processes and associated techniques (i.e. waterfall, agile developments, CMMI)
  • Experience working with either waterfall or agile methodologies
  • A proven comprehension of the market and financial services industry and regulatory framework governing it
  • A good understanding of the configuration management process and its application
  • Industry standard methodologies, including both existing and emerging technologies

What will you get for this role?
  • Salary between £45,000 - £50,000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we're people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too, we're all about our people - that's you - so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we're very open to that. In fact, we don't advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it's up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you've applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we'll make sure we interview you.

We'd love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Lacey Lane a call on 0207 255 0884  or send an email to

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By 'minimum criteria' we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs