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Business Analyst - Transformation Programme

Allianz (UK) Limited
Guildford, United Kingdom
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Banking and Financial Services
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Who We Are

Allianz is a global insurance company serving across 70 different countries, from the very first day you join our team you'll know that your contributions are valued. We offer world class learning and career development opportunities, and we celebrate an inclusive culture.

In line with our Global strategy and purpose, we have an opportunity to join the UK Transformation Programme as a Business Analyst on a 2 year Fixed Term Contract, helping to shape and implement the target operating model for our Commercial business.

Our ambition is to transform the End-to-End experience and journey for our policyholders, intermediaries, internal users and other parties, through a combination of modernising core systems, data-led digital asset development and integrations (internal and external).

Role Description

The purpose of the role is to enable organisational change by using specialised business analysis, change management skills and a disciplined business analysis approach. You will be supporting the Transformation Programme to articulate the need for change, by defining requirements and recommending solutions that will maximise the value delivered by the business to its customers.

You will work closely with key stakeholders across the business and IT to contribute to the delivery of a varied portfolio of work, whilst building effective relationships across all levels.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Support the scoping of change initiatives required for the Transformation Programme, working within the Business Analysis Framework
  • Work with stakeholders at all levels within the organization to elicit, define and manage business requirements, ensuring clear end to end traceability.
  • Ensure requirements are fully understood and approved by stakeholders, supporting Change Control and prioritisation.
  • Support the development, systems testing, user acceptance testing and implementation of solutions by working closely with solution partners, suppliers, and business stakeholders.
  • Learn from experiences and understand how benefits have been delivered by participating in retrospectives, lessons learned and knowledge share sessions.
About You
  • You are passionate about the BA role and have worked on several change projects, utilising Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • You'll have solid experience creating Epics and User Stories using Confluence and Jira
  • You'll have a good understanding of Use Cases, Value Streams and Personas
  • You can apply recognised industry standard modelling techniques including data modelling and BPMN.
  • You'll have a good understanding of Business Change support activities
  • You'll have great stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • You'll have experience working in a Financial Services environment, particularly General Insurance is desirable, but not essential
  • You'll have an agile mindset, with a flexible and adaptable approach to delivering against business priorities.
  • A Level education or equivalent (Essential)
  • BCS Diploma in Business Analysis or equivalent (Desirable)
What's in it for you:

This is an exciting time to join the Transformation Programme, we're writing the next chapter, which will revolutionise how we do business in the future. The expectation of the business is high, we work at pace and you'll be busy, however, this is a great opportunity to work with a highly talented team and showcase your expertise.

Here at Allianz helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us, we believe in supporting hybrid work patterns, our aim with this is to help innovation, creativity and you to excel. You'll combine working from our Guildford office with working from home.

Our Benefits:
Complimenting a competitive salary, we have a fantastic benefits package which includes a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from - including: retail discounts, discounted insurance cover and our newly launched ElectriX car purchase scheme. That's on top of enjoying all the benefits you'd expect from the world's number one insurance brand, including:
  • 25 days holiday & bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Generous pension contributions and Life Cover up to 4 x salary
  • A discount of up to 50% on a range of insurance products, including Car, Home and Pet
  • Retail Discounts
  • Excellent career development and training
Our Purpose and Values

We secure your future
Be Brave | With Heart | Everyone Counts | Inspiring Trust

Our purpose and values are more than just words on a website - they are the why and how of Allianz. They influence everything we do and guide us how to do it. Created by our people, for our people, they shape our culture, bring us together, and inspire us to be the best. Building an inclusive culture for us all to succeed.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Allianz, we value diversity and inclusion and back this up with our accreditations. Allianz is EDGE certified for gender inclusion, members of the Women in Finance Charter, a Disability Confident employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion members, signatories of Business in the Community's Race at Work Charter, and an Armed Forces Covenant gold standard employer.

We recognise the strength of neurodiversity in the workplace, and the far-reaching benefits of embracing a spectrum of thinking styles and innovative capabilities. We proudly welcome applications from neurodivergent and disabled candidates, and can offer tailored adjustments to remove barriers and set you up for success in your career.

At Allianz, we encourage our people to advocate for what they need, we listen, and we act - this could include providing assistive technology, ergonomic specialist equipment, mentoring and coaching, or flexibility in the way you work, among a wide range other adjustments.

Join us - Let's Care for Tomorrow.

45848 | Project Management | Professional | Allianz UK | Full-Time | Temporary


About Us

In the UK, Allianz Insurance employs over 8,000 people up and down the country. The company’s Head Office is situated in Guildford, Surrey, plus we have additional support services with over 1,000 people based in Trivandrum, India.

We offer commercial insurance with a full range of products for sole traders, right up to large commercial organisations. We also provide a range of personal insurances including, home and motor, musical, legal expenses insurance and cover for pets and horses.

We’re a global company, but from the very first day you join our team you’ll know that your contributions are valued. We offer world class learning and career development opportunities, while we celebrate an inclusive culture. Find out more about Allianz Insurance.

Flexible Working

Here at Allianz we believe in supporting hybrid work patterns, which balance the needs of our customers, with your personal circumstances and our business requirements. Our aim with this is to help innovation, creativity and you to thrive.

Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

Our Benefits

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from – including: retail discounts and discounted insurance cover - so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

  • 22 Days holiday & 1 addition for birthday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive Annual Salary
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Annual company & performance-based bonus
  • Generous pension contributions and Life Cover up to 4 x salary
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Professional mental health support for all employees
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • We can offer full-time and part time hours
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail discounts
  • Access to Learning and Development opportunities such as LinkedIn Learning and our mentoring scheme

Growing your career with Allianz

We’ll provide you with the tools to adapt and change with us, so you can grow your career, while building the skills needed for whatever the future brings.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that having a strong focus on Inclusion and Diversity enables us to better understand the customers we serve and the people across our teams. We recognise that people work in different ways and we value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality and foster a culture where everyone can bring their best self to work and feel a sense of belonging. It’s really important to us that we create a diverse workforce and we welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

We’re committed to providing reasonable adjustments and support to all applicants with a disability and we interview every applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact us at to let us know if you have a disability and to discuss how we can support you throughout the application process.

Join us - Let’s Care For Tomorrow.

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