Lead Implementation Analyst – Insurance Underwriting technologists GBP85K plus benefits

The Opportunity

Join a scaling insurtech, that is transforming the value and pace at which highly rated teams of Underwriters bring their expertise to rating, pricing and underwriting global risks

Flat structured, highly visible, keenly accountable team of digital experts (developers, business analysts and testers)

Strong management team, supporting , recognising and rewarding excellence

Immerse yourself in a burgeoning industry led by Lloyd’s and the London Market, and fueled by massive uptake in the global insurance sector


  • Work closely with business, consulting and digital transformation stakeholders, to elicit requirements, and understand business processes of key underwriting customers
  • Use process mapping tools, knowledge of database structures, and prior experience in the P/C  general and specialty insurance sector to design innovative solutions to implement a tailored digital underwriting solution
  • Apply acquired consulting / software vendor experience to run user workshops, advise customers and generate well articulated functional requirement documentation
  • Work closely with developers and testers to ensure optimal technical specifications are derived, which are testable and scalable
  • Work with Product Owner to identify gaps and prioritise issues for constant improvement, and product road map
  • Bring a strong generalist business analysis / implementation skills set (SDLC-led), including testing and configuration skills, and be comfortable playing a hands-on specialist role
  • Be driven by a client-first, collegial team philosophy, in meeting delivery and budget goals

Qualifications and Expertise sought

NB This is a flat structured, small team of specialists, which is best suited to candidate seeking a similar, entrepreneurial environment

Critical domain experience required: Well-founded understanding of the business processes underlying insurance risk acquiring and commercial management, across either commercial or specialty markets (across a diversity of classes) and expertise in implementation insurance policy or program admin systems 

  • Bachelors or post graduate level degree in Computer Science,  Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics or a related STEM  subject
  • Circa 6 years software vendor or consulting sector experience in implementation complex SaaS solutions, optimally with 3+ years within the insurance sector
  • Strong blend of technical and business analysis skills, with an enjoyment of engagement through all phases of the implementation lifecycle
  • Highly flexible and able to adapt to typical challenges associated with a small, highly challenging delivery environment
  • Incentivised to meet high performance, high reward metrics
  • Excellent communicator – collaborative and team-drive.

In addition, the role calls for:

  • a well skilled business (systems) analyst, who enjoys the full spectrum of working with and influencing customers
  • hands-on through the software development lifecycle (AGILE)
  • able to elicit and define well clear, unambiguous functional specifications
  • understanding the technical inferences that will be impacted upon at database, API and integration levels
  • willing to play a role in system configuration
  • totally comfortable defining and running deployment testing 
  • and with the ability to work closely with the scrum team to advise, and influence the outcome, using SAFE, Kanban or similar methodologies
  • must be experienced in proprietary or 3rd party policy administration and programme administration software implementations, within the global insurance sector
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