Senior Business Analyst (Individual Life and Health)

Waterloo Head Office, 1 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Req #908
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
At Equitable Life of Canada, we realize that your work life is not just about performing a job; it's about being part of a workplace that helps you grow and reach your full potential. Within our friendly and collaborative work environment, we recognize that the key to our growth and success is a dedicated, motivated and customer-responsive staff. Join Equitable Life today.

Reports to: Director, Individual Projects and Training
Department: Individual 


The Opportunity:

Equitable Life is looking to bring a Senior Business Analyst onto our Individual Projects & Training team. The Senior Business Analyst plays a key role in contributing to the on time and on budget success of various projects by accurately capturing the requirements and scope.


What you’ll do:

  • Assess, research, analyze and document sponsor/stakeholder needs
  • Recommend business solutions that satisfy sponsor/stakeholder needs
  • Consult and coordinate with stakeholders to design and map business processes and procedures
  • Lead Business Requirement sessions and identify, track and escalate issues for resolution
  • Prepare and consolidate requirements documentation
  • Create or assist others in the writing of user documentation, instructions and procedures
  • Support User Acceptance Testing by supporting planning, development of test cases and execution of tests

 What you’ll need:

  • Good knowledge of life insurance (products and processes)
  • Strong organization skills and well developed project management skills
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills with ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to exercise flexibility and judgement in a changing environment    
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of analysis and productivity improvement methodologies
  • Ability to write business cases, project plans, schedules and budgets
  • 5 years as a Lead Business Analyst on Medium to Large Projects
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • FLMI designation preferred
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Superior documentation and presentation skills
  • Strong motivational and communication skills
  • Adaptable to change
  • Solid self-management and time management skill
To learn more about Equitable Life, we encourage you to explore our organization.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Waterloo Head Office, 1 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada