IT Senior Business Analyst

Propel Consult


Ref: LP127-2140

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company Profile:
An international player in the Middle East, the company provides insurance and asset management services for corporations, SMEs and individual consumers alike. With the over one million customers, the company’s products and services are tailored to meet the client’s property, casualty, life and health insurance needs.

They are currently looking to recruit an IT senior Business Analyst to be based in Bahrain

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Consults with functional unit management and personnel to identify, define and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, and levels of systems access.
• Analyzes the feasibility of, and develops requirements for, new systems and enhancements to existing systems; ensures the system design fits the needs of the users.
• Conducts change impact analysis to assess the potential implications of changes and documents business rules, functions and requirements.
• Recommended solutions should be developed in consultation with impacted internal and external stakeholders, but should remain objective and independent of the specific stakeholders.
• Translate business requirements into functional specification
• Work closely with solution architect, and software development team (vendors) to ensure the completion of all aspects of business requirement within required scope.
• Create low level design document/Integration specification including data fields mapping and web services definition.
• Work Closely with Test Leads to define the test plan, test scripts, technical integration test cases and user acceptance tests in coordination with QA team
• Participates in user acceptance testing and testing of new system functionality.
• Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
• Preparation of system release notes, user manuals, develops training curriculum and conducts formal training sessions for business users and service delivery team.
• Manage relationships with solution providers (vendors) and ensure they deliver as per plan and requirements & scope
• Support Project manager in coordinating other activities related to the project.
• The job will mostly having finance related tasks (understanding of charts of accounts, payment modes, payables, receivables, et..)


• Minimum 2-3 years of working experience in handling P&C/Health/Life insurance (or similar industry) related projects.
• Must have a degree in IT or similar field
• Must be able to interpret technical instructions using personal expertise
• Experience in working on integration projects with skills to define and document web services
• Experience of working with development teams and solution providers
• Experience in documenting and executing project requirements, scope analysis, and test plans, delivering projects on time and within scope
• Sound knowledge of the insurance business, insurance accounting and current market knowledge
• Must be Able to use databases, like, SQL Server, Oracle 11g, SQL and PL/SQL
• Proactively manage external developers to reach project outcomes within specified scope, budget and time
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Good listening and presentation skills
• Ability to convince peers with IT and Business
• Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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