Business Analyst

Date Posted: 23/08/2023

Location: London

Job Type: Full time

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Business Analyst
London or Reigate (Hybrid)

Who are Just?

We’re a FTSE 250 Financial Services company who specialise in retirement solutions and right now, our world is moving quickly. With the defined benefit buy in / buy out space growing each year, Just continues to annually grow its business by over £2bn of assets.

We are a purpose driven company with compelling and credible goals. Quite simply, we help people achieve a better later life. We achieve this by providing competitive and innovative products, services, financial advice, and guidance to help our customers achieve security, certainty and provide them with peace of mind in retirement.

That’s who we are. We’re a company on a mission: to become a beacon for the entire retirement industry. Because we believe everyone deserves a fair, secure, and fulfilling retirement.

About the Role

The Business Analyst is responsible for leading business analysis activities to drive rapid and effective design and delivery of solutions to priority business problems.

Working on multiple projects at once;  50% single year £250k – to £300k, 50% 3 – 5 year projects £4 – 6 million.  From idea to execution, Front-to- back. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead expert business analysis activities to drive real business value for the organisation.

  • Analyse complex business needs and collaborate with stakeholders to understand desired business outcomes

  • Partner with Business Product Owners, SMEs and delivery teams across the Group to drive effective definition and prioritisation of initiatives/requirements and design of innovative solutions to meet business needs

  • Stay up-to-date with business trends and specific domain knowledge to better understand changes and opportunities in the business environment and alternative solution delivery options

  • Bring objectivity with ‘data-driven’ insights to ensure understanding of financial and non-financial implications to help stakeholders reach appropriate decisions

  • Identifying and assessing potential risks associated with proposed solutions and developing and implementing strategies to mitigate them

  • Drive continuous improvement and development of organisational Business Analysis capabilities

  • Role-model and drive the design, implementation and embedding of best practices to ensure high-quality standards are met

  • Stakeholder engagement and Change Management support

  • Communicate complex business requirements to foster shared understanding to technical and non-technical stakeholders. Presenting complex messages in clear, purposeful and consumable ways

  • Demonstrating leadership and collaboration skills to work with cross-functional teams and guide the analysis of complex scenarios

  • Understand the impact of change on the organisation and stakeholders and provide advice and guidance on how to navigate through change

About You 

The experience, skills, and knowledge we are looking for:

The Business Analyst must possess a combination of analytical, creative, and communication skills, as well as a broad and deep expertise in analysis techniques, solution development, and project/change management. The ability to self-manage and work in a dynamic environment is also crucial, as is a results-driven mindset that considers risk and prioritises the delivery of value to stakeholders.


Company Benefits

  • A Competitive Salary, Pension Scheme and Life Assurance

  • Along with 25 Days Annual Leave plus an Additional Day on us for your Birthday

  • Private Medical Cover and Income Protection, just in case

  • A generous and highly achievable bonus scheme – paid annually based on individual and company performance against targets

  • Opportunity to progress within your career both in-role and within the company

  • FREE access to the Headspace App, a 24/7 Employee Assistance Helpline and Trained Physical & Mental Health First Aiders (On-Site)

  • A variety of Employee Funded Benefits available to you via our Online Benefits Portal

  • Plus, several additional purchase options available for you and your loved ones

Why Just?

We are committed to building a more sustainable business and have publicly committed to reduce our scope 3 emissions to Net Zero by 2050 and our scope 1 and 2 emissions to Net Zero by 2025. We’ve made good progress so far and encourage our people to make small and meaningful changes in their everyday lives, so that we can protect our planet for future generations.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) is a key priority for Just as part of our overall strategy and ensuring all our people feel proud to work at Just. We have joined several initiatives including the Race at Work Charter, designed to improve outcomes for employees from underrepresented backgrounds. We also run a Reciprocal Mentoring scheme for employees from a BAME background, those with a disability, and those who identify as LGBTQ+. There are multiple employee network groups, which champion issues including race, gender, social mobility, and neurodiversity.

What’s clear about working at Just is that we care. We care about our customers, our purpose, our environment, inclusivity, wellbeing and most importantly - each other.


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