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Lead Business Analyst

Req ID:  42867

Flexible, GB

Sapiens is an expanding global provider of software solutions for the financial services industry and we are currently seeking a Lead Business Analyst, with Life & Pensions Insurance knowledge, to join our expanding UK team.


Location: Flexible UK


About the Role …


This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who enjoys leading and mentoring other BAs - helping them to progress and to achieve their goals, whilst also using your Business Analysis expertise to take the lead on key projects - a good mix of hands-on business analysis and leadership. 


Occasional overseas travel to South Africa will be required, as this is where one of our new clients is based.   


You will also be required to carry out the following as part of your daily duties:


  • Act as the key contact on all functional decisions, end-to-end solution understanding, and scope for projects
  • Demonstrate the value of Sapiens’ SDLC methodology/process to clients
  • Work with the Sales Support team to facilitate winning new business, including producing Client proposals.
  • Assist the Project Management team with defining project scope and with change requests - estimating workloads and their effective integration into overall project plans.
  • Support the planning of the Requirements Specifications and Design phase, including sizing, resource allocation and phasing
  • Manage the Business Systems Analyst Team to ensure targets and deadlines are met and manage any issues
  • Act as a custodian of the project scope and ensure any deviations to scope are managed correctly through the change control process
  • Assist the Head of Analysis & Design in providing personal development to the Senior BAs, BAs, Junior BAs and Trainee BAs.


Key Skills & Background required …



  • A regulatory background gained from working for Financial Services companies - Life Assurance & Pensions knowledge is essential
  • A breadth of experience as a Lead/Senior Business Analyst or Functional Architect
  • Ability to demonstrate key management skills and experience of managing a team of Analysts
  • Agile experience
  • Experience of designing end-to-end solutions and acting as a design authority to a team of business or systems analysts
  • Experience of process re-engineering
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing significant functional change
  • Experience in full project lifecycle having been involved in numerous system implementation or enhancement projects
  • Strong communication skills – ability to clearly articulate requirements
  • Ability to attend client site meetings when required.  Clients can be based in the UK and overseas.


Please note that we are not offering Visa sponsorship for this role.



  • CII, or an equivalent qualification
  • ISEB ACII/BCS/FPC/AFPC or an equivalent qualification


About Us …


Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector. We offer integrated core software solutions and business services, and a full digital suite for the property and casualty/general insurance; life, pension, and annuities; and reinsurance markets. Sapiens also services the workers’ compensation and financial and compliance markets.


Our portfolio includes policy administration, billing, and claims; underwriting, illustration and electronic application; reinsurance and decision management software. Sapiens’ digital platform features customer and agent portals, and a business intelligence platform. With a 30-year track record of delivering to more than 600 organizations, Sapiens’ team of over 4,000 employees operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. For more information: www.sapiens.com.


About the solution ...


Sapiens Life Insurance (Life, Pension, Annuities)

The Sapiens Solution for Life, Pension & Annuities is a life insurance software solution designed to provide excellence in the administration of insurance business, facilitate digital transformation and fast time-to-value for digital strategies, and create greater efficiency via legacy consolidation. CoreSuite is comprised of three fully integrated, core components: Sapiens Policy Administration, Sapiens Billing, and Sapiens Claims Management. The suite offers full pre-integration to the Sapiens DigitalSuite.

For more information about Sapiens Life, Pension, Annuities Offering https://www.sapiens.com/solutions-categories/life-pension-annuities/


Sapiens is an E-Verified & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

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