Business Analyst - Southend-On-Sea

The Hood Group
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Negotiable / Competitive
02 Feb 2018
02 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

Business Analyst
Maitland House, Southend-On-Sea

If you are an experienced Business Analyst looking to move on this may be for you!

We are looking for a Business Analyst to sit within the Hood Group Change Team.  You will be responsible for the process of understanding business change needs, assessing the impact of those changes, capturing, analysing and documenting the requirements and then supporting the communication and delivery of those requirements with relevant parties.

You will work closely with Business stakeholders, Group IT and other parties to ensure system and process changes are fully understood, considered and evaluated - ultimately ensuring business change is approached and executed appropriately.

This is a demanding role that requires excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and stakeholder management skills. As the Business Analyst you will be expected to manage concurrent projects, time and workloads effectively and autonomously.


  • At least 2 years hands on experience in a Business Analysis role
  • Excellent analytical and logic skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Insurance experience is preferable

The working week is 37.5 hours – Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm, some flexibility may be required occasionally, and we offer 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays).


  • ISEB Business Analyst / Engineering / Business Modelling certification

About Us
The Hood Group is a privately owned business providing insurance solutions for over 30 years to some of the most well respected brands, insurance partners and financial intermediaries. Established in 1983, we came from modest beginnings in the City of London with a small team of passionate people who wanted to help change insurance for the better. We offer our partners an end-to-end service; from product and quote platform design through to sales and retentions. The Hood Group is now one of the largest employers in South East Essex with around 180 staff, award winning services and cutting edge technology.

We invest in the careers of all our staff, through training, qualifications and by providing a pro-active learning environment.  We understand the importance of staff wellbeing and maintaining a good work/life balance and also provide opportunities such as flexible working and career breaks.  There is a Group funded Sports and Social committee and we provide seated acupressure massages, and fitness classes in our onsite Wellbeing studio. On completion of probation we also provide an excellent benefits package that includes life assurance, pension scheme, medical cover, permanent health insurance and much more.

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all candidates.  Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.


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