Looking for an exciting and rewarding career?

Team Idol are looking for a technically orientated business analyst to join our team with remote or flexible home/office working supported.

A bit about us

theidol.com is an award winning, rapidly growing tech company based on the edge of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. It’s the ideal setting to get out, enjoy a walk, be inspired and conceive our next innovative product or solution. We’ve been leading online innovation since 1999 and specialise in creating cutting-edge web applications and solutions for customers and businesses of all sizes.

We are part of the Legal & General group and partner with household brands such as GoCompare and ComparetheMarket. We pride ourselves on innovation and early adoption of new technologies and working practices.

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If you feel you have the skills and experience required to join the team at theidol.com, please send us your CV, contact details and a short statement about you and your suitability for the role.

The benefits

Come work for us and take advantage of amazing benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Christmas bonus and annual bonus based on company performance.
  • Death in service life insurance benefit of 8x salary.
  • Cigna Health Insurance.
  • Generous pension scheme with up to 10% employer pension contribution.
  • Access to our Legal & General's share schemes.
  • A modern, custom built office with free parking.
  • On site gym and recreational activities including pool and table tennis.
  • Free tea, coffee and soft drinks and fresh fruit.
  • Exceptional events delivered by our social committee.

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About the Asanto platform

Asanto is the next generation of insurance product platform providing businesses with the flexibility to manage every aspect of their insurance products through an intuitive, no code UI.

Working with us

We are looking for an experienced business analyst to join our team. This is a full-time role and we are happy to support remote or flexible home/office based working. This role will primarily focus on working with third party partners to understand their requirements and needs to fully benefit from the Asanto platform. The role will also involve performing analysis on these requirements, and ultimately creating and implementing schemes on the Asanto platform. This role reports into the Asanto product owner.

Duties & responsibilities
  • With support from the product owner, engage with external partners to gather requirements.
  • Build new rules within Asanto (the deliverables).
  • Regular project governance – planning, progress reports, minutes, RAID logs.
  • Own and maintain any associated documentation, reporting, research and/or processes.
  • Internal and external stakeholder management.
  • Creation and maintenance of any training material.
  • Analysis of new business opportunities, MI and trends.
  • Business case creation.
Beneficial skills
  • Strong technical capability and understanding required.
  • Ability to interpret Visio style rules and translate into logical and conditional statements.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (or equivalent) in particular formula constructs.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Flexible and adaptable – capable of changing direction where required to meet changing business demands.
  • Self-starter - can manage own workload and continually meet agreed deadlines.
  • Ability to manage several concurrent projects and prioritise demands.
  • Solid people skills – an approachable and friendly individual who provides direction, monitors performance and builds a positive and active working environment.
  • Thrives on change, showing an impressive ability to drive Agile Operational Strategy forward.
  • Project Lifecycle Management – business case, requirements building, documentation design, testing, project governance planning are essential.
  • Attention to detail is key.

To be successful in this role you'll need to highly motivated to work autonomously within a growing team. Commercial experience would be highly valued and passion and an ability to quickly adapt to new technologies is a must. Candidates must be prepared to be challenged and take the initiative. A degree of self-learning will be expected; however, support and training will be provided where needed.

  • This is a full-time Monday to Friday role with flexible working of 7.5 hours a day.
  • Remote or flexible home/office working supported.

Over to You

If you have a genuine enthusiasm and an ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, you may be just what we’re looking for!

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Health & wellbeing

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Work life balance

Strike the perfect balance to fit around you.

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Onsite gym

Work up a sweat between meetings.

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Communal bicycles

Ditch the car and take a trip into town.

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Including a day off for your birthday!

Financial benefits

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Annual bonus

Based on company performance.

Death in Service

We look after our employees with group life insurance.

Pension scheme

Up to 10% pension contribution.

Share scheme

Access to our Legal & General share scheme.

Tailored office environment

Social events

Exceptional events delivered by our social committee team.

Breakout rooms

Spacious meeting rooms and breakout areas.

Drinks and snacks

Complimentary hot and soft drinks and free fruit.

Free parking

No need to worry about parking charges!

Our values...

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Never stand still

Never stand still

We helped pioneer online insurance comparison but that doesn’t define our legacy. We’ve grown and just as technology will never stand still, neither will we.

Learn. Develop. Grow.

Learn. Develop. Grow.

We believe in the value of personal and professional growth no matter the entry level or experience. We’re proud to offer apprenticeships and qualifications through to bootcamps and short courses.

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We're people people

We’re people people.

We’re not robots (even though we think robots are pretty cool). We’re people who collaborate, challenge, design and engineer technical solutions, always with our customers in mind.

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Work life balance

Work life balance

Adopting a flexible, healthy work life balance is an essential part of our culture. Our modern custom-built office in Penrith is the perfect working environment for our teams, with spacious social working areas, free hot/cold drinks and fresh fruit. Facilities include an on-site gym, showers and parking.