Business Analyst

  • Bath, UK
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Maplecroft

Company Description

Verisk Maplecroft’s data-driven solutions enable multinational companies to identify and manage the key political, human rights, economic and environmental risks impacting their operations, supply chains and investments.  As part of the Verisk Analytics family, we are aligned with the world’s leading data analytics organisation.  Together, we aim give our clients the insight they need to make better, data-driven decisions through unrivalled analysis and advice.

Job Description

Role Description:

The successful candidate will take a lead role in bringing our product visions to market.  We are seeking a highly analytical and detail-oriented business analyst to support the development of product enhancements, new features and new products.  The successful candidate will be organised,  self-motivated, creative and collaborative.  This is a dynamic position that touches all assets of the business and will allow you the opportunity to engage directly with customers and partners as well as be a key contributor to strategy development.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform requirements analysis, working closely with Sales and Client Success to fully understand customer needs
  • Support in the development of functional specification development, communicating effectively with the Software team and stakeholders throughout the business
  • Follow JIRA process and ensure tickets contain all necessary requirements for SW and or UX Design to implement requirements.
  • Ensure project tasks stay within an appropriate and defined project scope
  • Be a key contributor in the delivery of timely product releases
  • Gather critical information and document findings to be shared with the wider organization
  • Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • Perform user acceptance testing
  • Provide training and develop training materials
  • Work closely with partners to optimize and enhance our integration, develop implementation materials and provide post-implementation support
  • Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver better value to the customer
  • Develop presentations for internal and external engagements
  • Support clients with data upload and integration support. This includes but is not limited to data cleansing, data loading and data management support
  • Support in the development and updating of training materials and other end user support documentation


  • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Project management, issue identification and resolution experience preferred
  • Ability to reconcile key stakeholder interests, conflicting priorities, and business strategy
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams
  • Knowledge or, or willingness to learn, JIRA and Aha for tracking project tasks
  • Master’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 1-3 years relevant work experience
  • Data analytics experience preferred; Advanced XLS and database experience required.
  • Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge in generation of process documentation
  • Knowledge or experience with scrum and agile project development
  • Strong organisational skills, including the ability to meet stringent deadlines, communicate progress on projects, and work with managers and other teams to coordinate multiple projects concurrently
  • Commercially minded with experience of setting and adhering to budgets and timelines
  • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Proven self-starter, with demonstrated ability to take initiative and self-manage project delivery to deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results through personal leadership and effective management of others


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