Solutions Analyst Apprentice

Vacancy Details

  • Collinson Group

  • London

Type:
Business Analyst
Salary:
£22,000
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Collinson is a global loyalty and benefits company.

We use our expertise and products to craft customer experiences which enable some of the world’s best-known brands to acquire, engage and retain the most demanding and choice-rich customers. In particular, our unique expertise and insight into high earning, frequent travellers allows us to create products and solutions for our clients that inspire greater customer engagement to drive more profitable relationships, enrich their travel experiences, protect what matters and assist in in times
of need.
While specialising in Financial Services, Travel and Retail, we also support clients in multiple sectors.
We have worked with over 90 airlines, 20 hotel groups and more than 600 financial institutions and banks, with clients including Accor Hotels, Air France KLM, American Express, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Diners Club, Mandarin Oriental, Mastercard, Radisson Hotel Group, Sephora, Visa and Vhi.
We take our 30 years’ experience working with these household names in over 170 countries and help our clients to deliver the smarter experiences it takes to differentiate their propositions and help them win deeper devotion with their customers.
Collinson is a privately-owned entrepreneurial business with over 2,000 passionate people working in 20 locations worldwide. Our solutions include Priority Pass, the world’s best-known airport experiences programme, while we are also the trusted partner behind many of the leading financial services, airline and hotel brand’s reward programmes and loyalty initiatives.

Purpose of the job

An Apprentice Solutions Analyst works directly within the team(s) to design, build, deploy, service and deliver our customers’ business needs. Solutions Analysts perform a range of activities that span traditional business and systems analysis, defining scope and requirements, isolating key issues, reviewing possible solutions and presenting recommendations. Solutions Analysts are active advisors to both our customers and our development team(s). As such, duties can also incorporate product management, quality assurance, system implementation, data analytics, and customer management.

Key Responsibilities

Supports and contributes to the implementation of product strategies

    • Contribute to the strategic technical approach to meet the needs of the products and their propositions
  • Support the commercial and technical teams, by turning commercial demand into technical delivery in a way that supports business strategies and the roadmap for the products

 

Ensuring successful delivery

    • Supports the delivery of new business and product enhancements, both internally and to support client demand for the products and their propositions
  • Collaborates with internal and external Customers across several functional areas, understanding key functional needs/requirements and translates these into creation of new product features and enhancements to existing product features, including capturing of requirements, user stories and design specifications
  • Conducts business process analysis, mapping business process specifications
  • Manages roll-out of new product features to Customers and communicate updates with management
  • Works with other analysts, development teams, quality assurance teams and production support teams to communicate, verify, and test the desired functionality changes
  • Collaborates closely to help the development team(s) in the design and implementation of new features

 

Team working

    • Work closely with the commercial and technical team(s) to ensure all requirement gathering and analysis tasks are accurately planned for and completed within the overall agreed timeframes
  • Provide regular and accurate reports of progress and any changes to the Product Owner
  • Contribute to regular team meetings, stand-ups or client meetings to ensure the correct tasks are being worked on and share key decisions required, risks identified, highlighting any issues encountered
  • Engages in regular and periodic reviews with supervisor
  • Provides suggestions and engages with team and functional improvement plans
  • Actively contributes to Technology and Product communities of practice, helping enhance processes, tooling and skill sets across the organisation.

 

Technical Skills and knowledge

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Motivated, proactive and eager to learn
  • Must be computer literate
  • Have strong organisational and time management skills
  • Must have a can-do attitude with ability to work under pressure
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm for software and technology
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong communicator

 

Behaviours

  • It is essential that the role is performed in a manner that enhances the desired culture of the organisation and is in line with the organisational values
  • A great communicator. You communicate in a professional and personable manner.
  • Creative thinker ensuring ongoing development of the product and gathering feedback from clients / our own teams

 

Location – London EC3A 7BU

 

 

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