Lloyds Banking Group

Business Designer, Open to flexible working

Edinburgh, Halifax
£42,000 - £55,000 per annum
30 Nov 2021
17 Dec 2021
Lloyds Banking Group
Banking, IT
Home-working options
Contract Type

Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

Business Analyst - Responsible for the requirements analysis, process design and solution design for a medium sized product and/or project in order to realise customer value through excellence and execution. Include using Business Analysis skills to support the Product Owner or Project Manager to identify and understand the business need, analyse and prioritise the requirements, through to assessing, designing, testing and implementing agreed solutions. Coaching and developing others to achieve analysis excellence is also a key part of the role.

Chapter Lead - Some roles also include Chapter Lead accountabilities. A Chapter Lead is a role that blends both deep domain expertise with a passion for coaching and developing people. The main role of the Chapter Lead is to grow and develop the capabilities of their chapter members within their specific discipline, job family or role type.

Job Description

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop personally and professionally and work collaboratively.

As a Business Designer, you need to be able to adapt and shape analysis approach to solve business problems. Outlining potential impacts and keeping the business informed of all potential impacts, providing recommendations where possible is a key part of the role.

You'll work with the Product Owners and Engineering Leads to support and ensure the e2e design integrity of solutions providing business design shaping services for complex initiatives. You'll assist in ensuring programmes are set up for success, bringing together Customer and IT creating balanced Business models:

What the role involves

  • Collaborate and challenge Product Owners and Business partners to craft creative solutions
  • Facilitating cross divisional re-use and enhancement of solutions and capabilities
  • Analyse and help resolve business problems on specific delivery, design, and strategic issues
  • Work within a multi-disciplined design team to assist driving the right solutions for our Customers and the Bank
  • Tackle design issues and challenges, working within your assigned lab or programme to deliver solutions and address scope or design issues, identifying key design decisions and progressing them to resolution.

What skills are we looking for from you?

  • Expert analysis and problem solving skills .
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) ability to effectively present complex topics in a clear and simple way
  • Skilled negotiator and expert stakeholder management

What we're looking for on your CV?

  • .Experience of analysing issues and solving complex problems
  • Evidence of presenting analysis and recommendations to varied audiences
  • Examples of working collaboratively and using a variety of tools to understand issues and propose solutions

It would also be great if you had :-

  • A background in design thinking, business design or business architecture roles
  • Worked in Financial Services (although all relevant industry experience considered)
  • Experience of working on complex / complicated issues and programmes

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation. We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference

What we'll give you in return:

We want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential, share your ideas and make them happen and feel supported and listened to by a team that celebrates individuality and independent thought, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Together we make it possible!

We'll also give you a broad remuneration package which includes:

  • A performance share bonus
  • A generous pension contribution
  • A flex cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle
  • Private health cover
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Various share schemes including free shares

We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

We're happy to consider options other than 9-to-5 office-based work. To us "Agile working" is more than working flexibly - it's about entrusting colleagues to think creatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

Are you interested in joining our team? Apply today; we'd love to hear from you...