Implementation Manager

Job Title: Implementation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6174_1494871748
Contact Name: Emma Sears
Contact Email: esears@venquis.com
Job Published: May 15, 2017 19:09

Job Description

  1. Role Purpose

This position will be responsible for:

  • Providing an Exari solution interface to Business Units.
  • Managing, analysing and defining business requirements for the Exari solution and ensuring that these are met through use of the product and integration where required with other systems.
  • Leading the Exari Team to ensure best results are produced consistently and efficiently.
  • Work with the Project Manager to define accurate delivery schedules based on business prioritised features for delivery and take ownership for the delivery of agreed functions and features
  • Work with the Project Manager on the definition of a holistic framework within the document generation system, identifying shared requirements and economies of scale across the various lines of business.

  1. Role deliverables

  • Ensure the requirements of external legislation and regulations (e.g. MAS, Lloyd's legislation, Money Laundering/Proceeds of Crime, Data Protection, Health & Safety), company best practice and other general business compliance procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Promote the company brand and values to enhance their reputation in the market
  • Work with the business sponsor and project manager to define the business requirements in terms that the business can relate to and in sufficient depth for the delivery team members and Business Change/Solution Delivery to develop from.
  • Owning the business requirements throughout the development process, ensuring that the solution proposed and delivered meets the agreed business requirement.
  • Ensure the project manager is kept informed of progress, flagging risks and issues in a timely fashion to enable remedial actions to be undertaken.
  • Ensure delivery team is focused on delivery prioritised and agreed work.
  • Ensure departmental administrative processes are adhered to by the team, highlighting where not likely to be met.
  • Assisting the Business Sponsor and project manager in recognising and resolving the issues surrounding implementation of the agreed solution.
  • Define and then regularly review an Exari Development, Analysis and Test standard to ensure best practice is understood and followed by current and future members of the team.
  • Reviewing the work of the Exari authors and testers to ensure the work is carried out in accordance with the Business Analysis and Testing standards.
  • Providing the focal point where required throughout the development process (including that of external suppliers when neccessary) for ensuring that the functional solution meets the business requirement.
  • Taking ownership of business objectives and co-ordinate team work, maintaining focus even when under pressure.
  • Working with the Project Manager to ensure dependencies are understood and managed.

  1. Education, qualifications, knowledge and experience

Other role specifics

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

Education and qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience


  • High level awareness of a variety of IT software development methods.
  • Good understanding of system design and implementation
  • Full understanding of all aspects of a London Market Broking operation, including all aspects of client and Market technical insurance processing and accounting.
  • Ability to discuss requirements with business users, analyse critically and creatively and arrive at clearly defined Business Requirements
  • Ability to produce (or, where appropriate, be involved in the production of) a business proposal that addresses the agreed business requirements
  • Sound understanding of Microsoft technologies
  • Sound understanding of cross systems integration techniques
  • Working knowledge of SQL and performing SQL queries
  • Working knowledge of XML
  • Extensive understanding of the London Insurance Market and how it functions at both technical and organisational levels


  • Experience of the Business Systems Analysis and Test Analyst role across all stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Extensive experience of working in the London Insurance Market, preferably at a broker.
  • Agile and Waterfall experience.

  • Understanding of London Market electronic trading
  • Technical insurance processing and accounting systems background
  • Exari Experience
  • PowerAuthor Expertise
  • SQL Server Queries
  • Test Script Generation/execution
  • Team Foundation Studio
  • Test Manager

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