Assistant Manager, Business Analyst

Assistant Manager, Business Analyst

AIA Group
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
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Job Description


Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!1. To deliver all activities related to the facilitating and creation of accurate and clear User Requirements for all system enhancements / projects / new products / production incidents related to the Customer Experience Division
2. To deliver all activities related to the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) management of all system enhancements / projects / new products / production incidents related to the Customer Experience Division
User Requirements
  • Review project/new product specification/enhancement/production incident request.
  • Facilitate the necessary discussions with relevant stakeholders to clearly identify and articulate the business outcomes needed for the project/new product specification/enhancement/production incident request.
  • To be constantly in-tune with business goals, objectives and strategies of the organization and to use that knowledge to help ensure the business outcomes are aligned with broader organizational picture.
  • To maintain a deep awareness on how business process works, to enable effective impact analysis of the changes requested on existing business processes.
  • Where possible, provide options or possible solutions from a technology and process perspective, to meet these business outcomes.
  • Identify processes related dependencies, and highlight processes improvements where needed, to facilitate these changes.
  • To actively participate in impact analysis from a system perspective, identifying dependencies in peripheral systems, modules etc.
  • To clearly articulate and document the agreed business outcomes, and business solutions into a User Requirements Documents, and to facilitate and obtain sign off from relevant parties.
  • Participate and provide input into design reviews and walk-throughs to communicate system designs and validate proposed solution
  • Prepare and finalize Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to sync up with Business Requirements, Functional Specifications Document and Test Plan with input/participation from Business Subject Matter Expert, IT Developer, System Analyst and Test Manager.

UAT Management & Post Deployment Support
  • Develop test strategy, plan, criteria, and expected results; aligning Test Plan with UR, FSD, and/or system impact (regression testing).
  • Review and plan resources such as provide estimation on man-days required base on total test cases, test scopes, complexity of test cases, determine total testers required and work with Tester Resource Manager for resource allocation for UAT.
  • Ensure all project parties are aligned on the project plan by reviewing the Test Plan with Business SME, Business Tester, System Support Tester, IT System Analyst, and facilitate sign off.
  • Ensure necessary system access are granted to testers for UAT so that testers are able to carry out UAT assignments within project timeline.
  • Ensure availability of test environment and thereby test scope can be completed within project time frame.
  • Monitor the progress of test case execution, pass rates, while coordinating defect fixes with IT System Analyst.
  • Follow up and manage UAT defects/ errors reported in identified Defect Management Tool in a timely manner.
  • Approve the UAT upon the sign-off of UAT results by testers.
  • Coordinate Post Deployment verification with Production users

Daily Responsibilities
  • Ensure accurate effort estimation for tasks / project work and timely updating of actual time spent for all work in eResource Scheduler.
  • Weekly report to supervisor on works progress and issues. Ensure issues are tracked and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Consolidate gaps identified during UAT for follow up in a master list.
  • Provide guidance and develop junior business analysts to enhance Business Analyst competency.
  • Perform other job functions and ad-hoc tasks assigned by supervisor in order to meet operational and/or other requirements

External interaction and management of stakeholders:
Demand & Supply Team
  • To ensure accurate inputs on resource availability to the D&S team; to enable meaningful discussions on task / project scheduling

APO / Product Team / Other stakeholders
  • Ensuring quality and timely delivery of the User Requirements for all system enhancements / projects / new products / production incidents, focusing on On-Time, On-Budget, On-Scope
  • Ensure accurate assessments on required effort for tasks /projects, advising & securing on resource required on test execution, to enable projects to be delivered ‘on-time, on-budget, on-scope’
  • Actively identify and highlight risks and issues related to the tasks, and to actively contribute in identification of solutions and mitigating steps.

IT / Business Stakeholder
  • Prepare accurate and detailed Change Request, User Requirements and walkthrough with System Analyst & Business Subject Matter Expert and perform any revisions as necessary
  • Facilitates necessary discussions to identify viable solutions to the business problem, factoring in the outcomes of the impact analysis
  • Work with System Analyst & IT Business Analyst to identify test scope, scenarios and total test cases
  • Ensure clarity and deep understanding of the new product/enhancement background/features, UR, FSD & System Design, to enable a robust and comprehensive Test Plan to be created

Business Stakeholders
  • Perform impact analysis and work with relevant stakeholder to make a decision
  • Agreed test scenarios / situations where Business Users (as Tester) will assist in test execution
  • Communicate effectively or provide training to keep relevant stakeholders and business users of latest system enhancement/changes or issues

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About AIA Group

For a century, we have served millions of people and generations of families all around the Asia-Pacific region.AIA is the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group – with a presence in 18 markets across the Asia-Pacific region.Our Vision is to be the world’s pre-eminent life insurance provider. That is our service to our customers and our shareholders.Our Purpose is to play a leadership role in driving economic and social development across the region. That is our service to societies and their people.Our Promise to help people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

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