At MicroEnsure, we are not only focused on making change happen and to create a better future for millions of customers around the world, we are committed to recruiting and developing exceptional people. We are looking for people who are excited by opportunities and challenges that are out of the ordinary and motivated to make a real impact in the world in which we live.

Job Title:             Business Analyst

Based in:             Cheltenham, UK

Closing Date:     23rd March 2018

Applications to be sent to: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/589108939/?pathWildcard=589108939&trk=job_capjs

The role of Business Analyst will be a position in the Development team, based in Cheltenham, UK. There may be a requirement for some overseas travel for this role throughout Africa and Asia.

What we will offer you:

  •       Competitive salary and package;
  •       Job flexibility – we can discuss your specific requirements; and
  •       An opportunity to make an impact.

Key purpose of the role is in supporting the technical development of both our core system capability and our products, as well as liaising with in-country operations teams across MicroEnsure’s current and emerging markets. The required skills include:

Essential:

  •       Excellent business analysis and organisational skills;
  •       Has a flexible attitude, able to effectively manage changing priorities;
  •       Great written and verbal communication skills;
  •       The ability to think about the wider picture in any situation;
  •       Proactive in identifying and providing solution options;
  •       Experience in gathering and defining requirements from personnel in different global locations;
  •       Proven record of stakeholder management;
  •       Ability to work to tight deadlines;
  •       Experience in Agile Scrum and Kanban methodologies.

Preferred:

  •       Background as a Test/QA, or experience in that environment;
  •       Experience of managing projects;
  •       Experience with MI/data requirements gathering;
  •       Experience as a Business Analyst directly within the Insurance Services sector;
  •       Good business knowledge of insurance industry including insurance products, product pricing and/or reinsurance;
  •       Educated to undergraduate level preferably in a business or IT related subject;

This position could be suitable for a “hands on” Business Analyst who has a great eye for detail whilst always considering the wider picture, to help drive quality within our product build and requirements definitions processes. This will involve the successful candidate liaising closely with internal Operational staff and external Partners, throughout Africa and Asia, to ensure best practice use of our strategic IT solution.

For further information please contact: hr@microensure.com

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Job Title:             Test Analyst

Based in:             Cheltenham, UK

Closing Date:     23rd March 2018

Applications to be sent to: hr@microensure.com

The role of Test Analyst will be positions in the Development team, based in Cheltenham, UK. There may be a requirement for some overseas travel for this role throughout Africa and Asia.

What we will offer you:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Job flexibility – we can discuss your specific requirements; and
  • An opportunity to make an

Key purpose of the role is in supporting the development of products and propositions as part of the investigation and implementation of new and existing insurance partnerships across MicroEnsure’s current and emerging markets.

The required skills include:

Essential:

  • Excellent test analyst and organisational skills;
  • Has a flexible attitude, able to effectively manage changing priorities;
  • Great written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to think about the wider picture in any situation;
  • Proactive in identifying and providing solution options;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • Experience in Agile Scrum and Kanban methodologies;
  • Knowledge of test automation techniques and principles;
  • Familiarity of using/implementing BDD practices with SpecFlow and Selenium
  • ISTQB/ISEB Certification or equivalent is desirable;

Preferred:

  • Educated to undergraduate level preferably in a business or IT related subject;
  • Good business knowledge of insurance industry including insurance products, product pricing and/or reinsurance;
  • Experience of testing high volume transactional processes

This position would be suitable for a Test Analyst with a number of years of testing experience.

For further information please contact: hr@microensure.com

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Job Title:             Financial Planning & Reporting Analyst

Based in:             Cheltenham, UK

Closing Date:     23rd March 2018

Applications to be sent to: hr@microensure.com

This position reports to the Chief Commercial Director and is a role within the Head Office Finance Function located in Cheltenham, UK.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the monthly management report for the MicroEnsure Group, involving collaboration across subsidiary countries and head office teams to provide detailed financial performance to senior management and the board. Additional activities include variance reporting on key financial and operational
  • Update the rolling 12-month group forecast to include revenue and cost projections, capital expenditure, headcount and cash flow
  • Deliver the annual group budget, working with multiple stakeholders to create detailed budget plans and consolidate into a single group view. Create the final budget presentation materials with analysis and comparative graphics for review by the MicroEnsure Executive Committee and Board of
  • Support the Business Development Function and Country Teams by providing financial expertise, including preparing and reviewing detailed financial business cases for new product and project propositions. Undertake post launch reviews of new product introductions and assess performance against original business cases and providing recommendations for
  • Create and deliver shareholder and investor financial compliance
  • Collaboratively work across global functions and subsidiary countries to develop and report on business KPI’s, specifically with a focus on partner
  • Improve growth and profitability through analysis of results, monitoring variances; identifying trends and recommending actions to management for decision
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Systematic approach to problem solving with strong analysis skills and experience
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Successful track record of financial forecasting and reporting
  • Part qualified accountant or relevant degree qualification
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data into useful management information
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • Motivated, enthusiast with a proactive attitude, a good team player, with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets

For more information please contact: hr@microensure.com

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