Sr. Analyst, Business Consulting (Columbus, OH)

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Are you passionate about being part of a team that delivers extraordinary care to help individuals and businesses prepare for and protect their retirement? If so, then Nationwide Financial could be the place for you!

This role will be within Nationwide Financial in the Nationwide Business Solutions (NBSG) business unit. NBSG offers insurance that helps corporate and bank customers attract and retain top executive talent and provides financial security. This work requires a team approach and high levels of professionalism and technical proficiency, along with holistic knowledge of the functions and value of NBSG products.

The ideal candidate will leverage their strong IT acumen and SQL skills to facilitate the resolution of complex defects and ensure the smooth processing of large corporate accounts on the Prefix admin system. Working alongside a peer, the candidate will be responsible for researching issues identified by the NBSG operations teams, prioritizing outstanding issues, working as the primary business contact with IT partners for non-project items, providing business oversite to testing, and communicating throughout the process with leaders and NBSG Operations teams, therefore the candidate must possess strong communication and organizational skills. This role offers the ideal candidate the opportunity to gain both deep business knowledge and IT skills. Prior Business Areas Production Support (BAPS) and Prefix experience is preferred but not required.

The role will be filled at either the D or Eband dependent on experience.

Job Description Summary
We are a versatile group of individuals, working together to meet the needs of our customers. We value knowledge, strong business savvy and contributing to a stellar team dynamic. If you thrive in a busy, engaging work environment, we want to know more about you!

As a Senior Analyst, you'll formulate and define business transformation scope and objectives through research and fact-finding. You will design or modify moderately complex business processes and the corresponding technology solutions.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partners with management and peers to transform businesses through the strategic application of people, processes and technology. Participates in the planning process by identifying complexities, dependencies and redundancies.
  • Participates in process analysis/design, needs assessments and cost/benefit analysis to align solutions with business strategies and directions. Participates in developing business-specific technology plans. Consults with functional groups within Nationwide Technology and internal business clients to develop short-term business transformation plans.
  • Recommends and implements moderately complex business processes and procedures. Responsible for communicating to customers, management and external sources.
  • Identifies critical elements of a business process that need to be monitored. Reports performance in a cohesive manner.
  • Participates in analysis and design of organizational structures, roles, responsibilities, governance, staffing and sourcing to support business goals, strategies and process architecture. Participates in department-level change.
  • Assists in training customers on business, technological, societal and environmental trends to support strategies for improving business performance. Provides demonstrations and walk-throughs.
  • Evaluates and researches new and existing products, procedures and/or workflow needs associated with business systems for the company. Evaluates new technological developments and evolving business requirements and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements.
  • Assists in the implementation of compelling business cases to accomplish business objectives. Assists with the identification, assessment and mitigation of business risks associated with the current operating model and/or desired target state operating models.
May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Manager/Director; this is an individual contributor role.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate studies in business, insurance, mathematics, computer science or related field preferred.

Experience: Three or more years of experience in business consulting and business process analysis and design, performance improvement, problem solving, planning, coordinating and organizing. Experience with process redesign methods and tools a plus.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Proven knowledge of standards, methodologies and frameworks, business process management and technology. Knowledge of a wide variety of tools, concepts and techniques. Basic understanding of new technologies and developments in the technology industry. Good understanding of systems development life cycle. Knowledge of project management required. Knowledge of facilitation, performance management, organizational design and managing organizational change. Demonstrated project and process management skills, solid communication skills and ability to deal with ambiguity.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager's leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Extended work hours may be required based on workload. May require occasional travel.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties
More Information on Nationwide
Nationwide operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Scottsdale, AZ and Columbus, OH. Nationwide was founded in 2022. It has 29597 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 80 open jobs at Nationwide, click here.
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