Business Analyst Apprenticeship at Lloyds Banking Group

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Business Analyst Apprenticeship

Job Description Summary

Working as part of the Major Core Programmes team, who are Lloyds Banking Group’s leaders and experts in the delivery of large, complex change programmes, specialising in the implementation of cross-divisional and regulatory initiatives.

The varied Major Core Programmes portfolio includes regulatory change projects in areas such as Open Banking, exciting digital capability programmes such as Digital Workplace and critical risk-focused activities such as the Technology Resilience.

As part of Major Core Programmes you will be responsible for requirements analysis, process design and solution design for small work packages, initiatives or small components of a larger project or product, in order to realise customer value through excellence and execution. You will use Business Analyst skills to support the Product Owner or Project Manager to identify and understand the business need, analyse and prioritise the requirements and then assess, design, test and implement agreed solutions.

We’re looking for innovative thinkers and team-players; people with an eye for detail who are keen to make an impact within banking and financial services. If that sounds like you, and you would like to start your career as a Business Analyst to gain a broad exposure to different projects and programme areas, this is for you.

About the Programme

Starting in September 2020, the Business Analyst apprentice scheme offers a challenging and fulfilling career opportunity for inquisitive, open-minded and solution-focused individuals.

You will gain an insight into how different large scale projects run within Lloyds Banking Group and how the resulting outputs affect our customers or different internal areas of our business. You will further discover how different business areas operate and function across the organisation.

The apprentice scheme will last for 16 months to develop your capabilities as a Business Analyst, during which time you will also gain qualifications covering:

  • BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • MSP Foundation & Practitioner

Job Description

  • Carries out simple customer needs supporting tasks and assists others by following defined procedures
  • Produces accurate reports for others by collecting data from a variety of standard sources and inputting data into standard formats
  • Develops personal capabilities using existing formal and informal training opportunities
  • Implements improvements and provides feedback whilst using change management systems and protocols to provide routine support services
  • Collects information to gain a better understanding of routine procedural queries
  • Supports others by performing prescribed product development/engineering activities (e.g., analysing client situations, interpreting data, etc.) using existing procedures
  • Reviews and consolidates information and produces comprehensive regulatory reports ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements as well as accuracy and timeliness of the information reported
  • Gathers, monitors and analyses risk data as directed using established risk management models, systems and protocols and recommends further investigation
  • Follows existing procedures and precedents in determining the correct course of action for routine functional enquiries

Entry requirements

  • Grade C or above in at least five GCSEs including English and Mathematics
  • 104 UCAS points, or equivalent
  • You will undertake an assessment centre as part of the selection process.

Salary Range

Outside of London: £22,950
In London: £27,540


In return, we’ll offer you a competitive package which includes salary, bonus, a generous pension contribution, an attractive path of progression and flex cash to spend on a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle. We have a long track record of flexible working and we’re always open to new ways to improve our people’s work-life balance, therefore open to discussion on working patterns and working hours.

Lloyds Banking Group is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture passionate about making a difference. Whatever your dream, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

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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.

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.

Please note if we receive a large volume of applications the advertising may close earlier, so don’t delay in submitting your application.

About Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group is a financial services group that’s been serving communities around the UK, for hundreds of years. With some of the most recognised brands in the nation, including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Scottish Widows and Bank of Scotland, we make a difference to the lives of millions of people and businesses. In fact, we provide trusted services to over 30 million UK customers, 12 million online users, and 6 million mobile users. And, the numbers continue to grow.

That’s why we’re looking for the next generation of talented, ambitious and inspired individuals to join our business that’s as diverse as the population of Britain.

Our exciting apprenticeship opportunities range from shaping strategy to leading digital and IT innovation; from interpreting financial figures to helping high street customers and big business clients. Whatever your interests, they’re designed to help you embrace your passions and strengths – and discover new ones – in a learning culture that fits around you.

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