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Digital Business Configuration Specialist

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Date: 07-Aug-2019

Location: Edinburgh, GB

Company: Lloyds Register





The business

Our Business Assurance business is a recognised, world-leading professional assurance services organisation. We specialise in management systems compliance & expert advice across a broad spectrum of standards, schemes & business improvement services to include customised training & assurance. In Inspection Services, we certify safety critical industrial equipment according to recognised codes, standards & regulations. We also partner with companies to provide tailored high-quality inspection services throughout their manufacturing supply chains, making sure equipment is built safely & to their requirements.

This role is part of our Innovation and Technology team, and will support the Digital Business Partner in the development of new digital products and solutions, developing a culture that champions and adopts new technologies and allows digital innovation to flourish.  This role will promote excellent customer service, assisting in LR’s transformation to putting the customer at the centre of our business.




The role

The Business Configuration Specialist role is responsible for the quality and support of digital solutions and client platform configurations within our Business Assurance business stream.

This role will proactively focus on engaging with the business to help them better understand business and client requirements and explain how to utilise the best tools to solve client problems.   It will also support the business to create advanced functionality in our existing configurable platforms.

Finally, this role will be responsible for ensuring that the business follows best practice guidelines, design principles and patterns for all configuration work




You will:

  • Act as a technical SME to the business with respect to the configuration and development of LR Platforms for internal and external client implementations. 
  • Provide advice to the business on best practice guidelines, design principles and patterns in order that they can implement client requirements successfully
  • Advise/guide the business configuration teams to understand, support and document the technical / IT requirements for all client projects.
  • Coach the relevant business teams on the capabilities and limitations of our business systems so that client expectations are managed, and they fully understand the applications and limits of both systems
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of complex configuration solutions in our LR platforms to fully meet the business functional requirements, on-time, and within budget.
  • Provide clear, thorough, accurate and timely hand-over of IT technical work to the business at the close of a project to allow uninterrupted support for the client or scheme owner
  • To promote new technologies and existing tools/systems to support new and improved client solutions and experiences, and to champion a culture of innovation and continuous improvement across BA&IS





You will need:

  • Minimum of 3 years of IT experience with 1 year of low code development experience on any relevant platform (e.g. PowerApps, InfoExchange, Oracle APEX, Mendex, Outsystems etc…)
  • Proven track record in the development and support of low code or advance configuration IT systems
  • Demonstrable ability to understand and assess complex and sometimes unfamiliar situations, visualise solutions and see through to resolution
  • Experience in business analysis and requirements gathering for developing innovative solutions
  • Results oriented, assertive, flexible and enthusiastic team player with a “can do” attitude
  • Strong organisational ability





What we offer:


We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility and high-level client interaction. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the right candidate. As for every Lloyd's Register staff member, a personal development plan will be made by you and your manager to support you in realizing your long-term goals. 

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