Business Analyst

Harvard Associates Ltd
Bristol, Avon
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

"An opportunity to work for a dynamic, growing software house who can offer future career progression and development."

Business Analyst

Bristol Based

Salary £33-40k

The Role

To act as a catalyst to ensure that the design, delivery and implementation of all projects are in line with the customer vision and that all responsibilities are conducted in a professional manner. To engage in a collaborative customer journey, that is committed to ensuring that we deliver a positive experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and engage with the project’s key stakeholders, ensuring that each stakeholder

understands what their contribution needs to be and how they will deliver their area of

  • Create and be accountable for all project scoping documentation ensuring project feasibility and

realistic deliverables that enable an organised and controlled software build.

  • Understand the customer and their business, drawing out their underlying business requirements.
  • Identify and analyse the customer’s objectives and definition of value to ensure that we are

providing appropriate, realistic and scalable solutions, managing the risk for both the company and

the client.

  • Manage key stakeholders, analysing needs from both technical and business perspectives.
  • Plan, facilitate and follow up focus groups and customer research, with support from the Technical

Team and Client Relationship Manager.

  • Manage the creation of wireframes or prototypes, working with the Technical Team to ensure

congruence with technical specifications.

  • As part of the scoping process liaise between the designer and the client to ensure the successful

completion of designs.

  • Be accountable for all company testing procedures and planning, ensuring that all testing is

completed in line with project objectives and in line with deadlines.

  • Take an active role in coordinating, documenting and delivering client training, with support from

the Technical Team.


  • 2 years’ experience working in the software or web design industry.
  • University education or appropriate further software industry experience.
  • Experience of preparing technical business requirements.
  • Experience of wireframing.

Desirable Knowledge

  • Knowledge of project management practices and the Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Design awareness.
  • Understanding of the concepts that drive business decisions.
  • Understanding of best practice for user-experience.