Business Analyst

Cambridge Assessment
c44,000 depending on experience
11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Business Analyst Permanent Full time Salary: c44,000 depending on experience Location: Cambridge What its about As a Business Analyst working within the central Business TechnologyServices (BTS) delivery team, you will be responsible for providing adetailed business analysis service, supporting the delivery of keyinitiatives and improvements. The BTS Business Analyst works across the breadth of CambridgeAssessment, alongside technical colleagues and third parties.Responsible for analysing the needs of business stakeholders to helpidentify how these can best be met, you will also be expected tochallenge, lead and provide advice on projects. It is a demanding role within a recently reformed Business Analysisteam, which sits alongside the Architecture and Business Alignmentteams. As a key member, you will be required to demonstrate your owncommitment to continual development, as well as contributing to theoverall professional development of the Business Analysis team. What youll be doing Develop and document the business requirements for moderately tohighly complex business and systems projects, using logical, analyticaltechniques to assist the business in defining coherent and consistentrequirements. Assess the implications of business change, analysing and mappingbusiness processes and identifying the activities needed to transitionto new ways of working. Help to ensure that BTS projects deliver what the business needs,ensuring that the requirements are clearly communicated, that the impactof project changes is assessed and that the solution is aligned withbusiness needs. Build credibility and strong relationships with the business streamsand other BTS teams. Work constructively and collaboratively with business streams and BTScolleagues adopting Business Analysis standards. Share knowledge proactively, coaching others and contribute to thecontinuous development of analytical practices and techniques. Develop and maintain detailed knowledge of business practices,business systems, analytical approaches and an understanding oftechnology capabilities. Other duties as directed. What were looking for Demonstrable business analysis experience of the project/developmentlifecycle Active engagement in Agile and Waterfall projects Strong business process mapping, As Is/To Be, gap analysis abilities Knowledge and application of industry standard methodologies, e.g.,BPMN, UML, Structured, etc. Strong stakeholder management Strong communications skills Flexible, determined self-starter BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis or similar highlydesirable Knowledge of education sector desirable Experience of large scale ERP implementations desirable This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and berewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary andbenefits. Benefits In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a superb range ofbenefits: Generous contributory pension 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary) Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers Cycle scheme Subsidised canteens Support for professional qualifications Who we are Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group,incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role inresearching, developing and delivering assessment to eight millioncandidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of theUniversity of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation. Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, andwe offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, whichsuit both the business and the employee. So please let us know of anyflexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we cansupport you. The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 November 2017 andinterviews will be held on 27 & 30 November 2017. To find out more about this role please view the job description or toapply, please upload your covering letter and CV. As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo abackground screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier,Credence Background Screening Limited. CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER - provided by Dice AGILE, BPMN, BUSINESS ANALYSIS, BUSINESS CHANGE, ERP, GAP ANALYSIS, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT, UML