Lead IT Business Systems Analyst - Data

50000 - 60000 per annum + benefits
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced data focused Lead Business Systems Analyst. The Lead BSA will be responsible for the oversight of all BSA activity in an area undergoing a large transformation programme. To be successful in this role you will need to be technically astute, an excellent communicator, strong leader and an expert in the development of data operations, analytics and governance processes. Your duties will include: Construction, agreement and maintenance of a requirements framework for the programme Planning, initiating and managing the delivery of requirements for the programme throughout its lifecycle Leading a team of Business Analysts to complete large scale requirements gathering and be accountable for their delivery, ensuring communication channels are established and used amongst the business analysis community within the programme Responsible for the quality of the output of all business analysis on the programme Reporting progress through agreed reporting mechanisms Undertaking effective stakeholder management at Director and Steering Group level Ensuring all deliverables are fit for purpose by employing effective quality management approaches Making sure all regulatory and compliance requirements are adhered to Securing, maintaining and monitoring activity of appropriate resources for projects Liaising with related programme, business and project managers to ensure seamless delivery. Planning, organising and facilitating workshops as required Co-ordinating appropriate reviews and sign off As the Lead BSA you will require the following skills and experience: Experience in data process definition and analysis (using best practice methods such as BPMN) Experience in data analytics, business performance reporting, data operations and data governance Extensive workshop facilitation experience Ability to decompose high level business architecture down to requirements frameworks Ability to lead, influence and negotiate effectively Ability to create and sustain effective stakeholder relationships across all levels of seniority Resilient and proactive with a strong delivery focus Excellent analytical and presentation skills Delivering of projects 1M+ Ideally you will also possess the following: Proven track record as a Business Analyst in a leading / guiding capacity, ideally within a matrix arrangement Proven ability to drive out requirements at programme level, and forming requirements frameworks Experience in delivering multiple cross-technology data projects covering Oracle (Exadata), IBM (Infosphere, QualityStage, DataStage), Cognos and SAS Analytics. Experience of working within a large and complex data-oriented business environment (e.g. multiple locations including offshore; multiple lines of business) Experience of working with colleagues to analyse business needs to produce feasibility studies, requirements, process definitions and impact analyses Good understanding of change methodologies and practical application of Waterfall; Iterative; Agile techniques Experience in General Insurance or Financial Services would be advantageous - provided by Dice AGILE, BPMN, BUSINESS ANALYSIS, COGNOS, DATASTAGE, ORACLE, QUALITY MANAGEMENT, QUALITYSTAGE, SAS, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT