Business Analyst - Strategy & Dependancy Analysis

£400 - £450 per day
22 Jan 2013
19 Feb 2013
Kalpesh Gandhi
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Analyst - Strategy & Dependency Analysis

Core Responsibilities

  • Defining the detailed project objectives and scope through analysis of dependencies and other strategic programmes within the Group
  • Identification and management of key stakeholders including senior executives, acting as the liaison point for communications and ensuring subject matter expert input where required
  • Defining the approach to business analysis, solution design and requirements gathering in order to deliver the best outcome for the project in the available timescales
  • Constructing the plan for the production and approval of agreed business analysis deliverables, including resource analysis
  • Gathering and analysing information to support the understanding of business issues or opportunities
  • Designing and facilitating of activity to support the production of business analysis deliverables
  • "As-is" and "to-be" business process modelling
  • Defining and documenting of business requirements, including production of business requirements catalogue and business architecture report
  • Defining and documenting of detailed business operating models (as necessary on large projects)
  • Ensuring all business analysis deliverables are completed in accordance with established processes, practices and procedures, and meet pre-defined standards of quality
  • Identification of design gaps and owning the resolution of design issues and key design decisions,
  • Informing production of cost estimates, benefits, and key performance indicators ensuring the requirements align to these and that measurement mechanisms are in place
  • Ensuring appropriate validation and impact assessment of change requests, and that any changes are reflected in project documentation
  • Working through the entire business change lifecycle, ensuring that on-going project activities (development, testing and implementation) and changes affecting project scope are in line with business needs and requirements
  • Supports test, implementation and hand over planning, assessing business impact and risks associated with change, owning and resolving problems and issues as required
  • Engagement and management of stakeholders to support the delivery of analysis deliverables
  • Identification, mitigation and escalation of risks and issues
  • Provide continuous improvement of BA techniques for driving delivery of appropriate solutions as quickly as possible and sharing of best practice within practice pool
  • To work independently on a number of smaller projects, or a large project that has a high degree of complexity and a large number of internal (within risk ) and external (across Group or third parties) stakeholders. May be required to direct the efforts of other BAs

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