Business Analyst within Publishing Sector

Recruiter
Maclean Moore Consulting
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Analyst within Publishing Sector

I am currently working with a large organisation within the publishing sector who are currently looking for a Business Analyst to start ASAP for a 3 month initial contract based in Oxfordshire.

Key Skills and experience required:

- Must have previous experience working as a Business Analyst in a technical / IT / system capacity

- Ability to deal with all levels of users (product champions, developers, external developers and management.

- Ability to engage with business stakeholders to identify, understand, and priorities business requirements.

- Ability to understand, empathise, support, and challenge developers; be a good team player with ability to engage and motivate teams

- Ability to manage conflict and manage an external team of developers/testers.

- Resource planning (internal & external team and suppliers)

Day to Day duties:

- Engage with business owners and stakeholders to collect, interpret, and document business requirements in the form of user stories and acceptance criteria.

- Work with project teams (business analysts, solution architects, production, and developer) to distil their requirements into technical design.

- Deliver recommendations for process and system improvements that assist the business in achieving its goals and objectives

- Leveraging best practices and professional experience.

- Work proactively with team members to identify, communicate and resolve issues and risks that impede the execution and/or successful development of the platform project.

- Conduct analysis that identifies the current state of the system, highlighting any inadequacies.

- Determine whether the current platform will support planned future requirements.

- Devise options for building essential capabilities for the short-term, and a strategic platform technology choice.

Location: Oxfordshire

Rate: £400 - £450 per day (Dependent on experience)

Duration: 3 months with a view to extend

Start date: ASAP

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