Senior Business Analyst

Recruiter
Pursuit Resources Group Ltd
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Business Analyst

London

£49,000 - £55,000

Job Purpose

The principal role of the Senior Business Analyst is to work side-by-side with the business, IT function and Vendor's to serve as the bridge between technology and the business in the definition, management and delivery of requirements. As a critical part of the project team they will contribute to the successful delivery of the project across the full lifecycle from concept, system configuration, migration, testing and training. They will need to understand the existing and target operational processes and associated functionality to influence how the needs of the business are best delivered through the project and system. In doing so they will need to manage the wider business around the development, as well as of the transition, of new processes and requirements.

Focus and Responsibilities:

  • Analyse, validate, document and manage business requirements, providing a link between the user and IT provider, ensuring accurate translation of requirements into solution design.
  • Facilitate the design and delivery of new or improved processes across the business, delivering business benefit and ensuring all stakeholder needs are met.
  • Ensure stakeholders understand the purpose and benefit of new processes and their link to delivered functionality.
  • Facilitate the design and delivery of new or improved processes across the business, delivering business benefit and ensuring all stakeholder needs are met.
  • Ensure stakeholders understand the purpose and benefit of new processes and their link to delivered functionality.
  • Undertake data analysis to identify trends or anomalies and their root causes. Suggest remedial actions or perform data cleanse as agreed with stakeholders.
  • Be flexible and adjust to unexpected issues, assessing the impact and options for resolution.
  • Ensure all known risks are appropriately assessed and managed during all projects and actions to mitigate risks are provided where applicable.
  • Work closely with the Lead System Development Manager to manage the migration of data between systems.
  • Interpret vendor release notes, define training requirements and assist end users with the creation of test scripts.
  • Provide guidance and support to stakeholders throughout the user acceptance testing stage.
  • Work with members of the Business Change team to develop best in class practices.
  • Manage the assignment of work to Junior Business Analysts; ensuring work produced is
  • in line with best practice and frameworks.
  • Provide Business Analysis leadership support across the project.
  • Work with the deployment team to proactively reduce the impact of scope creep to the project.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Skilled in facilitation, project reporting, with excellent communication skills. Able to build strong relationships with people at all levels.
  • Strong drive and resilience, action and result oriented. Comfortable in working at all levels within the organisation, working to tight deadlines.
  • Business Analyst Qualification (BCS diploma or equivalent)
  • Understands the process of managing line and matrix performance, with good facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge and awareness of project management principles, documents and plans. Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office toolset along with HPQC, CRM, ETRM, Billing, SAP
  • Demonstrable experience of covering the complete project life-cycle, in a structured environment (both iterative/agile and waterfall).
  • Preferable familiarity with delivering results on time, within budget and to very high standards. Being an inspirational leader who is able to demonstrate enthusiasm.

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