Business Analys

Reed Technology
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join our Mortgage systems team based in Kent. The preferred candidate will have a background in Mortgage originations. There is an ambitious programme of planned enhancements to the system and the analyst will also be responsible for managing BAU changes such as implementing new mortgage products.

The key purpose of this role is to understand and identify business change needs, assess the impact of those changes, capture, analyse and document requirements and then support the business, the communication and delivery of those requirements through the implementation process.

Working with the team at OSB and external suppliers to understand, gather and document requirements, developing functional design documents and obtaining sign offs and coordinating testing with the test team.
Identifying options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability.
Creating logical and innovative solutions to potentially complex problems.
Defining business acceptance criteria and performing quality assurance of business analysis deliverables.
Identifying and documenting project risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies.
Proactively resolving project issues and mitigating project risks.
Delivering and being responsible for all documentation and status reporting as required by suppliers and stakeholders. Ensuring that the output is clear, concise and correct.
Ensuring that test, assurance, security and quality controls are built into plans.
Running project definition workshops and resolving complex scoping issues and stakeholder conflicts.
Producing basic business cases and seeking approval from senior stakeholders.
Making recommendations for requirements for specific projects.
Running requirements gathering/definition workshops.
Undertaking GAP Analysis.
Ensuring Business, Functional and Non Functional Requirements documentation and traceability is available.
Resolving complex requirements conflict through effective stakeholder engagement.
Producing Business Operational Designs / process models.
Presenting options and recommendations to stakeholders.


24m previous experience in a Business Analyst role is essential.
12m previous experience working with a Mortgage Origination systems software is desirable.
12m previous experience working within a Retail Banking or lending environment is desirable.
12m previous experience working within a Mortgage Software Supplier / Client relationship is desirable.
6m previous experience working with multi-location or offshore internal clients is desirable.
6m previous experience in implementing 3rd party solutions and working with 3rd party suppliers is desirable.

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