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Business Analyst

Chester, UK
Closing date
29 Nov 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Business Analyst
£30-40k plus excellent benefits (see below)

An exciting opportunity with one of the most well regarded companies in the UK, with 23000+ UK employees. You'll work as part of the Analysis Team working at head office on technology related projects with the IT team. Our client are constantly looking to improve the way in which they work, and need a Business Analyst to be involved throughout various Projects Lifecycles, managing the appropriate stakeholders within the business to ensure delivery.

Your Duties and Key Accountabilities:

Attending project workshops, meetings, sprint reviews and system demos
Working with business stakeholders, .NET developers and the Testers to understand business / project requirements - this could involve facilitating workshops, 1-2-1 interviews etc.
Documenting the requirements following the agile methodology (Epics, Features, Stories etc.) - providing process flows where appropriate
Preparing project backlogs and sprint plans (essentially the project plan)
Provide project updates either in project team meetings, or steering groups
Support the Project Manager regarding financial responsibility for designated projects, validating business benefits and project justification as well as managing the budgets
Where appropriate support business stakeholders with UAT
Where necessary offer support during transitional "go live" stage of projects
Essential Criteria needed in this role:

Strong analytical skills
Logical thinking and problem-solving ability
Ability to be vigilant and inquisitive with good attention to detail
Understanding of workflows and process flow diagrams
A natural curiosity and desire to succeed and drive for results
The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Flexible & adaptable in the face of changing priorities or circumstances
The ability and willingness to work well in a team and independently
Excellent interpersonal communication & influencing skills
Confident in working with internal and external teams
Willingness to support others.
Ability to multi-task and test on a varying number of platforms
Practiced in sharing knowledge and collaborating with colleagues
Highly self-motivated and well organized. Ability to manage workloads effectively.
Skill in organising resources and establishing priorities
Desirable Criteria:

Knowledge and/or expertise in agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
Knowledge and/or expertise in using MS DevOps (Backlog, User Stories, Kanban Board)
Office productivity skills are desirable, MS office, Excel, Visio etc

25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday,
10% store discount, 30% club individual restaurant discount,
Free parking onsite,
Double discount weeks,
Highly subsidised restaurant onsite with our own Michelin Star Chef!
Subsidised Costa onsite,
Discounted gym membership,
Charity fundraising events,
Educational sponsorship,
Enhanced maternity/paternity leave,
Long service awards,
Reward & recognition,
Online discounts at over 150 retailers and cashback on shopping, holidays, insurance and more!

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don't hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website
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