Business Analyst - Gloucester - 45k

£35000 - £45000 per annum
29 Jan 2013
26 Feb 2013
Matthew Howells
Contract Type
Full Time

Gloucester - Business Analyst - 45k

Computer Futures are currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join a local government organisation in the Cardiff area.

Logica's Security and Identity Management practice is currently looking Business Analysts to join their busy practice working on a number of secure Government programmes. We are looking for Analysts who have experience of working in this environment. The roles will involve working on secure Government projects and as such will require applicants to possess the highest level Government Security Clearance - DV clearance. This is mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK's vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement, must meet the UK's residency criteria in order for their application to be considered. Any person unable to meet these requirements should not apply.

As a Business Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the client across a number of projects and the role involves capturing requirements, defining the way their business will operate and outlining a roadmap for getting there. The roles also require a requirement capture background, strategic thinking, the ability to abstract the requirements away from a technical solution, leading to a detailed understanding of what the client wants to do and then proposing the best way of achieving this. You will be used to working within the constraints of the client's methodologies, system delivery frameworks or through introducing the client to best practice, in to produce good concise documentation. You will also need clear communication, creative thinking and an evidence-based, structured approach to the issues.

Essential skills

* Defining Visions
* Producing strategies and roadmaps
* Requirements capture and prioritisation
* Process modelling and mapping
* High standard of written English
* Client-facing Experience Problem Solving and Analytical Thinking.

Desirable Skills:
Experience of a number of the following with accreditation where possible:
* Presentation Skills (PowerPoint - Expert)
* UML and Use Case Experience
* Business Case writing
* Workshop and Meeting facilitation
* Experience of working with Business Change Consultants
* Benefits Identification and Mapping.

We can offer excellent variety of project workloads and also structured career development. This is developed in conjunction with your line manager to enable you to take control of your career.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed immediately if this role seems of interest and you have the skills required please reply with an up to date version of your CV.

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