Technical BA (Contract) - Engineering - Central London

Recruiter
Martin & Conley
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Technical Business Analyst

Contract 3-6 months
Non-Profit/Engineering

The role
The Technical Business Analyst will be responsible for producing business case documentation and high-level solution architecture for the business outlining risks and opportunities. Producing high-level documentation outlining Scope with build and delivery options. Managing relationships with external digital agencies / development partners and acting as a facilitator in workshops with both internal and external stakeholders.

Duties and responsibilities
• Liaise with Business Analysts, Project Managers and Process Owners as necessary to produce functional requirements specifications and ensure that requirements of systems solutions are sufficiently documented and agreed prior o development and implementation.
• Analyse data for system and/or process improvements and support with data strategy.
• Support business unit with identifying and prioritising their required development/configuration activities to be undertaken by in-house external or 3rd party development resource.
• Ensure effective handover and sufficient ongoing input from Project Managers and Process Owners to ensure project or requirements are delivered to scope.
• Support in producing and maintaining standard project management delivery documentation including project plans, RASCI matrix, issues log, risk registers and highlight reports to compliments agreed PMO reporting process.
• To understand information flows, data requirements and different system functionalities to be able to support with technical analysis suggesting solutions and discussing options.
• Identify project delivery blockers or causes of delay and make recommendations to project team for their mitigation – including escalation mechanisms where appropriate.
• Allocate, monitor and review the work/tasks delegated to other involved in a project or within the project team.
• Liaise with Implementation Manager and Technical Architect to manage the services from any 3rd party suppliers involved in project delivery.
• Monitor project activity against budget to ensure that project spend stays on track.
• Ability to break down requirements into smaller units of work with a clear acceptance criterion for an easier understanding of the development team.
• Undertake regular reporting on project progress to Stakeholders and project board utilising methodology agreed.

What are we looking for?
It is essential that the job holder have:

• Proficient use of Microsoft office, Microsoft Project and Visio (or similar), as well as JIRA or similar bug tracking and development management software is essential.
• Significant experience of Management Information System (MIS) implementation and the software / system project lifecycle.
• Strong communication, facilitation and influencing skills as well as the ability to translate basic user needs into complex technical requirements and vice versa.
• Material experience of working in a development team supporting a wide variety multi project / technology business processes would be advantageous.
• A good understanding of internet technologies, front end web development technologies, Salesforce or any other CMS and or /CRM software plus Microsoft SharePoint, is desirable.
• Material experience of Agile software development methodologies is desirable

If interested in the above vacancy, please apply with an updated copy of your CV

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