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Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 50447_1519931532
Contact Name: Joe Laramee
Contact Email: Joe.Laramee@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Business Analyst

Reporting to the Lead Business Analyst the Business Analyst is responsible for Business Analysis deliverables on a program, multiple projects and/or small changes across the business.

The Business Analyst works as part of a cross functional team completing business analysis deliverables including leading the process of gathering, elicitation, prioritisation, tracking and documenting of business requirements, business rules and benefits/disbenefits identification.

  • Perform business analysis and/or systems analysis on high profile, highly complex and/or strategic business initiatives
  • Liaise with Business Stakeholders at all levels to ensure common understanding of business objectives and scope
  • Analysis of business processes and systems and recommendations for their improvement with the use of modelling and statistical research
  • Contribute to impact assessment, scoping and estimating of analysis activity within the portfolio and small change initiatives
  • Work with business representatives and stakeholders at all levels of seniority to elicit their business requirements, using appropriate techniques e.g. workshops, questionnaires, 1:1 interviews etc.
  • Use a combination of business and technical knowledge , determine the implication of feasibility of system design and integration working closely with architects and developers
  • Support Business Stakeholders in the design and development of business processes and business process re-engineering
  • Communicate proposed solutions back to Business Stakeholders to ensure these meet with the business requirement
  • Guide and mentor less experienced Business Analysts across the Change and Development department
  • Capture risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies both at a project and requirements level and communicate as appropriate
  • Support Business Stakeholders with Benefits Management; specifically helping them with identification, definition, planning, tracking and realisation of business benefits within projects
  • Attend Customer meetings to understand how we can support customer needs and provide Business Solutions that deliver a best in class Customer Service.
  • Maintain excellent awareness of industry methods, tools and techniques and recommend changes to the existing processes where appropriate

Lead Business Analysis involvement for information and invitation to tender processes

Skillset

  • Awareness of and experience in Waterfall and Agile business analysis approaches
  • Demonstrates evidence of performing the analysis and documentation of operational processes and business requirements
  • Experience using Business Process Modelling Notation
  • Able to work effectively across multiple change projects or change activities simultaneously
  • Demonstrable Stakeholder Management skills
  • Ability to think analytically, to deal with detail, and to extract and present relevant information concisely

Ability to think creatively and generate innovative solutions