19 Nov 2016

Permanent Business Process Analyst / Business Analyst – £ Neg

Apex Executive Ltd – Posted by adminLondon, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Apex Executive are delighted to have been appointed to recruit an experienced, business focussed Business Analyst with strong business analysis skills and experience, to work with design and delivery teams within a busy Business Change function for one of our prestigious corporate clients in London. This is a permanent role, with a salary range of between £45,000 – £55,000 dependant upon skills and experience.

This Business Analyst role encompasses the gathering, elicitation and documentation of business requirements for in-house Change Projects, to ensure business needs are understood and documented as business requirements, and perform tractability throughout the Project to ensure that what is delivered meets the business needs. Applicants should be able to work well under their own initiative and with minimal supervision, and have experience to manage Senior Stakeholder relationships.

Responsibilities :

  • Understand, determine and challenge the business needs and document the problems or opportunities
  • Support the PM during the production of a Business case and/or proposal
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to ensure full engagement in the business analysis and business requirements gathering process, resolving conflict where required
  • Lead requirement gathering and gain agreement of functional and non-functional requirements, which align to the Business and IT strategies and stakeholder needs
  • Support the development and integration of the technical solution for assigned projects, liaising with technical suppliers to ensure their full understanding of the business requirements and the impact of proposed changes
  • Support Business Change and stakeholders in the production of a business solution design
  • Ensure traceability of business requirements throughout the lifecycle of a project to ensure what gets built meets the original business need
  • Ensure that any risks, issues, assumptions & dependencies are captured in accordance to the appropriate framework
  • Ensure any gaps or changes to requirements are identified, validated and signed off
  • Using various techniques and emotional intelligence skills to assist the Project/Programme Team in accomplishing group meeting goals
  • Creating a Solution Vision and Scope
  • Brainstorming – discussing of ideas
  • Eliciting Features and Associated Business Rules
  • Focus Group Meetings – soliciting opinions
  • Joint Application Design – resolving conflicts
  • Analysing Features – Assumptions, Constraints, Risks, and Issues
  • Making Decisions on Features and Priorities
  • Using emotional Intelligence skills to interface with Stakeholders

Applicants should be able to demonstrate :

  • Sound knowledge and experience of business analysis methodologies – functional and non-functional
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience within Business Change, and changing environments
  • Exceptional communication and engagement skills with stakeholders and peers
  • Analytical and data management skills – data collection planning, measurement systems analysis
  • Excellent facilitation skills including handling resistant/ difficult stakeholders and sensitive topics
  • Excellent engagement and communication – with gravitas and the ability to effectively impact and influence decision makers at all levels of the business
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience of working with and explaining complicated concepts in non-technical language
  • The ability to think analytically with ability to deal with detail, and to extract and present the relevant information concisely
  • Proven experience interacting directly with all levels of business stakeholder, including front office staff and Heads of Departments
  • The ability to work effectively across multiple simultaneous Change projects
  • Experience of process mapping and process modelling – ideally BPMN
  • Experience of AGILE and Waterfall techniques
  • The ability to work well under minimal supervision
  • A BCS (or equivalent) certification, Six Sigma accreditation or knowledge and UML exposure may be an advantage, but aren’t essential. If you can demonstrate competency in any of these areas, please ensure that you highlight this within your application
  • Solid BA experience within a Business Change environment (not IT), it’s a career BA that is needed
  • Applicants must be used to working on projects within a business change environment

How to Apply

Apex Executive regret that we are only able to accept applications from experienced Business Analyst candidates.
Apex Executive are working in the capacity of Recruitment Agency in relation to this Business Analysis role.

Job Categories: Business Analyst and Change & Transformation. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: architect, BAU, business architect, Change, job, manchester, planning. programme, and Specialist. Salary: £30,001 - £40,000, £40,001 - £50,000, and £50,001 - £65,000. Job expires in Endless.

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