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Business Analyst

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Business Transformation
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466628

Hydrogen Group are currently looking for a Permanent Business Analyst for a large Bank. Once covid restriction are lifted there would be a requirement to be onsite 2 to 3 days per week and the bank have offices in both London and Manchester. The salary is excellent plus a good benefits package which includes an excellent pension.

The Business Analyst's role is to work with both the Business and with IT to elicit requirements/user stories and to recommend solutions that will help deliver regulatory compliance, business improvements and/or other strategic value.

Key Responsibilities

  • Requirements engineering elicit, analyse and validate stakeholder requirements, business requirements and solution requirements (functional and non-functional). To document the requirements in the form of user stories supported with acceptance criteria and to have the ability to elicit requirements ensuring both vertical and horizontal traceability.
  • Business case creation, feasibility study and solution evaluation: analysing and assessing risks and impacts of solution options, performing cost-benefit analysis and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders to achieve an investment decision.
  • Strategy analysis: exploring and analysing current situations, internal and external strategic drivers, implementation strategies and identifying risks and impacts of a desired implementation approach.
  • Process Design: ability to document both the AS-IS and TO-BE situations for relevant business domains
  • Planning and monitoring deliverables: monitor and manage his/her own BA and wider project deliverables. Escalate and manage risks and issues as they arise.
  • Change Delivery: Helping identify impacts to the Business, Processes, IT Systems and Organisational structure.
  • Business readiness - Planning and co-ordinating communications and training to support the Project implementation

Key Skills

  • Effective Stakeholder Management
  • Able to effectively communicate to varying levels of Stakeholders
  • Analytical approach to work; varying ways to problem solve (e.g. data analysis, MI), root-cause analysis etc.
  • Be able to work autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • Practical experience and an understanding of both Agile and Waterfall ways of working
  • Experience in modelling business processes, preferably BPMN or other industry modelling standards
  • Experience using a variety of BA software tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MS Visio etc.
  • Experience working within the Financial Services sector is also desirable