3 weeks ago

Business Analyst 12 month fixed term contract

United Kingdom 40K - 50K Permanent

Job Reference: 39470603

We are delighted to be working with a large technology organisation to hire a Business Analyst role on a 12-month fixed-term contract, with a view to extending.
The primary role of the BA will be to support the improvement of business processes and systems to support the business strategy. It therefore requires a good understanding of an IT systems environment and Business Processes within a manufacturing/ FMCG Company. The Business Analyst can be responsible for the requirements of multiple projects at any one time with varying levels of complexity.
The BA will be expected to work within the company set project management methodologies and documentation. A hands-on approach is required to ensure that tasks are delivered on time and often the BA will get involved in supporting other project members to achieve their tasks, which can be activities outside of the typical BA role.

The key responsibility of this role is for the mapping of business processes, identifying improvements, standardisation of processes into the ‘to be’ and drafting detailed business requirements that can be implemented to support the business strategy and goals. Additionally, the BA would be required:
  • To identify appropriate project stakeholders, develop a plan of project involvement, and develop and maintain their engagement at all stages of the requirements process through effective communication and involvement
  • To assist in the development of business cases and project plans for business initiatives that support the business strategy and goals
  • To map ‘as-is’ ‘to be’ business processes and identify gaps, inefficiencies and improvements and standardisation of processes that can be made (‘to be’ processes)
  • To develop and document detailed business requirements for business changes
  • To support the implementation of the above technical requirements – ensuring development, configuration and testing deliver quality implementation which aligns with the original business objective and requirements
  • To monitor and track progress against planned deliverables, ensuring stakeholders and project sponsors are kept fully always informed of project developments
Qualifications/ Experience
  • Demonstrable evidence of expertise in requirement elicitation, with experience in working with senior stakeholders and operations staff in gathering requirements, developing strategy and translating requirements to key stakeholders
  • Experience of working on an ERP programme / project (desirable)
  • Experience of working with Business process modelling, target operating model definition and process re-engineering
  • An understanding of information flows and processes
  • Experience of working within waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies
  • Experience of using requirements gathering techniques and documentation/communication tools that are appropriate to the methodology being used (essential)
  • Experience of developing requirements that span multi-systems e.g. finance systems, manufacturing systems, debt recovery systems, telephony systems, web systems
  • Proven experience of undertaking sound business analysis and developing information into concisely documented requirements
  • Practical experience of working with several stakeholders crossing both business and IT workstreams including 3rd party suppliers
  • Experience of supporting project delivery from inception to delivery including supporting the development of test strategies and defect resolution
  • Experienced in using MS Office tools e.g. Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Confluence, JIRA
  • Strong customer service orientation/or experience of working within the manufacturing industry
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