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Business Analyst

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Governance, Risk & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Business Analyst

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anjali Hirani

  • Contact email:

    anjali.hirani@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    77942_1655394889

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Business Analyst

Salary: £45,000-£55,000 + Benefits

Location: Newcastle

Business Analyst is required to join a law firm. You will be supporting the implementation of a range of business and IT projects across the firms' offices in Europe, Middle East & Asia.

The successful candidate will work closely with business and IT stakeholders across EMEA to on the analysis and implementation of system, infrastructure, and business process changes across the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for guiding stakeholders on defining project objectives and outcomes
  • Being able to design and develop requirements for a variety of projects, from system enhancements to components of complex business transformational projects
  • Able to collaborate with individuals and teams in the development and implementation of improved business processes
  • Model business processes to identify issues or gaps, and facilitate their re-design by users
  • Map current state and future state business processes, including appropriate process controls and KPIs
  • Ensure that solutions remain aligned to project scope, outcomes, and benefits
  • Liaising with and build relationships with key users, including partners, other fee earners and support staff
  • Liaise with IT teams to make sure that proposed solutions take account of technical and resourcing constraints
  • Build solid relationships with IT staff
  • Explore and keep step with innovations in relevant software and technologies. Within the context of identified business requirements, assess their suitability for possible implementation within the firm
  • Able to prepare and deliver presentations to the business and IT on proposed solutions
  • Facilitate workshops with the business and IT
  • Identify and manage risks and issues
  • Provide input to business cases and feasibility assessments
  • Assist change leads with service design and change management activities

Essential Skills/Experiences:

  • Must have 2/3+ years' experience in a business analyst or similar role
  • Strong and articulate communication skills, including the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Good problem solver with a logical and methodical approach
  • Must have experience in working within multiple stakeholder environments
  • Experience in a large-scale IT project including integration and change management
  • Sound knowledge of cloud computing and its key components
  • Must understand project management methodologies, architectural frameworks and key ITIL disciplines

This is a great opportunity for a candidate to join an organisation that is investing and growing and get the opportunity to shape and define your role. Please click apply if you would like to be considered for this opportunity!