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Business Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Microsoft Power-Bi, Bi Analyst, Business Analyst

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anjali Hirani

  • Contact email:

    anjali.hirani@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    80765_1658329535

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Business Analyst

Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + Benefits

Location: London/Hybrid

Business Analyst is required to join a tec leader industry, who can take charge of projects and deliver results that will add value to the business. The ideal candidate can work within a contemporary product development process, working on multiple projects simultaneously and translating business data into digestible information that improves business processes and offerings to our customers.

As BA you will closely with the product innovation owners, business and technical teams and is a major contributor to the requirements specification deliverable, which includes writing the business and functional requirements. The BA should perform feasibility analysis and work closely with the product innovation and/or business owner to prioritize deliverables and negotiate product functionalities, ensuring that there is integration between business and technology. Collaboration is essential part of innovation build, the individual will be the interface to various stakeholders in the business, technical and non-technical to gather existing information for our systems and adapt accordingly

Responsibilities:

  • Support the product innovation platform lifecycle with:

  • Determining the requirements strategy (both functional and non-functional), including defining the business problem and primary objectives of new solutions

  • Create detailed Business Requirement Document (BRD) as required and translating them into functional specifications and process models that portray specific business needs

  • Gather, write, split, and update Jira with user stories and use cases

  • Identify the performance metrics to be able to assess benefits and value realisation

  • Offer on-going support by organizing the backlog, determining functionality per release and make sure that each sprint delivers the value to the business

  • Analyse and model the business domain to create a complete picture of workflows mapped across all the relevant audiences and scenarios fulfilled by existing and proposed innovation solution

  • Work with solution architects to ensure new builds meet the business demand. Bridge business to technical communications in analysis and planning stages of software development

  • Provide analytic support by coordinating data extraction from various databases and data interpretation as required

  • Contributing to project / sprint plans, support defining project requirements by identifying project milestones and phases

  • Monitoring project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports and documenting recommending actions

  • Estimating costs, benefit and time requirements of innovation projects including risks, predicting potential problems and return on investment for shareholders

  • Support the implementation and participate in Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Functionality Testing with comprehensive E2E test cases at the application and multi-application levels

    • Understand system capabilities. Create and maintain technical user cards in JIRA to support innovation build as required

    • Work in a recognised project methodology (AGILE, PMBOK, Prince2) manner and understand the various methodologies

    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies

    • Work on multiple concurrent projects and change requests. Requirement to act as a hybrid project management and business analyst role as required on allocated platforms. As project manager you will be required to coordinate all the contributors to the platform project, to deliver value to internal and external stakeholders. The project manager knows how to identify and track risks and will be able to schedule effectively by tracking resources and work dependencies. They can also monitor time, cost, and quality to quickly identify when a project isn't where it's expected to be.

Skills Desired:

  • 3+ years of experience working as a Functional, Data or Business Analyst with a solid background and experience in business analysis, system design, configuration and user stories and testing. Ability to produce functional/non-functional designs

  • 3+ years of experience in Excel (Advanced), Visio, MS Project, and JIRA

  • 3+ years of customer interfacing and application integration projects experience

  • 3+ years in project management including experience in risk management

  • Experience of software development methodologies and industry best practice

  • Experience in running workshops, stakeholder meetings and facilitating agile ceremonies

  • Understanding of development processes - SDLC, must be very analytical with problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues

  • Demonstrable ability to set performance metrics - KPIs & CSFs

  • Have the ability to interpret requirements with proven practice in process modelling techniques underpinned by detailed analytical abilities with a view for future change

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!