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Business Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Financial & Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Analyst, Business Analyst

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anjali Hirani

  • Contact email:

    anjali.hirani@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    13610_1653410000

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Business Analyst

Salary: £55,000-65,000

Location: London/Peterborough - Hybrid working

Business Analyst is required to join a foreign exchange company in their London or Peterborough office. You will be given the opportunity to work in a fast-paced role in which you'll help the company drive its innovation agenda through new technology. You'll provide Business Analysis to help Global Acquiring team change program by gathering business requirements, delivering functional specifications, conducting feasibility studies, producing designs and models and support project delivery - this is a hands-on role so we're looking for someone who wants to get stuck in.

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting, understanding, and documenting the business requirements for change initiatives

  • Translating requirements into functional and non-functional requirements (in use cases)

  • Support with analysis of new product developments, understand the business problems and opportunities to fix those problems.

  • Facilitate brainstorming sessions to elicit requirements from a range of SMEs across internal and external stakeholders.

  • Support the product development by enabling and challenging existing processes and solutions through the requirements gathering phase

  • Requirements validation pre-project and translating requirements into functional and non-functional requirements

  • Work in a fast-paced environment, supporting the iterative process of learn, build, and deliver, ensuring maximum value and minimal disruption across the business.

  • Analyse and document process/workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from client on the specifications.

  • Work with team Project Managers and Change Coordinators to join up requirements and delivery plans.

  • Develop sound professional working relationships with the business and IT colleagues, building their confidence and acquiring an understanding of the business

  • Comply with policy, audit, and legal requirements such as Health & Safety, and the Data Protection Act, and follow company policies.

  • Work with central change management to identify and deliver continuous improvement and quality standards for change

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to apply solid commercial judgment in their area of expertise

  • The ability to analyse issues, develop solutions and influence key decisions

  • Strong relationship building / development skills (internal and external)

  • Strong business analysis / business delivery skills

  • Strong teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation skills

  • Strong analytical and technical skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term

  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools, and project stages

  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organisation

  • Ability to balance risk with reward

  • Results / target oriented

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!