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Business Analyst - Manchester

  • Job reference: 45353
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Projects and Programmes
  • Salary: £0 per annum

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I am currently recruiting a Business Analyst for a client based in central Manchester on a contract basis. My client is a leader in their field within the utility sector. This opportunity requires someone to be able to deliver on an array of projects and programmes, work with multiple different stakeholders both internal and external and provide an exceptional end to end service.

Skills and Experiences Essential

  • Minimum 5 years' experience of excellent business analysis including requirements gathering, impact analysis, gap analysis, workshop facilitation, process mapping, business process re-engineering and requirements definition, User story writing, conceptual thinking, etc.
  • Previous Utilities experience, especially Smart Metering, not necessary but preferable.
  • Experience of end-to-end lifecycle BA support from feasibility, business case through delivery and Operational support into BAU.
  • Experience across entire SDLC.
  • Experience of working on waterfall, incremental and AGILE projects.
  • Experience of using standard Business Analysis techniques and BPMN.
  • Experience of working on technical software delivery projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to develop good working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable analytical skills and keen attention to details.
  • Excellent Documentation, Report Writing and Presentation skills.
  • Self-starter and a quick learner. Ability to work at own initiative and be adaptable to change or lack of structure.
  • Skilled and experienced in the use of Microsoft Office suite esp. MS Visio and MS SharePoint as a document/knowledge management tool.
  • Knowledge of Confluence, Jira, Balsamiq and any other requirement capture, and design tools also preferred. Also, ability to quickly learn and adapt to any new tool.
  • Ability to work both independently & in a team, effectively manage their own time and good organisational skills in a diverse, open and friendly environment.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Recognised Business Analysis certifications/qualifications, through BCS/IIBA or other.
  • Experience of delivering ITIL projects and/or ITIL certification.

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