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IT Business Analyst

  • Location:

    Thame

  • Sector:

    Digital, Product and Design , ERP

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Analyst, Business Analyst

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anjali Hirani

  • Contact email:

    anjali.hirani@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    79279_1655391181

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: IT Business Analyst

Location: Thame

Salary: £60,000 + Benefits

IT Business Analyst is required to join a hospitality Industry based in Thame. As a Business Analyst you will be supporting technology initiatives throughout all stages of the delivery lifecycle, analysis, design, build, test, implement, stating with a new HR & Payroll system implementation. You will be working cross functionally, by capturing and breakdown functional and non-functional requirements and to own and manage those requirements, facilitating clear understanding and agreement between stakeholders and delivery teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with business system owners, IT teams and 3rd party suppliers to understand business processes and the underpinning systems architecture.

  • Developing a clear understanding of problem statements, business objectives, project scope and desired outcomes/benefits.

  • Documenting and analysing as-is and to-be business processes, data flows and associated system requirements.

  • Capturing, validating, and managing detailed functional and non-functional requirements, gaining approval from business and technical stakeholders.

  • Being the custodian/owner of the requirements set, ensuring projects have a single point of contact for requirements delivery and traceability.

  • Contributing to project delivery planning, including milestone plans, detailed stage plans, test plans and go-live/cutover plans.

  • Working with IT and business teams to support end to end testing activities, defining, and owning traceability matrices, test documentation and acceptance criteria.

  • Supporting the effective transition of new or updated services into operation/support, ensuring operational readiness criteria are identified and achieved.

  • Supporting the Project Manager in ensuring all projects are delivered within the parameters of time, cost, scope, risk, quality, and benefits.

  • Collating and writing project documentation including business cases, project briefs and discussion papers, where required.

  • Providing analysis and support for 3rd party procurement activities, including RFI/RFP processes, where required.

  • Supporting the continuous improvement of internal processes and ways of working.

  • Staying up to date with business analysis practices, methodology and emerging trends.

Skills Required:

  • Extensive experience leading business analysis activities for enterprise system implementations (ideally ERP, HRIS).

  • An in-depth understanding of core business processes (particularly HR & Payroll) in retail/hospitality or similar.

  • Broad Tec knowledge across all technology domains (applications, data, infrastructure, security, service management), with an in-depth understanding of technical concepts.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with experience of engaging with and influencing a wide range of stakeholders up to a senior level.

  • Ability to probe and challenge in a professional way, to ensure the why of requirements is understood, agreed, and documented alongside the 'what'.

  • Someone who gets things done, willingness and ability to be hands-on, including holding requirements workshops, completing detailed analysis activities and collating documentation.

  • A self-starter with an organised and methodical approach and with excellent time-management skills.

  • A fast learner with an inherent ability to understand and interpret complex requirements and to identify and deliver appropriate technology solutions.

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!