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Senior Business Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Business Analyst

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anjali Hirani

  • Contact email:

    anjali.hirani@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    80827_1658412307

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst

Salary: £48,000 - £52,000 + Benefits

Location: London - Flexible working (Home Based)

Senior Business Analyst is required to support a charity, to lead, coordinate, and deliver analysis activities across a variety of business transformation programmes, projects, and digital technology products. The role will be working closely with internal and external stakeholders and focus on the customer experience through gathering, articulating and prioritising requirements for business improvement initiatives and play a key role in bridging the gap between the needs of the organisation and technology solutions.

Working with both Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies as required, this role will play a key role in shaping the success of technology initiatives through implementing analysis tools and techniques to enhance process, user experience and implementation alignment though to solution outcomes.

This role will identify business challenges and work with technical teams to create effective solutions, considering process alignment and documentation throughout. Developing and motivating junior team members through direct line management, brining clarity to the work of the team, by focusing their effort and commitment, evaluating performance and by providing regular feedback that addresses development needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for engaging business stakeholders to develop an understanding of business needs and objectives including

    • Leading the development of requirements, business cases and project justifications

    • Facilitating workshops to gather customer viewpoints, requirements and define process

    • Critically evaluating information gathered from multiple sources, reconciling conflicts, and translating high - level information into technical detail

    • Specifying 'as is' and 'to be' business processes and recommendations related to a proposed solution

    • Developing functional specifications and high - level systems design

    • Actively participating in all phases of the delivery of a solution acting as an advocate for the stakeholders of the project

    • Assisting in quality assurance and defining testing strategy and risks

  • Responsible for supporting Delivery Managers in identifying, documenting, and tracking of risks and issues

  • Developing and maintaining a detailed knowledge of the key business processes, systems, and services

  • Providing an informed review of change options to find the best solutions, where necessary; this will involve challenging the business in a supportive and constructive manner

  • Enables career progression pathways by identifying development needs, providing guidance and knowledge to support others to further increase their skills

  • Demonstrating a knowledge - sharing mindset by proactively sharing learnings and experience with other Business Analyst within the teams and functions

  • Contributing towards and promoting the company's strategy in line with your objectives

  • Contributing to continuous business improvement activities, demonstrating the flexibility to go the extra mile when needed.

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!