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Business Analyst

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Change & Transformation
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email: hollyd@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 5 Months
  • Start Date: 28/06/2021
  • Expiry Date: 08 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009366_1623169238

Cedar are currently looking for a business Analyst to join a services company based in Central London on a 5 month temporary basis.

Day rate: £475.00

Key Accountabilities

  • Define the business problem and primary objectives of new projects.
  • Identify and validate the business requirements using various techniques.
  • Lead requirement gathering workshops (internal and external) to capture functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Write requirements specifications in using standard templates in accordance with the chosen project methodology.
  • Represent requirements using visual models as appropriate.
  • Lead business process workshops (Internal and external) to develop end-to-end cross functional business processes.
  • Capture, consolidate and interpret requirements to support to development of a business case.
  • Perform Gap Analysis and Impact Assessment of any changes as defined in the Change Process.
  • Develop and assumes responsibility for analysis artefacts (such as high-level requirements, detailed requirements and business processes) and ensuring the views of stakeholders are accurately reflected in the artefacts.
  • Maintain full traceability of the Analysis Artefacts and Requirements throughout the end-to-end lifecycle.
  • Support delivery partners in a Product Owner Role.
  • Experience of working in Scrum/Sprint delivery teams.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with the suppliers, BEIS, regulators and other external stakeholders.
  • Be proactive in their own training and development as well as in coaching and mentoring of other BA colleagues.
  • Contribute to the success of the Business Analysis Practice.

Skills and Experiences Essential

  • Extensive 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.
  • 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.

Skills and Experiences Desirable

  • Previous Utilities experience, especially Smart Metering, not necessary but preferable.
  • Recognised Business Analysis certifications/qualifications, through BCS/IIBA or other.
  • Experience of delivering ITIL projects and/or ITIL certification.

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP.