Business Analyst

Business Analyst

30 May 2022
To review, analyse and design business solutions and processes that improve the effectiveness of the organisation, ensuring that the designs and processes that are produced, deliver the required functionality, and meet the business objectives

  • Understand business needs as they relate to potential change or transformation
  • Influence customers' expectations/view of their requirements by outlining issues, constraints and opportunities
  • Gathering, identifying and documenting business requirements, where necessary simplifying technical jargon and translating to non/technical or commercial terms that can be understood by non- technical teams
  • Facilitating requirement prioritisation through challenging business need and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Contribute to, or lead, the evaluation of solutions options to business problems, developing a full understanding of the impacts of each alternative in terms of commercial impacts, systems, process, and roles
  • Business process analysis, mapping, modelling and re-engineering to achieve business process improvement including costs and benefits modelling
  • Assist business owners in the development and documentation of their change ideas, project proposals and business cases in line with the change management policy expectations and standards – including establishing initial estimates and costs for next stages.
  • Developing business cases with business owners based on realistic and achievable benefits
  • Business systems design – working with the business, technical teams and IT systems teams to broker solutions that provide best fit to the requirements of the business, overall budget and timescales
  • Supporting Functional and User Acceptance Testing as required – to ensure that technical solutions and process changes being implemented meet the business requirement.
  • Support to the business in their testing of the project. Contribute to the UAT Strategy, test plans and scripts to ensure that customer requirements are implemented as expected
  • Supporting change implementation activity and helping to establish and embed change. Supporting users on the change journey including writing procedures and training users in new business processes and their adoption
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37.5 hours per week
Up to £57,500
Sale or Field Home (with expectation to visit Sale as required)
Closing Date: 10 June 2022

Essential Skills Required

A successful track record in business analysis, process mapping, requirement capture, producing specifications for new and changed processes, and these solutions providing good business value
Proven experience in successful implementation of change
Experience of working with 3rd party solution providers
Significant experience in a Business Analyst role

Critical Knowledge Required

Proven core analysis skills, including interviewing, root cause analysis, business process analysis, business research, data gathering, and data analysis
Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in written form. Able to do this at all levels including Senior Management/Exec teams
Able to organise and run requirement workshops with business wide user representatives and third-party solution providers
Be able to demonstrate effective presentation skills.
Good MS Office skills but in particular using Word, Excel and Visio to create clear documents that are relevant, accurate and complete
A track record in providing detailed business specifications, along with analysis support on a range of business and Tech projects which have been successfully delivered
Industry knowledge of Financial Services (in particular the Wealth Management, Mortgage and Protection markets) and ideally knowledge of Independent Financial Advisor market
The project lifecycle, and a good understanding of the key elements that make a project successful
An understanding of technology infrastructures and environments
Knowledge of Sesame Bankhall Group business, its products and services
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