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Business Analyst

Goodman Masson Ltd

Epsom, HC
5 days ago
Epsom, HC
£43k - £47k Per Year
5 days ago
£43k - £47k Per Year

My client, a housing association based in Surrey, is recruiting for a Business Analyst to join their thriving team. They are on an exciting journey to deliver transformational change in the way that they do things. This role will play a fundamental part in making this happen by having a disruptive influence to challenge what they do and utilise their customer segmentation programme to identify opportunities and improve performance.
As a Business Analyst you will work with the team to:
  • identify areas of potential improvement
  • find solutions to business problems using research and analysis techniques
  • analyse trends and behaviours
  • put forward thought provoking ideas to challenge the leadership team to improve services
  • document identified changes
  • act as a contact between IT and specific business areas

Key duties
  • identify key performance indicators that can be used to monitor business performance and gather data to verify that results are in line with forecasts
  • review audit outcomes, challenging and assisting the business with changes to ensure compliance
  • analyse data gathered and develop strategies to resolve any problems that arise
  • analyse and evaluate multiple options, comparing data assisting with the outcome or solution
  • interpret data about company policy and workflows
  • identify opportunities for improving business processes through the use of technology and assist in preparation of business cases
  • analyse the feasibility of, and develop requirements for, new systems and/or enhancements to existing systems ensuring that the system design fits the needs of the users
  • track and document changes for functional and business specifications, wireframes, use cases and user stories for use in the development, testing, and training project cycles
  • conduct impact analysis to assess implications of changes to systems
  • lead on benchmarking activity that compares the organisation's performance against other registered providers and out of sector
  • reivew systems are being used correctly and that accurate data is being input
  • design and create reports for central dashboard
  • act as central resource support to the Executive team and Heads of service

What do you need to apply for this role?
  • SSRS
  • Power BI
  • Excel
  • analytical and problem solving skills
  • Windows Office systems
  • report development skills
  • strong customer service orientation
  • previous experience being a business analyst
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Senior Business and Change Analyst

Recruitment Genius Ltd

Hounslow, London
6 days ago
Hounslow, London
£30k - £40k Per Year
6 days ago
£30k - £40k Per Year
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, and experienced Senior Business and Change Analyst to join our dynamic and fast paced Innovation and Development department. You will play a crucial role in the implementation of strategic changes to our operating model. You will be accountable for the scoping and definition of user business and system requirements and end to end business processes in several lines of business and ensuring that these are delivered to a high quality to the relevant business teams ensuring that the required changes to processes, people and technology are delivered against schedule, quality and within budget. You will work with colleagues across the organisation to ensure they are operationally ready.
In this role you'll be supporting various change initiatives whether this be new lanes, new retailers, products or innovations by liaising with the relevant project managers and business teams as required.
The role will provide leadership in Business Analysis to ensure the requirements are understood and delivered by all parties to meet the needs of the business.
Our ideal candidate will be confident in dealing with different stakeholders. Have excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal and consultative skills. You will be able to communicate and collaborate with teams in multiple locations when virtual interactions outweigh face to face contact. You will be able to think analytically, be an active listener and strategic thinker, self motivated and able to demonstrate time and organisational management.
Being resilient and able to manage pressure during busy times and quieter periods, and to manage across time zones are key skills in this role.
It is important to note that this role is not 9 - 5 due to the International nature of our business and having to work across different time zones.
The Innovation and Development department have many exciting projects in the pipeline due to the impressive growth and expansion the business is experiencing. This is your chance to be part of a team that is at the centre of these changes and making the plans a reality. During uncertain times we have been and continue to be, in the privileged position of being able to continue to recruit throughout 2020 and onwards into 2021.
We are one of the world's leading mail and goods shipping providers with a presence in 16 countries across Europe, Asia and the USA. We offer a diverse range of eCommerce and mail solutions empowering businesses to grow across-borders.
This is an opportunity to work for a company that truly values their employees. We offer a dynamic and informal work environment. Employee wellbeing is at the heart of our core values and we hope to create a positive and productive environment where employees can thrive. Working together as a team is at the core of what we do.
The above is just a short snapshot of the role and what we are looking for. To find out more detail get in touch.
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Oracle Consultant Programme (PMO)

Pareto Law

Reading, HC
1 day ago
Reading, HC
£31k - £34k Per Year
1 day ago
£31k - £34k Per Year
Job Title: Oracle Consultant Programme (PMO)
Location: Reading
Salary: £31,000 (+ 10% bonus)
Sector: IT / Consulting
Oracle is a truly global IT enterprise specialising in hardware systems and enterprise software, with more than 420,000 customers and a presence spanning 145 countries. They prize innovation, creativity and adeptness in the people they work with.
One of the biggest tech organisations in the world, having acquired NetSuite they are now one of the strongest families of tech companies there is. Our client are a pioneer in their field and continue to grow year on year. There is no better company to join if you are looking to pursue a career in the technology sector.
The role:
Providing Business and IT solutions to clients, your initial day to day will comprise of client projects. It will provide ample opportunity to demonstrate excellent problem solving, team working and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include:
- Undertaking bespoke skills and product based training to complement your technical experience
- Rotating on assignments every 3-6 months, facing different clients and challenges along the way
- Undertaking regular national travel to meet with clients, devising solutions and delivering on projects
Further duties include –
- Planning and coordinating projects using a consultative approach
- Provide support to Consulting Practice Management
- Prepare and deliver project reports daily/weekly to management
- Work collaboratively with Project Managers
The package:
- Competitive salary of £31k
- 10% bonus
- Fantastic progression opportunities
- Mobile phone
- Laptop
- Continuous training and mentorship as part of carefully structured professional development
- Company Holidays that reward success
- Social events/nights out
Candidate Requirements:
- A 2.1 degree from an Business/Management related discipline
- Ideally, you will have qualifications and/or experience related to project Management and/or a Prince 2 qualification
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- A willingness to travel

Next Steps:

If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format please visit the pareto website.
(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)
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PMO Analyst

CAPITA

Reading, HC
4 days ago
Reading, HC
4 days ago
We’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.
PMO Analysts will work closely with Capita One’s functions and Business Units to support the delivery of a complex portfolio of work within the division. They will act as day to day support for Project and Programme Managers in the managing and running of PMO functions, Project and Portfolio Governance and Control activities. They will work closely with fellow PMO colleagues and Project Managers to schedule resources and manage the calendars for consultants.

Job title:

PMO Analyst

Job Description:

The role of the PMO Analyst is to support the Project Team with: tracking the status of Project and Portfolio deliverables and Milestones; supporting Project Control Checkpoints; effectively managing Resource Forecasts; identifying, capturing and escalating Risks and Issues; managing Project and Portfolio Reporting; overseeing the transition of deliverables from Sales and into Operational Support; carrying out QA checks and supporting Project Managers.

The role of the PMO Analyst is to support the Project Team with: tracking the status of Project and Portfolio deliverables and Milestones; supporting Project Control Checkpoints; effectively managing Resource Forecasts; identifying, capturing and escalating Risks and Issues; managing Project and Portfolio Reporting; overseeing the transition of deliverables from Sales and into Operational Support; carrying out QA checks and supporting Project Managers.

What you will do:

  • Schedule and manage resource including requests from customers

  • Maintain Project/ Portfolio documents in line with PMO Document Management standards

  • Track Project and Portfolio Metrics and ensure accurate reporting of Costs, Effort, Schedule, Risks, Issues, Scope and Benefits data

  • Manage a Project and Portfolio level Library of all key documents and carry out regular QA checks on these documents to ensure quality standards are maintained

  • Ensure all Projects are adhering to agreed Checkpoint and Governance processes

What we're looking for:

  • A desire and willingness to learn with a ‘can do’ attitude

  • Project Management career aspirations

  • Ability to demonstrate application of key PMO responsibilities, methods, disciplines, tools and analysis techniques, to monitor, control and report on Projects and Portfolios

  • Able to communicate independently with fellow professionals

  • Excellent clarity of communication skills and ability to distil complex information to simple stakeholder messages suitable for senior audiences

  • Able to identify potential issues or conflicts and knows when to escalate

  • MS Office suite (esp. MS Excel) user to advanced level

About us

Capita One - works to transform the lives of children, young people and families. We give our customers the information they need to improve outcomes and that’s why we’re currently delivering solutions to 120 local authorities to support early intervention and prevention. Our team is as passionate about people as we are - that’s why many of them have joined us directly from local authorities and the public sector – and why you could too.

Capita Software are part of Capita Plc, a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We’re supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you’ll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary

  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave

  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice

  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more

  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

Location:

Reading

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United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:

Permanent
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Business Implementation Consultant

Spectrum IT

Fleet, Southern
2 days ago
Fleet, Southern
£60k Per Year
2 days ago
£60k Per Year

Technical Implementation Consultant - Fleet - £60,000 - £70,000
MS Dynamics, Business Central, SQL, SSRS,
An excellent market leading client of ours is looking for an experienced technical Implementation Consultant to join an already established team. You will be expected to develop, test and deliver innovative new functionality as well as improving our clients suite of products. You will also be expected to provide product support, implementation & data migration expertise and technical consultancy. The successful implementation consultant will be a forward thinking individual who is comfortable working both alone and as part of a team. You should also be confident when communicating both internally and externally.
Our client offer very competitive salaries as well as a comprehensive benefits package.
Skills required:
  • Experience working with clients on developments, upgrades and implementations
  • SSRS and SQL experience desirable but not essential
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Ideally 3 plus years' experience working with Business Central
  • An eye for detail and ability to identify problems
  • A logical, analytical and creative approach to problems
  • Ideally some Accounting experience/degree
  • The ability to communicate with clients, colleagues and management to explain complex issues clearly and concisely
  • Software implementations

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this opportunity, please contact Oliver Wilson on 02380 765 287 or email OliverWilson@SpectrumIT.co.uk
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Business Analyst (Application Development)

Northgate Public Services

Bracknell, EN
10 days ago
Bracknell, EN
10 days ago
Company Description

Here at NPS we have a simple set of values that sets out who we are as a company. We are:

Intelligent – we make the right choices

Involved – our enthusiasm creates energy

Innovative – we always ask what’s next

Our business is all about making lives safer, healthier, better managed and mobile

Our software underpins critical police, health, housing  and local government services, ensuring delivery of the right data at the right time to protect and improve people’s lives.

We’re as committed to the positive social outcomes of our customers’ services as they are, which means we put people first. In the interfaces and systems we design, and the software support and development service we provide.

Our story

Across the world, billions of people every day rely on the services and benefits provided by their police, health services, housing and local government. Their home, welfare, well-being and security often depend on them.

We create and manage the software that connects people with these services. We design smart interfaces and data processes to ensure services are easy to use, always on, relevant, accurate and trusted.

Using internet, mobile and AI technology, we are designing new tools that maximise the positive experience people have of critical services, and helping to make sure they are safer, healthier, better managed, and able to organise their life on the go.

Working closely with our customers – the service providers – we define people’s needs today and in the future – and work intelligently to continuously improve our software products and data management.

Our software underpins the performance of our customers as they serve their customers. Our constant focus is making sure our software is stable, efficient, cost efficient and secure.

We’re proud of the role we play, improving people’s lives through dependable critical services. With a growing number of customers globally, we’re going to make a difference to millions of people more.

Based in the UK but working around the world, our 2,000 employees help improve the services that matter most.

We are now part of the NEC corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people worldwide – this brings in new opportunities without limits for growth and innovation.

Job Description

This role is within the NPS Local and Central Government business which manages a diverse range of products.  This includes a number of legacy products which have been developed under the Waterfall methodology and documented using functional specifications, and more recent products developed using a User Centred Design approach with documented user stories.

Summary of Responsibilities

As the Business Analyst you will be expected to undertake the Product Owner (Lead Analyst) using Agile Product development with the following principle responsibilities:

  • Capturing and analysing logical system requirements from
    • High level requirements produced by the Product Manager
    • User Research results
    • Legislative documentation
    • Evidence provided with, and / or further investigation of, system defect reports
  • Creating all User Stories, to accurately reflect the stated requirements from the Product Backlog.
  • Understanding the business context for the requirements and documenting where required.

Requirements will be described in both the requirements catalogue (“Product Backlog”) and more detailed User Stories.  

Business Analyst Activities

The exact division of activities between Product Owner (Lead Business Analyst) and Business Analyst is to be agreed by the individuals, but the Product Owner will typically delegate some activities to the Business Analyst including but not limited to:

  • Identifying gaps and amendments for the Backlog.
  • Defining the features to be developed and recording them accurately on the Backlog.
  • Responding quickly to queries from the Development and QA teams regarding product functionality (generally within one working day)
  • Prioritising features/outcomes according to customer needs, within the constraints of the contract.
  • Assisting with the evaluation of the output from the Sprints.
  • Produce requirement document packs for each Sprint.  This will comprise:
    • Backlog entries for the Sprint.
    • User Stories relating to the Sprint.
    • Acceptance criteria relating to the Sprint.
    • Relevant supporting documentation e.g. customer comments, guidance.
  • Defining and maintaining discrete complex business rules deployed within the applications
  • Maintaining the supporting information directory e.g. holding guidance and legislation.

Common with all NPS roles, the Business Analyst is also responsible for identifying potential common functionality, to promote software component reuse, ensuring consistency of user experience and to promote usability.

Customer-Facing Roles

The Business Analyst may be required to assist the Product Manager with customer meetings:

  • Liaising with the customer during Development phases to ensure that the Product Manager can act as an informed customer proxy and to ensure that customer is comfortable with any key design decisions.
  • Meetings can take place at any location throughout the United Kingdom, typically at a customer location or a Northgate Public Services office. 
Qualifications

Essential:

  • Previous commercial Business Analysis experience.
  • Rigorous analysis of high level system requirements and defect reports to provide design documentation (either Functional Specifications or User Stories) and guidance for development and QA.
  • End-to-end software development lifecycle experience 
  • Systems and solutions used by public service organisations eg. local authorities, health, police etc.
  • Customer Support experience.
  • Providing analysis input to application support in a customer facing role.
  • The successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable.
  • Will have excellent inter-personal and communications skills capable of exploring and articulating complex concepts across the various stakeholders of the project.
  • The Business Analyst must be aware of the Backlog and ITT responses for their business areas and their impact across multiple products. The Business Analyst must understand the links between related product streams and business functions, seeking guidance from the Product Manager.

Desirable:

  • Requirements Capture
  • Ability to understand and interpret the needs of customers producing clear and detailed requirements documentation.
  • A background in actual development of applications within the public sector.
  • Exposure to Council Tax and particularly benefits legislative requirements
  • An appreciation of the benefits of automated regression testing and an understanding of the importance of considering automated regression testing  at the design stage.
  • Experience of System and/or User Acceptance Testing.

Additional:

  • In instances where the business area is new to the Business Analyst, it is their responsibility to get up to speed and to a sufficient level, within the context of the product, to satisfy the Product Manager
  • There may be multiple Business Analysts working on a product and it is the responsibility of each Business Analyst to communicate clearly and regularly with one another to promote and share their understanding and to act as an informed source of information.
  • The Business Analyst is expected to support and share their business knowledge and experience with those within their immediate product team and also across NPS, eg: supporting the pre-sales activities in a related or unrelated product.
  • In addition, the Business Analyst will be expected to maintain documentation and provide support on the legacy products within the team.
  • The role of Business Analysts is based in the Bracknell office however travel will be required throughout the United Kingdom to best suit the needs and demands of the product or products.

Additional Information

Employees of Northgate Public Services are entitled to the following Company funded benefits:

  • Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)
  • 25 days paid holiday (includes 3 company nominated days) with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions
  • A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs
  • The role offers a competitive salary.

OTHER INFORMATION

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

Northgate Public Services is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

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Senior Business Analyst

Sage

winnersh
3 days ago
winnersh
3 days ago
Senior Business Analyst
Advert:
People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We’re writing our next chapter. Be part of it!
Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
Follow us on our social media sites below to join in conversations about career tips, open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us atcareers@sage.comfor assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description:
The Business Analyst is responsible for engaging with colleagues across Sage to capture, analyse and document project requirements. The Business Analyst will work closely with IT and the wider business to ensure that the requirements are understood, agreed and will form the basis of execution.
• To work closely with colleagues and support Sage’s strategy and objectives
• To work within the Business Operations framework and help to continuously improve
• To ensure that problem definition and requirement output provide the clarity required for IT solution design
• To shape and influence the product, service or enterprise systems and ensure that deliverables are of the desired content, suitability and quality
• To support IT with any complex issues or necessary mediation
• To provide constant communication with business and IT stakeholders
• To identify risks and issues and take and/or recommend appropriate mitigation
• To champion technology innovation and continuous improvement in technology that will enable change and/or improvement of existing business operations
• To continuously seek to improve business processes
• To further knowledge (of BA standards, Sage organisation/processes and the domains in which have been assigned) across Sage
• To own personal development and seek out opportunities for further development
Must have:
• Ability to lead requirements gathering sessions by gaining a full understanding of business and system needs in the context of Sages commercial strategy
• In-depth experience in the analysis and modelling of business processes
• Experience in designing and implementing Business Analysis artefacts
• Ability to apply (new) concepts and experience to understand and resolve underlying issues
• Excellent planning and organisation skills at programme and portfolio level
• Understanding of Software Development methodologies, especially Agile
Preferred:
• Experience of IT related development & deployments – CRM, Digital, ERP or Data
• Well versed when dealing with senior stakeholders, IT teams and 3rd party vendors
• Adept at operating within a matrix structure
• Managing complex priorities across multiple change projects
#LI-KP1
Key Responsibilities:
Function:
Business Transformation
Country:
United Kingdom
Office Location
Newcastle;Winnersh
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Lead Business Analyst

TCS

Wokingham, England
17 days ago
Wokingham, England
17 days ago
Key Skills/Knowledge: | · Responsible for both undertaking and leading a team to investigate business situations; identifying and evaluating problems, needs and options for improving business process & systems; defining requirements and ensuring effective use of data and information systems in meeting the needs of the business objectives· Takes full responsibility for business analysis within a programme/large Projects where the advice given, and decisions made will have a measurable impact on the profitability or effectiveness of National Grid.· Establishes the contribution that technology can make to business objectives, supporting strategies, validating and justifying business needs, conducting feasibility studies, developing information and process models, producing high level and details business cases, taking into account the implications of change on the organization and all stakeholders.· Guides senior management towards accepting recommended changes brought through process and organisation change.· Undertakes Quality Assurance work on the BA deliverables, provides leadership guidance to other projects BAs if leading a team
Experience required: | Technical:· Creation of customer journeys· Detailed As-Is process mapping and analysis· Detailed To-Be process mapping · Data analysis  & understanding data requirements to satisfy business process needs· High level and detailed business requirement gathering, analysis and management· User story creation· Activity Flow diagrams to represent user and system interaction· Business Operational Design Document creation · Proficient in BPMN modelling· Full understanding of the requirement management lifecycle· Knowledge of test cycles and experience in supporting testing· Full project lifecycle experience – waterfall and agilePersonal· Excellent stakeholder management at all levels· Ability to challenge senior stakeholders and say ‘no’ politely · Leadership qualities: ability to mentor junior personnel and provide guidance on work packages · Ability to work with little or no guidance· Attention to detail in all aspects of the analysis and ability to draw conclusion quickly in a limited timeframe· Ability to balance multiple tasks without a negative impact on qualityOther:Relevant business analysis qualifications and Experience – e.g. BCS ISEB Diploma in business analysis or similar
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Business Analyst

The Rank Group

Maidenhead, HC
29 days ago
Maidenhead, HC
29 days ago
Company Description

The Rank Group is growing rapidly within both our Venues and Digital businesses. If you’re not sure who we are, you may be more familiar with us through our iconic brands; Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casino. We have most recently acquired Stride Gaming, which, together with our existing Digital business, forms Rank Interactive.

We employ circa 8,000 people globally, with our UK office functions being located in Maidenhead (Head Office), Sheffield (Customer Solutions Hub), London (Digital) and a further office in Gibraltar, which is home to our existing Rank Digital function. We are evolving as a business and are adding some exciting new brands and concepts to our venues and digital offering.

By joining an office-based or operational function with us, you’ll instantly be part of a high-performing and inclusive culture, which works closely to support our Customer-facing teams.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Business Analyst to join our team based in our head office in Maidenhead. This is a very independent role and the projects are broad meaning you will work across various departments and gather, understand, document and translate the business requirements and user stories for the projects.

We are looking for someone who has both retail processes and digital knowledge, basically where Operations meets Technology.

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide clear business requirements to tech leads and development team and communicate technical solutions back to the business
  • Manage and prioritise product backlog based on dependencies and requirements
  • Leads the gathering, understanding, documentation and translation of the business requirements and user stories for the project, translating into detailed user stories (as appropriate), with supporting acceptance criteria and training strategies where required.
  • Provide clear business requirements to tech leads and development team
  • Provide Business Process design and documentation expertise, recommend business process and/or system improvements using formal (and informal) techniques. 
  • Provide the project manager with accurate and measurable estimates for Business Analysis deliverables
  • Develop a broad understanding of Rank Group processes and applications and a deeper knowledge across an agreed portfolio to act as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Provide expertise to assist Product owners and internal customer groups in identifying opportunities to maximize business value from existing technology and application landscape
  • Provide Process & Application portfolio expertise to Service and BAU teams  
  • Work with development and QA teams to ensure all stories are understood and appropriate test plans are developed
  • Facilitate User Acceptance testing and customer signoff
Qualifications
  • Ideally you will have Dynamics 365 experience or have implemented this system recently
  • Experience of working in a Multi-channel digital &/or retail organisation and of working within a Matrix structure
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the successful application of the principles, methods, techniques and tools of various business analysis techniques
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in implementing IT related business projects, which involve multiple activities and streams of people from both IT and business teams using Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to transform data into insight and prioritise solutions that deliver maximum value
  • Experience in working with distributed technical development teams
  • The ability to write User Stories and Business Process documents according to a variety of recognised standards
  • A proven ability to translate technical designs and constraints to understandable business concepts
  • Significant experience of working with 3rd parties for delivery of aspects of a solution
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of Business Process engineering using a variety of recognised techniques
  • Good awareness of product development lifecycle – experience of marketing, customer insight, strategy and how this informs and drives product development
  • Technology development background an advantage

Additional Information

To find out more information, follow us over on LinkedIn!

Rank Group & Rank Interactive

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Technical Business Analyst

Primark

Reading
5 days ago
Reading
5 days ago
Infrastructure Business Analyst
A transformational investment in technology
Join us as we embark on a period of transformational change, with an investment in our
technology and solutions portfolio that will shape the future of Primark. Supporting over 200
applications across our head offices and stores in more than 13 countries, we are looking for
true technology partners to play an integral role in helping us keep pace with the rapid growth
we’ve seen over the last 50 years. This is your opportunity to build strong relationships while
strengthening your tech skillset.
Working within a highly diverse and fast-paced environment that challenges you, you’ll have the
chance to work with some of the latest technology the market has to offer. We’ll give you the
autonomy to run projects as you wish, while still offering you the support of mentors and
managers. Now is the time - make your mark on Primark and find your amazing.
A trailblazer in digital infrastructure
This exciting and varied role is key to delivering the quality service we take pride in offering to
both our internal and external customers. That’s why we’re looking for an Infrastructure
Business Analyst. You’ll be responsible for understanding business processes and applications,
analysing the business needs of internal clients and stakeholders to help identify business
problems and propose application solutions.
What we’re looking for
Along with strong analytical and project management skills, you thoroughly understand business
processes. You excel at gathering requirements and translating them into a differentiated model
that will allow Primark to achieve its goals – always with a keen eye for the commercial side of
things.
Some of your key responsibilities would include:
Develop future-proof infrastructure
Developing a strong understanding of Primark’s existing infrastructure and application
landscape as building blocks to deliver the next generation of our infrastructure. You’ll work with
various collaborators on different aspects of large projects, ensuring that the objectives of all
components are aligned.
Critical research
Working with information gathered from multiple sources, you’ll evaluate true business
requirements from user requests and ensure that proposed solutions reconcile with strategic
objectives.
Managing projects
Taking responsibility for managing aspects of projects, resources, timelines, 3rd parties and
delivering status reports, feeding into the overall project. You’ll balance business needs with the
technical constraints, drive creative solution discussions and negotiate trade-offs as needed.
Why work with us?
At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to achieve our business goals and our
competitive salary rewards this. We offer flexible working which is our way of helping you
achieve more. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear
advancement is what we’re all about at Primark. We’re always open when talking about your
development and we offer plenty of training – whether it’s inhouse or sending you on courses.
We’re big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so
close and forever willing to help out.
Can you lead the way in our internal technology efforts? If you’re invested in thinking through
and solving the infrastructure challenges of tomorrow, this is the role for you. Join us as an
Infrastructure Business Analyst.

Salary

£43k - £47k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

5 days ago

Description


My client, a housing association based in Surrey, is recruiting for a Business Analyst to join their thriving team. They are on an exciting journey to deliver transformational change in the way that they do things. This role will play a fundamental part in making this happen by having a disruptive influence to challenge what they do and utilise their customer segmentation programme to identify opportunities and improve performance.

As a Business Analyst you will work with the team to:
  • identify areas of potential improvement
  • find solutions to business problems using research and analysis techniques
  • analyse trends and behaviours
  • put forward thought provoking ideas to challenge the leadership team to improve services
  • document identified changes
  • act as a contact between IT and specific business areas

Key duties
  • identify key performance indicators that can be used to monitor business performance and gather data to verify that results are in line with forecasts
  • review audit outcomes, challenging and assisting the business with changes to ensure compliance
  • analyse data gathered and develop strategies to resolve any problems that arise
  • analyse and evaluate multiple options, comparing data assisting with the outcome or solution
  • interpret data about company policy and workflows
  • identify opportunities for improving business processes through the use of technology and assist in preparation of business cases
  • analyse the feasibility of, and develop requirements for, new systems and/or enhancements to existing systems ensuring that the system design fits the needs of the users
  • track and document changes for functional and business specifications, wireframes, use cases and user stories for use in the development, testing, and training project cycles
  • conduct impact analysis to assess implications of changes to systems
  • lead on benchmarking activity that compares the organisation's performance against other registered providers and out of sector
  • reivew systems are being used correctly and that accurate data is being input
  • design and create reports for central dashboard
  • act as central resource support to the Executive team and Heads of service

What do you need to apply for this role?
  • SSRS
  • Power BI
  • Excel
  • analytical and problem solving skills
  • Windows Office systems
  • report development skills
  • strong customer service orientation
  • previous experience being a business analyst