Lead Business Analyst (FTC)

  • Code Red Associates
  • Remote
  • Feb 16, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Lead Business Analyst (FTC)
£50,000-£60,000
Remote

We are working in partnership with a client looking for a customer-focused Senior Business Analyst (BA) experienced in Agile delivery. The role will involve working with several products in our Customer Modernisation, and Information Management programmes so require a proactive and capable BA who is organised, thrive under pressure, and comfortable engaging with technical teams. You will work alongside developers, testers, product owners and user acceptance teams in an Agile / Scrum environment, utilising strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, and playing an integral role in ensuring requirements align with business strategy and goals. The Senior BA will also mature and enhance the organisations Business Analysis practices (within IT and across the organisation), to deliver consistent best practice business analysis services to meet business change delivery needs.

You Must Have The Following Experience

  • Substantial, multi-organisation experience as a Senior Business Analyst, with demonstrable skills in business process, systems and data analysis, modelling and the production of high-quality written documentation.
  • Significant experience eliciting and managing software requirements as part of a delivery team.
  • Strong experience building relationships with stakeholders and managing their expectations.
  • Understanding of Scrum framework and agile methodologies
  • Strong consultative approach
  • Agile development experience
  • The ability to drive and challenge business users and delivery teams in the specification, design and delivery of fit for purpose solutions.
  • Practical leadership skills and ability to actively listen, communicate and motivate others to achieve results
  • Expertise in facilitation, influencing, coaching and presentation.
  • A persuasive, articulate communicator with a passion for delivery can communicate business analysis concepts and related matters to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  • Must have an aptitude for attention to detail and maintain effective control over many tasks in parallel.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and presentation skills – service orientation, collaboration, facilitation and negotiation skills, situational awareness and conflict resolution.
  • Team player with a passion for best practice and skilled in working within a collaborative environment working across matrixed teams in projects.
  • Sound experience of the multiple development methodologies, including Scrum delivery method and applying Agile techniques such as User Stories.

Desirable

  • BCS Diploma in Business Analysis or ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis.
  • Previous experience working in the social housing sector

Qualifications Required

  • University graduate preferred, ideally in Computer Science, Information Technology.
  • Also see skills/experience above.

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