Business Analyst

Oxfordshire Permanent £55,000 - £60,000
  • Shape the digital strategy
  • Join a newly formed team with a significant change portfolio

About Our Client

A leading global retail firm based in Oxfordshire is looking for a Business Analyst to grow its growing IT function.

Job Description

  • Gather, understand and develop requirements and produce high quality requirements documentation (such as BRD, User Stories, Use Cases and Acceptance Criteria)
  • Manage requirements gathering sessions, capture minutes meeting, follow up on action items, report project status, and own project documentation
  • Assist the business with business case development for proposed initiatives and requirements
  • Support Strategy definition, Organisation design & transformation (including organisational change management), Process design and implementation
  • Participate in business process design and solution design workshops
  • Work closely with the Development and Testing teams throughout the project life cycle to ensure that the requirements are understood and development is aligned
  • Develop test scripts from the use cases and assist with User Acceptance Testing
  • Work closely with IT and business delivery teams to ensure smooth trial / POC
  • Work closely with training resource to onboard changes into the business
  • Review and understand multiple designs and ensure formation of a creative and consistent solution.
  • Able to manage the client's expectations so that the resultant system meets their budget and time constraints.

The Successful Applicant

Extremely strong Business Analysis background with a demonstrable track record of operating effectively in a dynamic, fast paced, challenging and delivery focused Project / Programme environments containing blended teams (e.g. permanent, contract, vendor, SI, Business/IT/operational teams, offshore).

Essential competency / experience:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in business analysis, at least 2 of which are working as part of complex business change programmes
  • A thorough understanding of all different aspects of business analysis
  • Experience of structured methodologies such as TDD, Agile, and Waterfall
  • Confidence to facilitate Workshops / deliver Training / hold Road Shows
  • Strong analytical skills, able to map out and understand complex, interdependent issues
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Extremely well organised and detail oriented
  • Confident, driven with a strong determination to succeed



Desirable competency / experience:

  • Formal business analysis qualifications, such as BCS diploma in Business Analysis or IIBA CCBA or CBAP Certified
  • Experience of reporting into steering group level
  • Experience of Project co-ordination / management
  • Familiar with formal test planning / management



Background in Salesforce system

What's on Offer

The Business Analyst in Oxfordshire will join a digital transformation utilising cutting edge technologies.

Contact
Derren Bevington
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5263709
Phone number
+44 207 269 2313

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
IT Business Analysis
Sector
Retail
Location
Oxfordshire
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Derren Bevington
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2313
Job reference
JN-022022-5263709