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Senior Business Analyst

Job Reference: 16197AD

Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum almost £5,000 in flex benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 12-03-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Greater London, London

Senior Business Analyst

Our globally recognised client whose head office is located in London currently have an exciting opportunity to join their BA team as a Senior Business Analyst. This is an excellent chance for a Business Analyst who has an abundance of experience within different organisations and industries to showcase their talent within such a prestigious and welcoming company.

Role Responsibilities:

* Elicit, validate and document requirements, both functional and non-functional, to the required standard using appropriate documentation and modelling techniques
* Model processes and activities to required standard using appropriate modelling techniques
* Deliver the required documentation during each stage of the project, ensuring sign off is received from all required stakeholders
* Manage requirements ensuring that there is traceability through the project lifecycle from initiation to final delivery
* Lead the definition, evaluation and agreement of the business solution options (collaborating with key stakeholders across the business and technology teams) ensuring they are consistent with the overall business strategy. This may include the evaluation of 3rd party solutions
* Support the definition of the project scope and objectives
* Support the Project Manager in identifying project risks, impacts and mitigating actions
* Support the IT QA/Test activities by ensuring acceptance criteria are well documented and have the appropriate level of coverage
* Provide support to the business in defining and planning UAT
* Support the training of implemented changes
* Collaborate with the Project Manager and Business stakeholders to plan post implementation assessments, benefits tracking and realisation. This includes supporting the business during warranty and ensuring that any defects or enhancement requests are well defined and prioritised appropriately
* Work with the Project Manager and business stakeholders to identify and define the business problem and business case
* Lead a team of Analysts on large complex projects ensuring that artefacts are delivered to the required standard and to planned delivery date
* Keep abreast of current practices and developments in Business Analysis processes and methods, and makes recommendations for incorporation of best practice
* Establishing a community of excellence by coaching and mentoring members of the BA community
* Where required will line manage/coach/mentor a team of Business Analysts

Skills required:

A successful Senior business Analyst should have:

* Excellent experience in a business analysis role, ideally with comprehensive retail experience preferred
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of directors, managers, and subject matter experts
* Proven experience of working across the full project lifecycle (from initiation through to benefits realization) within both structured and Agile and W aterfall project framework
* Able to build strong relationships with key stakeholders in order to truly understand the underlying needs of the business.
* Strong analytical and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer / business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
* Experience of delivering requirement artefacts according to defined standards including user stories, using business language, ensuring requirements are robust, unambiguous and testable
* Has a customer focused approach ensuring that changes delivered provide value to the business

Senior Business Analyst

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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