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Business Analyst

  • Location

    Oxford

  • Job Function:

    Information Technology

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Philip Chalmers

  • Contact email:

    philip.chalmers@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH510_1636021314

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-02

IT Business Analyst

The Business:

  • Partnered with EA First, a globally recognisable retail business based in Oxfordshire are looking for an IT Business Analyst to be a key figure in driving digital change throughout the business and across the globe.

The Role/Responsibilities of this IT Business Analyst role include:

  • Facilitate workshops and discussions to effectively gather requirements and achieve a joint understanding of needs
  • Establish effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders to gain a deep understanding of business priorities and to support the delivery of business value.
  • Analyse data to recommend service improvements and make informed decisions.
  • Establish functional and non-functional requirements and document them appropriately
  • Identify any Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies
  • Work as part of a scrum team and support the team in delivery
  • Encourage agile behaviours and promote the concept of a minimum viable product
  • Model business processes to validate that solutions are fit for purpose

Essential IT Business Analyst Experience:

  • Experience of the software development lifecycle ; analysis through to acceptance, launch and live operations
  • Facilitator of workshops, able to lead stakeholder groups to achieve focused outcomes

Accomplished at modelling As-is and To-be business processes, able to present these to stakeholders and the team to ensure understanding and to achieve buy-in

  • Excellent Stakeholder management experience
  • Managing the team's backlog ensuring quality and maturity
  • Responsible for the elicitation of functional, technical and non-functional requirements, translating these into user stories
  • Ability to use prioritisation techniques to refine the backlog and manage dependencies
  • Proven ability to manage scope to meet the required MVP
  • Ability to work within commercial constraints; cost restrictions/project deadlines
  • Excellent user story writing skills, ensuring quality and consistency of stories across the project * Working in a client/supplier relationship, sensitive to their needs
  • Good understanding of how to build commercial opportunities through delivery and client relationships.
  • Experience contributing to sales activities (working on bids, writing sales proposals etc.)
  • Broad, relevant work experience in a consulting firm or other client-facing role.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering as part of an agile team.

The Benefits For This IT Business Analyst Role Include:

  • Negotiable salary of £50,000 - £60,000
  • 5% Annual Bonus
  • Flexible/Hybrid Working (Max of 2 days per week travel required)
  • 35 Days Holiday (Including Public Holidays + Buy and Sell Up to 10 Days)
  • Excellent Training & Development; Paid Certifications (Regular Salary Reviews: Every 6 Months)
  • 5% Matched Pension + Group Personal Pension Plan