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Business Analyst (Financial Services)
Manchester

Job reference: 002842

Closing date: 26/07/2019

Salary: Up to £35,000 plus bonus and benefits

Department: Financial Services

Hours per week: 36.17

We have an opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Financial Services department here at N Brown. As our Business Analyst you’ll play a pivotal role in capturing, analysing, validating business requirements at the start of a project or programme of work, as well as develop As-Is and To-Be process definitions and perform process or data analysis for project management activities.

As the subject matter expert, you will also act as the point of contact for the business with regard to questions, challenges or amendments to requirements throughout the Project lifecycle. If you are highly organised, have a strong relationship building skills and a strong commercial acumen then we want to hear from you.  

What else you’ll be responsible for:

  • Capturing business requirements, formalising into functional and non-functional requirements documenting these
  • Leading workshops to understand the needs of stakeholders and facilitating the negotiation of these needs and implementing next steps following these findings
  • Working with the Solution Architect to perform gap analysis, reporting and highlighting any issues
  • Preparation of business cases for requirements, particularly when resulting in customisation of the solution
  • Supporting the business stakeholders envision the future and how processes and activities will need to change along with IT solution changes
  • Assisting business and IT stakeholders in the preparation of user and system test plans, test scenarios and test scripts to ensure the solution meets the business requirements
  • Assisting the business and data teams with analysis of data requirements and preparation for programme and project cutovers
  • Working within IT to gather estimates and conduct research and feasibility studies into system solutions for business problems or opportunities
  • Working effectively and showing respect to colleagues; understanding and adhering to our values

What we’re looking for:

We’re looking for an experienced Business Analyst with experience having worked on varied and large-scale projects within a Financial Services setting, ideally, within a retail IT environment. You’ll be able to demonstrate evidence of analysing and documenting complex business processes and writing requirements specifications for Information Systems.

You should be innovative and motivated with excellent analytical skills to identify creative and cost-effective solutions. You’ll need strong written and verbal communication skills as you’ll be leading workshops with stakeholders from all levels of the business. You should be a natural and logical problem solver with the ability to think tactically and strategically and you’ll also need to be comfortable interacting directly with end users to understand and respond to user needs in rapidly changing business environments.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown.

 

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