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Business Analyst FTC


Posted on26th March 2020

Salary/Rate£40300.00 - £42300.00 per annum

Job typePermanent

Our refBBBH34097

About this job.

Business Analyst (FTC)

I have the opportunity to recruit for a very forward thinking, philanthropic and busy client in Edinburgh who are looking for a BA with good commercial experience in working with highly collaborative teams

Role Summary

We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst to work across all departments of the business managing business needs, shaping and scoping ideas, eliciting requirements as part of the change process. To analyse the impact of changes on the business and to help define and deliver projects with the Project Manager.

Key Activities

*Capture, document and manage business needs, shape and scope ideas throughout the project so that they align with key business objectives.
*Undertake analysis of current business processes to see what positive changes or efficiencies can be made. Document AS-IS, desired and TO-BE business processes.
*Gather, document and prioritise functional and non-functional requirements.
*Create high-level design, user stories and/or uses cases.
*Conduct impact and risk analysis for all upcoming projects.
*Perform cost / benefit and feasibility analysis for target solution.
*Work closely with internal and external teams to deliver changes as the business requires.
*Support the business change management process to achieve and sustain successful transition.
*Define benefit analysis plan, conduct benefit reviews.
*Produce regular status updates to the Project/Programme Manager.
*Build solid relationships across the business with all departments and key stakeholders.
*Help produce content for a business case if required

Required Skills

*Certification in business analysis methodologies.
*Significant experience working as a business analyst or in similar roles.
*Extremely well-developed analytical skills and well versed in a variety of business analysis and business alignment, change implementation, system modelling techniques.
*Experience focussing on the details, whilst never losing sight of the bigger picture, and prioritising clearly even when you're working on many projects simultaneously.
*Experience in a range of analysis tools and techniques.
*Experience working in both Waterfall and Agile environment.
*Knowledge of software development lifecycles.
*Computer literate, fully proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and collaboration software programs, such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint.


*Degree in related field.
*Experience working with Product Owners and different stakeholders

Personal Attributes

*Daily communication with internal colleagues of all departments and team members via face to face, telephone, video conferencing and written communication methods requiring:
oConfident in communication, both written and verbal. o Excellent presentation, coaching and facilitation skills.
oWell-developed negotiation and influencing skills to find consensus.
*Frequent communication and building strong relationships with 3rd party suppliers of services.
*Able to provide business analysis mentoring to team members.

I would be delighted to talk through the details if you have relevant experience to apply.

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