Business Analyst
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation with various locations across Scotland, is currently looking to recruit a Business Analyst on a permanent basis on a salary of £40,892 – £47,802/annum. This role will be a hybrid of working at home and in the office.
– To undertake the full range of business analysis activities across the organisation including requirements analysis and prioritisation, business process modelling, blueprinting, solution scoping and design, wire-framing, user acceptance test management, deployment/change management, benefits management, facilitate workshops, vendor and product evaluation
– To develop rigorous business cases and conduct robust options appraisals for a range of projects which may vary in scale from small functional systems to large organisation-wide platforms
– To elicit complicated functional and non-functional requirements through a variety of methods and then use these to define appropriate solutions
– To use industry standard analytical tools and techniques to investigate and document the organisation
– Understands the business needs, subsequent issues and data challenges of the stakeholders
– Identify areas of improvement to the business units by understanding their strengths and weaknesses and their potential to exploit technology if appropriate.
– Implement subsequent process improvements
– Responsible for the definition, documentation and management of business requirements to ensure all business needs are identified and prioritised
– To critically evaluate complicated information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts and decompose high-level and complex information into detailed documentation
– Develop detailed functional and non-functional specifications and proposed system designs in-line with customer requirements to ensure both user and organisational needs are met
– Create and document value adding business process models
– Manage user system testing (UAT) for projects
– Good understanding of ICT Project Management Methodology
– Manage all Business Analysis activities on small, medium and large projects
– Manage small to medium projects
– Lead both external and internal project resource to ensure timely delivery of work, that all stakeholder requirements have been met and that all project objectives achieved
– Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the business
– To proactively contribute towards the continuous improvement of ICT
– Create and present Business Cases to determine the viability or otherwise of proposed investments
– Conduct Business Process Capability Gap Analysis to identify areas for potential improvement
– Ensure projects identify and realise business benefits in line with the organisation’s strategy
Essential Skills:
– HND or equivalent experience in a relevant ICT related subject
– Proven experience in a similar client facing role
– Strong analytical background
– Strong problem-solving abilities
– Considerable experience in a range of analysis tools including process/data modelling, use cases, case tools, data flow diagrams etc.
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
– Excellent written and verbal skills
– Excellent Stakeholder management
– Excellent Presentation skills
– Extensive experience of working within waterfall or agile project/development methodologies
– Experience of working under tight deadlines and under pressure
– Ability to deal with people from various backgrounds and seniority
– Demonstrates a fair and ethical approach in all situations
– Demonstrates confidentiality
– Proactively supports change, adjusting approach to meet changing requirements
– Maintains a confident, controlled and focused attitude in highly challenging situations
– Works effectively with others
– Leads, involves and motivates others
– Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
– Committed and able to develop self, individuals, teams and others to improve organisational effectiveness
– Understands and applies relevant information to make appropriate decisions and create practical solutions
– Has an active awareness of environment to promote safe and effective working
– Leads others to achieve excellence by the establishment, maintenance and management of performance requirements
– Ability to prioritise own workload and work on own initiative
– Creates and implements effective plans to manage workload in line with organisational objectives and priorities
– Recognises the political impact of actions
– Evidence of representing management at internal / external events
Desirable Skills:
– Membership of a relevant professional body
– Certificate in Requirements Engineering
– Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
– Knowledge of benefits management methodologies
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

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Business Analyst
Scotland, Scotland
£40000 - £47000 per annum -

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