Business Analyst

Posted 12 April 2021
Salary£45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + +bonus etc
LocationEdinburgh, Scotland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTechnology
Reference19635
Contact NameGail Maguire

Job description

Business Analyst

My client is a highly dynamic and successful IT Services and Consultancy organisation with a strong presence across the UK.They currently have an opportunity for a Business Analyst to join their team in Edinburgh in a permanent role.

As a Business Analyst you will:
- Work closely with stakeholders (both technical and non-technical) to perceive new and better ways of working
- Help to drive the use of Agile methodologies to help the organisation become more agile
- Recommend areas for change and then provide support to the business as the changes develop to ensure continuous improvement
- Collaborate with all parts of the business including 3rd parties

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Experience working within Financial Services/Fund Operations/Investment Operations, as a Business Analyst
- Solid experience of process mapping/process re-engineering
- Proven ability to conduct process mapping and customer journey analysis
- Change Management Methodology
- proven delivery experience working in a project environment with different methodologies
- Proven stakeholder management skills, including the ability to engage with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
- Change Management Implementation
- Being involved in projects from Business Case creation through to User Acceptance Testing co-ordination, test planning and execution
- Requirements Gathering
- the ability to produce structured functional specification, including experience of User Story. proven ability to run effective workshops for client business users
- Data Analysis and Interpretation
- the ability to critically evaluate information gathered across multiple sources, reconcile variances, and recommend proposals to clients - Studying or has studied actuarial exams
- Strong academic record coupled to good problem-solving skills and analytical mind-set
- Excellent Communication and Stakeholder Management Skills
- the ability to communicate to a variety of audiences across business function and level and tailor messages appropriately
- Senior Business Analysts will have some experience leading teams, an understanding of project management and planning.

- Business Experience is essential, especially in:
Operational Resilience Regulations
Excellent Stakeholder Management and Facilitation
Skills Ability to map, process and run workshops
VBA
Proficient in MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-Project, MS-Visio & MS-PowerPoint

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and successful business, please contact me for more information