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Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £550 per day + outside IR35
Start Date: New Year
Reference: BBBH21085_1575387199
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email: zoe.latuszka@talentinternational.com
Job Published: December 03, 2019 15:33

Job Description

Responsibilities

As one of our Agile Business Analyst contractors, you will carry out a wide range of activities that include:

  • Leading and managing investigations into business processes, functions, information flows, data structures and software development processes, using various methodical and consistent techniques
  • Defining improvements to business processes, whilst evaluating potential solutions based on the impacts across the organisation
  • Leading, understanding and communicating the bigger picture whilst working to assure that the overall goal is maintained in creation of the product backlog, but also working at a detailed level during sprints and iterations
  • Influencing, facilitating and communicating to help provide solutions to real business problems
  • Eliciting requirements using appropriate techniques
  • Delivering at pace using agile methodologies and principles
  • Creating requirements documentation to high standards. Using modelling techniques, considering requirement management and traceability back to source, adherence to business objectives and their fitness for purpose
  • Assisting decision makers in gathering information to make informed decisions
  • Helping to quality assure test solutions and products
  • Actively participating in the Business Analysis community to refine and develop standards and working practices, and to share knowledge

Person Specification

  • Competent in requirements capture and elicitation using a wide range of techniques, such as workshops, shadowing, use cases, user stories, product backlogs, etc
  • Experienced in problem solving and understanding any associated impacts
  • Expert at communicating effectively with both non-technical and technical staff to precisely define requirements, including communicating with the development team to ensure they have a complete understanding of the business and user needs
  • Expert at written communication, with work presented in a clear, precise and logical way
  • Expert at making sure end user perspectives are fully considered by the content and technical design team, and ensuring that those needs continue to be met throughout the solution development
  • Competent at understanding organisational and wider government strategic objectives and ensure that solutions are aligned to them - assessing the impact when strategies change
  • Proficient in adding value by showing curiosity and challenging the status quo

You will be either:

Be ISEB accreditation in one or more of the following:

o Business analysis essentials

o Requirements engineering

o Modelling business processes

o Systems Modelling Techniques using UML

o Systems Development essentials

o Foundation certificate in IT-enabled business change (at least 1 module).

And/or:

  • Experience of business or systems analysis working in an agile, project-based environment, including identification of business benefits, deconstructing user needs, business process modelling, requirements capture and prioritisation, and willing to undertake ISEB accreditation