Business Analyst (Change & Agile)

Job Title: Business Analyst (Change & Agile)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DMS041219002_1575557724
Contact Name: Damian Speirs
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2019 14:55

Job Description

Business Analyst / Requirements Gathering / Change / Transformation / Financial Services / Agile / User Stories / Permanent / Cardiff

£40 - £50k plus Bonus and Benefits


I am ecstatic to be partnering with a leading Financial Services organisation based in Cardiff as they undertake a recruitment drive, in this drive they need to hire a couple of Business Analysts. This role is based within a 2 minute walk from Cardiff train station and is accessible with ease from across the South Wales and South West area.

The role is available due to continued growth and client engagement and they are looking to hire a number of Business Analyst on a permanent basis. You will work directly with the project teams and the business.

Business Analyst Specification:

  • Act as a liaison point and subject matter expert between the business and IT.
  • Act as a change manager and change Business Analyst
  • Requirements gathering experience.
  • Experience across multiple methodologies - Agile, Waterfall, Kanban etc.
  • Experience creating documentation.
  • Experience managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Facilitate workshops & capture requirements, define processes, agree user stories and scope.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with internal/external customers to analyse functional requirements.
  • Identify non-functional needs such as usability, performance, security and service levels.
  • Actively participate in daily stand up meetings, pre iteration sessions, iteration planning, showcases/demos and retrospectives.
  • Assist with the maintenance and prioritisation of the product backlog, ensuring cross-team dependencies are identified and managed in order to meet product deliverables.
  • Ensure all solutions implemented meet internal quality standards and include robust controls to mitigate any associated risks.
  • Identify and manage risks & issues through to resolution, ensuring all affected/interested parties are aware, escalating if necessary.
  • Identify and remove obstacles that will keep the team from achieving their goals.
  • Ensure any change is managed effectively and communicated to all parties concerned.
  • Establish and maintain reference material to ensure knowledge is shared and managed effectively both internally and externally. This could be through a variety of mechanisms such as documents, diagrams, slide decks, videos etc.

If you have the desired skills and experience and would like to learn more about this opportunity then please send me your CV in the first instance and I will call you to discuss.

Business Analyst / Requirements Gathering / Change / Transformation / Financial Services / Agile / User Stories / Permanent / Cardiff