Business Analyst

Resource Solutions.
London, United Kingdom
13 Jan 2023
11 Feb 2023
Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Business Analyst to Join Resource Solutions as a Workforce Consultant. As an Employed Workforce Consultant, you will benefit from permanent employment with Resource Solutions, and will be deployed on an interim or project basis into our clients' organisations, in return we will provide you with opportunity to develop your skills with ongoing training and professional accreditations.

We are looking for a strong Business Analyst, to join our blue-chip client's Change Directorate. They will be responsible for the delivery of clear business and functional requirements and related deliverables and traceability of requirements through design, development, testing and delivery within the assigned programmes and projects to ensure business outcomes are articulated and understood, and can be proved to business acceptance criteria.

Key Responsibilities

• End-to-end requirements management using BA best practice techniques to:

• Elicit requirements through workshop facilitation

• Document business requirements in a requirements catalogue

• Seek agreement and ownership of requirements

• Work with Product Groups, Solution Architects, technology suppliers, & impacted business areas to agree suitable solutions.

• Assure requirements are delivered correctly by playing a key role in UAT testing

• Assure requirements are delivered completely through complete requirements traceability management

• Completing other Business Analysis deliverables as applicable to the project in order to model requirements or enhance understanding. Deliverables will be documented comprehensively, clearly & in line with recognized best practice BA tools and techniques. For example:

• Gap analysis

• Business processes

• Data flow diagrams

• Options papers

• Business Activity Models

• Rich pictures

• Use cases

• User stories

• User journeys

• Data models

• Training guides

• Investment cases

• Work collaboratively with project stakeholders, business subject matter experts, suppliers, and product groups to deliver the project outcomes to the highest possible standards in a hybrid working environment. Use this close engagement to proactively identify opportunities which add value for the whole team.

Essential Criteria

• Has held a role(s) as "Business Analyst" or "Consultant"

• Substantial experience in working in project/programme environments involving business & IT change.
  • Vast knowledge of business analysis tools, techniques and best practice approaches, including end-to-end requirements management. Shows pragmatism in being able to select and adapt the right approach for the right situation.
  • Can quickly develop domain knowledge in order to effectively and credibly engage with stakeholders on the problem statement.
  • Delivers quality outputs at pace in both structured, and fluid/challenging project environments.
  • Assures the delivery of business requirements to ensure that the solution is fit for purpose.
  • Experience of project lifecycles delivered within a range of project delivery methodologies including Waterfall & Agile.
  • Effective stakeholder management skills. Builds strong engagement with SMEs, and establishes good relationships with business sponsors, project stakeholders, and supplier delivery teams.
  • Accomplished problem-solver who constructively challenges the status quo, keeps an open mind, and can develop innovative solutions.
  • Skilled at leveraging excellent written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively with stakeholders and ensure requirements are clear and unambiguous to all.
  • Attained BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis or working towards completing it.

Desirable Criteria
  • Business acumen in either financial services or financial regulation
  • Experience in Business Architecture and wider business design functions.
  • Experience in writing investment cases
  • Experience of Business Change
  • Experience of Testing
  • Experience of the Simul8 or Mural tools
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