Job Description

Business Analyst x 2 - I.T Projects, Documenting Requirements, Process Capture, Business Change

A Business Analyst is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Engineering client based in Preston but working from home under current Government guidelines.

Overview of the Business Analysts

Would you like to work in a key role which supports the successful delivery and benefits realisation for IT and Business Transformation projects within Shared Services EITS? We currently have a vacancy for a Business Analyst and Business Change professional.

As a Business Analyst, you will be carrying out requirements management, process development and business change, across a number of concurrent projects within the EITS Portfolio of Projects.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to provide early stage and full lifecycle consultancy to senior business and project stakeholders in order to help shape projects, establish feasibility and see them through to delivery. This includes identification of project stakeholders, supporting definition of project scope and objectives and developing benefits to support the business case.

Your main responsibilities as a Business Analyst will involve:

Performing BA duties on medium / large sized projects as the sole BA, and/or support work-packages on a larger project or programme

Working with the Project Manager in identifying project stakeholders, defining the project scope and its business justification.

Collecting, analysing and gaining approval for critical success factors and business requirements

Planning and leading workshops with stakeholders at all levels for requirements and business process capture and documentation

Developing and gaining approval for system requirements (functional and non-functional)

Being responsible for ensuring change control and change management procedures are followed within the project team as they relate to requirements

Supporting development teams, third party suppliers and test communities by acting as the voice of the customer on projects

Where required, acting as the Business Change Manager, being responsible for developing and driving the business change management activities in line with the wider project activity. This may involve working with Business Change leads and Transition Teams

Supporting continuous improvement through feedback on the existing processes. Providing the Project Manager with estimates for BA tasks for further project phases and status reports for BA activities

Key skills required for the Business Analyst

Have strong experience of eliciting and documenting requirements for technical projects, including leading workshops for requirements and business process capture.

Have demonstrable experience of working within a structured and well governed IT Project environment.

Have demonstrable evidence of analysing and documenting complex business processes

Have demonstrable evidence of driving & delivering business change.

Have experience of delivering work streams across multiple simultaneous projects.

Have proven experience interacting directly with end users and technical project stakeholders as well as senior stakeholders.

Experience of Stage Gate delivery processes such as PRINCE2 and non-PRINCE 2 delivery methodologies e.g. agile.

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

Working from home during Covid.

If you are a Business Analyst looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9200

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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