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Business Analyst

Business Analyst, Sheffield, £40,000 + benefits

If you are a business analyst looking to work for a well known, successful software business, with the opportunity to contribute to a number of concurrent projects with blue-chip clients, this could be the opportunity for you.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Join senior team members in site visits to understand how the clients use the software in their day-to-day work.
  • Assist with collecting, clarifying, and translating business requirements into documentation for new features and products.
  • Design high-level user flows for key user journeys.
  • Collaborate with SDT, development and test colleagues to design solutions that give the customers added value.
  • Join senior team members in gathering user feedback and positively managing expectations with business stakeholders across the project lifecycle.
  • Track industry trends and participate in opportunities to grow your expertise to ensure the company remains at the leading edge of technologies and techniques.
  • Communicate key insights and findings to the project team
  • Comfortably engage with stakeholders through interviews, presentations and workshops to understand and investigate.
  • Capability to model the current as-is process and target process, business analysis, data analysis, process modelling and business architecture
  • Use modelling practices to analyse your findings and create suggestions for strategic and operational improvements and changes.
  • Communicate problem definitions, options assessments and feasibility studies including the benefits of your recommendations to the client and help to address any uncertainty and concern.
  • Consider opportunities and potential risks attached to suggestions you make
  • Identify the processes and solution required to introduce your recommendations
  • Engage with the technical teams in the business to deliver the proposed solution.
  • Work with the account directors to identify possible additional revenue opportunities with the client.

Technical skills/experience required:

  • Proven commercial experience as a Business Analyst
  • 2-5 Years of experience working in project teams that employ digital technology and techniques to solve complex problems
  • Understanding of Agile delivery methods.
  • Knowledge of best practices and UX standards for web, iOS and Android apps
  • Ability to understand, conceptualise and communicate user flows using a variety of methods (from sketching simple drawings on whiteboards to designing interactive screens)
  • Commercial awareness for estimating and budgeting
  • Innovative problem-solving techniques
  • Understanding of the technical limitations of devices and software
  • Understanding of how business requirements relate to user needs
  • Excellent written and presentational skills.

If you have experience inthe following sectors, it would be a great benefit:

Railways, Transport, Airlines, energy or public sector.
Personal qualities required:

  • Ability to solve problems independently using an analytical approach
  • Strong communication skills with the capability to engage with senior staff
  • A flexible approach with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • The confidence to clarify unclear requirements or assumptions
  • Experience liaising with senior stakeholders.
  • Experience engaging with technical teams.
  • Experience engaging with technical teams.

Affecto Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer.

Affecto Recruitment support all roles within IT including Software Developers, Android and iOS Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, Test Analysts, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Database Administrators, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, MI Analysts and Embedded Software Engineers with a vast range of clients UK wide but predominantly in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. 

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