Senior Business Analyst

  • Permanent
  • Newport, Other
  • Posted 11th February 2019
  • £45000.00 - £48000.00 per Annum + 10% Bonus, 6% Pension, 24 days
  • Ref: 208958
Senior Business Analyst required by market leading, award winning financial services organisation based in Newport. The successful Senior Business Analyst will work on multiple project types with varying complexity and will be responsible for line managing up to 4 Business Analysts.

Duties of the Senior Business Analyst:

*Support, mentor and enforce standards and promote high performance and consistency which be achieved through coaching, training and performance reviews. (25% of the role)
*Lead business analysis on individual projects or have oversight over a number of projects, ensuring that detailed business requirements are gathered, documented, and signed off
*Oversee the solution throughout the project lifecycle, operating as the interface between business and technical departments to ensure that proposed solutions are valid, documented and meet the correct business functionality, requirements and industry standards
*Drive and implement internal improvement initiatives within the team and across the Delivery function
*Cover the role of the Business Analyst Manager during periods of absence.

Essential skills required:

*Proven business analysis experience in the Business Analysis profession - Requirements Re-engineering, Stakeholder Management & Process Mapping
*Experienced in coaching and developing less experienced Business Analysts
*An effective written and verbal communicator
*Relationship Building
*Team working
*Analytical skills & Requirements engineering
*An ability to work on own initiative and manage multiple responsibilities/assignments
*Stakeholder management and analysis
*Able to think and act strategically across a wide range of business situations
*Principles of Information Technology

Desired Skills/Background:

*ISEB Business Analysis Qualification
*Bachelor's degree with demonstrable experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
*Experience in project management principles, practices, techniques and tools including facilitation, organisation and motivation
*Proven experience in the Financial Services industry
*Process Mapping & Use case (UML) experience
*Experience of "Lean" Process Methodologies
*Financial Awareness
*Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project

This fantastic opportunity comes with an excellent basic salary from £45,000-48,000 p/a and is accompanied with a 10% bonus, Private Medical Insurance, 24 days holiday (increasing to up to 30 days with service), 6% Pension, Life Assurance, Flex Benefits, Eye Test and an annual Flu Vaccination to name but a few.

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