IT Business Analyst

Salary: £34,000 to £38,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27756-jh

Expiration date: 24 October 2017


Job Purpose: The prime responsibility of the Business Analyst is to understand and interpret business vision and provide the BA support from visionary to definition to implementation to the post implementation phases. Achieved through the development of unambiguous, prioritised requirements; identifying risks; objectively evaluating solution options against requirements; as well as assessing the impact of change and facilitating the decision making process.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Gathering and documenting requirements ensuring effective integration with business processes & goals.
  • Complete feasibility analysis and business case development.
  • Implementation planning, delivering on time, to the required quality and within budget.
  • To be the IT SME in some business areas.
  • To be a champion leader of change and business process re-engineering.
  • Convert requirements into Business Requirements documents and support the Systems Requirements documentation.
  • Work with software providers and/or an internal team to develop and install software solution.
  • With support from the Test analyst, guide and work with test teams, coordinate user testing, take an active role in testing, issue resolution and retesting.
  • Deliver IT solutions that integrate with the company’s policies, business processes and standards.
  • Identify training needs, support the documentation of training material and delivery of user training.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Typically a graduate in a suitable discipline.
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Prince2 Foundation and Practitioner or equivalent Project Management Qualification
  • Management of Value Foundation
  • Experience as a Business Analyst.
  • A strong understanding of manufacturing/automotive business and processes.
  • A general understanding of all other business areas and processes.
  • Some experience and understanding in database and systems design.
  • Experience of delivering projects and/or being part of a project team.
  • A working knowledge of Prince2 and Agile methodologies.