Business Analyst

Business Analyst

We’re looking for a strong, process-minded or integration-focussed BA to work on an exciting transformation of a financial services organisation based in Leeds City Centre. Offering a genuinely competitive salary and excellent work-life balance, you’ll be involved in one of the largest process mapping exercises in the organisation’s history, working with operational teams to understand how they function, and their requirements for operating effectively and efficiently in a post-transformation world.

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Business Analyst role

  • You’ll be joining a well-established BA function, well-respected by the business
  • You’ll be running workshops with business teams to map out existing processes, and capture new requirements
  • You’ll be an expert of unearthing tacit knowledge and understanding underlying needs, and feeding this into the requirements where appropriate
  • You’ll be helping to deliver a massive transformation programme, helping the organisation achieve ‘more for the same’
  • You’ll have a real appetite for continuous improvement, always spotting opportunities to make things better today than they were yesterday
  • You’ll be a ‘considerate disruptor’ – be able to build bridges, push and cajole as appropriate
  • As part of a strong, sociable BA team, you’ll be proactive and innovative, and in return be valued, listened to and challenged
  • You’ll be passionate about technology-enabled change and be an ambassador for transformation throughout the business

Business Analyst Skills and experience

Must have:

  • Experienced Business Analyst with strong process mapping or systems integration experience
  • You’ll be able to use structured methodology to document requirements and break down into user stories
  • Able to talk to technical and non-technical people (and be understood by both)
  • Exceptional stakeholder management experience, with the ability to handle challenging characters and have difficult conversations
  • You’ll be a bona-fide problem solver, with an analytical mind and be detail-focused
  • A positive, driven attitude towards change

Should have:

  • Prior experience of implementation/integration of new CRM systems would be beneficial
  • Experience within financial services would be useful
  • Agile exposure highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of a formal process mapping technique (e.g. BPMN) would be a huge bonus

The company

Well-established organisation, with a track-record of investing in their people and promoting from within. The head office, based in Leeds City Centre, hosts a large on-site operations team, so you don’t have to go far to speak to your stakeholders. You’ll be operating in a sociable and friendly team, with people who value the work they do, and the difference it makes.

They actively promote a flexible working, family-friendly policy, with a GENUINE 35-hour week.

Genuinely competitive Salary + bonus + health + pension + holiday + family-friendly, flexible working environment

Business Analyst

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