Agile Business Analyst

Ref: ZR_6436_JOB  ·  Posted on 13 September 2021

Introduction

Our client defines success as achieving exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities, and people worldwide. Their Business Analysts play a key role in delivering the solutions which achieve these results.

They are looking for an exceptional Agile Business Analyst with experience in the defence and security sector to join their growing team, across a variety of levels who wish to develop their career. You will be a part of a team providing direction, guidance and support to both the Client and the wider business.

Key responsibilities
  • Work with our clients to define and steer business analysis workstreams across programmes and projects
  • Tailor the business analysis framework to meet the specific needs of a client environment
  • Work with clients to ensure processes are defined and requirements are captured and managed effectively
  • Help clients build a compelling case for change and manage transformation in a controlled and effective way
  • Provide support to programme and project implementation
  • Perform assurance reviews of client’s capabilities, drawing on the business analysis assurance framework and supported by your own business analysis experience
  • Develop personal knowledge and skills by attending and delivering training
Skills & experience
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working as a business analyst, preferably in an Agile environment, or having similar experience in other areas
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within the Defence or National Security sector
  • You will also need to hold or be eligible to hold UK security clearance; more information about the clearances can be found here: United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
  • The ability to articulate the approaches, tools, and responsibilities of a business analyst
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with top-level stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written skills
  • Flexibility to travel both nationally and internationally to our clients
  • A desire to support the company’s internal capabilities and develop the Business Analysis expertise through training and knowledge sharing

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Experience in process modelling, capturing business requirements, performing gap analyses and devising strategies to rectify disparities
  • Practical know-how and knowledge in business analysis and industry recognised tools and techniques
  • Ability to mediate between low-level technical detail and higher-level objectives
  • Experience working as a business analyst in a scrum team and supporting product owners to articulate business needs across epics, features and user stories
  • Ability to facilitate workshops and interviews with key stakeholders to elicit requirements and key information
  • A thorough understanding of different delivery models including Waterfall and Agile
  • An understanding of test approaches and experience in supporting testing activities, including development and execution of test scripts
  • Certifications in Business Analysis e.g. BCS
  • Experience of defining the business analysis approach for large scale programmes and complex procurements
  • Experience of leading teams of business analysts to deliver programme outcomes
  • Experience of coaching and developing teams to adopt business analysis approaches and frameworks
Additional benefits
  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)
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