Business Analyst

Centrally based Gloucester client is looking to hire a Business Analyst to work in their project management team.

The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for the analysis of solutions for a variety of business areas, draft functional specifications and assist in the preparation of user testing and system test plans.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Establish best approach for each project, taking into consideration project timeline.
  • Gather, assimilate and communicate business requirements for projects, translating these into business specifications for users and functional specifications for technical staff.
  • Create documentation detailing requirements using a variety of business analysis techniques.
  • Liaise with technical staff to determine system specifications and requirements.
  • Analyse and document business processes and business metrics.
  • Create and execute test scripts, scenarios and high quality test plans that validate initial business requirements.
  • Coordinate and manage system and user testing, ensuring outputs are addressed as part of the development and release lifecycle.
  • Continually report progress against milestones, status, resources requirements, issues, risks and dependencies.
  • Design and deliver user training and develop user training material.
  • Define, document and review business analyst processes and procedures, continually improving to meet changing business needs.

Key attributes:

Good understanding of software development and implementation lifecycle.

  • Broad awareness of e-business tools.
  • Ability to analyse and specify system requirements for   business processes (data, presentations and logic) and information systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, especially in translating technical information to non-technical people.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate conversations.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills with the ability to assimilate, analyse and evaluate large quantities of information from various sources.

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  • Job Category Tech
  • Job Location United Kingdom
  • Job Salary £competitive
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref 602993