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Business Analyst

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Demand IT & Business Engagement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Marshall

  • Contact email:

    danielM@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    BA Montash_1544610205

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Montash are engaged with a financial services company to help drastically increase their head count due to a series of recent mergers and acquisitions.

This permanent position will be based in Birmingham and pay a salary of £45,000. Experience within Insurance is preferred but not a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead workshops with business and technical staff
  • Elicit requirements via techniques such as interviews, workshops, process modelling and examination of business collateral.
  • Understand standard formats such as Cross-Functional Flowcharts.
  • Recognize opportunities for improvement to current business processes.
  • Recognize the "big picture" from a jumble of low-level information.
  • Propose innovative solutions to achieve company objectives.
  • Act as a conduit between business staff and the technical development and support teams.
  • "Reverse-engineer" existing systems in detail and document them as necessary.
  • Provide a level of support to end users and other stakeholders.

Experience:

  • Up to 5 years of experience as a Business Analyst.
  • Proven experience of providingbusiness system analysis services in a project environment.
  • Communicating with Senior Management.
  • Working with third party outsource companies.
  • Perceived to be a domain expert by both business and IT teams.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of modelling practices (e.g. UML or BPMN/BPEL).
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Visio or other modelling / graphical tools
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Business Analysis tools and techniques.
  • Project management methodologies.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
  • Strong familiarity with process-oriented business analysis.
  • Experience in workflow/BPM implementations.
  • Experience in Data Mapping
  • Experience in both waterfall and RAD/agile implementations.
  • Model Office / UAT management/Use cases.
  • Clear, concise reporting.
  • Risk analysis.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail - low levels of error.