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Business Analyst

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £450 - £480 per day

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing BA duties on medium / large sized projects as the sole BA, and/or support work-packages on a larger project or programme Working with the Project Manager in identifying project stakeholders, defining the project scope and its business justification.
  • Collecting, analysing and gaining approval for critical success factors and business requirements Planning and leading workshops with stakeholders at all levels for requirements and business process capture and documentation.
  • Developing and gaining approval for system requirements (functional and non-functional) Being responsible for ensuring change control and change management procedures are followed within the project team as they relate to requirements.
  • Supporting development teams, third party suppliers and test communities by acting as the voice of the customer on projects Where required.
  • Acting as the Business Change Manager, being responsible for developing and driving the business change management activities in line with the wider project activity.
  • This may involve working with Business Change leads and Transition Teams Supporting continuous improvement through feedback on the existing processes.
  • Providing the Project Manager with estimates for BA tasks for further project phases and status reports for BA activities

Key skills & qualifications

  • Strong experience of eliciting and documenting requirements for technical projects, including leading workshops for requirements and business process capture.
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a structured and well governed IT Project environment.
  • Demonstrable evidence of analysing and documenting complex business processes Have demonstrable evidence of driving & delivering business change.
  • Experience of delivering work streams across multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Proven experience interacting directly with end users and technical project stakeholders as well as senior stakeholders.
  • Experience of Stage Gate delivery processes such as PRINCE2 and non-PRINCE 2 delivery methodologies e.g. agile.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Preston

Rate: £480.00 a day (INSIDE OF IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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