IT Business Analyst

Tirebuck Recruitment
£40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Title: IT Business Analyst Salary: £40,000 Contract Type: Permanent Location: Birmingham Our Client is a prestigious and prominent Legal Firm located in Birmingham who are committed to encouraging their Staff fulfil their career ambitions and to achieve their full potential. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Business Analyst to join their Team and proactively engage and identify current and emerging business requirements. This role requires a broad set of skills and a high degree of flexibility and adaptability. Key Duties: translating and shaping IT demand into scoped IT projects understanding the IT strategy and influence the business areas and their IT demands to ensure the projects contribute to the strategy supporting business areas in documenting business cases to demonstrate benefits, risks and financial appraisal for projects to support robust investment decision making elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high level information into details, abstract up from low level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyse information needs and functional requirements and deliver artefacts as needed: [e.g. functional requirements (business requirements document), use cases, GUI, screen and interface designs]. Utilise experience in using enterprise-­wide requirements definition and management systems and methodologies required successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously working both independently, with users to define concepts, and under direction of IT Manager driving and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the IT team through which requirements flow and liaise with key stakeholders to assess best fit solution options and recommendations developing requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language collaborating with IT stakeholders, 3rd parties and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyse trade-offs between usability and performance needs be the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams reporting to the team on regulatory and legislative changes (identified through monitoring of a variety of sources) which could impact the relevant legal groups / the wider profession internal auditing of files / work areas to ensure compliance with ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 standards assistance in risk and best practice improvement projects Key Skills / Experience Required: minimum of 10-years business analysis experience across a range of industries demonstrable track record of delivery in a complex environment strong oral, written and presentation skills - ability to explain complexity easily to a non-­technical stakeholder group strong visual design skills used in creating information dense, easy to understand reports and dashboards experience working with stakeholders and end-­users to define, test, elicit and deliver technical and functional BI requirements by making use of Business Intelligence reporting tools experience with Analysis Services and MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) strong knowledge of relational, SQL and dimensional databases MS Excel skills must be able to clearly communicate stakeholder reporting needs ability to manage more than one complex project in parallel strong risk, issues and dependency management deductive reasoning, leadership qualities and strong collaboration skills negotiation and persuasive skills legal experience BCS Business Analysis International Diploma (desirable) project management qualification (desirable) analytical approach to problem solving, combined with a creative flair and commercial awareness able to negotiate desired outcomes from stakeholders at all levels, customer relationship building aptitude for solving unstructured problems and decision making proactive approach and focus on key priorities for the firm ability to illicit requirements via multiple means and to determine their appropriateness to given situation, e.g. workshops, interviews etc. IT skills ability to pull data from various sources and to design, construct and execute complex analyses to finally come up with data, reports and proposals that support solving business problems analytical mind-­set and ability to see the big picture must not be constrained by a rigid job specification and take up ad hoc duties as required knowledge of organisational behaviour If you are looking for the opportunity to join a successful Company and have experience in a similar role, please apply immediately. If you are already registered with Tirebuck Recruitment or Allocate Recruitment, please contact your consultant to discuss suitability for this position. Tirebuck Recruitment and Allocate Recruitment only operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the UK. We operate a strict equal opportunities policy. Tirebuck Recruitment and Allocate Recruitment are divisions of Tirebuck Recruitment Ltd. Tirebuck Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003. This job was originally posted as

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