Business Analyst - Agile - Client Sites/UK Wide

Evolution Recruitment Solutions
United Kingdom
55,000 to 77,000
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Business Analyst - Agile - Client Sites/UK Wide.

Start Date - ASAP

Due to continued expansion we are looking to recruit a highly skilled Agile Business Analyst for a well established Agile Digital Agency. The role overs excellent project work and excellent career growth.

The Job
Elaborating incremental delivery strategy and developing sufficiently detailed requirements to enable estimation and planning is your responsibility. You are the ultimate collaborator, working with stakeholders to elicit the real need, overall business goals and vision of the project. You help define what success looks like.

You will need to plan and co-ordinate deliverables from a number of stakeholders to ensure that projects remain focused and within scope.

You: Organised: You have an attention to detail and the ability to break down complex challenges into manageable, actionable chunks that can be understood by both your teams and clients. Comfortable with technology: We are responsible for the delivery of some of the largest and most innovative platforms in the world, and as such you will be comfortable organising, understanding and empathising with some of the brightest technical minds. Agile and Lean methodologist: We believe in the principles of iterative delivery and the continued validation of the platform's value proposition. While you may not have an exclusively agile background, you will believe in these Lean principles. A team player: We succeed as a team or fail as individuals. You will be instrumental in the project team's rhythm, velocity and happiness. Requirements gathering: Analyse, validate and formalise user requirements (user stories, use cases) Work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop objectives and requirements Challenge stakeholder objectives in search of higher level goals / hidden motivation Provide evidence based recommendations to project stakeholders Facilitate group workshops and support alignment of diverse objectivesCommunication Provide high-quality documentation Express and communicate through visual notation to enhance communication Communicate business requirements in an unambiguous way suitable for developersRelationship management Be aware of commercial context and implications of their actions and choices Engage business sponsor as principal point of contact Identify strategic options in line with stakeholder goals Engage with new stakeholders in unfamiliar domainsAgile Process Informing and adhering to Agile processes throughout the course of projects Break-down business objectives into deliverable increments Engage with teams to split requirements into small increments suitable for delivery Operate as principal source of business knowledge / Product owner within a development teamYou will be working closely with the Project Lead on a variety of tasks including, but not limited to Negotiation of scope with the customer Monitoring and reporting on risks and issues, escalating where necessaryPlease note that you will be required to obtain Security Clearance for this role.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.

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