IT Business Analyst

Job Title: IT Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: Dependent on notice periods
Reference: 16751
Contact Name: Chelsea Lester
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2019 10:51

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within one of our top clients, a market leading business in Leicestershire, who are looking to recruit for a Business Analyst to join their already established IT department.
  • Are you a dynamic problem solver?
  • Are you able to quickly report and escalate problems for resolution?
  • Are you a logical thinker who can articulate themselves well to a varied audience?
  • Can you understand the software development life cycle and contribute as a Business Analyst to ongoing projects?
 Yes? Then this role could be an exciting step up in your career!


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ability to elicit and document Business Requirements to enable the technology teams to deliver effect solutions
  • Ability to obtain requirements sign off from Business Stakeholders
  • Ability to create user stories
  • Ability to identify Business Benefits
  • Ability to test software in a Systems and UAT capacity
  • Ability to lead the business areas in UAT
  • Ability to support development teams in understand the requirements
  • Experience Process Mapping and Process Re-engineering
  • Strong Stakeholder Management
  • Experience in working with the following methodologies; Agile, Waterfall, Iterative

Essential skills required to fulfil the position:
  • Provide the bridge IT and the Business areas to effectively elicit and communicate requirements
  • Be able to communicate issues and change to colleagues in the business
  • Demonstrable experience in an IT in a support role
  • Able to negotiate and lead teams of people (with support / mentoring from more senior colleagues)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office 365 – especially excel, power point, and visio
  • Use of Power BI or other similar BI reporting tools (ideal but not essential)
  • Demonstrable willingness to learn

If you are interested in the position or would like to obtain more information, please call Steve Smaylen today on 01543 622399.


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