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Agile Business Analyst
Full-time,

Ref: 1076

Salary:

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF

Description

Location: Hybrid working

 

About the role:

We’re looking for self-motivated, proactive and experienced Agile Business Analysts to come and join our newly formed agile delivery squads. The successful candidates will require excellent analytical and communications skills as they will work closely with Business Stakeholders and Product Owners to analyse business processes, elicit requirements and transform these into backlog items which can then be used by the Development teams to deliver iterative value.

The Business Analyst's will play a key role within the agile delivery squads by taking an active part in agile ceremonies and being the point of contact for queries relating to specific User Stories and the wider business.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Modelling and defining current and future business processes
  • Investigating business challenges, problems and opportunities considering all perspectives
  • Facilitating requirements and story mapping workshops and backlog refinement sessions
  • Working with Business Stakeholders and Product owners to elicit and analyse business requirements
  • Translating business requirements into user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Ensuring Stories are well defined and ready for development in line with Sprint planning
  • Assisting the Product Owner with backlog management
  • Supporting the Development squad throughout the sprint
  • Collaborating across delivery squads, and the wider Pets at Home Group, to understand dependencies and achieve common goals

 

Essential Experience:

  • Working as a Business Analyst within an agile environment for a minimum of two years
  • Working with UX, design and development teams
  • Experience of supporting Product Owners to articulate business needs across epics, features and user stories
  • Proven experience of interacting with all levels of Stakeholders
  • Proven experience of articulating risks, issues and impacts to influence decision making
  • Proven experience of facilitating meetings and being able to explain complex business problems to a wide audience

 

Desired Experience:

  • Developing wireframes
  • Product Management tools such as Winshuttle
  • eCommerce/Retail
  • Use of Azure DevOps
  • BCS Foundation in Business Analysis Diploma

 

About Our Benefits

On offer, together with a greenfield career opportunity, we have a strong and competitive benefits package in addition to the base salary.

This Includes

  • 10% Bonus potential
  • 28 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Healthcare options
  • Share options
  • Group Discounts

 

Other Flexible Benefits

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to grooming and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 07-04-2022

Expiry Date: 01-06-2022