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Business Analyst
Full-time,

Ref: 9120

Salary:

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

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

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Modelling and defining current and future business processes
  • Investigating business challenges, problems and opportunities considering all perspectives
  • Working with Business Stakeholders to elicit and analyse business requirements 
  • Working collaboratively with Colleagues across the Pets at Home Group, Stakeholders and Suppliers to achieve common goals
  • Producing well documented, high quality and prioritised requirements for successful delivery
  • Translating business requirements into acceptance criteria
  • Offering opinions and solutions to technical problems and working through options with your project team and Stakeholders as required
  • Supporting the procurement of IT services / solutions, including the preparation of requirements documentation and involvement in vendor assessments
  • Supporting the development of robust business cases - helping to identify and analyse potential benefits, options for achieving those benefits and associated business risks
  • Contributing to project proposals, definition and planning
  • Adherence to standards and best practices.

 

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • “Can-do” attitude and flexible approach to the role and team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to quickly assimilate business knowledge
  • Good listening and interpersonal skills, able to deal productively with conflicting views and ambiguity
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills and the ability to facilitate meetings and explain complex business problems to a wide audience 
  • Attention to detail and ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall software development lifecycles  
  • Experience of business analysis within a software development environment
  • Experience of understanding and documenting complex business processes and requirements.
  • Proven experience of interacting with all levels of stakeholder 
  • Proven experience of articulating risks and issues and impacts to influence decision making
  • Experience of working with project sponsors to help them identify benefits and create robust Business Cases
  • BCS Foundation in Business Analysis Diploma or ECBA
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience

 

What will you get from this role?:

  • The support from an active BA community that come together fortnightly to learn, share knowledge and best practice in addition to regular catchups and virtual events to build relationships whilst working remotely  
  • A team buddy to help you through your first few months and beyond
  • Membership to the IIBA UK and mentoring opportunities via their mentoring scheme
  • A clear development path with clearly defined roles and responsibilities at each level
  • Access to a range of Pets of Home Learning and Development content 

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 04-04-2022

Expiry Date: 01-07-2022