Business Analyst - Edinburgh or Dunfermline based
Eden Scott
Edinburgh, GB
6d ago

An exciting role for a Business Analyst to make the complex as simple as possible, ensure the quality of projects and products and be champion a culture of continuous improvement.

The organisation was bought by a market leader in May 2017, and is now on a new phase of its journey, with exciting ambitions to aggressively grow its customer base and service offering over the next 2-3 years.

They will be looking to streamline and automate business processes, test commercial opportunities and open up the market for business to the 1.

5 million strong parent company customer base and other markets.

What you'll be doing :

  • Ensuring the organisation always builds the best products and delivers the best outcomes for its customers
  • Playing a leading role in project and product teams through precise requirement engineering
  • Translating business needs into technical requirements enabling development teams to develop solutions iteratively
  • Coaching exemplary business analysis skills to more junior colleagues to create a strong team who share knowledge across the department and the business as a whole
  • Working in a highly collaborative manner with in-house and third party developers throughout the implementation process
  • Leading on activities that ensure delivery is to time, cost, and quality
  • Write (and facilitate the creation of) coherent user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Create visuals to meet the needs of the audience. (i.e. high-level conceptual visuals, low-level detailed visuals and everything in between) including being able to map end to end as-is and to-be states
  • Managing stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and ensuring the building of trusting relationships
  • Understand the tangible benefits of any change, challenge the value of a business case through effective questioning and understanding, and ensure the potential of an idea will be both validated and realised
  • Your background..

  • Have 5+ years' experience in a BA role including on medium to large projects within an agile environment technical and business change environment (multiple workstreams, cross-
  • functional teams, incremental deliveries)

  • Have ideally completed two of the following
  • Scrum master / product owner training
  • BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering
  • BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
  • Why you will love this role..

  • Are passionate about working in a dynamic environment and responding to change
  • Love working in cross-functional teams focused on delivering the right outcomes
  • Seek to understand the impact of change the opportunities change presents impact with the ability to provide recommendations
  • Find new concepts easy to understand, and show the tenacity to keep asking until clarity is achieved
  • Love developing talent in your colleagues
  • Dunfermline or Edinburgh based.

    If this job isn't what you're looking for - get in touch and we'll help you find a role that's right for you. Please contact me on 0141 410 1008 or send your CV to niall.bree edenscott.com

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