Business Change Analyst
Electricity North West
Walkden, Manchester, United Kingdom
1d ago

Job Description

There are many challenges ahead for the energy industry, so a vital part of our job at Electricity North West is planning for tomorrow.

We're always developing new ways to adapt to the changing world and deliver a brighter, more sustainable future. This includes ensuring that our workforce is equipped with the skills required to maintain and evolve our networks in the future.

OUR ROLE

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven individual to join our Business Change team as a Business Change Analyst.

You must be a highly articulate and persuasive individual with excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and have the ability to communicate technical and strategic concepts to a broad range of technical and non-

technical audiences in a clear manner. As an individual you will demonstrate experience of working in a business change / transformation environment.

This is an exciting time to join Electricity North West as it prepares for its next regulatory period with a large amount of business change currently underway.

You will be working on a varied number of projects across different business areas and locations across the North West. Joining a fast-

moving, innovative, dynamic team you will assist in the drive of business change across the organisation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and interpreting business requirements and proposing acceptable solutions / options to the business sponsor and end business users.

As Business Analyst you will be responsible for the analysis of requirements including; business process design, impact assessment of all changes, design options and cost / benefits making recommendations to be considered for solution approval.

You will also be responsible for ensuring controlled development and deployment of change initiatives working with business project managers and appropriate stakeholders through the full project lifecycle as well as designing and delivering workshops to internal / external stakeholders.

There is flexibility on base location for this role, however, the successful candidate may be expected to travel to other locations to attend project meetings and workshops.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience as a Business Analyst, ideally within the Energy industry or within large Business Change, IT and customer-focused programmes;
  • MSP, Prince2 or ITIL qualified (desirable);
  • A working knowledge of the UK electricity industry and the role of a distribution network operator (DNO) (desirable);
  • Experience of project related problem solving within a complex business environment;
  • Experience in change management;
  • Able to prioritise and deliver multiple concurrent outputs both directly and as part of a team;
  • Experience of working on projects / issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments;
  • Excellent inter-personal and stakeholder management skills that can be demonstrated through the ability to challenge constructively and influence at all levels of an organisation;
  • Experience of successful involvement in the end to end project life cycle;
  • An understanding of Agile or Waterfall methodologies.
  • WHAT YOU’LL GET

    You will receive a competitive base salary depending on skills and experience. In addition to your base salary you will receive bonus earning potential of up to 10% of base salary, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, private healthcare, membership to a defined contribution pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 14%, and a range of other flexible benefits.

    This appointment will be on standard Electricity North West terms and conditions of employment.

    The closing date for submission of an application is Wednesday 21 August 2019; however, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

    As part of the Recruitment & Selection process Electricity North West carries out pre-employment screening to aid in the assessment and overall suitability of an individual to perform a role.

    If offered a conditional offer of employment you will be required to provide us with additional information to allow us to perform checks in line with our policy.

    We do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. Any received we will assert ownership of the candidate and no fee will be payable

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