Business Analyst
Skipton Building Society
Bradford, England, GB
1d ago
source : GOV.UK

Job Description

If you’reexperienced in business change, have a passion for supporting and improvingsystems and processes and enjoy being kept on your toes, we’ve got just therole for you.

As our new Business Analyst you’ll help our Change Managementteams deliver change projects that support the strategic objectives of ourmortgages and savings division.

On a typicalday you’ll be gathering and documenting business requirements in a way thatshows you have a thorough understanding of what’s best for our customers andbest for the business, translating the information you’ve collected intoBusiness Requirements documentation using a variety of techniques includinguser stories, diagrams and process documents.

You’ll beinvolved in the full lifecycle of projects from start to finish, making surecommunication is clear, governance is consistent and projects are seen rightthrough to sign off.

Building relationships will be a key part of the rolebecause you’ll be managing all levels of stakeholder from every area of thebusiness, facilitating workshops and running meetings to drive the changesthrough in the agreed timescales.

Ultimately, thebusiness will be relying on you and your team to make sure the solutions wedeliver are practical, achievable, cost effective and meet our business andstrategic objectives.

Ideal Candidate

Along withstrong analytical and problem solving skills, you’ll also have the ability tolook at a wide variety of information, listen to people’s concepts and findsolutions to problems to make sure it is the best conceivable idea.

You’ll beable to recognise the difference between what stakeholders want versus what thebusiness needs and have the ability to communicate those differences constructivelyto your colleagues.

You’ll need tobe familiar with project management methodologies like Prince 2, experienced inthe full project lifecycle and used to working with IT systems andapplications.

A naturally inquisitive and questioning nature will be usefultoo, as well as an ability to work independently and a willingness to shareinformation.

Key competencies for this role include :

  • Experience in major change - Interacting and influencing at various levels - Team player - Self-driven - Working to deadlines
  • About Skipton Building Society

    At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do.

    The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals.

    Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

    We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential.

    We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance.

    If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

    Why Work For Us

    We’re committed to payingourpeople fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.

    More information on our benefits can be found here

    Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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    About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer.

    It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

    For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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