Business Analyst

Posted 13 days ago

  • Darley Bridge, Derbyshire, East Midlands
  • Temporary
  • Benefits
  • £35,000.00 to £45,873.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 15 days
Business Analyst - £35,307- £45,873 - Derbyshire - Temp Role
I have an exciting role with Derbyshire Police for a Business Analyst. This role will work within the Business Engagement Team responsible for engagement with stakeholders, assessing business needs and making critical decisions to inform realistic and cost-effective recommendations. You will have the opportunity to work alongside police officers and staff in a variety of business areas,
such as Driver Trainer and Dog Section, Organised Crime, Firearms, Forensics and Procurement teams, therefore the ability to converse to a diverse audience is a necessity. You will actively identify emerging trends and take advantage of technology to enable the delivery of digital excellence throughout the project lifecycle. We will expect you to show leadership within the design and testing stages, assist technical teams with implementation and support handover to operational teams.
Responsibilities include:
Agile working - identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes.
Help teams to manage and visualise outcomes, prioritise work and work to agreed minimum viable product (MVP), print and scope.
Investigate problems and analyse options for new and existing services, as well as providing recommendations to solutions.
Identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available.
Business improvement process - analyse current services and processes and identify and implement opportunities to optimise these.
Evaluate and establish requirements using relevant techniques such as gap analysis.
Business modelling - use a wide range of techniques to model situations confidently.
Gain the necessary agreement needed from subject matter experts and stakeholders, ensuring they review the results to fix any issues.
Business process testing - report on system quality and collect metrics on test cases.
Undertake technical business analysis with a familiarity of current architectural concepts such as APIs, and cloud infrastructure.
Methods and tools -select and support the most appropriate tool or method.
Elicit requirements using multiple techniques (e.g. interviews and workshops) from stakeholders and document within system specifications.
Facilitate the setting of business priorities for complex change initiatives. Manage and implement requests for changes to baseline requirements.
Document technical requirements, use cases and user stories for inclusion in system specifications.
Stakeholder relationship management.
Testing (business analysis) - review requirements, specifications and define test conditions.
Identify issues and risks associated with work while being able to analyse and report test activities and results.
User focus - identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs
Your experience will include:
Holds a degree (or comparable) in a relevant subject, or equivalent work experience. Experience of all stages within the project lifecycle, preferably in projects that have given exposure to waterfall and iterative (e.g. Agile) approaches.
The ability to analyse and document complex business processes using recognised methodologies and techniques (e.g. UML and BPMN modelling).
Understanding changes to the digital landscape, making informed decisions based on user need, available technology and value for money.
Evidence of business benefit identification to inform options and to make sure outcomes are aligned with business strategy.
Experience of writing formal specifications containing technical, functional and non-functional requirements for digital solutions using exceptional written English.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to quickly develop effective working relationships and to influence and challenge key stakeholders to bring about business change.
Experience of using Office 365 to produce documentation and perform analysis of data.
Desirable:
Business analysis qualifications (e.g. BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis).
Knowledge and understanding of a recognised project management methodology, e.g. Prince2.
Qualification or experience of implementing aspects of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
Certificate in a digital literacy e.g. International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL).
Do send me your CV to start a conversation around this.
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