job / business analyst digital projects 5445

Business Analyst - Digital Projects - Glasgow

£competitive + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 5445 Date Posted: Monday 19 Jul 2021
LinkedIn ShareShare

Business Analyst required the Digital projects team of this Glasgow based global corporate on a 12-month fixed term contract. You will play an integral role in assisting to bring to life the innovative ideas being formed.  The firms' digital services offerings are at the forefront of their efforts to develop technology-based solutions for their clients. Their projects will involve deploying and utilising new, modern, technology solutions and have led to the firm winning numerous industry awards for innovation as a result.

This role is all about...

  • Lead requirements analysis, validation and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, traceable and unambiguous.
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, workshops, use cases, scenarios and other techniques.
  • Undertake business analysis work in relation to specific projects.
  • Facilitate requirements prioritisation based on business value.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) with business areas that rely on the information to define system requirements or processes.
  • Manage changes to requirements through effective use of change control processes and tools.
  • Develop Requirements Management Plans.
  • Gather and document business and functional/non-functional requirements.
  • Arrange and manage requirement reviews.
  • Create visual models to support analysis.
  • Identify business solutions.
  • Assist with developing and running test programmes in relation to specific systems and projects.
  • Prepare clear and concise documentation, and supporting materials in relation to specific projects.
  • Work closely with 3rd party suppliers to communicate requirements and deliver solutions.

About you...

  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a Business Analyst with a proven track record of successful project delivery in a professional services firm or global services corporate
  • Experience of gathering and managing technical details and requirements
  • Able to learn and understand current business processes and help to model new processes / procedures
  • Experience in a business analyst role on technology projects with an application development or software product development scope within both agile and waterfall methodologies
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Able to listen to and understand customer requirements
  • Able to operate within a project brief, reporting to the Project Manager as required
  • Working knowledge of different analysis techniques/methods, including requirements definition and specification, ERD/DFDs etc.
  • Good knowledge of testing approaches/methods, and experience of devising and running testing procedures
  • Awareness/exposure to different software development life cycles and methods
  • Produce high level solutions/approaches, requiring systems analysis and design skills
  • High level of familiarity with MS Office as a production tool
  • Assist with research and evaluation of software solutions from 3rd party suppliers and production of necessary deliverables such as tender documents, liaising with suppliers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Uses initiative - 'can do' approach
  • Client focused

Desirable (but not essential) .....

  • A good technical background
  • Experience of working on digital projects
  • Strong requirements elicitation skills
  • Familiar with business application components and application migration
  • Working within a structured project framework
  • Knowledge of legal back office systems such as Document Management, HR and Practice Management systems
  • Familiar with MS Office for documentation
  • Knowledge of Web technologies and n-tier architecture
  • Knowledge of client-server architecture
  • RDBMS understanding (MS SQL Server)
  • Familiar with Windows 10
  • Familiar with ITIL, Prince 2, Agile
  • Flowchart and data-flow diagramming

Salary £competitive + Benefits.   Our client offers hybrid working arrangements allowing you to work from home the majority of the week (if desired).  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (01698) 440 337 or email