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Senior Business Analyst

Salary
Circa 50,000
Location
Leeds
Shift Pattern
9am to 5pm
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours of Work per Week
35
Closing Date
06/12/2021
Ref No
1756
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Great opportunity for 3 confident Senior Business Analysts to join the Technology Services team at StepChange Debt Charity in Leeds, to lead on new initiatives and drive forward quality and best practices.  

We operate a hybrid working model combining remote working with some days in the office.

What you will be doing

The bulk of this role is made up with the ‘doing’ of analysis work. Together with Product Owners and delivery teams you will work collaboratively to establish requirements and move forward with solutions.  Reporting to one of our Delivery Managers, this role sits within a Delivery Team.

You will be a mentor and provide support, coaching, and guidance to existing and new members of the team, however this role does not have any direct management responsibilities. In addition, you will:

  • Evaluate and analyse information gathered to ensure requirements are complete
  • Translate business processes and requirements into functional spec / user stories
  • Take a lead on analysis tasks and coordinate Business Analysts on any large/complex projects
  • Lead workshops with stakeholders
  • Support in the delivery of business analysis across product teams
  • Manage team priorities by challenging and pushing back, negotiate timelines where required
  • Support the implementation of a consistent, structured, and practical framework for the Business Analysis team, that supports efficient and effective delivery
  • Supporting the Analysis Manager in the leadership of the discipline

What we want from you

  • Track record in planning activities and coordinating resources
  • Proven experience in business analysis techniques, analysing data, modelling processes etc
  • Understanding of waterfall and agile project management frameworks
  • Proven experience mentoring, coaching, and upskilling team members
  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent
  • A proven track record in business analysis 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey and document technical information clearly, accurately, and concisely
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • A confident and flexible individual who can take responsibility for driving initiatives forward to success

What we offer you

  • 24 days annual leave (this increases by one day per year up to a maximum of 29), plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid work – the ability to work from home and from our new offices
  • An individually tailored personal development plan and ongoing training
  • The opportunity to buy and sell annual leave
  • Use of a Charity laptop and headset for working from home
  • Travel season ticket loans
  • Discounted car parking
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Group personal pension scheme
  • Westfield Health cash plan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Financial planning
  • Long service awards
  • Free tea and coffee in the office

About us:

At StepChange we provide the UK’s most comprehensive debt advice service. Hundreds of thousands of people come to us for help every year. Some are at crisis point and many don't see a way out. We help them to find a way out of their debt problems. We don't judge people, we provide the support, guidance and solutions that are needed. Whatever the situation we'll look for practical solutions that make our clients' lives better.

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