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Business Analyst

  • Sector: Analysis
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/10/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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We are currently looking for an experienced Business Analyst to be based from our Warrington Head Office.

The role of Business Analyst is to analyse current operational problems or new ideas. To use industry standard tools and techniques to produce impact assessments, requirements documents, business process mapping and procedures to support continuous improvement and the development of quality technical enhancements. We support Fircroft globally and develop our business architecture in line with its Target Operating Model, strategy and vision.


* Perform up-front analysis on projects to determine feasibility and business benefit weighted by time, cost and resource to inform and influence the decision making, planning and prioritisation process.
* Collaborate with project stakeholders at all levels to understand current problems and to capture, define and agree business requirements and process workflows .
* Identify and articulate options for potential solutions that meet the requirements which are logical, feasible and cost effective.
* Liaise with both IT and Business functions to ensure that proposed solutions are consistent with the overall IT and Business strategy.
* Produce detailed and accurate functional specification documentation to capture customer requirements and help define conceptual application design options for development (containing but not limited to Use Cases/User Journeys, workflow/data schemas, report definitions etc.)
* Obtain sign-off of requirements, solutions and recommendations from business stakeholders via documentation, presentations, workshops or one-to-ones.
* Perform handover activities to project personnel, e.g. developers and testers, to ensure that the requirements and proposed designs are clearly understood.
* To provide appropriate end user support for UAT, Procedures and other implementation tasks to the agreed level for each given project.
* Work with project managers to provide accurate estimates for the development and tracking of project plans and risk management.

Key Attributes and Experience

* Strong analytical skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication.
* Ability to multi task and learn new concepts.
* Able to problem solve and maintain strategic perspective.
* Organised and good time management.
* Knowledge of software development lifecycle processes.
* Understanding of formal analysis and modelling techniques.
* Experience in performing Business Analysis across a variety of business areas.
* Knowledge of the IT marketplace & trends and how IT can be exploited to provide commercial benefits.
* Understanding of data migration and data integration projects.

The Company:
Fircroft is a leading global provider of HR and Recruitment solutions to the Natural Resource and Engineering Sectors. With offices in 45 countries, Fircroft employs over 600 staff globally delivering services to some of the world's best known companies. Turnover currently stands at £900m, Fircroft is one of the largest and most successful privately-owned businesses based in the North West of England. Built on the foundation of outstanding brand values.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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