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Business Analyst - Consultancy - Islington, London, United Kingdom, EC1M3


Birch & James is partnered with an outstanding machine learning and AI driven data consultancy firm who are challenging traditional big 4 consultancy with innovation and outside of the box delivery science. We are looking for Data individuals who are ambitious, motivated, innovative, and organised. Our client is a rapidly growing organisation that marries cutting edge technology with large scale IT change management. With a team of world class technical consultants, they are delivering significant data driven changes within the financial services industry.

Job Description & Duties

We are looking for Business Analysts who are ambitious, motivated, innovative, and organised.

  • Strong Business Analysis and stakeholder management skills, including conflict remediation skills
  • Workshop facilitation, requirements gathering and scope management
  • Gathering, challenging, documenting and presenting requirements in an Agile transformation programme
  • Strong on agile methodologies and familiarity with continuous integration
  • LEAN principles (Six Sigma)

Key skills and experience

  • 3+ years work experience in full systems development
  • 2-3 years working within a consultancy
  • Ability to effectively influence and lead multiple levels of an organization through functional boundaries
  • Solid knowledge of relevant technology & data concepts
  • Strong communication skills, including prioritizing, problem solving and interpersonal relationship building
  • Proven time management with organization skills (must be able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines)
  • Experience within FS, insurance or wealth management preferred.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Comprehensive benefit package including private medical, wellbeing cover, discounted gym membership, and life insurance
  • Entry into our company stock option scheme
  • Individual training budget and career mentoring
  • Edgy head-office in start-up incubator (including Thursday beer hours, networking, TED style talks, and unlimited tea/coffee and fruit)
  • State of the art IT equipment including touchscreen laptop and tablet
  • Flexible working