Senior Business Analyst - Coventry, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, CV1
About The Role
As one of our Senior Business Analysts, you will manage end-to-end analysis activities, including operational design, process mapping and requirements gathering, in order to achieve desired business outcomes. You will be required to act as a lead analyst for complex projects/ programmes, effectively managing business and IT stakeholders at all levels as required. You will also provide support to the Business Analysis Manager across a variety of management activities in order to improve the capability and effectiveness of the existing Business Analysis practice. A key part of this role will be coaching and mentoring other Business Analysts within the Practice.
To be a successful candidate you will have extensive experience as a Business Analyst, ideally within a financial services environment. Experience of leading successful teams or virtual teams, meeting objectives and motivating individual team members will all be essential to the success of this role. The role holder will need experience of scoping, planning and allocation of analysis and design work, scheduling into manageable deliverables and assigning accordingly.
The successful candidate must be able to perform well in all areas of business analysis, from early design discussions in shaping and scoping the project, right through the project lifecycle, including implementation support. Experience of managing analysis on large and complex programmes is a key requirement (e.g. phased releases alongside existing business activities). Experience of projects for IT Infrastructure and Systems upgrades/improvements would be advantageous.
Working on large scale COTS (Customer Off the Shelf) implementations & experience of working with vendors and third parties would be advantageous.
It is desirable that you have gained experience working with different project approaches and methodologies and can be adaptable as circumstances require. You will be able to quickly develop an excellent understanding of business processes and how they link to supporting systems and have experience working with ambiguity in a fast paced, often challenging environment. Excellent interpersonal skills are a must as you will need to build and develop relationships with your immediate team and the wider business in order to gain buy in on new ideas put forward.
About The Company
At The Coventry we are currently undertaking an exciting journey of growth and development of our Change Business Analysis Practice. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in surroundings where personal and professional development is taken seriously.
We're looking for enthusiastic, vibrant, individuals with a passion for change to come and join us on our journey and help us shape our future.
If you have the relevant skills and experience to join a growing organisation with a desire to continuously improve, please make an application
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