Business Analyst / Technical / IT

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8882
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. IT Business Analyst vacancy in Remote / London Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

IT Business Analyst with previous business analysis experience, including tools and techniques for information modelling and the ability to convey complex technical issues to users and management is required by the IS Directorate at Guide Dogs.

 

SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. A generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

LOCATION: Remote / Homebased role

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

** 3 Positions Available **

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an IT Business Analyst with previous business analysis experience, including tools and techniques for information modelling and the ability to convey complex technical issues to users and management.

As the IT Business Analyst you will be responsible for gathering, analysing, documenting and validating the needs of business stakeholders, shaping IS solutions and acting as a voice of the business within IS developments.

Working as the IT Business Analyst you will build a close understanding of operational requirements and work as part of a team capturing and defining system enhancement requirements between the business and IS across the agile development cycle.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the IT Business Analyst will include:

  • Working as part of a team capturing and defining system enhancement requirements between the business and IS across the agile development cycle
  • Working with the agile team across scrum events
  • Provide requirements engineering and business analysis services to the business for IS related projects and changes. Analyse business processes. On completion of analysis, provide further support with the project team to draw up specific proposals for modified or replacement systems
  • Establish and maintain a network of contacts across the business to better understand business requirements
  • Work with third party suppliers of package and bespoke solutions to ensure that systems are designed and built to meet requirements
  • Support users during User Acceptance Testing assisting them with the creation of testing strategy and plans, additionally, carry out investigations and scoping, leading to any further change activities
  • Support business change to ensure business change activities are planned and effectively managed to ensure technology investment is maximised
  • Analyse IS related business processes in order to identify alternative solutions, assess feasibility and recommend new approaches alongside the cross functional project team
  • Support the Technology Business Partners in helping the business understand the capacity and constraints of IS to support their needs through the governance and project process
  • Enable the business to get the maximum use from IS by keeping abreast of relevant IT developments

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in Computing (or with a significant computing element) and/or Professional IT qualification or equivalent experience
  • Stakeholder management
  • Business analysis, including tools and techniques for information modelling, understanding business operations and customer needs
  • Requirements engineering
  • Provision of internal consultancy
  • Broad experience of working in IT support roles
  • Working with and managing third party suppliers
  • Assistive technology
  • Familiar with the principles, processes and practices associated with internal consultancy in the IT environment
  • Knowledge of demand management to enable optimal resourcing of the project portfolio
  • Knows how to make and sustain a business case through effective benefits management
  • User acceptance testing processes and techniques
  • Methods and techniques for developing business cases
  • Establishing relationships and maintaining contacts with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Effective interpersonal, team-working and communication skills (both oral and in writing)
  • Able to convey complex technical issues to users and management
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

 

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P8882

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Guide Dogs

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