Title Senior Business Analyst
Salary 110K+
Location UK and International
Job Information

Senior Business Analyst
Law Firm or Financial Services Experience
Prince 2.


The purpose of this 12 months fixed term contract is to work with the Project Manager to facilitate and support the implementation of change across multiple business areas and jurisdictions.

Principal duties will be:
• Gather, interpret and translate business needs into functional and non-functional requirements
• Summarise requirements for senior stakeholders
• Provide detailed requirements for the technical design team
• Analyse and design optimum solutions
• Create process flow diagrams and workflows
• Develop use cases, and map these across to testing plans.
• Facilitate all user acceptance testing activity
• Liaise closely with the technical team to source further details as required during the solution development / build phases
• Identify process, technology and architectural changes necessary to support current and future business goals and objectives
• Encourage communication, collaboration and stakeholder engagement throughout the project lifecycle
• Assisting with the project management of specific change projects as required
• Manage the activities of business analyst support staff and subject matter experts provided from within the firm, as necessary
• Train and develop junior business analysts and business subject matter experts to mature the internal change capability across the firm
• Facilitate project reporting adhering to project governance
• Maintain efficient and meaningful project communication
• Manage workloads across multiple projects
• Assist with project budget control and reporting and carry out data analysis
• Run multi-jurisdictional workshops and document and communicate output
• Contribute to the formation of new policies across the firm
• Take the lead in risk assessment workshops documenting output in relation to both project and business risk assessments
• Support the change programme and planning of resources and utilisation across the firm
• Follow proper escalation paths and manage customer and supplier relationships
• Provide leadership to team members and peers by collaborating with others, articulating ideas and viewpoint to senior management peers and others
• Collaborate closely with developers to implement system requirements and provide necessary guidance to testing during quality assurance process
• Identify improvement opportunities across business processes
• Run (RFI) processes and run proof of concept initiatives
The ideal candidate will be working towards or will be Prince 2 qualified and will have:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial
• Confident at internal and external stakeholder management
• Strong leadership and relationship building skills
• Able to work independently and to tight deadlines
• Able to communicate clearly and effectively to a range of audiences
• Good negotiation skills, providing guidance on resolving conflicts
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Flexible, helpful, “can do” attitude and leads by example
• Excellent analytical, organisational and methodical skills
• Very strong moral integrity and independence of mind
• Ability to influence stakeholders allowing for a collaborative environment across teams and jurisdictions
• Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure when required
• Ability to use initiative, whilst recognising when to seek technical help.



Jonny Scott-Slater or Zena Zennor
01872 274227
CV 2 talentedlawyers@aol.com (Microsoft Word).