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Senior Business Analyst

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Recruiter: Barclays
Listed on: 26th October
Location: Northampton
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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As a Barclays Senior Business Analyst, you will help mitigate the risks of delivering major change within BUK. You will be expected to clearly define planned changes, and assess the potential impacts of them. As an integral member of a programme team, you will play a crucial part in the implementation of operational and technology solutions, ensuring that the needs of customers and colleagues are met.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?

         Undertaking impact assessments, developing strategic options in response to both internal and external situations
         Supporting business case definition, scoping, and the breaking down of deliverables into logical chunks
         Responsibility for the documented requirements, including change management and traceability, utilising appropriate business analysis and change techniques
         Understanding the impact of requirements on Barclays UK processes, customer journeys and the business areas that use them by undertaking current state analysis
         Developing target operating models and process designs that drive implementation of requirements in an optimal way
         Leading and facilitating project workshops, engaging stakeholders, subject matter experts and attendees at all levels
         Working closely with our solution architects and technical teams to turn the business vision into the desired business outcome
         Assisting in the creation of technology designs and test strategies and provide support with user acceptance testing, defect management and business readiness

What we're looking for:

         Extensive experience of elicitation, documentation and management of business requirements
         Substantial experience of business process mapping and modelling and Business solution design expertise 
         Understands the language used by business stakeholders and able to translate into language used by IT developers
         Has worked on programmes and projects which have been subject to Agile and/or Waterfall management, or has an understanding of both methodologies 

Skills that will help you in the role:

         Formal business analysis and change management training (e.g. BCS Business Analysis Diploma, BCS Agile Certification)
         Exposure to each stage of the project life cycle, from inception through to implementation and closure
         Familiarity with the Financial Services environment

Where will you be working?

Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. 
We purchased the building from the landlord in early 2018 as a sign of our commitment to investment in Northampton. Plans to further develop this Campus-style location are under way to allow for a real collaborative work environment. Based just off the A45 it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes.