Business Analyst (6 month FTC)

Posted 10 October 2022
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
LocationLetchworth Garden City
Job type Contract
DisciplineRisk & Analytics
Reference1345_1665477845
Contact NameCaris Sandhu

Job description

A well-known organisation within the Financial Services sector is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to support on a number of projects on a six-month fixed term contract basis.

This role will report directly into the Project Manager and can be based in Letchworth or Warrington with 2-3 days a week remote working.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the project manager with the delivery of cross-functional change projects
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate project governance is followed through project lifecycle
  • Work with business stakeholders and third-party suppliers to ensure that projects deliver to agreed plans
  • Assist the business with the documentation of business requirements, project deliverables, and test plans
  • Hands-on support for key projects and programmes
  • Producing reporting for Projects and Systems Committee
  • Ensuring appropriate project governance and controls are in place and followed throughout the project lifecycle
  • Identification and management of risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies
  • Management of MS Project Plans
  • Maintenance of project action logs
  • Support business areas as needed with production of business requirements, project deliverables, and test plans
  • Liaising with internal and external project stakeholders
  • Provide regular updates to the Project Manager

Personal attributes:

  • Experienced Business/Project Analyst who has worked on end-to-end project lifecycle - preferably within financial services
  • Able to prioritise work and to manage across multiple projects
  • Proficient in MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience in Risk, Issue, Assumption and Dependence identification and management
  • Able to self-motivate and work with limited supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • PMO experience preferred
  • Comfortable working in dynamic fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication, including written, verbal, and strong presentating experience