Business Analyst

Posted 24 Jun 2020

Skipton Building Society

Skipton, North Yorkshire (Business or Strategic Mgmt.)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Business or Strategic Mgmt.Recruiter Reference:req1093
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Depending on experience

Job Description

If you’re experienced in business change, have a passion for supporting and improving systems and processes and enjoy being kept on your toes, we’ve got just the role for you. As our new Business Analyst you’ll help our Change Management teams deliver change projects that support the strategic objectives of our mortgages and savings division.

On a typical day you’ll be gathering and documenting business requirements in a way that shows you have a thorough understanding of what’s best for our customers and best for the business, translating the information you’ve collected into Business Requirements documentation using a variety of techniques including user stories, diagrams and process documents.

You’ll be involved in the full lifecycle of projects from start to finish, making sure communication is clear, governance is consistent and projects are seen right through to sign off. Building relationships will be a key part of the role because you’ll be managing all levels of stakeholder from every area of the business, facilitating workshops and running meetings to drive the changes through in the agreed timescales.

Ultimately, the business will be relying on you and your team to make sure the solutions we deliver are practical, achievable, cost effective and meet our business and strategic objectives.

Ideal Candidate

Along with strong analytical and problem solving skills, you’ll also have the ability to look at a wide variety of information, listen to people’s concepts and find solutions to problems to make sure it is the best conceivable idea. You’ll be able to recognise the difference between what stakeholders want versus what the business needs and have the ability to communicate those differences constructively to your colleagues.

You’ll need to be familiar with project management methodologies like Prince 2, experienced in the full project lifecycle and used to working with IT systems and applications. A naturally inquisitive and questioning nature will be useful too, as well as an ability to work independently and a willingness to share information. Key competencies for this role include:

- Experience in major change - Interacting and influencing at various levels - Team player - Self-driven - Working to deadlines

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays and shopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect a structured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognised and rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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