Business Analyst (Data Management team)

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Recruiter
R.A.C. Motoring Services
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Function
Analytics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

We are the RAC. We are a UK super brand. We take Data seriously as it helps to drive our business.

We are constantly innovating and finding the best ways to drive benefit from our Data. As a result, we are currently recruiting a Business Analyst to work within our Data Management & Assurance team.

This role is based at our HQ in Walsall.

As a Business Analyst you will be able to clearly communicate with and capture business requirements for Data.

You will be a technically aware individual with an awareness of solutions and end-to-end flow of Data.

Someone that can understand complex business processes and requirements and translate/document those into tangible requirements for change.



Role purpose

The role will be a varied one, but will include the following:

- Capturing and documenting business requirements - support the development team in translating business requests into tangible DM&A requirements for change.

- Early project engagement, scoping the DM&A requirements and understanding where DM&A input is required.

- Supporting the triage of incoming work requests, understanding the business requirement and refining the scope.

- Proactively supporting and engaging with stakeholders across the business, representing the DM&A team.

- Maintain an appreciation of wider developments across the business and their impact on DM&A systems and processes.

- Communicate complex concepts and methodologies to stakeholders with varied levels of seniority and experience.

- Understand all risks and processes for which they are responsible for managing.

- Assure the adequacy of systems and controls for managing risk.

- Technical awareness to appreciate the underlying infrastructure and processes behind the data.

- Build relationships with developers to aid requirements gathering, to ensure that change requests are captured correctly.

- Defining exception criteria as part of requirements gathering to highlight missing data items or gaps in the business process.

- Gain awareness of business requirements and existing data/processes, to refine the scope of requirements and encourage users to self serve where possible.



Skills, Knowledge and qualifications

To be successful in securing this role, you will need to show us:

- Competence to query and analyse complex data to understand business requirements.

- Ability to interrogate the data reports that are created with an appreciation of the end-to-end data flow.

- Ability to turn a high level request into a list of business requirements for change that meet stakeholders needs.

- Strong stakeholder management skills to engage with business users and proactively manage expectations.

- Appreciation of the delivery process, mapping change delivery back to business requirements.

- Forward thinking and innovative, find ways to work smarter and improve the flow of business requirements.

- Excellent analytic and problem solving skills including the ability to draw from multiple sources of information and make soundly reasoned judgments and decisions.

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

- Awareness of data warehousing ETL techniques and data structures is desirable, but not essential.

This role is based at our Head Quarters in Walsall, just off the M6 and 4 mins walk from Bescot Stadium train station.

The site has free parking, onsite coffee shop, onsite canteen, showers and changing room.

Come with us on the journey!