Lead Business Analyst

Mentmore is currently recruiting for a Lead Business Analyst for our client, a leading retailer, who are undertaking various large-scale projects. They are looking to bring on board an experienced Lead Business Analyst with significant experiences of Business analysis and BA leadership.

Note: 12-month fixed term contract

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and building the BA function within the IT department.
  • You will be in charge of the management of a small team of Business Analyst and you will develop this team of BA’s.
  • Providing best practice insight and business change capabilities
  • Provide consultancy to business areas & problem solving
  • Business analysis and business systems design
  • Evaluate potential external application resources and package solutions
  • Assist in Risk Analysis
  • Microsoft tools in support of the function (Excel, Word, Visio)
  • You will ensure design and testing aligns to the original objectives of a project
  • Working closely with the project management, architecture, operations and security to scope solution development, functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Ensure suitable user documentation and training are provided as part of the solution development process.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with good senior-level stakeholder management soft skills and competencies

Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience in a Business Analysis and/or BA Leadership role
  • Strong analysis and business system design skills
  • Proven management/leadership experiences
  • Broad business knowledge such as digital, infrastructure, operations etc.
  • Thought leader
  • Previous use/admin of Jira for managing portions of project lifecycle (e.g. backlog, project tasks and testing scenarios)
  • Excellent knowledge in using Microsoft tools.
  • Stakeholder management
  • Background: retail, airline, hotels would be ideal.
  • Compensation- £60-£70k Basic + package
  • LocationLondon
  • Schedulepermanent