Business Analyst


£45,000 to £50,000


Full Time


We are currently running a virtual office for the foreseeable future. Our recruitment drive is continuing with new hires joining us using our remote working capabilities. All interview will be conducted via Skype Video. We ask candidates have access to a webcam for them to be able to attend interviews. Main Purpose of Job:

  • With guidance from the Head of Business Analysis, you’ll be supporting projects and business initiatives by understanding problems/gaps and driving out the business requirements that need to be delivered. By working with subject matter experts, you’ll build your knowledge of ElectraLink and the wider utilities industry and add value for your stakeholders by identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • You’ll be working within defined methodologies and processes to create artefacts as required (such as Business Model Canvas, Investment Appraisals, Business Requirements Specifications) but we’ll also expect you to continuously think about our ways of working and to suggest improvements to enhance our project deliveries.
  • You’ll take the lead on core Business Analysis tasks/activities such as stakeholder interviews, business process modelling, gap analysis, requirements elicitation, definition and management of the requirements catalogue. We may also ask you to support with business readiness activities as needed, such as updating existing documentation.
  • You’ll need to build strong relationships within the Architecture & Analysis function as well as with Product Owners, Project Managers, Solution Architects, Testers, Business Sponsors and Subject Matter Experts.
The above is a list of the main duties for the role. This list is not exhaustive and may be amended from time to time as per the business needs.   Principle Skills & Experience: Key Skills:
  • Previous experience working as a Business Analyst
  • Experience working with 3rd party providers to achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience in eliciting, detailing and managing business requirements
  • Able to clearly document processes to suit business and technical audiences
  • Experience collaborating with Solution Architects to ensure solutions devised meet the needs of the business
  • Support the Project Managers as required by feeding into project and business readiness plans
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Software packages (Excel/Word/Visio/PowerPoint)
  • A strong working knowledge of Business Analysis techniques
  • Ability to work flexibly when reasonably required
  • Demonstrable knowledge of electricity and gas retail market data catalogues and data transfer is desirable but not essential
Key characteristics:
  • A strong communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An analytical mindset and able to understand complex problems and get to the root cause of issues or business needs
  • Resilient and able to manage conflicts when they arise
  • Can multi-task and is comfortable working on several projects at the same time
  • Work on your own initiative, prioritise workload accordingly and provide regular updates on activities to the Head of Business Analysis
A willingness to learn and develop yourself and confident to work outside of your comfort zone.  

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