Senior Business Analyst

Vacancy posted: Friday, 17 February 2017

Salary: 45000 - 55000 per annum
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 24 February 2017
Job ref. no.: LA/27642

I have an excellent opportunity for a senior Business Analyst to join a leading Financial Services Organisation based in Edinburgh on a permanent basis where you will be required to complete the scope, requirements analysis and business solution design aligned with the strategy for a project or work-stream.

Key accountabilities include:

*Leads, designs and facilitates business engagements to establish scope, business needs, project objectives, outcomes and expectations on business processes.
* Works with business analysis team to ensure that quality business requirements are produced, accepted and approved by the key stakeholder and business solution designs can deliver effectively.
*Oversees end to end traceability against quality business requirements using appropriate tools and templates.
*Engages with key stakeholders to influence the solution design to meet business goals, scope and strategy requirements. Provides input into the identification and delivery of project benefits, traceability of requirements and impact of solutions.
*Develops good knowledge across a number of individual business/product areas, understanding interdependency and the impact of change to provide informed consultancy advice, independent review and quality assurance.
*Defines the project objectives, scopes overall approach, plans and completes standard Change documentation and tools.
*Build and maintain networks with a diverse group of stakeholders to influence and support the delivery of projects and champions the business analysis function.
*Continuously monitors projects for business analysis risk issues and regulatory compliance and takes appropriate steps to mitigate.

Skills and experience required:

*Experience in the financial services industry
*Well organised and able to prioritise workload in line with tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure
*Highly numerate, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail.
*Excellent team player with ability to working closely with others to deliver results
*Proven track record of working on own initiative, with the ability to introduce fresh thinking to the role and the wider team.
*Demonstrate an ability to think and reason logically
*Strong relationship management skills
*Excellent written communication - business and project reports
*Exceptional communication skills - ability to communicate effectively with anyone in any environment, e.g. able to translate complex / technical issues to meet the audience's competency level

If you would be interested to learn more please apply with your most recent CV or get in touch on

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Contact Name Layla Abdulrahman
Telephone 0131 625 9648
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