Lead Business Analyst - Manchester - 60K.
Lead Business Analyst – Manchester – 60K. Our client based inManchester is currently looking for a Lead Business Analyst. This is ahands–on Lead Business Analyst role. You will be required to leadanalysis over a busy, dynamic portfolio comprising of revenue generationand regulatory projects in a fast–paced environment, whilstsimultaneously coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team inanalysis on their own projects. You will engage regularly with executivelevel stakeholders and possess the imagination, focus and drive todeliver critical business projects on time, holding yourself and yourteam to excellent quality standards. You will: * Work as a Lead Business Analyst, supporting the delivery of currentand future projects. * Lead/coach the Business Analysis team working on key strategic initiatives. * Assist the Head of Projects to create innovative improvements to theservice offerings. Role and Responsibilities 1. To line manage individual business analysts ensuring that all workis started, controlled and completed to time and quality and to reportaccurate MI regarding progress. 2. To mentor and coach the Business Analysis team, sharing bestpractice/knowledge. 3. To provide the analysis team with industry knowledge experience. 4. To undertake high quality analysis work required by projectsincluding requirements gathering, functional specification creation,process mapping, data analysis, co–ordination of user testing etc. 5. To manage analysis work on small, medium and large sized projects. 6. To present recommendations to Senior Management/Directors Essential Criteria * Excellent communication skills. * Practical knowledge of different project methodologies e.g. waterfalland agile * Excellent knowledge of best practice business analysis tools and techniques. * Used to a fast paced and dynamic working environment. * Challenges others to develop individually whilst serving as a role model. * Has the ability to understand and interpret business information. * Has an enthusiastic approach to moving the business forward. * Able to drive creative thinking, beyond the boundaries of currentknowledge base. * Confident working with a range of stakeholders, from business usersto senior executives * Commercial awareness Desirable Criteria 1. Experience of managing individuals and teams. 2. Recognised business analysis qualification e.g. BCS/IIBA 3. Experience of delivering medium/large complex projects. 4. Experience in a Financial Services environment Lead Business Analyst – Manchester – 60K If you are interested in this position, please send your CV or call for more information. Lead Business Analyst – Manchester – 60K – provided by Dice AGILE, BUSINESS ANALYSIS, DATA ANALYSIS