Business Analyst

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Job Sector:
£33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Depending on Experience
Skipton Building Society
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If you’re experienced in business change, have a passion for supporting and improving systems and processes and love being kept on your toes, we’ve got just the role for you. As our new Business Analyst you’ll help our Change Management teams deliver change projects that support the strategic objectives of our mortgages and savings division.
Package descriptionIn return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:

Group Personal Pension Plan
Life Cover
25 days’ holiday, plus one day for each year you’re with us, up to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata when working on a reduced hours basis)
SBS offer a range of preferential employee savings & insurance products
Paid course fees to study for a professional qualification (where relevant to the role)
Childcare vouchers
Head Office onsite shop and internet cafe
An opportunity to join Simply Health Cash Plan – offering twenty annual benefits including dental care, optical care and physiotherapy
Option to donate to charity direct through Payroll Giving
Online employee benefits scheme offering discounts with hundreds of high street and online retailers
Eye Tests
Car Allowance – if applicable to role
More senior roles also offer access to group income protection and private medical care

Main responsibilitiesOn a typical day you’ll be gathering and documenting business requirements in a way that shows you have a thorough understanding of what’s best for our customers and best for the business, translating the information you’ve collected into Business Requirements documentation using a variety of techniques including user stories, diagrams and process documents.

You’ll be involved in the full lifecycle of projects from start to finish, making sure communication is clear, governance is consistent and projects are seen right through to sign off. Building relationships will be a key part of the role because you’ll be managing all levels of stakeholder from every area of the business, facilitating workshops and running meetings to drive the changes through in the agreed timescales

Ultimately, the business will be relying on you and your team to make sure the solutions we deliver are practical, achievable, cost effective and meet our business and strategic objectives.
Ideal candidateAlong with strong analytical and problem solving skills, you’ll also have the ability to rip an idea to bits and find every conceivable thing that could potentially go wrong with it. You’ll be able to recognise the difference between what stakeholders want versus what the business needs and have the ability to communicate those differences constructively to your colleagues.  

You’ll need to be familiar with project management methodologies like Prince 2, experienced in the full project lifecycle and used to working with IT systems and applications. A naturally inquisitive and questioning nature will be useful too, as well as an ability to work independently and a willingness to share information.
About the companyWhen you become a Skipton colleague you’ll be supported by a friendly, knowledgeable and diverse team that’s always ready to help. Every project you work on will be a potential development opportunity and the sky’s the limit for proactive individuals prepared to set their own agenda.

A pension plan, life cover, generous holiday allowance, childcare vouchers and product discounts are available too – all within a high performing organisation that encourages colleagues to be curious and challenge the mainstream.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. This includes consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Contact Details:
Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Reynolds

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