Business Analyst

  • Job Reference: LHBAA
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People - Recruitment Specialists are working with a leading logistics company in Bedford who are recruiting for a Business Analyst to join their team.

The role tasks include Business Analysis: Identifying and optimizing opportunities or issues related to the strategic goals, providing definition, analysis, subject matter expertise, critical thinking, creative problem solving, business-case development, performance measurement and testing for any activity related to a specific strategic goal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Business Analysis

    1. Develops a comprehensive understanding of strategic and tactical business objectives and assumes both the accountability and responsibility for positive action in support of a strategic goal area
    2. Mass manipulate data and development business data structures
    3. Work closely with country SME's to develop appropriate data structures for the relevant countries
    4. Develops and maintains extensive knowledge of people, processes, procedures and systems deployed in support of a specific strategic goal area.
    5. Identifies and develops, or assists others who identify and develop, opportunities to improve performance in a specific strategic goal area
    6. Develops, or assists in developing, business requirements and business cases to support efforts to optimize a specific strategic goal area

  • Project

    1. Acts as part of cross functional project teams to deliver goals and delivers given assignments (including implementations) ensuring fully-functional and on-time, on-budget results
    2. Perform risk management to minimize project risks
    3. Provide Project updates as and when required

Skills and Abilities

  • Well educated (degree level or equivalent experience), preferably in the fields of computer science, engineering, mathematics
  • Experience in an analytical/customer facing role
  • Ability to understand & learn different technologies, processes and approaches
  • Strong Team player with excellent collaboration skills
  • Effective at building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communicator at all levels both orally and in written form
  • Highly Experienced in working in a multi-disciplined team
  • Proactive character, needs to want to make a difference
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Basic Project Management techniques
  • Basic Process Management
  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Understanding of SQL and relational databases

In return our client is offering a salary circa of £22,000 - £25,000 DOE with company benefits.

Apply now for immediate consideration!

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