Senior Business Analyst (12 month FTC)

Are you intellectually curious to get a full understanding of our business?


If so, then we are looking for a talented Senior Business Analyst to join our Business Analysis team which sits with the Enterprise Architecture and Solution Design capability team.

Reporting to the Business Analysis Manager, you will act as an agent of change and use different analysis techniques to support these change activities. As Senior Business Analyst, you will be comfortable supporting and working with other analysts within the team, as well as taking the lead on pieces of work, to set direction and ensure quality standards are adhered to.


You will:


  • Define, structure and champion the best approaches to delivery for different work items
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key business stakeholders
  • Identify and evaluate work that requires Technology change
  • Define as-is and to-be processes and states
  • Critically asses the need for requirements and provide both objectivity and subjectivity to stakeholders
  • Ensure requirements (business, functional and non-functional) are sufficient for design and development
  • Work with Technology teams and other service providers to define and evaluate solution proposals for viability and appropriateness.
  • Support supplier evaluations (RFI/RFP processes)
  • Produce testing materials (e.g. UAT scripts) and support for testing process
  • Production of documentation to support service transition
  • Project Management of small/mid-size changes / enhancements
  • Provide project management support and quality assurance for solution delivery


What you’ll need to be successful in this role:


  • Significant demonstrable experience as a Business Analyst across multiple projects
  • Significant experience leading on Business Analysis work including:
    • Requirements capture and management approaches
    • Business process mapping and modelling
    • Vendor selection and procurement
  • Significant experience across the entire SDLC
  • Experience working on at least one Procure-to-Pay (P2P) project and working with Finance/ Accounts Payable teams
  • Experience with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Experience of authoring business, functional and technical requirements
  • Experience of project management methodologies and frameworks and change management processes
  • Experience across a range of industry sectors and technical projects (Breadth of knowledge)


This role is an opportunity to help Penguin Random House on its mission to innovate and drive continuous Improvement within its Technology department. If you want to play a strategic role in a high performing team, then please apply by Wednesday 20 February 2019.






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