Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst

Ref: CG-0722-01

Working Pattern: Permanent / Full-Time / 37.5 hours per week / Monday - Friday

Salary: £45,000 per annum


We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join the Business Change Management team based at our 'Swan House' office in Wigan on a hybrid working basis. The role is aimed at someone with minimum of 7 years’ experience as a Business Analyst, with proven success of delivering on projects. The Senior BA will contribute to the company’s business objectives by bridging the gap between the business and IT, understanding business needs as they relate to a potential change or transformation, proactively championing an analytical methodology across the business, facilitating change by supporting the delivery of key projects and programmes, and helping to ensure that the company’s commercial, financial and operational commitments are met.


Key Accountabilities

  • Lead business process analysis, customer journey modelling and improvement activities

  • Lead engagement with key business stakeholders to understand business strategy and objectives to support business cases

  • Lead engagement with operational stakeholders to translate business problems into defined requirements and ensure traceability is maintained through the project lifecycle

  • Lead on projects, including development and control of project documentation and operational delivery documentation

  • Collaborate with business operations teams and technical staff to build strong relationships to drive efficiencies, reduce business risk and improve outcomes for our customers

  • Make recommendations on methodology and best practice

  • Lead, mentor and manage less senior team members and take an active part in their development

  • Drive user acceptance testing activities, develop and deliver user training

  • Plan business readiness activities and manage transition from projects to BAU

  • Develop understanding of the current and future technology landscape

  • Ensure company quality and data protection standards are adhered to

  • Review external documentation (clients, suppliers or industry), and provide information / solutions that fully meet the expectations of our business and our customers


What we are looking for

  • A degree or relevant business analysis professional qualification.

  • 7+ years previous experience working as a Business Analyst which also includes previous team leadership/mentoring experience.

  • Experience of working on complex transformation programmes in a corporate environment

  • Have strong communication and influencing skills and the confidence to engage with senior leaders

  • Have excellent knowledge of business analysis techniques, including requirements management, the project lifecycle, and business case development

  • Have excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, & presentation skills.

  • Adept with the Microsoft Office suite of products.

  • Experience of working in agile methodology is desirable

  • Preferably have prior knowledge of the utility and/or energy industry.

  • Flexibility to support the business outside of core job role


To apply, click here to visit the Lowri Beck Careers Website and apply online.


We will use the information you provide to us to assess your suitability for the role you have applied for. If you are successful, we will carry out a global sanctions, politically exposed persons and an adverse media check against your name and a right to work in the UK check. We may need to carry out some additional background checks in some circumstances such as CRB check in England and Wales and a Disclosure Scotland check in Scotland. These checks are necessary to meet legal obligations.
Please note this role is being handled by our internal recruitment team and no agency support is required at this time