Salary: Up to £50,000 DOE
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 167504
NRG are working with a higher education provider in Newcastle to recruit an experienced Senior Business Analyst.
With a focus on transformational change, the successful candidate will manage several Business Analysts and be responsible for the investigation, analysis, review and documentation of business functions including processes, policies, people, data and technology.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced Business Analyst with significant exposure to project and change management and working with senior stakeholders in large complex organisations.
This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with significant experience of business analysis, project and change management and working with senior stakeholders in large complex organisations.
Essential skills and experience required:
Excellent knowledge and understanding of business architecture, processes, project & change management relating to Higher Education or an appropriate equivalent.
Excellent knowledge and experience of analytical techniques, business improvement concepts and methodologies, and requirements management
Good knowledge of project management and planning
Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to initiate, develop and maintain internal and external relationships, and influence at executive levels
Strong numeracy skills in compiling and interpreting statistical data, ability to source, analyse and present financial information
Constructing and documenting detailed process flow diagrams with a critical eye towards potential improvements and efficiency gains.
Experience of working in the role of Senior Business Analyst or Business Architect within a large, complex and diverse organisation
Experience of working with directors, senior managers and stakeholders.
Planning, co-ordinating, prioritising and organising own work and the work of other staff.
Analysing and recommending solutions to problems that are complex and will have short, medium to long term impact and consequences
Experience of tackling stakeholder challenge to proposed solutions
Hands on experience of employing recognised business improvement and project management techniques e.g. root cause analysis, BPM, agile / waterfall, DMAIC, Lean etc.
Hands on experience of employing recognised software e.g. Microsoft Project, Visio, Trello etc.
Accreditation in a relevant process analysis/improvement methodology e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, BPMN2, ITIL