Business Analyst, Cardiff, £30,000-£42,000 My client are a leading Financial Services organisation with an outstanding reputation as a leading employer of choice in South Wales. They are currently looking to recruit a Business Analyst into their existing projects and change function on an initial 6 month fixed-term contract basis. The Business Analyst will be responsible for managing business requirements from the initiation through to delivery and will be given scope to develop and exercise a level of continuous improvement along the way. Responsibilities - Define scope of proposed business changes in conjunction with Project Managers. - Provide assessment of change and define analytical documentation, approach and timescales. - Identify appropriate attendees, content and style of workshop and work to ensure focus is maintained on objectives and all parties contribute. - Gather and document business requirements - Illicit comprehensive requirements from all levels and areas within the organisation. - Produce Functional Specification/User Stories. - Produce and liaise with stakeholders to achieve documentation sign-off. - Contribute to and help drive delivery by supporting development, testing and business throughout project life cycle. - Maintain awareness of business change agenda and look to continuously improve processes and procedures within Business Transformation and Change and broader business. - Actively participate in Post Implementation Review, including attending warranty meetings. - Build and maintain relationships in all areas of business to improve Business Transformation and - Change delivery performance; stakeholder groups include General Management Committee (GMC). - Promote and embrace culture of continuous improvement, being open and proactive to improvements and carrying out improvements in line with corporate methodology. - Act as subject matter expert by demonstrating and maintaining industry knowledge. - Deliver to various development methodologies. - Understand various BA techniques and tools used. Person specification - Proven track record of analytical experience, including production of requirements documentation, developing process diagrams, effective communication with all levels, eliciting information from multiple sources, presenting complex information and working under pressure. - The ability to challenge what is being put forward in constructive way, ensuring that end results are cost/benefit justified. - Thorough understanding of Business Analysis best practice and industry techniques. - Familiarity with variety of system delivery lifecycle techniques including Agile Scrum. To apply for the role, please forward your CV immediately. For more information please call Daniel Lewis on 0290 329042.