Lead Business Analyst in Knutsford - The Veterinary Defence Society Careers

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Knutsford, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Job Description

Are you looking for a new role, working in a great environment with great people? If so, keep on reading as The Veterinary Defence Society are looking for individuals just like you!

Due to continuous growth, The Veterinary Defence Society are now expanding their team and on the lookout for a Lead Business Analyst to join them!

We're open on where you can work. All we ask is that you are able to commute to the office on average 2 days a month. But if you'd like to come to the office more, then this is fine also. Your office location will be Knutsford.

What can we offer you in return?
Salary of £50,000 to £55,000 pe annum, dependant on experience
10% Non-Contributory Company Pension
Private Medical Insurance
Medical Cashplan
Life Insurance
25 Days holiday, rising up to 30 days plus bank holidays
Great working team environment with social events
Parking space (if working in the office)
And finally, a great place to have a fulfilling and stimulating career.
What will I be responsible for?

Joining our team as a Lead Business Analyst, you will be working closely with and support the change delivery team to drive and facilitate business change for both operational process and IT systems. Other duties include:
Liaising with business experts to ensure that the change deliverable meets requirements and is fit for purpose as well as helping to coordinate testing and training as required
Documentation of clear, detailed system specifications
Management and mentoring of other Business Analysts within team
Requirements gathering from all business areas.
Detailed documentation of Functional Specification
System Test and manage the UAT of changes from 3rd parties and in house development to ensure that they satisfy business requirements
Work closely with project managers to deliver projects on time and within budget
Work closely with the development team to ensure system design and delivery accurately meets business requirements.
Provide training to users and/or trainers
Review and improve Project and Business processes to provide business benefit.
Who are we looking for?

You will have 5 years' experience in role in a software development environment, and ideally 1 year managing a small team.

?It is essential you have previous experience as Business Analyst. In addition, you ideally will have:
Extensive end-to-end experience of IT system projects and changes
Fully conversant in implementation and handover of delivered projects into Business as Usual operations
Proven ability to problem-solve with an analytical mindset
Financial Services industry experience
Jira software experience
Experience within a of Prince2 environment
Certified ISEB/BCS Business Analyst
About the company

The Veterinary Defence Society is a mutual insurance company run by experienced veterinary surgeons, which insures the vast majority of the practising veterinary profession against the effects of claims of negligence.

With over 150 years experience, the VDS ensures that cases are handled by veterinary colleagues experienced in claims management, defends reputations and finances against unjustified claims and offers compensation when appropriate.

If this sounds like the right career move for you, then what are you waiting for? Apply now. We can't wait to hear from you.

At The Veterinary Defence Society and VDST, we are committed to equality and diversity. We ensure that job standards are relevant to the successful undertaking of the job. We do not indirectly disadvantage any persons on the grounds of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexual orientation, any other protected characteristic, or social status.


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