Business Analyst (Fixed Term) in Basingstoke - Sovereign Housing Association Limited

Job Overview

Basingstoke, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

As a leading Housing Association, Sovereign is committed to providing quality, affordable homes and services within sustainable, successful communities. We're led by our values and driven by a strong social purpose, placing our residents at the heart of everything we do.

We've got a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Change Business Analyst to join our Business Change team, working at the forefront of significant strategic and transformational business change projects. This is a 12 month fixed term role, based from our head office in Basingstoke with flexibility for some remote working. We are open to considering part time options for this role (30 hours or more), working across 4 or 5 days.

What you'll be doing

You'll work across multiple business change projects, providing end to end business analysis to identify business customer needs and mapping processes to support the definition, design and delivery of successful projects that are solution orientated and drives a customer centric culture.

Responsibilities include:

Liaising with a variety of stakeholders you'll gather, prioritise and validate their business needs through detailed analysis, offering your guidance and subject matter expertise
Working with the Design team you'll shape and develop business and technical requirements into clear and robust business cases that support the development, signoff and delivery of effective solutions
Lead the Benefit Management process in the project phases by supporting the business to identify and document the drivers, objectives, benefits and enablers for the change initiative
Assisting in researching and evaluating new product ideas or enhancements to existing solutions in order to determine their potential
Acting as a change champion, enabling people to understand the benefits and challenges associated with planned change and to identify/overcome any barriers to success of change initiatives

You will be strengthening our approach to change and growing the Business Analysis capability within the business by proactively promoting business analysis techniques and sharing knowledge with business stakeholders. 

What we need from you

You should have demonstrable experience working as a Business Analyst within a business change environment. We're also looking for:

Proven experience of Stakeholder Management, Requirements Elicitation and Process Analysis
Strong knowledge and experience of Benefit Management and Cost Benefit Modelling is desirable
Experience of Transformation Programme and Change delivery
Previous experience of working closely with a Design Team would be beneficial
Clear communication skills, with the ability to form effective relationships with multiple stakeholders at various levels
Any experience within Housing Associations or Property Management with RFP Process for IT Solutions would be advantageous 
A qualification in Business Analysis is desirable but not essential

What you'll receive from us

£450 flex-pot annually, discounted shopping & cycling scheme
25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
Company pension scheme matched up to 12%, life cover at 4x your salary
Flexible working - we're committed to giving people flexibility as widely as possible
Options for private medical insurance, dental insurance & critical illness cover

There may be some travel between sites when required to deliver workshops or attend meetings so you should have access to transport and be happy to travel.

It's an exciting time to be joining Sovereign so if you're looking for a fresh opportunity then we'd love to hear from you!


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