RADs Business Analyst

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £25.68PH Umbrella
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email: lhopson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39320
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 4 months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • We have a fantastic opportunity for a role that will be joining Engineering Operations Function.

  • The department is central to all of the Engineering Functions with the ability for our teams to interact with all functions across the business.

  • The depth and breadth of activities that the department undertakes provides a fantastic opportunity to learn so much about our business and vehicles.

  • This opportunity sits within the Central Business office, we have the responsibility to manage business data for the whole of Engineering, to help plan and control headcount, budgets and spend across our Engineering Functions, ensuring all programmes deliver on time and to budget.

  • How do we do this? We are data rich, and while that's a great start, all that data can be confusing to some people who don't fully understand it. We need you to join us and help simplify and control our data, by working with the customer to turn their datasets primarily in excel into web based database driven solutions.

  • You will be working with the customer to document their requirements, then translating those requirements in to developer friendly requirements, then working with Senior Business Analyst to ensure project is delivered to customers brief.

Skills Required:

  • Gathering: Be able to work direct with Internal customers to determine what their requirements are for Business Software solutions, be able to accept that many customers may not have written down requirements and work with them to help them define and document what it is they require.

  • Communication Skills: Be a good listener, understand your customer, encourage them to think differently, document their requirements, then be able to explain to Dev team what the solution needs to achieve.

  • Negotiation Skills: There may be times when it just may not be possible to deliver what the customer requires, show empathy, explain to them in a clear and concise way the issues, and work with them to find an alternative. This is really empowering for both parties as they then feel a real sense of ownership.

Experience Required:

  • Willingness to question the status quo, and an ability to handle ambiguity Growth mind-set.

  • A problem solver with a deep analytical mind-set

  • Technically curious, willing to explore, positively challenge, and learn new skills

  • Great communication skills: in person, in writing; to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Excellent people skills: you'll be meeting with stakeholders to translate business needs into requirements, and they may not know what they really need

  • You understand the value of collaboration within teams, and communicate openly and honestly, but are comfortable with working on your own while always sharing context with your team members.

  • Resilient and enthusiastic who responds well with complex problems.

Experience Preferred:

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel Experience in wider Microsoft Suite

  • Strong analytical ability, with a meticulous attention to detail.

  • Problem Solving methodology

  • Experience of working using an Agile methodology and Tools