Senior Business Analyst - Solutions Architect

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The company is one of the UK's leading training companies, with a history of over 30 years covering technology training for Professional, Apprenticeship and HE qualifications and have a client base covering 80% of the FTSE 250, The client has seen significant growth over the past 10 years and is a "one to watch" in the Sunday Times Best employers list. They are offering a competitive, flexible, comprehensive benefits package. The role is a full time permanent role with a competitive salary up to GBP60k.

You will provide IT leadership, consultancy and support for core business systems in a leading UK training company. They are looking for an experienced IT Business Systems Solution Architect or Senior Business Systems Analyst with project management experience.

Having a primary business focus combined with strong technical skills, you will have the ability to identify opportunities for improvements in business processes as well as systems. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills will enable you to build effective and influential relationships with senior stakeholders to define and deliver business and system change to drive efficiencies and gain competitive advantage

Main Responsibilities

- Provide internal consultancy for the analysis, design, configuration and support for key business systems, focusing primarily on customisations and enhancements of vendor software.
- Elicit and define user requirements and manage the system design and work with development teams to deliver the required features.
- Project manage the implementation of system changes and enhancements working closely with key internal stakeholders, internal IT staff and external vendors.
- Engage with users at all levels of the business to help drive the adoption of technology and solutions to realise business benefits.
- Act as the key point of contact for users needing advice and support in the development of technology based services.
- Oversee the daily management of systems and associated technology services.
- Support the management of data and the production of MI reporting from key business systems

Skills & Experience

- You will be probably working as a Senior Business Analyst/Solution Architect with demonstrable team skills, customer focus and excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Exceptional stakeholder management skills and the ability to communicate technical issues in non-technical language
- Strong business systems analysis and project management experience
- Experience of managing external software vendors for the configuration and customisation of systems
- A solid understanding of systems and data to manage and support business solutions
- Good change management skills and the ability to build platforms and strategies to drive user engagement and system adoption
- Be used to working within project guidelines, to tight timeframes and under pressure

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