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Business Analyst - Edinburgh - 6 months

Job Title: Business Analyst - Edinburgh - 6 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58242_1532708839
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: July 27, 2018 17:27

Job Description

Business Analyst - Product Owner - Agile - 6 months - Edinburgh

Experienced Business Analyst / Product Owner reuired for an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh to work with our clients Service Management team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Propose and seek consensus on innovative business solutions
  • Work with Product Owners to understand and model the capabilities of the business
  • Work with Product Owners to elicit and prioritize requirements, define the product roadmap, develop our minimum viable product with corresponding storyboarding and the building and refining of product backlog
  • Act as a Product Owner ambassador through being a proxy in ensuring business value is being delivered
  • Work with the Design Authority function to continuously improve our business solution design capability and assisting in ensuring we are adhering to best practice
  • Engender trust and authority through recurring engagement with the business and IT
  • Support the identification, evaluation and tracking of project benefits

Essential Skills

  • Ability to elicit requirements to assist in developing product roadmap
  • Ability to create effective user stories that follow the INVEST principles
  • Experience of working in agile teams using KANBAN and SCRUM delivery process frameworks
  • Ability to create lo-fi conceptual wireframes
  • Should feel comfortable in facilitating Product Backlog Refinement sessions
  • Support the Product Owner to generate the Product Roadmap/Horizon and keep updated
  • Strong interview techniques and document analysis
  • Effective workshop set up, facilitation and execution
  • Ability to think creatively and be able to articulate innovative ideas to solving complex business problems
  • Demonstrable Value Stream Mapping Experience
  • Demonstrable experience writing User Stories
  • Demonstrable experience modelling the capabilities of an organisation
  • Competency with understanding Entity Relationship Modelling, XML, web-services and standardised integration catalogues
  • Ability to create business process diagrams using standardised notation in
  • Microsoft Visio or similar package

Applicants must have a Basic Disclosure Scotland dated within the last 12 months.

NB - this position has been deemed outside IR35.

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