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Business Analyst

Salary: £50,000

Location: Manchester

Job type: Permanent

Category: Manchester

Business Analyst Lookers Lookers Head Office Contract Type: Permanent, Job ref. req11646 Market leading employee benefits Our Technology team is a centralised function that provides the foundation of our business. All business change related projects are managed within the Project Delivery department under the Sales & Aftersales and Central Functions workstreams. Critical to the success of our delivery are our Business Analysts who will work in partnership with key stakeholders and business SMEs to research, analyse and evaluate requirements & processes to deliver measurable positive Business Change. Role& Responsibilities: You will fully support the project/programme managers and the business change implementation teams. You will provide a complete breadth of business analysis services to a wide-ranging portfolio of projects. Such services will include high-level and detailed business requirements; production and review of a variety of documentation including manuals and procedures; production of technical process models and process diagrams; development of deliverables relating to testing including use cases and test cases etc.; production of business impact assessments and other business readiness deliverables including business process design and documentation, presented in an easily digestible format. You will be an engaging, dynamic, collaborative, proactive team player with broad business analysis experience, as well as a track record of supporting a range of business change projects, in terms of size and complexity. These areas might include: Elicitation and management of requirements from stakeholders across the business Participation in all stages of the project lifecycle from requirements, design, test and hand-over to support / BAU Promoting the role of business analyst and the value-add it can bring through show-casing output and providing coaching and guidance to colleagues on best practice. Play an active role in continuously improving the engagement and performance of the Business Analysis and wider IT teams Ensuring appropriate quality and governance controls for BA deliverables Play a key role in creating and presenting business cases Management, control and communication of Business Risks Provide Go live support Be a key enabler to Service TransitionKnowledge & Experience: Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to tailor content depending on audience coupled with ability to explain complexity with ease and fluidity. Excellent attention to detail Strong analytical skills as well as creative problem solving when occasion demands. Ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously Ability to engage successfully with diverse groups including executives, managers, subject matter experts in order to successfully elicit requirements; gain consensus where needed and to effectively challenge assumptions if necessary Experience of project life cycles Aptitude for solving unstructured problems Able to assimilate data from various sources and to design, construct and execute complex analyses that support in solving business problems Able to work independently and deliver quality results on time Experience of working for a consultancy is desirable although not essential Demonstrable experience of working in the retail and consumer businesses is desirable although not essential 5 years+ experience in a business change project/support roleWhy us...? Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus; Enhanced holidays that increase with service Eligibility to join one of our car schemes Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance Smart Health - free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave For some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for? Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential. If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check. Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received

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