Business Analyst - PPM PRIME Project

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 12 March 2020
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Closing on 26 March 2020

Job Description

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has risen at Save the Children International office based in London for a Business Analyst to join us on our exciting project - PPM Prime. This will be a permanent role based within our transformation and delivery team and it is an exciting time to join the team as the organisation is going through a great period of growth, changes and is undergoing a transformation under the High Performing Organisation (HPO) strategy, introducing new global IT systems and upgrading existing platforms.

In this role, the business analyst will work with the business to collect, clarify, and document business and functional requirements (using appropriate tools and models) from which people capacity building, improved processes, and new (technology) platforms are developed.

They will also be analysing the relevant business / functional area and documenting- business requirements, business processes (as-is and to-be) view of existing systems, data, integration requirements, etc. The placeholder will also be responsible for planning and estimation efforts within their work streams ensuring a well-structured & realistic process is carried out in order to deliver. The BA will also contribute to our methodologies and continue to support improvements in our processes and tools.

In order to be successful and effective for this role, this person will have had experience working as a BA on a complex Transformation Project or Programme. Be able to collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to elicit, analyse, translate, and document people (e.g. capacity building), processes, and platforms (i.e. technology systems) requirements within specified projects / work streams. Act as the subject matter expert on business processes, to facilitate cross-functional collaboration and knowledge sharing, also identify any potential conflicting business requirements, definition gaps, dependencies between projects, and escalate to project manager to formulate a resolution plan.

Also, provide the capability to create & document solution designs (e.g Design paper, User Stories, Integration Design Documents), working across Technical staff with the designs agreed by the business. Complete analysis, modelling, stakeholder engagement to create solution designs, to ensure they will meet the needs of the business & prioritised requirements. Constantly, analyse, document and test program development, logic, process flows and specifications and contribute to the ongoing development and maintenance of the Business Analysis Methodology and associated process and templates. Experience in IBM Blueworks is highly desirable. This list is not exhaustive of the role.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, attractive company pension scheme and 30 days annual leave.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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