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Senior Systems Analyst (Manager)

Accrington

Job Details

Location

The Globe, Accrington

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£34,500 per annum

Closing Date

11/03/2019 12:00

Job Description

Now is an exciting time to join us at Steinhoff UK. With the business growing and new opportunities, this has opened a number of exciting positions within our Business Applications team. 

You will have responsibility of managing a small team, assessing the impact of changes, analysing, documenting and proposing solutions for large and complex business areas.

The ideal candidate will be capable of working using their own initiative to gather requirements from customers during the discovery phase of a project, creating functional and technical specifications, and accurately relaying that information to our internal development and project management team.

The role requires attention to detail and accuracy to ensure the following tasks are carried out across the businesses backoffice computer system in a consistent and controlled process.

The key responsibilities and accountabilities described must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent with the Company’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

  • In conjunction with Head of Business Applications, define and implement the strategy that has been aligned to the business goals and objectives.
  • Using best practices techniques to ensure the strategy is translated into tangible action
  • Lead requirements gathering from stakeholders using a variety of approaches.
  • Capture and understand business requirements.
  • Produce requirements documentation including user stories, use cases and other appropriate formats relevant to each project.
  • Produce detailed functional and technical specifications.
  • Create test scripts.
  • Ensure proposed solutions support requested requirements and fit criteria.
  • Ensure timely reporting back on progress, exceptions, project risks and issues.
  • Document processes and key user journeys.
  • Able to communicate technical solutions in user-friendly language.
  • Experience of IT technologies.
  • Previous role within a fast paced and challenging business environment.
  • Exposure to various methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile) and associated documentation approaches, processes and techniques.
  • Prior experience working closely with internal development teams and third party providers.

If you are a keen Analyst looking for a step up in managing your own team or a current Manager looking for a new exciting opportunity then this role could be for you!

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Head of Business Applications
Senior Systems Analyst (Manager)
Systems Analyst