Senior Business Analyst – higher education

  • Post Date: April 16, 2018
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Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst with experience in Learning and Teaching Technology systems for an initial 6 month contract with likely extension.


Ideally you will have previously worked within a university environment in a Business Analyst capacity. Additionally we are looking for someone with the below skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management, requirements gathering and analysis, business process development and use case development
  • Demonstrated experience in both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Experience in Learning & Teaching Technology systems design and implementation
  • Demonstrated experience in business process improvement including knowledge of key Learning & Teaching Technology business processes
  • Strong knowledge of the SDLC and involvement across the entire project lifecycle
  • Consultative and open minded, with highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent workshop facilitation skills
  • Strong team player, able to collaborate effectively with others to achieve common goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in consultation, and the ability to communicate and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Project delivery within a Learning & Teaching environment including an understanding of learning and teaching technologies and pedagogical practices (desirable). 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identify, engage and manage stakeholders and ensure that impacted stakeholders have a common understanding of new features or changes introduced by the solution.
  • Define scope and high-level requirements for input into inception phase activities, e.g. business case development.
  • Gather, analyse and document detailed functional and non-functional requirements, ensuring that these are well understood by all impacted stakeholders and project team members.
  • Gather, analyse and document functional specifications, comprising of use cases, user interface designs and data attributes, where required.
  • Gather, analyse and document features, epics and user stories, within an Agile delivery environment.
  • Define, analyse and document current and future state business processes using best practices and standards such as Lean/Six Sigma and BPMN, identifying opportunities for process efficiency/improvements and incorporating these into the functional design of the solution to help achieve business goals.
  • Perform requirements traceability of business analysis artefacts, ensuring that this is maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Facilitate workshops with business and technical stakeholders and perform walkthroughs with project team members.
  • Support architecture, development and testing teams in requirements clarification throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Support the Project Manager in project tasks and deliverables as required, e.g. business case, analysis estimates, release planning or iteration planning.


To be considered for the role click the ‘Apply’ button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Birka Affleck on 0386804227. Please quote our job reference number: 200176912.

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