Freelance Senior Business Analyst

Digital London, United Kingdom


Position at Tribal Worldwide

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Digital Business Analyst with outstanding business analysis capabilities and experience to join us for a 3 month contract

  • You will have the ability to quickly understand and translate business needs into tech requirements…and the ability to articulate these needs clearly, to various cross-functional stakeholder groups, at various levels of seniority
  • You will be enthusiastic… possessing creativity and tenacity to thrive in a challenging environment
  • You will be comfortable working as a member of a project team… and just as comfortable managing your own workload, defining your tasks and creating appropriate deliverables
  • You will be independent… and thrive in an environment where you will be required to take a project brief and ‘run with it’
  • You will be practical and hands on… passionate about the business analysis process and enjoy running workshops, writing requirements and working with the team to define the solution

Your responsibilities

  • Estimation; defining or confirming the business analysis activities, deliverables and timescales in response to the brief
  • Manage the requirements process; elicit, analyse, control and articulate the requirements
  • Identify and confirm business objectives which will help prioritise the requirements and manage client and project team expectations around scope and business value
  • Gather information that will help formulate a fit for purpose solution and manage options and recommendations that will demonstrate to the client teams that you understand and can articulate what they need
  • Create relevant documentation, this may include: requirements specification/catalogue; process models (as-is/to-be); user stories
  • Identify and/or work with QA Analysts to define acceptance criteria appropriate to the business needs and objectives
  • Identify and manage stakeholders and where applicable act as the business proxy

You will:

  • Have solid examples of practical experience in business analysis tools and techniques
  • Be comfortable working on new or existing systems; defining the needs for amends with as much enthusiasm as brand new builds and solutions
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have digital experience, preferably across a variety of different clients/industries/systems
  • Be accountable for your work and proud of your high quality deliverables, every time you deliver something
  • Have the ability to untangle complex problems in imaginative and creative ways and articulate complex ideas and be able to transform complexity into simplicity for different audiences
  • Know when to stop analysing and start prioritising and be able to deal with ambiguity
  • Be adaptable and have the pragmatism to use your own experiences to decide what tools and techniques will work and when, or when it is appropriate to try something else
  • Have cross-functional experience working with other disciplines (namely UX, Tech/Architecture, QA and Design), possibly within an Agile environment, or using Agile practices
  • Be curious and creative
  • Be able to get to the heart of a problem and decouple the solution from the intrinsic business need
  • Possess strong, practical stakeholder management experience
  • Understand automotive and have experience within that industry

You may also have:

  • Knowledge of tools, eg: JIRA, Axure, MS Visio/Omnigraffle, Trello, Confluence
  • Experience working within an agency/client environment
  • Formal certification in Business Analysis (BCS/IIBA)
  • Experience of working within both Agile and Waterfall frameworks
  • Practical knowledge of process modelling/mapping