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Senior Business Analyst

Our client, a prestigious Trade and Academic publisher based in Central London, is actively seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join their team. In this role, you will engage with their clients, business teams, and vendor stakeholders to assess, define, and validate project requirements within their PMO project delivery framework. Your responsibilities will encompass a range of tasks, including overseeing and supporting testing efforts, documenting project insights, streamlining internal processes, and providing guidance for the implementation of best practices.

The ideal candidate for this role will possess expertise in business analysis techniques, demonstrating proficiency in gathering and documenting requirements. This entails leading requirement workshops, documenting workflows, crafting test scripts/scenarios, and managing the testing process. Proficiency in JIRA is essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively, both in written and verbal forms, and to adeptly manage stakeholder relationships.

As the Senior Business Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in elevating the visibility of the business analysis function and services within the entire organisation. You will provide coaching and mentorship across all projects, cultivating a culture of continuous improvement to their business analysis processes and use of technology.

Desirable qualifications include experience in line management and project management (knowledge of methodologies such as Prince2 or PMI is a bonus), a strong grasp of SQL, familiarity with ETL and data modeling, experience in the e-commerce sector, a background in finance fundamentals, involvement in finance-related projects, and exposure to bibliographic databases.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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Senior Business Analyst

Academic, Trade
Business, Communications, Project Management, Product Management, Management, Publishing, Other Publishing, Strategy, Trade, Operations, Data, Analytics, Analyst

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