Digital Business Analyst

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SearchDATA is currently recruiting a Digital Business Analyst for a popular and well-known retail brand headquartered in Leeds.

The role will form part of a newly created change function within the business to deliver a continuous programme of modernisation across all digital platforms and processes.

The ideal candidate will come with a strong background in Business Analysis and a track record of delivering business change across Digital platforms such as ERP, CRM, CMS and BI. We’re also looking for someone able to champion Agile / Scrum and play a key role in fostering collaboration between Digital, Operations IT and the wider business.

Job Role & Responsibilities

  • Provide a bridge role between IT teams and the business, communicating and translating business operational requirements into technical solutions
  • Deliver integrated technical solutions to address business problems and requirements
  • Produce conceptual high-level designs that are aligned to business processes
  • Define and gather requirements and undertake data analysis and data modelling activities
  • Define functional specifications including creation of user stories and following Change Request processes
  • Work with 3rd Parties/Vendors to ensure technical solutions are completed within project timeline, quality standards and requirements
  • Co-ordinate and support User Acceptance Testing with Business Key Users
  • Maintain ownership of the functional and non-functional requirements throughout the project lifecycle process
  • Collaborate with the Development Manager to manage the development backlog
  • Participate on the Change Advisory Board (CAB)

Key Skills & Attributes

  • Practical experience in successfully managing IT projects from inception to delivery utilising a mix of internal and external resources
  • Operational background in a multi-national, multi-channel business in a manufacturing, FMCG or similar organisation
  • Functional end to end experience across eCommerce, Commercial, Supply Chain and Customer Service, with a solid understanding of B2B and B2C processes together with the financial relationships relating to each function
  • Solid knowledge of interfaces and interactions between core internal applications (eCommerce Platform & ERP) and external partners (EDI, web services)
  • Experience of defining, documenting and delivering system integration as part of process reengineering and change programmes
  • Experience of defining and documenting processes, identifying gaps and proposing improvements in line with business strategy
  • Practical experience of working with multiple technology platforms and applications with a broad spectrum of knowledge across projects, solutions and services
  • Experienced in sustaining strong working relationships with business stakeholders and the IT Development Team
  • Practical experience of best practice methodology in solution and service delivery and in project management, using both waterfall & agile methodologies
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a pragmatic, hands-on approach, with the ability to understand the bigger picture
  • Ability to work autonomously and to plan and organise own and peer workloads and work within challenging deadlines
  • Hands-on experience of outsourcing and 3rd party contract management
  • Ideally ISEB/BCS qualified, with ITIL and/or Prince2 Foundation or similar
  • A strong understanding of applications such as: Essential:
  • ERP / CRM Implementation
  • Agile and Waterfall Preferred:
  • SalesForce
  • SAP B1/ECC or S4HANA
  • SAP Commerce
  • CMS Systems
  • BI/Analytics Solutions
  • SAGE 100/200
  • Microsoft Navision
  • Supply Chain / FMCG / eCommerce industry experience

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