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Agile Business Analyst

  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 20/06/2018
  • Job reference: J388408A

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Business Analyst - Digital, Agile, Southend

We have an opportunity for a Business Analyst to join Experis on a permanent basis. You will be working as part of our Employed Consultant team, on site with a multi-national technology company based in Southend. This is a chance to be part of an award-winning organisation whose key priority is investing in its people.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Role Purpose:

To be effective you will be familiar with a range of digital / web services and solutions, ideally where open source and cloud technologies have applied agile development methodologies. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to rationalise complex information to make it understandable for others to work with.

The ability to work independently, proactively and with versatility in responding to changing circumstances is essential. You will need an eye for detail, excellent communication skills and be able to interrogate reported information and challenge sources where inconsistencies are found.

As an Agile Business Analyst you will:

  • Build highly collaborative internal and external stakeholder relationships;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of customer/stakeholder needs;
  • Work collaboratively with scrum team members to deliver digital deliveries;
  • fully engage and contribute in agile ceremonies (e.g. sprint planning sessions, daily stand ups and retrospectives);
  • Take ownership and be accountable for sprint tasks;
  • Produce user stories and acceptance criteria;
  • Consistently produce work of a good quality, to sprint plan deadlines;
  • Flag risks or blockers in advance and voice concerns but offer solutions;
  • Work with the Product Manager, Digital Service Manager and User Researchers to refine the services in light of external factors such as changes to policy, legislation, technology or user requirements;
  • Seek continual improvement opportunities within own and other scrum teams;
  • Assist/support user research/user experience activities for the team;
  • Work closely with internal/external customers (public) so digital services meet user needs;
  • Motivate self and others to do a good job, build a strong team ethos;
  • Engage in a Business Analyst Community of Practice and share knowledge and best practice;
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talent both internally and externally.
  • Analyse and map the risks of this product approach and propose mitigation solutions
  • Define how the predicted user and financial benefit can be realised,
  • Make a recommendation for action against the analysis done.
  • Need to be comfortable writing technical user stories for the delivery of APIs.
  • Analyse propositions and assess the user needs


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent collaborative team working;
  • Proven experience of working within an Agile environment;
  • Effective use of appropriate Agile tooling;
  • Providing support and encouragement to others;
  • Ability to manage self and align with team goals.

Suitable Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance.

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