Role Title: Technical Business Analyst Location: Manchester Initial Duration: 6 months Task Description: The successful post-holder will report to the Head of Front Door in Data and Analytics and will undertake work in both IT and business change analysis. They will work closely with multiple stakeholders to understand key requirements on various D&A driven projects and programmes. As a Technical Business Analyst you will be a key member of the Front Door team collaborating with all stakeholders and gaining an understanding of the Business requirements. You will remove ambiguity, create a common understanding for the intended outcome, ensuring maximum benefits are delivered. A Business Analyst manages stakeholder relationships, can work independently and have a good understanding of their own work area. Shows a systematic, analytical approach to problem solving. Has good interpersonal skills and is confident in dealing with clients/users. Is aware of the software engineering life-cycle for development and the concepts and practices required to implement effective information systems. Possesses general understanding of business and business skills. Tasks: Able to identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes. Has the ability to work in a fast paced, evolving environment and utilises an iterative method and flexible approach to enable rapid impacting. Investigates problems and analyses options for new and existing services. Provides recommendations to solutions. Works with stakeholders to identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available. The ability to investigate, analyse, visualise, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts, and make disciplined decisions based on available information.Identifies and engages with users / stakeholders to collate evidence, and understands and defines research which fits user needs.Able to use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes. Understands users and can identify who they are and what their needs are based on evidence.Able to translate user stories and propose design approaches or services to meet these needs, and engage in meaningful interactions and relationships with users.Can use a wide range of techniques to model situations confidently.Gains the necessary agreement needed from subject matter experts and stakeholders, ensuring they review the results to fix any issues. Able to analyse current services and processes, and identify and implement opportunities to optimise these. Helps to evaluate and establish requirements using relevant techniques such as gap analysis. Identifies and explores opportunities for service and business improvement. Drives the analysis, identification, prioritisation and implementation of improvements and efficiencies, thereby ensuring that the organisation derives maximum value from services. This includes, but is not linked to, recognising the potential for automation of processes, determining costs and benefits of new approaches and managing change or assisting implementation where needed. If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please submit your CV today!