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Job ID6637BR
Job TitleBusiness Analyst
Position TypePermanent
Business BrandSatsuma
DepartmentBusiness Change
Salary£40,000 + Bonus + Pension & onsite gym
About Us
At Provident, We Drive, We Engage, We Connect '“ Together We Make Life Better

Provident Financial Group is a FTSE100 company that is made up of Provident, Satsuma Loans and Vanquis Bank. We are the UKs leading suppliers of personal credit products to customers who might have trouble obtaining credit elsewhere. We're the friendly face of finance and loans, and we're proud of the foundations we have built for over 130 years, by making millions of lives better by looking after them where others might not. In a clear, honest and responsible way.

We might have been established since 1880, but we are a rapidly expanding and changing business and over the past 2 years, we have seen a transformation through digitalisation, rapid growth, new business launches and acquisitions. Our heritage, understanding and proven performance all give us real confidence as we enter our next chapter.

We want to grow our company and stand out from the crowd...

How do we do this?

With the right people joining us on our journey. All you need to bring are the same qualities that have served us so well since 1880: honesty, trust, understanding, a strong work ethic and ambition to match.

We are committed to providing fantastic opportunities for your development and the freedom to voice your ideas and see processes, plans and strategies being formed and implemented from them.

We are very excited about our future and the roadmap ahead of us.

Interested? Read on
About the Role
An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst at our head office in Bradford where you will be required to analyze, document and manage business requirements throughout the project lifecycle and contribute to continuous improvement of existing business processes.

Key responsibilities will include completing feasibility studies and making recommendations, reviewing/analysing existing business documentation & processes, conduct interviews, workshops, surveys and site visits with stakeholders, document and manage business requirements ensuring full traceability, evaluate information to reconcile any conflicts with Stakeholders, propose business solutions and produce agreed documentation (e.g. Business Requirements Catalogue, as-is and to-be processes etc) to support recommendations, contribute towards and undertake quality assurance of test strategies and other test documentation, support the Identification and documentation of solution/system deficiencies, and support stakeholders in defining and conducting user acceptance testing.

Other responsibilities will include supporting implementation activities in conjunction with project managers, developing an appropriate level of understanding of the stakeholders business function in support of building effective customer relations, working with stakeholders to understand and manage their expectations, contribute to estimates and plans for delivery of the analysis workstreams within agreed scope and deliverables, and monitor progress against plan and provide progress update reporting on analysis workstreams as required.
Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of Business Analysis with an appreciation of project management methodology and the project lifecycle, the ability to use Visio / Provision (or similar software) to undertake analysis modelling, experience in identifying and contributing to problem resolution: Identifying critical issues, understanding and resolving underlying problems, applying creative and innovative thinking to find the best solution, and effectively managing stakeholder relations.

You will have the ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with stakeholders across the business including Senior Management, be able to deliver effective presentations, facilitate meetings and workshops, and possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, accompanied with the ability to multitask.