Lead Business Analyst – Manchester – £55K. Our client based in Manchester is currently looking for a Lead Business Analyst. This is a hands-on Lead Business Analyst role. You will be required to lead analysis over a busy, dynamic portfolio comprising of revenue generation and regulatory projects in a fast-paced environment, whilst simultaneously coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team in analysis on their own projects. You will engage regularly with executive level stakeholders and possess the imagination, focus and drive to deliver critical business projects on time, holding yourself and your team to excellent quality standards.

You will:

* Work as a Lead Business Analyst, supporting the delivery of current and future projects.
* Lead/coach the Business Analysis team working on key strategic initiatives.
* Assist the Head of Projects to create innovative improvements to the service offerings.

Role and Responsibilities
1. To line manage individual business analysts ensuring that all work is started, controlled and completed to time and quality and to report accurate MI regarding progress.
2. To mentor and coach the Business Analysis team, sharing best practice/knowledge.
3. To provide the analysis team with industry knowledge experience.
4. To undertake high-quality analysis work required by projects including requirements gathering, functional specification creation, process mapping, data analysis, coordination of user testing etc.
5. To manage analysis work on small, medium and large sized projects.
6. To present recommendations to Senior Management/Directors

Essential Criteria
* Excellent communication skills.
* Practical knowledge of different project methodologies e.g. waterfall and agile
* Excellent knowledge of best practice business analysis tools and techniques.
* Used to a fast-paced and dynamic working environment.
* Challenges others to develop individually whilst serving as a role model.
* Has the ability to understand and interpret business information.
* Has an enthusiastic approach to moving the business forward.
* Able to drive creative thinking, beyond the boundaries of the current knowledge base.
* Confident working with a range of stakeholders, from business users to senior executives
* Commercial awareness

Desirable Criteria
1. Experience of managing individuals and teams.
2. Recognised business analysis qualification e.g. BCS/IIBA
3. Experience of delivering medium/large complex projects.
4. Experience in a Financial Services environment

Lead Business Analyst – Manchester – £55K

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to apply@adriasolutions.co.uk or call 01625 874399 for more information.

Lead Business Analyst – Manchester – £55K

Job Reference: LEADBA_1542987386

Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits

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