Apprentice Business Analyst

Recruiter
CANCER RESEARCH UK
Location
407, St. John Street, London, EC1V 4AD
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
VAC001522447
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
  • Work across multiple projects to help identify and assess solution options that meet the required business outcomes and provide the best cost/benefit balance.
  • Collates, understands and documents business, functional and non-functional requirements, ensuring stakeholders have a shared understanding Works collaboratively with solution architects, developers, testers and UX designers
  • Write detailed epics, user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Gather, analyse and document non functional requirements
  • Work closely with product managers to help them with story prioritisation
  • Analyse and map core business processes and systems, identifying pain-points and identify improvements
  • Evaluates commercial off-the-shelf packages and other software. Assist in the development of investment appraisals to ensure that solutions designed deliver maximum value to the charity
  • Works with customers and technology colleagues to ensure changes are appropriately tested and accepted, assisting with testing where applicable.
  • Investigates and resolves small non-standard customer requests.
  • Defines relevant guidelines and creates user guides where appropriate.
  • Adheres to appropriate CRUK business analysis and project processes to ensure excellent delivery to customers.
  • Maintain an understanding of the capabilities and services which make up the CRUK business and technology landscape to ensure that solutions designed are compatible with our existing landscape and re-use existing capabilities where possible
  • Maintain awareness of current and emerging technology and software.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understandand experience of business analysis skills, techniques, and practices
  • Work within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Gain a broad current knowledge of IT standards, applications and trends
  • Ability to work on different types of delivery e.g. projects andproducts


Personal qualities

  • Analytical & logically minded
  • Inquisitive & willing to challenge status quo
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Driven and able to cope with change
  • Team player


Desired qualifications

  • At least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including maths, English and either IT or Science.
  • Ideally, you will have either a minimum of two A levels (or equivalent)


Future prospects

By working hard and demonstrating your ability, drive and commitment throughout your apprenticeship scheme, upon completion you may be offered a permanent contract dependant on the needs of the business ensuring you have further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisation.

Things to consider

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