Lead IT Business Analyst

South West
Devon, Exeter
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Waste to Energy Jobs, Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Administration/Clerical, IT/Software Development, Management
Job Type:
Education Level:
Please see job description
£44,058 to £44,058 per annum
Salary Description:
44058 Per Annum
Start Date:
Pennon Group
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Are you an experienced IT Business Analyst with proven experience operating within a large IT function?

Pennon Group is one of the largest environmental infrastructure groups in the UK comprising both Viridor and South West Water. At the top end of the FTSE 250, the Group has a workforce of around 5,000 people nationwide. Together, our aim is to build the most trusted environmental solutions company in the UK providing infrastructure and services that enhance our customers' lives, protect the environment and deliver growth for our shareholders.

We now have an excellent opportunity for a Lead Business Analyst to join our Group IT function based in Exeter or Taunton.

What will you be doing?

The Lead Business Analyst's role is to elicit, analyse, specify, and validate the business needs of stakeholders, be they customers, sponsor or end users. This involves interviewing stakeholders and gathering and compiling user requirements to understand their needs in terms of the business problems they face. 

You will work with Technical Solutions Designers and Architects to devise technology solutions to resolve business problems and be proactive in identifying innovations that maximise the benefit of IT investment.  You will also work with change teams in support of optimising business processes so that a complete solution can be affected. 

In a leading capacity, the Lead Business Analyst will take ownership of BA standards and tools, their compliance by project teams, and introduce best practice methodologies for technical and functional analysis disciplines. You will have line management responsibility, and support resource planning by Project and Programme Managers. 

Additionally, you will work closely with the Enterprise and Solution Architects and be a point of contact in Delivery to agree technical and functional solutions.

What do you need?

 *Educated to degree level standard in relevant IT discipline *Extensive business analysis experience *Extensive and broad-based IT and business experience, conducting IT business analysis within a large organisation *Demonstrable experience of best practice tools and methodologies for business requirements capture and process analysis *Ability to exercise initiative, think innovatively, use problem-solving skills and make well-judged recommendations *Resilient with the ability to adapt to changing situations and reorganise tasks, people and priorities *Demonstrable experience building relationships with internal and external stakeholders *Adept at presenting complex information in straight forward terms to a range of audiences *Full UK driving licence

What can Pennon do for you?

In return for your hard work as our Lead Business Analyst, we can offer a competitive salary of up to £44,058 per annum dependent on skills and experience; plus, a range of benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers.

If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Lead Business Analyst, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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