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Business Analyst

Team: Business Analysis
Location: UK Wide
Commitment: Permanent
The Role

Are you someone who wants to help teams transform the way they do things? As an Opencast Software business analyst, you’ll bring your understanding of agile practices and concepts to some of our major clients. You’ll be open minded, inquisitive, and a great facilitator and problem solver.

What you'll do within our teams

  • Communicate with both technical and non-technical people at all levels of the business. You’ll adjust your language to suit.
  • Fully understand the business needs and requirements You'll be a go-to team member.
  • Manage the elaboration, refinement and upkeep of user stories.
  • Negotiate with development and design experts plus business stakeholders to find the best solution that meets user needs.
  • Act as an ambassador for Opencast. You’ll lead by example and promote our approach to business analysis.
  • You'll suit this role if you:

  • have experience of agile (scrum/kanban) methodology
  • gather requirements through a variety of elicitation techniques
  • design new business models, processes and procedures for operational areas
  • use Visio or other mapping tools to create customer journeys and process flows including “as is” and “to be”
  • have experience of reviewing complicated processes and highlighting gaps, inconsistencies and opportunities
  • have experience with high profile and complex software delivery across a variety of domains
  • have managed challenging discussions
  • have a strong ability to influence.
  • Salary 
    Based upon individual skill/experience level, against our competency framework: 
    • Consultant: £40,000-£56,000 
    • Senior consultant: £57,000-£70,000 
    • Lead consultant: £71,000-£85,000  

    About Opencast 
    Opencast is an ambitious, successful, and growing technology consultancy. We pride ourselves in the qualities of our people. We're inclusive, creative, and collaborative. 
    It's an exciting time to join us on our journey as we grow and expand our services to help our clients tackle bigger, more complex challenges. We plan to treble the size of our team by 2025 — but we’re determined not to lose our unique culture. 
    What makes Opencast right for you? 
    You don’t have to tick every box to join us. We’re looking for those brave enough to ask the right questions and do the right thing. We value and empower our people, doing right by each other. We work flexibly and keep hierarchy to a minimum. 
    Inclusion at Opencast 
    Opencast is an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to creating an environment where everyone thrives. We don’t discriminate based on age, disability, ethnicity, family status, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. 
    If you’d like to be part of a team where your voice is heard and your involvement matters, please join us. We’re a better company because you’re with us. 
    Where you’ll work 
    At Opencast we trust our people to make the right decisions. You may work remotely from home or, depending on your project, you may be required to occasionally work at a client site or your nearest Opencast office. 
    Interview process 
    Interviews take place over Microsoft Teams. If that doesn’t work for you, we’ll do everything we can to support and make any necessary adjustments. We want to ensure everyone has the best possible interview experience. 
    Applicants from overseas 
    We accept applicants from overseas but once you’re appointed you need to work in the UK. 

    Want to find out more? 
    Visit our website to find out more about us, our work and the benefits of joining us. 

    If you’d like to talk directly about this role with the people leading our services, visit the Contact section of the website. We’re keen to chat. 
    Apply now

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