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Business Analyst Job Description

Job Overview

To analyse, document and propose solutions for large and/or complex business areas and to prepare functional specifications. To assist in the preparation of user and system test plans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collecting, understanding, and transmitting the business requirements for the project, and translating these into functional specifications and detailed test plans
  • Analyse and document business processes
  • Document workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from the client on the specifications
  • To provide the link between the customer, development team and any third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle
  • To design and execute the test scenarios and test scripts
  • Day to day management of change requests in relation to the project plans to ensure agreed deadlines are met
  • Weekly reports to be produced for the project manager showing progress against outstanding milestones, status, resource requirements, issues, risks and dependencies

Skills / Attributes Required

  • Relevant experience analysing and documenting complex business processes
  • Strong knowledge of writing requirements specifications for Information Systems
  • A proven track record in Software Development
  • End to end experience of the project lifecycle
  • Relevant experience interacting directly with end users
  • Results orientated with good communication and interpersonal skills

Alternative Job Titles

Business Consultant | Technical Business Analyst | Business Process Analyst | Business Systems Analyst

Typical Salary Range

£35,000 to £50,000