Business Analyst

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
15 Apr 2021
01 May 2021
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Business Analyst

Sainsbury's Bank

Can be based in Edinburgh, Milton Keynes or Widnes

We are open to this role being based in any of the above locations as remote working is involved, however, when we return to our normal ways of working occasional travel to Edinburgh will be required on a monthly basis.

In a nutshell

The role of the Business Analyst is to manage the scope, requirements analysis and business context of solution design for a project or workstream. Typical business analysis activity includes planning, eliciting, analysing, defining, communicating, and validating requirements for changes to structures, business operations and processes, product and service offerings, policies and information systems.

What you need to do
  • Drives business engagement to understand, challenge and document underlying business needs, translating these into project scope, objectives and requirements
  • Designs and facilitates business need workshops to analyse, define and prioritise requirements, challenging thinking and agreeing outcomes to ensure robust requirements development and approval
  • Translates complex / technical issues to meet the audience's competency level
  • Captures, manipulates, and analyses information and data
  • Defines and manages the documentation of business requirements (including requirements catalogues and traceability matrices) and prepares business case underpinning solution options
  • Understands and articulates the effect of proposed solutions, creating accurate and detailed as-is and to-be business models incorporating process and benefit analysis, people and customer impact assessment
  • Develops cross business and service user acceptance plans and communications to support implementation
  • Engages a variety of stakeholders across priority business/product areas, owning and gathering specification input, delivering high quality work and maintaining relationships post project close
  • Builds and maintains effective working and influencing relationship with appropriate colleagues to share knowledge and best practice. Takes responsibility for self-development, actively seeking and providing feedback and responding accordingly
  • Takes ownership of resolution of business analysis issues, identifying and driving mitigating actions against design risks as directed by the Lead Business Analyst

What you need to know and show
  • Exceptional communication skills - ability to communicate effectively with anyone in any environment, e.g. able to translate complex / technical issues to meet the audience's competency level
  • Experience in the financial services industry
  • Well organised and able to prioritise workload in line with tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure
  • Highly numerate, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent team player with ability to working closely with others to deliver results
  • Customer focused
  • Proven track record of working on own initiative, with the ability to introduce fresh thinking to the role and the wider team.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think and reason logically
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Excellent written communication - business and project reports

Colleague Conduct Rules

The individual performing this role is expected to adhere to conduct rules as specified by our regulators (PRA and FCA).

Our benefits

In addition to the all- important competitive salary, pension & bonus offering, we totally get that life outside work is important to us all. So we want to shout out some of our other great benefits...
  • We offer flexible working to help you achieve a good work/life balance
  • Opportunity to buy extra holidays is on the table
  • Discounts on your weekly shop, buying a laptop or sofa? We've got it covered through your Sainsbury's, Argos and Habitat store discount card
  • Cycle to work scheme and great coffee and cake!

A little about us & our culture

We're proud of our heritage as the UK's first supermarket bank. As digital technology drives the banking landscape we want to be at the cutting edge of this technology, offering award winning innovative digital banking products to our customers.

Technology is where we see our growth therefore, we need innovators to join us and drive the next phase of our evolution.

We're a friendly bunch who collectively share a passion to make our customers' financial lives easier. As part of the wider Sainsbury's Group, being one of the UK's most trusted brands, it brings our colleagues a wealth of opportunities to fulfil their potential.

Here, you can be part of something bigger and help to create a new approach that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone is welcome at the Sainsbury's Group, and we're proud to be an equal opportunities employer that champions a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role.

We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach

to hours within their working days, giving plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.

If you're interested in applying and are excited about working with us but are unsure if you have the right skills and experience - we'd still love to hear from you! We'd also be happy to discuss more flexible working options such as job shares and part time working.

As this role involves working within a regulated environment any offer will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check, fraud check and employment references.


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