Business Analyst / Product Consultant

40000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000/annum
17 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Job role
Contract type
Full time
2140 – Business Analyst / Product Consultant – Perm – up to 40K – Woking

Our client is a fintech company based in Surrey who are looking for an experienced Business Analyst / Product Consultant to join them in a product based, client facing role.
The Business Analyst / Product Consultant will work within the product team and be involved in all aspects of the product team ranging from product development to client deliveries/implementations.
Primarily the Business Analyst / Product Consultant will have one primary area of focus; either client implementations or product development.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Client Implementations:
• Good understanding all the products within the team
• Subject matter expert for one product within the team.
• Able to run cross–product client deliveries from conception to delivery
• Able to work within a project team for larger deliveries
• Able to work heavily in isolation when required, and handle higher profiled deliveries.
• Able to attend/run client meetings/workshops
• Able to complete project documentation
• Able to train / assist sales teams
• Able to heavily influence the product roadmap based on client feedback.
Product Development:
As a Product Consultant, the individual would be expected to always understand what development was occurring in their SME product, and provide their experience to help support / influence areas of development.
The role will involve some areas of the following, but level of involvement will depend on the individual's targets/focus within the team, and business need to support the Product Manager.
Run product development in the absence of the Product Manager
• Assisting the Product Manager in the following areas:
o Product Development from design to delivery
o Conceptualising / designing new product ideas
o Capturing requirements / writing new user stories
o Daily scrum meetings
o Supporting the development and testing teams.
o Reviewing test cases
o Liaising with different teams within the product team
o Stakeholder demos
Other roles / expectations:
• Able to train Junior Product Consultants
• Able to acquire an excellent fund knowledge
• Able to acquire very good technical knowledge
• Able to acquire an excellent understanding of products
Suitable candidates will be:
• Educated to a degree level or equivalent.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Willing to engage in all areas of the business to develop knowledge
• Highly motivated and used to working to multiple deadlines.
• Intelligent with a good grasp of IT – preference for Industry fund knowledge.
• Diligent, self–motivated and able to work under pressure.
• Flexible, resourceful and hands–on.
• Positive, social and can adapt into a vibrant work culture