Export Control Business AnalystPreston, Lancashire
Job Description Business Analysts liaise with the Business to understand its needs and to elicit, analyse, communicate and validate requirements. Business Analysts may be involved throughout the project, from requirements capture through to release and on-going service support. The analyst may also be required to develop a business case, in order to justify the required level of investment and to ensure any risks are considered. The business analyst may also be key in supporting the organisation in assessing whether predicted business benefits have been delivered. Key Responsibilities * To liaise with the business to understand the business needs and to elicit, analyse, communicate and validate those needs. * Have involvement throughout the project from needs capture to product development and on-going support. * To develop knowledge of the potential proposed solutions to ensure any risks are considered. * To support the organisation in assessing whether predicted business benefits have been delivered and strategic goals are achieved * Undertake the analysis and determination of User Needs using agreed Agile and user centred methodology techniques * Assist business functions to develop Business Process Models, and procedures * Create specifications and design documentation (accounting for functional and non-functional product goals) * Ensuring configuration control of all product documentation is maintained. * Understand how changes and new systems help to interconnect with existing systems and business processes/procedures. * Develop and document Acceptance Criteria working with functional representatives to ensure that detailed scenarios are documented. * Provide business responses to design issues * Provide analysis of the capability of potential solutions and down-selection options * Understand the business policies/processes to ensure business benefit is realised * Assisting with the capture of evolving business change * Embed a user centric approach in solutions and mentor in methodologies such as user journeys, stories, and Agile delivery via Kanban and Sprint approaches Project Role Responsibilities * Assisting in the formulation and promotion of the business vision * Modelling the organisation's current and future state in the area of the solution and identifying opportunities, risks and impacts * Working with the Solution Development Team to formulate and communicate options * Working with the project-level roles in formulating and organising Benefits Assessments * Supporting and facilitating unambiguous and timely communication between business and technical participants in the project * Ensuring the requirements defined are of good quality and are analysed and managed appropriately * Managing development, distribution and baseline approval of all communications related to business requirements and their interpretation, with particular focus on ensuring the prioritised requirements list is kept up to date, as the detail expands and evolves * Ensuring the impact of business decisions is reviewed in the context of the project * Ensuring the business and technical components of the solution collectively provide a cohesive whole for the business * Taking responsibility for tracking business requirements through to business acceptance Essential Experience *A degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. *Good facilitation skills. *Good written and oral communication skills. *Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. *Proven knowledge of Business Analysis frameworks and methodologies. *Business process modelling experience. *Requirements capture and management experience.
Mechanical FitterNewport, Wales
Vital Resources are recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter to work on a project in Newport for 1-2 weeks. Our client is a national M&E Contractor with various upcoming projects in the area. The type of project: Heavy Industrial Location of Project: Newport Hours: 40 Per Week Start date: ASAP Duration: 1-2 Weeks In order to be put forward for this role you must have a CSCS. Which we will need a copy of prior to application being sent. Vital will require the following to progress your application * CV * 2 Work Related References * Proof of right to work in the UK (visa, passport etc) * Any relevant qualifications If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Please contact Mathew Ashley on 02920 83 99 55 for more information on this role and others. We have recently joined Facebook. Search "Vital Resources" and like us for daily job updates.
Finance Business PartnerManchester, Greater Manchester
Morson International (Accountancy and Finance Division) We are assisting our client with their recruitment to the position of Finance Business Partner. Based Manchester (Central) We are looking for a Finance Business Partner to provide direction and financial support, insight, challenge and partnership to the leadership team of the North West region in the Operations Directorate, both directly and through the management of Assistant Business Partner(s). The role holder is responsible for the maintenance of strong financial control and governance, and plays a critical role in performance management, capital and resource planning and the development of financial strategy. What you'll be leading on 1. Provide specialist and trusted direction and support, challenge and advice on all financial matters to the leadership team of the role holder's allocated business areas. Contribute and provide financial leadership to all key strategic and commercial decision making and planning, budgeting and forecasting processes, to drive the long term performance and delivery of the investment strategy 2. Manage a small team of Assistant Finance Business Partners to deliver the role holder's responsibilities and develop the capabilities and confidence of these individuals 3. Ensure financial results are clearly communicated, budgets and forecasted outcomes are reviewed and presented accurately and key issues in business performance are identified and communicated across a region / division / programme, and that options are identified and plans put in place to address deviations from budget in a clear and timely manner. 4. Take responsibility for the integrity of financial controls and information, including oversight of relevant journals and reconciliations, as well as checking and challenging submissions from the business, ensuring the production and dissemination of accurate and timely financial data 5. Facilitate the adoption of new business and finance processes and lead their roll-out in the region/partnered are for example: efficiency identification & management, business case methodology, changes in Target Operating Model, and integrated capital planning 6. Lead the annual business planning process and longer-term financial planning for the role holder's allocated business areas, co- ordinating those responsible for providing inputs and ensuring that all are aware of key targets, pressures and messages. Partner with the regional / divisional / programme leadership team to deliver and present the budget to directorate leadership 7. Support and encourage the development of robust business cases, through proactive engagement with SROs, project teams and Subject Matter Advisers to ensure that the case is acceptable for submission to the relevant Board and that the Lead Finance Business Partner (and, as relevant, the CFO) is adequately briefed to contribute meaningfully to the discussion of each case To be successful * Chartered qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA or CIMA) with previous finance, governance and commercial experience, gained within public sector or consultancy practice * Previous experience of managing a small team, supporting the development of other team members to ensure resilience and plug knowledge gaps, and training colleagues on financial matters where appropriate * Understanding and working experience of managing a business planning process at a regional/area level * Evidence of communicating project/programme objectives to all those with responsibility for developing budgets, and taking responsibility for ensuring budget outputs align with targets * Experience in excellent stakeholder management