Senior Business Analyst- Virgin Media Business

Hampshire

Location: Hook

Technology & Innovation

Salary: Up to £60,000 depending on experience (Plus 15% bonus, Private Healthcare and many more)

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst- VMB

Location: Hook, Hampshire

As we enter one of the most exciting times in our history we are seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join our Global Delivery Organisation Team as we continue to expand our network across the UK. This role sits within our Virgin Media Business Portfolio, so will be working in the B2B space across our Programmes in this domain. We are looking for someone that oozes our Virgin values and embraces the on-going ways of working within Liberty Global.

So why join Virgin Media?

Our Technology and Innovation function really is the force behind Virgin Media. Without these super people we wouldn’t have the latest technology in place to constantly challenge our competitors and continue taking the UK market by storm.

Working in our Technology and Innovation function is very unique. We work collaboratively with Liberty Global in a PAN European Delivery Function, meaning our opportunities are now more exciting than ever! We are very now proud to be part of the world’s largest broadband communications company and continue to delight our customers in true Virgin style!

What is the job of a Senior Business Analyst?

As a Senior Business Analyst here at Virgin Media you will work independently to determine and deliver expert business analysis activities and deliverables for large size and complex projects or programmes. You will be leading as a Business Analyst SME across the multiple operating companies under the Liberty Global Group in Europe.

You will be a key influence across a number of different stakeholders, working closely with them to understand their strategic business objectives and to support the delivery of solutions to meet business needs.

Our team look to Senior Business Analysts to lead on the end to end analysis across large programmes, you will have the ability to shape and scope programme governance as well plan and schedule resources. As a Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for investigative work to determine business requirements and specify effective business processes. This is through improvements in information systems, information management, practices, procedures, and organisation change. The role also applies and monitors the use of required modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards, giving special consideration to business perspectives.

Some of the key accountabilities include:

* Full responsibility for the Business Analysis within a project, programme or work stream. The advice given and decisions made will have a measurable impact on the effective delivery of the project, programme or work stream.
* Capture and gain agreement of the business goals and objectives driving the need for the project, programme or work stream.
* Plan the analysis approach on a project, programme or work stream. Identifies the deliverables needed and provides resource and milestone estimates.
* Engage with senior stakeholders in multiple business areas to scope business needs and promote business analysis capability.
* Accountable for the elicitation and analysis of complex high level and detailed requirements.
* Producing requirements documentation to a high standard that meet stakeholder needs, using requirements modelling techniques as appropriate.
* Managing the requirements throughout the project lifecycle; ensuring effective scope control and ensuring solution compliance to requirements is tracked through to implementation.
* Evaluates the financial, cultural, technological, organisational and environmental factors which must be addressed in the change projects, programmes or work streams.
* Work with the Business Readiness Manager to identify the need for updates to existing processes and introduction of new business processes.

Are you right for the role?
Essential

* Significant experience of business analysis in a multi-disciplined and commercial environment.
* ISEB Business Analysis Diploma.
* Successful delivery of complex business change projects from start up to implementation. Projects to have been sponsored by a range of different business functions.
* Demonstrate excellent knowledge and practical experience with a variety of Business Analysis tools and techniques.
* Experience of defining analysis approach on a project and planning the Business Analysis work stream including identification of tasks, estimating resources and milestones.
* Excellent management of stakeholder relationships.
* Proven strong communication and influencing skills.
* Strong problem solving and conflict management techniques.
* Demonstrable skills in presenting information effectively.

Desirable

* IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
* IIBA Certificate of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) or equivalent.
* Experience of working in a telecoms or media services organisation
* Experience of working on projects that deliver new products and services within predetermined timescales.

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a family friendly & flexible working environment where you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.

We are proud to work with Everywoman to champion the advancement of women in business, and through our partnership with Scope to help one million disabled people get into and stay in work by the end of 2020. We strive to build a diverse and sustainable workforce where gender balance and parity are integral features of our workplace, and where disabled candidates and employees can confidently perform to their full potential through our Work with Me adjustment process. If you are thinking about applying for a job with us and have a condition or impairment that could impact your performance we’ll be happy to work with you to explore adjustment options.

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Consideration will also be given to applications made for part-time or flexible working hours