InterĀ­im BusiĀ­ness Analyst


The key purpose of the role is to act as a bridge between the Cranswick of businesses and the People System Project Team to ensure that requirements are clear, solutions are cost-effective, well designed and sustainable. There are two key strands to the role:

  • Pre-Project/Deployment Analysis

Lead initial analysis by working at a high level to gather requirements, assess options, provide justification and broad estimates, and define and scope cost-effective solutions ahead of project approval.

  • Standard Business Analysis

Provide standard business analysis throughout the life cycle of projects and smaller changes to ensure the quality of solution, using standard techniques for detailed requirements gathering, business process modelling, data analysis and functional solution design.

Main duties include (but not limited to):

Requirements Gathering:

  • Capture, prioritise and obtain business sign off for requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of key future requirements and processes
  • Business Process Redesign:
  • Develop new processes and ways of working and obtain buy-in from business stakeholders
  • Provide up to date process documentation for the business


  • Investigate options and provide recommendations to facilitate informed decision making
  • Lead and facilitate groups in defining business and system requirements, right fit for the business

Product and Supplier Selection:

  • Where a new external solution is required, the BA is responsible for establishing a clear, transparent product and supplier selection process, with an agreed set of assessment criteria, so that an objective decision can be reached.
  • Evaluate, analyse and build processes around the new system
  • Understand suppliers (Access Group) processes, configurations and security functionality.

Requirements, experience and person specification

  • BCS Certificate in Business Analysis (desirable)
  • Minimum 2 years experience of working as a Business Analyst in a demanding business environment
  • Experience of HR & Payroll systems is desirable
  • Experience of working in the manufacturing sector an advantage
  • Experience of working in a structured project environment essential
  • Good understanding of structured project methodology (e.g. Prince2)
  • Skilled in use of Visio & standard Business Process Mapping techniques
  • Good knowledge of best practice techniques for requirements capture
  • Experience of creating functional specifications, wireframes, data & process flow diagrams

A full job description is available upon request, salary to be discussed at interview stage

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying and confirm this when submitting your application. Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this closing date may be brought forward

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV

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