IT Business Analyst - Warrington

Job Reference: 26221

  • Job Category: Support Services

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times/

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: North West & Cumbria
  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

An IT Business Alanyst is required to join one of the UK's leading hire equipment organisations. We form part of Ashtead Group which is a FTSE 100 and can offer you excellent training opportunities with great scope for progression, supporting you throughout your career.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Working with the Business to define and document Business Requirements
  • Work with Developers, QA, Data Analysts and Trainers collectively to develop and deliver the needs of the Business with a common understanding
  • Work with Stakeholders to define Project Scope and Develop Business Cases to support prioritisation of work
  • Carry out Gap Analysis between new Business Requirements and Existing Capabilities
  •  Create supporting Documentation using appropriate Business Analysis Techniques
  • Acting as a product owner in both Agile and Waterfall settings
  • Managing the product backlog
  • Collaborating with the Performance Standards team to ensure newly proposed applications meet regulatory and procedural requirements
  •  Produce and distribute a reporting suite on the effectiveness of the quality assurance function
  • Provide light touch Project Management where required
  • As-Is and To-Be Business and System Process Maps using standard notations such as BPMN or UML
  • Requirement Elicitation
  • Functional
  • Non-Functional
  • Epics, Features and User Stories
  • Development of Acceptance Criteria
  • Creation of Data Dictionary
  • Use Case Diagrams

Skills required

  • 2 years + of Business analysis experience
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of various Business Analysis Techniques
  • Experience working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience of all aspect of the software development lifecycle
  • Good understanding of project change processes
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder relationship building
  • Ability to develop presentation material to articulate Analysis findings
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on own initiative and problem solve
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of the Hire or Construction Industry
  • BCS Business Analysis Qualifications
  • Experience using Azure Dev Op’s or any other development tools


In return, we can offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, life assurance and inclusion into the Company pension scheme.