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Senior Business Analyst

  • 21/09/2023
  • Permanent
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Employment Type: Permanent

Location: This role is in our Head Office in Cirencester. SJP supports hybrid working with an expectation of working 40% of your time in our offices.

The Role: The primary objective of this role is the provision of business analysis into business projects to include development and enhancements of systems and processes, which satisfy user requirements, to required standards of quality, within agreed budgets and timescales.

Who we are looking for: Someone who enjoys interacting with stakeholders daily with outstanding written and verbal communication skills. You will be able to build strong and lasting relationships, whilst performing in a large team with a variety of projects and initiatives for our Employees, Partners, and Clients. You will have strong analytical skills and be proficient in applying techniques to aid in investigation, analysis, and modelling. You will have a natural ability to challenge and communicate with confidence across all levels of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing the appropriate artifacts required by the project.
  • Communicating and reporting effectively within the programme and to the wider Business Analysis practice.
  • Demonstrating accurate behaviours of a Senior Business Analyst and acting as a role model for the Business Analysis practice.
  • Where appropriate, support the growth and development of our Business Analysis Community. This could include responsibilities such as guidance, sharing ideas and examples of existing practices and encourage their adoption.
  • Where appropriate coordinate the work of other Business Analyst’s within the programme or project. Delegating and taking ownership of tasks and being accountable for the work produced. Being able to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Where appropriate, ensuring the quality of the work produced by other Business Analyst’s meets the required standards. Ensuring Programme results are met within agreed timescales.
  • Working effectively with the senior project team and stakeholders, conducting investigations, planning, and be instrumental in the success of the project.
  • Take responsibility for the management of collaborator relationships across various levels of seniority. Ensure that stakeholder perspectives are identified and analysed with a view to achieving consensus.

Special Requirements:

  • An excellent understanding of different development approaches such as Agile, and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Demonstrable experience of operating in a Portfolio and Value Stream environment is preferred
  • An accreditation (full or partial) with the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis will also hold a distinct advantage.

Proven experience of working within a Business Analyst role 

Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We value all of our employees and appreciate that everyone is different, and at different stages within their career. Recognising this, we have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

Why work for us?


Our Rewards

In addition to an attractive salary and eligibility to participate in the discretionary annual bonus opportunities, you will also receive an excellent benefit package including:

Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service) with further pension matching 

  • *Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness.
  •   Best in class terms and conditions including 6 months paid maternity and paternity leave.
  •   Private Medical and Dental Insurance
  •  28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy and additional up to 5 days
  •  Discretionary bonus scheme dependent on company and personal performance, varied by level

*Not applicable to fixed term contracts (standard uplift applies in lieu of the protection benefits)

Our Culture

Our culture is the glue that binds us together - It’s one of our biggest assets and one of the biggest reasons for our success. It’s underpinned by core values of doing the right thing, being the best version of ourselves and investing in long term relationships.

We want to embrace diverse backgrounds and experiences to connect with clients, solve problems and innovate. We raise our voice on the things that matter to us and drive change from the front. Contributing to our inclusive culture is vital, ensuring a space for everyone to be their authentic self, no compromises.

In all we do, we consider how our work affects the communities in which we belong. Over 96% of our group employees are involved in supporting our communities through financial education, charitable giving and volunteering. Over 80% of all our employees and Partners donate each month to our Charitable Foundation, which is now the 3rd largest corporate charity in UK.

SJP are delighted to have signed The Armed Forces Covenant, and we are active members of LGBT Great, 30% club, The Diversity Project, Disability Confident and more! Find out more:

Our Awards:

We understand it’s important to be proud of the company you work for, that’s why we’re proud to share with you some of our recent awards:

  • Wealth Manager of the Year – Growth Investor Awards 2021
  • Best Wealth Manager – Shares Awards 2021
  • Championing LGBTQ Inclusion - Financial Adviser Diversity in Finance Awards 2020
  • Top 75 Employer - Social Mobility Foundation Employer Index 2021

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