Senior Business Analyst

Job Locations UK-London
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Senior Business Analyst



4,000 of the world’s largest companies make better and more timely decisions thanks to our unique data, expert analysis and innovative solutions delivered through a single research platform. At GlobalData, our mission is to help our clients decode the future to be more successful and innovative. Through our acquisitions, we have now become one of the largest data and insights solution providers in the world.

We are currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join our growing team in London. The role provides an exciting opportunity to work on market leading solutions and a great scope for career progression. Working with the Business heads, you will take responsibility to understand existing and future business requirements on various digital products. You will review systems, data and processes to help define how changes to these digital B2B products can be successfully and consistently delivered to add value to the organisation.


Reporting directly to the Group Chief Technology Officer, you will be involved with the full project life cycle from inception through to completion. As an experienced Senior Business Analyst, you will have experience of all areas of the project lifecycle. This will include experience of requirements gathering and analysis, creating functional / non-functional specifications through to testing and delivery. Ideally you will have experience of working across process and IT solutions within enterprise level or complex business areas/projects and ideally some exposure to data migration projects. Working at a senior level, the ideal candidate will also have experience of leading more junior members of the team; managing tasks and mentoring.

What you will do

  • Demonstrable experience of the use of core business analysis tools and techniques including workshop facilitation, process mapping and requirements elicitation and documentation
  • Conduct requirements gathering sessions with business unit subject matter expert(s) to solicit and cross-reference business and functional requirements ensuring expectations are clearly understood and met
  • Capture and formulation of Business Requirements, User Stories and Acceptance Criteria, including use cases, wireframes and workflow diagrams
  • Establish functional and non-functional requirements while identifying any Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies
  • Ensure application and database changes fit with the proposed future business architecture and processes
  • Document workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from internal clients on the specifications.
  • Collaborate with the Development, QA, UAT and operations team to ensure on-time delivery of release; tracking operation/business metrics and sharing it with stakeholders on a periodic basis
  • Coordinate with global teams during the product development lifecycle, that includes business stakeholders and development team
  • Enhance and champion the “BA Vision” of business analysis best practice across the business.
  • Lead by example and support the continuous improvement of the evolving Business Analysis Practice
  • Lead the business analysis work across projects and guide the junior team member

What you will bring to the table

  • Proven business analysis experience in Product Development Organization
  • Business Information Industry experience would be an added advantage
  • Strong expertise in writing Functional Design/User Stories for Web Applications
  • Experience in creating User Interface mock-ups
  • Self-starter, detail oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Exhibits exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong and competent in group facilitation
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile project management delivery methodologies ideal
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and Project Management frameworks
  • Ability to steer the product roadmap & strategy discussion with business & technical teams
  • Prior experience of coaching / mentoring Business Analysts.

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