• Business Analyst

    Job Locations UK-High Wycombe
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(8/22/2018 5:21 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    About Us


    Opel Vauxhall Finance’s vision is to meet the mobility needs of our customers through financial services solutions for the Opel and Vauxhall brands.


    Our Strategic Priorities focus on the development of our people, performance delivery, penetration, efficiency, customer loyalty and protection - maintaining strong risk management and compliance practices.


    We promote a collaborative culture of people who actively contribute with integrity. We are agile, open minded and adaptive to deliver at pace, with customers at the heart of all we do.


    About You


    The Business Analyst will work with stakeholders and SMEs from the business, IT, and external third parties to gather, analyse and translate specific needs, producing clear concise and unambiguous business requirements to support the release programme delivery within the Retail Servicing Programme within Application Delivery.


    Working with the internal developers and local business to ensure requirements are understood, developed and delivered in accordance with business expectations and global processes. The Business Analyst will support and facilitate all aspects of the full change life cycle including testing, deployment and post transition activities.


    • Facilitate requirement capture workshops, resolving complex scoping issues and any stakeholder / vendor conflicts.
    • Working with the Release Manager, Business Analysts, Application Specialists and the Operation & Change Efficiency (OCE) team to fulfill the Business Analyst Role and ensure there is continuity with the Global Requirements.
    • Continuous engagement with the internal developers to ensure that requirements are fully understood, clearly documented, and loaded into the requirement management tool.
    • Work directly with the local business, Application Specialists, Operation & Change Efficiency (OCE) team and internal developers to define solutions appropriate to the business needs, using sound technical knowledge to challenge and champion available options.
    • Peer review of all development produced requirement and solution documentation to ensure requirements have been accurately captured, clearly and concisely presented, and all elements have been addressed.
    • Present options, recommendations and project documentation to key stakeholders ensuring detail is understood and approved in accordance with project timeframes.
    • Work with the business, IT Testers, Application Specialists, QA Team and developers to facilitate and support the full UAT cycle including test script design, test plan strategy, and facilitating daily UAT calls ensuring cross country synergy and coordination.
    • Identification and capture of risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies ensuring full impacts have been understood and analysed whilst adopting a proactive approach to resolution and mitigation.
    • On larger or more complex changes undertake ‘As is‘ and ‘To be’ process mapping and business modelling.
    • Take a proactive and ‘hands on’ approach to project work and be adaptable in terms of style and activities undertaken
    • Develop a solid understanding of overall business and corporate objectives and work under broad project direction with the ability to self-define specific tasks.



    • Working in a Business Analyst role or equivalent, ideally within the financial services industry
    • Degree or BA Certification preferred.
    • Experience of managing and supporting software development teams.
    • Ability to travel internationality at potential short notice for extended periods of time

    Skills and Knowledge:

    • Proven track record of delivering business requirements, business process design and functional design on change projects.
    • Experience of managing end to end UAT cycles.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to present complex data and arguments.
    • Strong relationship management abilities across a diverse stakeholder population with excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • High level of self-motivation, flexibility, drive and personal commitment.
    • Knowledge of the requirements definition (RD) processes and modelling methods and tools.
    • Ability to apply general organisational knowledge of the business and systems processes in problem analysis.
    • Ability to be flexible to working locations and adapt styles to varying business practices and cultures.
    • Transfer of business knowledge and expertise to other employees.
    • Building excellent working relationships with customers and partnerships with internal teams.
    • Communicating and managing expectations of key stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.
    • Ability to take ownership and be responsible for actions.
    • Logical and analytical thinker with strong attention to detail, and ability to produce clear, concise documentation.
    • Planning, prioritising and demonstrating time management skills with the ability to multi task.
    • Effective at working under pressure and to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality outputs.
    • Ability to be flexible with respect to working hours and international travel to support a global business.





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