Senior IT Business Analyst/Senior IT BA/Lead IT BA – legal

10 month contract, London

Circa £450-550

*Please only apply if you have recent experience within the legal industry*

About the role:

This hands-on role will be responsible for ensuring that investment in IT is aligned closely to business requirements. They will be reporting into the IT Projects and Programme Manager and will be responsible for the requirements gathering, specification development, workshop facilitation and user acceptance. They will be involved in (alongside other BAs and Project Managers) investigating business systems, managing analysis tasks and evaluate tenders with external suppliers. The Business Analyst will be involved in varied projects which will include systems integration and applications delivery – specifically around finance and practice management systems for the firm, and will also play a pivotal role as the functional design lead.

Essential skills:

Legal industry/Professional services experience is essential
Educated to degree level or with appropriate professional experience.
Stakeholder/partner management
Experience of global integration programmes
Agile methodology
Experience leading/managing teams
Excellent understanding of business analysis techniques, methods and tools.
Solid commercial skills, including reviewing and validating proposals, making recommendations. Proven and demonstrable experience of capturing and improving business process

Desirable skills:

Professionally recognised qualifications in relation to change management/business analysis or project management (eg ISEB/Prince2)
Thorough understanding of current and future technology trends.