Business Analyst, BMJ Learning- Freelance contract
6 months fixed term
BMJ Learning (part of the Clinical Improvement division within BMJ Group), requires an experienced business analyst to work closely with internal stakeholders to elicit and define requirements for a series of software projects. The role is for 6 months and will be based at BMA house, Tavistock Square in London.
For more background information on BMJ Group, BMJ Learning and the Clinical Improvement division, please visit group.bmj.com
Reporting to the Operations Manager you will:
- Undertake requirements analysis with key stakeholders and teams within the organisation
- Define use cases to cover scenarios identified during the analysis phase
- Define and deliver a set of documented requirements for each project ensuring these are suitable for all members of the team to review
- Organise, manage and facilitate requirements analysis workshops
- Leverage existing internal systems and third party solutions currently utilised by BMJ Group to design the required solutions
- Undertake detailed evaluation of third party products including system features
- Explore the ease of integration of third party products with existing BMJ Group solutions
- Develop a rapid understanding of the BMJ Learning user and business needs in order to design successful solutions to fit requirements
- Manage the analysis phase and ensure smooth handover and transition to the project manager
- Ensure that all key stakeholders are fully informed and involved throughout the project life cycle
- Report regularly to the business sponsor, Operations manager and any governing steering group within the Clinical Improvement executive committee as required
- Develop strong relationships with the BMJ teams particularly BMJ Learning and BMJ Technology
- Work closely with the other members of the BMJ Learning Operations team (Project Managers, Financial Managers) to ensure the project runs to time and to budget
You will have at least 5 years experience of business analysis in the publishing and/or media sectors designing and implementing strategic technology projects. You will be well versed in managing a diverse range of internal stakeholders with the ability to report, present and communicate across all levels of an organisation.
You will have familiarity with business analysis techniques, information modelling tools, and business process improvement as well as a working knowledge of project management methodologies including Agile. It is desirable but not essential to have experience of the medical publishing sector and process redesign.
How to apply
To apply please email your CV, covering letter and current salary details to:
6 July 2012