Business Analyst

Posted 26 May 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameChris Finch

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Become the primary knowledge-holder of all database and bespoke applications across the business
  • Identify and design at a high level, business solutions that optimise our functionality, meeting and exceeding the requirements of existing and new customers
  • Work with business managers and teams to optimise the design of the developments, in order to bridge the gap between our production systems and business requirements
  • Work with the IT Manager to develop road maps for our IT Strategy and to validate proposed Solution Designs
  • Work with internal and external parties to identify gaps in our suite of IT Applications, creating business cases for recommended solutions (and in some cases implementing them)
  • Determined database structural requirements by analysing business operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives with stakeholders; evaluating current systems
  • Develop database solutions by designing proposed system; defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, back-up, and recovery specifications
  • Install database systems by developing process flows; applying optimum access techniques; coordinating installation actions; documenting of actions
  • Maintaining database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance; answering user questions
  • Provide database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems
  • Collaborate with all levels of the

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Problem solving and analysis skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and drive change to improve utilisation of systems
  • Ability to work within mixed teams (IT and business) to deliver change and projects
  • Experience of working with a Group environment, collaborating with colleagues at other plants and within Central IT
  • An excellent understanding of new technologies and their utilisation within a manufacturing business environment
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Confident and able to work under minimal supervision

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Results orientated and self-motivated
  • High level of interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Demonstrates the desire for further personal development and continuous improvement