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Manchester, Greater Manchester QA

Job Reference:  Business Analyst - Manchester - Aprilb
Job level:  Professional
Employer:  QA
Industry:  IT
Job Type:  Full Time
Salary:  £20,000 - £29,999
Salary and Benefits:  26000 Per Annum

Location

County:  Greater Manchester
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M1 6FQ

Description

Brief overview of vacancy role:  Get fast-tracked into a ground-breaking career as a Business Analyst working with innovative organisations like TalkTalk, IBM, Santander, Amazon partners and government organisations. Every day you'll

Get fast-tracked into a ground-breaking career as a Business Analyst working with innovative organisations like TalkTalk, IBM, Santander, Amazon partners and government organisations. Every day you’ll use expertise to power organisations into the future.

As a business analyst you'll work within an organisation, helping to manage, change and plan for the future in line with their goals. This could be for one specific project, or as a permanent feature of the organisation. You'll need to understand the current organisational situation, identify future needs and create solutions to help meet those needs, usually (but not always) in relation to information and software systems.

QA’s application process is different – no CV’s, covering letters or awkward assessment centres. We’re interested in what motivates you, what you are passionate about and how you handle certain situations. Watch the video to learn more.

The office locations for this role are either in Glasgow, Manchester, or London.

What’s in store

  • Training from seriously clever mentors Becoming a Business Analysis is in demand – it’s been shaping the organisations for the last few years. You’ll go with training at our 7-week consulting academy remotely. You’ll also develop your business expertise so you can be a successful consultant.
  • Push yourself and your career further Learning with QA doesn’t stop after 7 weeks. We encourage you to continually learn and challenge yourself technically – so you can fulfil your potential.

What’s the job like

As a Business Analyst at QA, you’ll bring your expertise to our customers, helping them to adopt to new processes.  

You’ll…

  • communicate with internal colleagues to understand the needs of departments and the organisation as a whole
  • work with external stakeholders to understand and investigate feedback into the service, function or product provided
  • analyse the structure of a business, how it uses technology and what its goals are
  • use data modelling practices to analyse your findings and create suggestions for strategic and operational improvements and changes
  • consider opportunities and potential risks attached to suggestions you make
  • identify the processes and information technology required to introduce your recommendations
  • oversee the implementation of new technology and systems
  • gain agreement, usually from senior management, of the best method of introducing your recommendations to the business
  • communicate the benefits of your recommendations across departments and help to address any uncertainty and concern
  • produce written documentation to support your work, report on your findings and to present to stakeholders when necessary
  • support staff and teams in making your recommended changes, including helping to resolve any issues
  • ensure plans are made and processes are created to evaluate the impact of the changes made, including taking responsibility for overseeing and reporting on this evaluation
  • run workshops and training sessions

The perks

  • Industry-recognised certifications to boost your employability and promotability
  • Our training is virtual, and you will receive a monthly bursary to help and support you during the first 5 weeks of training, after completing your initial training (5 weeks) you will be offered a permanent contract at £19,300 for the remainder of the training until deployed onto a project.
  • Post training you will receive a competitive salary of £26,000 which will increase to £29,000 after 12 months.
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Regular social events (like technical talks and hackathons)
  • Continued support to help you fulfil your potential – you’ll keep advancing your technical skills throughout your career with QA

What we need from you

  • A go-getter with a can-do attitude
  • You should be eligible to be able to apply for UK Security Clearance
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to talk and present to a range of audiences, sometimes acting as a translator between parties
  • The ability to motivate others and lead change
  • The ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within your project timeframes
  • A passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change
  • Excellent analytical skills and an informed, evidence-based approach
  • A strong interest in business and business development
  • A good understanding of information technology

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QA values and diversity

We’re an equal opportunity employer. We are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It’s QA policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

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