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Business Analyst

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + OTE + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Full Time

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Graduate
  • Function: Business Analysis
  • Contact: Talent Team
  • Contact Email: talent@spartaglobal.com
  • Contact Phone: +44(0)207 048 4022
  • Start Date: Multiple start dates available
  • Expiry Date: 05 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 050624-BACoreNC_1717574669

About Sparta Global

Sparta Global is a leading technology services company that transforms businesses through innovative solutions and providing skilled talent. We specialise in deploying consultants in IT and business roles across various industries. With a commitment to excellence and a culture of continuous learning, we offer a dynamic and supportive environment where consultants can thrive and grow.

About this role

Working on multiple high-impact projects, you will play a pivotal role in fostering professional relationships with senior stakeholders and subject matter experts to identify and analyse business needs. You will be utilising multiple process mapping methodologies such as Flowcharts, UML, BPMN, Use Cases etc to assess and document workflow. You will be modelling data to understand, organise and manage the sequence of information utilising methods such as Entity-Relationship and Data-Flow Diagrams. There will be a range of responsibilities to manage change with technology dependencies such as system mapping, impact analysis, monitoring and reporting, and integration planning to name a few.

This is a collaborative role and as such you will be working alongside senior management, project managers, development teams, end users, external partners and regulatory bodies to ensure that the projects requirements are accurately captured, understood and met. Your duties will support the successful delivery of large-scale projects from initiation to deployment.

What we're looking for

  • Demonstrable experience as a Business Analyst or a similarly aligned role where you are equipped to fulfil the role description above
  • A background of mapping and modelling processes, data and applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to influence teams and key stakeholders through your written and verbal interactions
  • The ability to create well-formed and testable requirements/user stories
  • Skilled in assessing, planning and managing the impact of change within business
  • An organised self-starter able to work independently when needed
  • Strong problem-solving and data driven decision-making skills
  • Comfortable organising, and controlling workshops
  • Excellent data visualisation and reporting skills
  • Ability to present information in a thoughtful, well-constructed and organised fashion
  • Detail oriented
  • Be able to manage and prioritise multiple tasks across several projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies such as waterfall and agile

Additionally, do you identify with the following values? If so, you're probably the type of person we want to work with:

Empathy and Diversity - You operate with integrity, respect everyone and set a good example for the team.

Drive - You challenge yourself to exceed targets to take pride in your work.

Collaboration - You work in synergy with others, supportive, approachable, build healthy relationships.

Innovation - Your inquisitiveness knows no bounds and you love to learn. You embrace creativity and enjoy working with different people and their viewpoints.

Flexibility - Adaptable to change, you are calm and compassionate when responding to the unexpected.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK for the duration of your contract with Sparta Global (British or Irish Citizenship, EU Settled Status, or Permanent Visa Holder). We do not offer visa sponsorships or accept Graduate or PSW Visas due to time limitations.

Why should you apply?

Our environment is designed to nurture your talents and skills, your hard work and progress are not just appreciated - they're tangibly rewarded. We conduct performance-based reviews every six months, offering you the chance to increase your earning potential twice a year. This regular appraisal system is our way of ensuring that your efforts and achievements are consistently recognised and rewarded.

We also provide:

  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays + and extra day for your birthday! Totalling 29 a year
  • Pension
  • Eye care
  • Death in service cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Bonuses and structured pay rises
  • Employee assistance program
  • Yearly budget for personal development
  • Access to alumni and community networks
  • Opportunities to be brand ambassadors

Our Recruitment Process

Begin your journey by applying online and our team will review your application. If you pass the initial screening, you'll be invited to complete our online assessments and first stage interview. If successful, the final stage is a competency-based interview, here you'll have the opportunity to impress us with your ability to communicate effectively and exhibit behavioural competencies through relevant examples. We're looking for candidates who can demonstrate a collaborative spirit and a growth mindset.

The Talent Team will be there to support and answer any questions you have.

You can also visit our YouTube channel to gain valuable insights and expert advice on virtual interviews, strategies to manage nerves, and tips on nonverbal communication.

We look forward to receiving your application - good luck!