Job title:Business Analyst
Location: Bristol Office
Closing date:2019-02-05 00:00:00
Salary:£25,000 per annum
Hours:37.5 hours per week
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Business Analyst 

Apak Group has grown from one software developer’s kitchen table into a global brand. We develop, implement and support innovative software solutions for some of the most prestigious global banks and asset finance companies. Our team is an eclectic mix of developers, creatives, analysts, strategists and technicians. Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds; from those with years of industry experience, to graduates looking to start their careers in a dynamic and innovative marketplace. 

Position: Business Analyst 
Location: Bristol Office 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £25,000 per annum 
Benefits: Structured in-house training; Events and social activities; Employee Assistance Program (confidential free advice and access to counselling); Great working environment, including breakout areas, a games room and innovative new office space & free on-site car parking; Casual dress code; Non-contractual discretionary bonus scheme; Discounted gym memberships and in-house weekly yoga classes; Private Medical insurance with BUPA & Healthshield; 25 days annual leave + 8 days bank holidays. 

About the role: 

The Business Analyst will act as the primary business contact for clients; dealing with customer queries and managing expectations. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring customer success and helping the company meet current and future customer needs. You will maximize sales opportunities with existing customers and assist in the sales process with new customers where necessary. 

You will work closely with customers to gather, interpret and document their business requirements. You will analyse these requirements and document and propose solutions to meet them, using your problem solving and communication skills. You will produce detailed functional specifications that will drive the design, development and test phases of projects that deliver the solutions. 

You will use your excellent communication skills providing clear, relevant information liaising with our developers to deliver these solutions in an elegant fashion. This is an exciting opportunity to work within an experienced and growing team. 

About you: 

- Experience of working within the IT or Financial Services Industry 
- Degree level education achieving a grade of 2:1 or above 
- Able to communicate at all levels 
- A good understanding of the project life-cycle 
- Highly organised and the ability to take the lead 
- Exposure to business analysis process and methodologies, such as process mapping desirable 
- The ability to explain complex information in simple terms desirable 

You may have experience of the following: Business Analyst, Business Analysis, Junior Business Analyst, Graduate Business Analyst, Project Management, Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Analyst, etc.
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