Senior IT Business Analyst – Kingston/Flexible (PR/CR/014027) Kingston upon Thames, England

Salary: GBP44000 - GBP52001 per annum

Senior IT Business Analyst – Kingston/Flexible

Crimson is partnering with Kingston University, as part of a major digital transformation programme, and require experienced Senior IT Business Analysts to join the team. There are also openings for Project Managers within this programme. Within the role, you will be responsible for providing business analysis on a range of medium to high complexity IT, business change and strategic projects. This will involve supporting the selection and implementation of appropriate and effective IT enabled solutions to deliver business benefit to the Business.

Within the role, you will be given the chance to be involved in exciting forward-thinking projects along with the ability to obtain a good work life balance with flexible working. The ideal candidate will have previous Business Analysis and Business Case creation experience, alongside knowledge of the Waterfall and Agile methodologies. . In return for your skills, the company offers great progression and training opportunities along with an excellent benefits package including 35 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.

Key Responsibilities

  • Determine the most suitable analysis approach for different pieces of work taking into consideration the business context, project complexity, proposed solution and overall project approach.
  • Define requirements and produce requirements definitions to assist with the selection of third-party application providers using industry standards and formal procurement processes.
  • Use appropriate industry standard business analysis methodologies to produce well-structured documentation in line with the agreed standards. This may include the creation of Feasibility Studies, Requirement Matrices, Functional Specifications.
  • Contribute to decisions at key stages e.g. solution evaluation, design, build, development specifications, testing and implementation.
  • Work with senior stakeholders across the business to develop ideas through to Business Cases, showing the options available to address the business need and a cost benefit analysis.
  • Assist in the identification of service improvements to ensure that new services/solutions are fully supported once transitioned into the live environment.

Key Skills

  • Experience of working in Business Analysis and Functional Analysis teams, and implementing standard processes for Business Analysis and Application Management.
  • Knowledge of Business Analysis methodologies (e.g. functional specifications, Use Cases, User Stories etc.)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Waterfall methodology.
  • Proven track record of Business Analysis involving IT and business change projects from conception to delivery applying a variety of analysis and modelling techniques.
  • Good interpersonal skills with experience of engaging with stakeholders at different levels within the organisation with the ability to influence outcomes.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering solution focused, reliable and resilient business analysis to support current / future customer and business requirements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of requirements engineering using a variety of techniques to capture user and system requirements.
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the technological, process and people issues associated with implementing new IT systems.
  • Good knowledge of Business Process Improvement techniques and management.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence outcomes.


The salary for this position is between £44,000 and £52,000 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits, including generous holiday, pension entitlement and training/development opportunities.

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Senior IT Business Analyst – Kingston/Flexible