Business Analyst

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United Kingdom
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East Midlands
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Full time

Company description

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Directory and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

Job description

About the Team

HR & Finance Systems are looking for a Business Analyst to work with stakeholders and the Payments Teams to provide robust solution requirements to ensure that solutions are consistent, scalable and fit within architectural boundaries.

The team consists of Developers and Lead Developers but youll work alongside the wider HR & Finance Systems team which includes Testers, DevOps and Application Architects.

About the Role

The role will focus around supporting the current environment and deliver projects committed to this seasons plan, next seasons plan and beyond. This role is paramount in providing a continuity of service through BAU support, to improve current integrations and to also improve visibility through monitoring and reporting.

You’ll use your expertise and experience to help us continually improve our processes and working practices, actively enabling the department to become as efficient and effective as it can be and will research, analyse and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most applicable and cost effective solutions.

Youll report directly to the Project Manager and you will work with the specific areas of the business to assess current and future processes, with a view to capturing detailed requirements, identifying solution options and providing pragmatic balanced recommendations

Working with cross-functional systems teams, you will ensure that the systems requirements are documented and that you understand the impact on other teams.Youll also work with development teams to translate business operational and functional requirements whilst producing relevant documents.

Flexible working options are also available with this role


- An experienced Business Analyst who has detailed knowledge and understanding of Retail business processes.
- A strong communicator and enjoy building effective relationships at all levels.
- A team player who thrives on working in a fast paced and busy environment.
- Possess strong research and problem solving skills with the ability to analyse existing systems for enhancements and support resolutions.
- A background within the payments industry or financial sector would be hugely advantageous

- Bonus Scheme
- Pension Scheme
- ShareSave Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Childcare Vouchers
- Staff Discount
- On-site Nursery