Business Analyst

Job reference: 127747BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: IT
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

As a Business Analyst in Global Brands, you will support the Senior IT Business Partner to engage with business functions in order to understand their strategy and business plans and to formulate product roadmaps.

You will develop the requirements/backlog for each project initially at high/epic level and then drill down into detailed requirements/user stories to enable the project team to develop solutions.

Key Responsibilities

• Planning - Support the Senior IT Business Partner to develop product roadmaps which deliver the IT solutions to support the business strategy and plans for the next 1 and 3 year
• Business engagement and change - Manage and maintain relationships with agreed stakeholders (both business and technical) to shape, influence and inform project direction
• Identifying and capturing requirements - Work with business and IT stakeholders (Senior IT Business Partners, Sponsors, SME’s Architecture, Service etc.) to define and capture the backlog of high-level requirements/epics, including functional, non-functional and IT operational (Service) requirements for the project
• Managing the requirements throughout the project lifecycle - Ensure requirements (both functional and non-functional) are sufficient for Design and Development teams and work with them through the design, development and testing to clarify requirements where necessary engaging sponsors, Senior IT Business Partner(s) and SME’s where needed
• Process and quality - Follow the Global Brands IT project delivery methodology and processes consistently, identifying issues and opportunities to promote continuous improvement of the delivery processes

A bit about you…

• Extensive knowledge of Business Analysis techniques
• Experience of influencing stakeholders on the options, scope and solutions for proposed initiatives
• Good stakeholder management and communication skills
• Experience required will vary depending on the size and complexity of projects undertaken
• Ideally you will have previous experience with either Supply Chain, Master Data or Product Life Cycle Management

A bit about us…

At Walgreens Boots Alliance – Global Brands, we believe in being PIONEERING, INSPIRATIONAL and CONNECTING with people. Our market leading brands such as No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin touch the lives of millions all over the world. We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do using real time insights to activate brands and products on a global scale. With a passionate and innovative approach to Beauty and Healthcare, we are shaping the future of health and wellbeing for everyone. We are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in pharmacy-led retail with more than 18,500 stores globally, helping people live happier and healthier lives.

What we can offer you:

We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact Kishan.Gokani@boots.co.uk.

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To learn more about our functions, explore our brands and find opportunities all over the globe please visit: https://globalbrandscareers.wba.com/.

Final appointment subject to consultation