Support the Business to continually improve the business needs by working hand-in-hand with the Product Owner and Development teams.
Work with product owners to write & develop clear, non-implementation specific epics, user stories and acceptance criteria.
Interview product owners to understand as-is business processes and then develop customer-driven to-be processes.
Progressively improve our demand side and analysis practices, focusing on waste elimination, demonstrating this improvement with hard data.
Enforce and promote SCRUM disciplines.
Should be able to organize and run daily stand ups.
Promotes healthy team environment and removes impediments
Ensures team is delivering / aligned on project vision and goals
A strong background in retail financial services and a proven ability to quickly understand the business strategy and objectives
Significant experience of business analysis in an agile environment
An IT background with solid grounding in technology is essential
Experience of developing high quality user stories and acceptance criteria for multiple business processes having multiple product owners in an organization new to agile development methodology
3+ years in the role of Business Analyst
Communication, group dynamics, collaboration and continuous improvement are - core being best practice driven
Kanban practitioner, Scrum Certified or Six Sigma certification a plus
1 or higher in a related discipline from an academic institution; Masters a plus