Business Analyst

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Business Analyst
Exception is an innovate digital solutions company transforming organisations to improve services, reduce costs and to modernise, digitally. We work across a range of sectors including financial services and central government, and our clients include some of the leading UK banks and prominent public sector organisations.
Our Team in Bristol is currently expanding to meet the demand of our clients to drive business change, whilst undergoing a large-scale digital transformation programme. Because of this we are looking for a Business Analyst to join our team.
You will have well-developed business analysis skills coupled with solid experience of successful output delivery in a demanding and complex environment.
A background of working in large public sector organisations, with process-driven environments, or in consultancy project teams, would be an advantage, but not mandatory.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Engage with the business to create business requirements and project scoping documentation including functional/non-functional requirements, often in the form of User Stories
  • Collaborate with and support key project stakeholders to make sure there is a clear level of understanding regarding contribution levels and delivery objectives
  • Plan and facilitate workshops, interviews and research in collaboration with the Technical and Project Delivery teams
  • Lead and participate in typical project activities and ceremonies such as Backlog refinement, Planning, Retrospectives and Stand Ups
  • Guide the process of prioritising requirements, balancing both the business and technical needs or restrictions
Essential Experience:
  • Demonstrable business analysis experience; specifically eliciting requirements from business and stakeholders
  • Experience of preparing technical business requirements
  • Experience with software development practices including Agile/Scrum methodology and supporting tools such as JIRA or similar
  • Excellent organisational skills
As well as all the usual stuff (competitive salary, pension, holidays etc.), here are some of the benefits you can take advantage of when you join our team.
  • An extra day off to celebrate your birthday (it is an important day after all)
  • The option to take a couple of days leave to support a charity or a community initiative of your choice, paid for by us
  • Full Private Medical Healthcare which can also cover your family if you wish
  • Yearly flu inoculation and any covid-19 top-ups available privately
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced parental pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opportunities to learn and develop and gain appropriate accreditations
  • A culture that promotes respect, creativity, openness and is inclusive for all
  • The opportunity to excel at what you do