Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst at OVO Energy, Bristol, £Contract Rate

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  • Bristol, UK
  • Jan 03, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst - Contract




Leading role across a major project


OVO’s Business Analyst community is growing and we’re looking for a BA to join us! You will work closely with energy industry Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to uncover detailed technical and business requirements, and will become an SME in your own right by developing a deep understanding of the UK energy market.  We are constantly looking to improve our processes and you’ll become a key member of the team, identifying opportunities for change.

You’ll partner closely with project managers and product managers to deliver high quality outcomes for customers, and play an active part in shaping the evolution of our new processes.  Your direct reporting line will be into our Projects & Change team, who will support your development within your specialist career path and give you access to a network of highly skilled BAs within OVO and our strong internal community.


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Your objectives


    • Champion a culture of continuous improvement
    • Make the complex as simple as possible
    • Ensure the quality of OVO’s projects and products


What you’ll be doing:


  • Ensuring that OVO always builds the best products and delivers the best solutions for its customers.
  • Playing a leading role in project and product teams through precise requirement engineering.
  • Translating business needs into technical requirements enabling development teams to develop solutions iteratively.
  • Coaching exemplary business analysis skills to more junior colleagues to create a strong team who share knowledge across the department and the business as a whole.
  • Working in a highly collaborative manner with in-house and third party developers throughout the implementation process.
  • Leading on projects ensuring delivery to time, cost, and quality.
  • Write (and facilitate the creation of) coherent user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Create visuals to meet the needs of the audience. (i.e. high-level conceptual visuals, low-level detailed visuals and everything in between) including being able to map end to end as-is and to-be states.
  • Managing stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and ensuring the building of trusting relationships.
  • Understand the tangible benefits of any change, challenge the value of a business case through effective questioning and understanding, and ensure the potential of an idea will be realised.


We’d love to hear from you if you have...

  • 3+ years experience in a BA role on medium to large projects within an agile technical and business change environment (multiple workstreams, cross-functional teams, incremental deliveries)
  • Completed two of the following (ideally):
    • Scrum master / product owner training
    • BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering
    • BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice
  • Energy industry experience (advantageous)


You’ll love working with us if you

  • Are passionate about working in a dynamic environment and responding to change
  • Seek to understand the impact of change the opportunities change presents impact with the ability to provide recommendations
  • Find new concepts easy to understand, and show the tenacity to keep asking until clarity is achieved
  • Love developing talent in your colleagues
  • Know your strengths, yet recognise there’s always more to learn from others