Contract BA Manager - Media

London
£400 - £500 per day
25 Feb 2013
25 Mar 2013
HA-12328403
Shen Parmar
IT
Contract
Full Time

Our Client a major player within the Media industry requires a Business Analyst Manager on a long term contractual basis (potentially 2 years) based in Central London, UK.

Key Responsibilities:

The Business Analyst manager is accountable for delivery of the all business analysis aspects of a major IS project to build a new advertising sales and trafficking system to support the clients sales business.

Through the effective management of a team of between 5 - 15 business analysts, and the introduction and execution of effective processes and controls, the Business Analyst manager will translate the system blueprint into a catalogue of high quality software development requirements for delivery by a large offshore development team.

Essential Requirements:

The successful candidate must have:

- A minimum of 5 years' experience as a business analyst working on enterprise software systems (in excess of 3000 fp).

- A minimum of 3 years' experience leading a team of at least 5 business analysts.

- Experience of introducing and maintaining templates, tooling, and processes capable of supporting an enterprise-level bespoke software development project.

In addition, the candidate must be able to demonstrate proven ability to:

- Get the best from a large team of business analysts from a variety of professional backgrounds.

- Plan and deliver projects to convert a system vision into process flows and use-cases.

- Introduce and enforce processes that ensure quality requirements are delivered in a timely fashion.

- Use UML techniques to model data and entities.

- Own the requirements management process, performing requirements verification to ensure that requirement statements are correct, complete, clear, consistent, concise, traceable, verifiable, current and conform to defined standards.

- Manage and document any changes to requirements throughout the project lifecycle.

- Operate in both outsourced and in-house development models.

- Establish highly effective communication with stakeholders at all levels.

- Effectively understand and present complex ideas/proposals to technical and non-technical audiences.

- Be a team player and quickly establish a productive working relationship with those around them.

- Vendor Management Experience for offshore and onshore requirements and design.

Desirable Requirements:

- Prior experience sizing requirements using function points.
- Experience working in advertising sales/broadcast media.

- CFPP/CFPS Certification

To find out more about Huxley Associates, please visit www.huxley.com.