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Business Analyst

Job Description

Job Description

Are you interested in being a Business Analyst and working with a team that puts Data & Innovation at the forefront of everything they do?

In Asda Business Services we deliver high quality services and technology solutions across our business. Our Business Analysts play a key part in our plans, acting as an intermediary between business partners and our technical teams, understanding their problems and matching solutions to these.

Your Role

As a Business Analyst in Asda, you will design, measure, analyse and control improvements for new and existing business operations and processes. You will support with an optimised service performance and create tangible value for the ASDA business

  • Analyse performance across functions, teams and service lines to identify operational improvements which will add value to the ASDA business

  • Assess and evaluate process, system and people improvements which will drive service delivery for the Customer

  • Support the senior business analysis manager in strategic change and service delivery design, being responsible for agreed aspects of the activity to ensure timely delivery of overall project

  • Coordinate and collaborate with stakeholders and teams across multiple ASDA functions to successfully identify and implement value adding solutions

  • Implement solutions identified within agreed timescales and in line with landing the proposed benefits to the business

  • Monitor solutions implemented against planned outcomes to ensure delivery to plan and to identify further improvements required

  • Evaluate solution actual versus planned benefits to ensure value delivery to the ASDA business,

  • Communicating & influencing across the direct change/project team to ensure successful delivery of activity

  • Own, with support, engagement model for activity being undertaken; ensuring all stakeholders are bought in to the recommended direction

  • Motivate stakeholders involved in the change activity to drive successful delivery

Candidate Description

  • A general understanding of business analysis practices and application of these

  • Some basic experience of project management & change management principles

  • Some exposure to mapping customer journeys and process flows

  • Awareness of automation & digital technology principles and application

    Communicating and influencing,

  • Experience in business analysis practice or similar disciple such as continuous improvement activity

  • Working knowledge of analytical toolkits

  • Strong influencing & communication skills

  • LEAN Six Sigma qualified - Yellow or Green Belt equivalent

  • Experience in delivering within a Retail environment

  • Experience using Blueworks and/or Visio

    Transformation and Process Analysis experience within an Agile environment

  • Experience in converting business and functional requirements into functional use cases, epics and user stories

  • Demonstrated ability to measure and communicate project benefits

  • Strong risk assessment, problem resolution, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Desired: - Experience delivering RPA (Robotics/Automation) projects

  • Desired: - Bachelor of Technology; Business Process Management Certification; Certified Business Analysis Professional; LEAN Six Sigma qualified (Green Belt)

Employer Description

If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days per week

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

  • Company pension up to 7% matched and a discretionary company bonus

  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

    We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves. Loading… Close map Location Britannia House, Britannia Road, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS27 0DQ Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD Loading… Open In Google Maps Show Nearby Train StationsBus StationsGymsCafés