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Business Analyst – 12 month FTC

A leading global law firm with a rich history are now looking for a Business Analyst to join on a 12-month fixed term contract basis.

The role:

  • Leading requirements analysis, definition, validation and verification, ensuring that requirement statements or user stories are complete, traceable and unambiguous; as well as proportionate and truly useful.
  • Creating process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction where required for delivery.
  • Collaborating with project sponsors to determine project scope / vision and help inform project artefacts relating to these such as a business case
  • Eliciting requirements using interviews, workshops, use cases, scenarios and other techniques; or develop requirements from UX designs.
  • Managing, prioritising and enhancing user requirements or product backlogs as appropriate, using change control processes where necessary
  • Preparing clear and concise documentation, and supporting materials in relation to specific projects

Skills and experience:

  • Experience as a Business Analyst with a proven track record of successful project delivery in a professional services company, ideally a law firm.
  • Experience of gathering and managing technical details and requirements or user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Able to learn, understand and challenge current business processes and help to model new processes/ procedures
  • Experience in a business analyst role on customer-facing technology projects with an application development or software product development scope within both agile and waterfall methodologies
  • Working with cloud based technologies, preferably MS Azure
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Able to listen to and understand customer requirements
  • Able to operate within a project brief, reporting to the Project Manager as required
  • Good knowledge of testing approaches/methods including automation and deployment pipelines.
  • Awareness/exposure to different software development life cycles and methods
  • Producing high level solutions/approaches, requiring systems analysis and design skills
  • Assisting with research and evaluation of software solutions from 3rd party suppliers and production of necessary deliverables such as tender documents, liaising with suppliers
  • Able to manage small projects from inception to delivery




  • A good technical background
  • Experience of working on digital projects
  • Working knowledge of different analysis techniques/methods, including requirements definition and specification, ERD/DFDs etc.
  • Familiarity with MS DevOps
  • Strong requirements elicitation skills
  • Familiar with business application components and application migration
  • Working within a structured project framework but also able to adapt and change and self-start in less certain environments
  • Knowledge of legal back office systems such as Document Management, HR and Practice Management systems
  • Familiar with MS Office for documentation
  • Knowledge of Web technologies and n-tier architecture
  • Knowledge of client-server architecture
  • RDBMS understanding (MS SQL Server)
  • Familiar with Windows 10
  • Familiar with ITIL, Prince 2, Agile
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