Agile Business Analyst (contract)

Job Title: Agile Business Analyst (contract)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Salary: €450-550 / day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBH4891
Contact Name: Tom Fernandez-Buckley
Contact Email: tomf@venquis.com
Job Published: April 26, 2016 12:50

Job Description

Our client is a leading solution provider offering consulting, customer insights and customer engagement analytics services to global retailers and manufacturing companies. 

To support the implementation of one of their CRM-related software solutions we are currently looking for a contract Agile Business Analyst.



  • Conduct interviews and product analysis to gather user requirement and data flows, interfaces and entry points via workshops, workflow storyboards, use cases, scenarios, and other methods to map out the integrated end-to-end business and data process involving several tools and platforms. 

  • Identify and establish scope and parameters of requirements analysis in order to define impact, outcome criteria, priorization and measure-taking actions.

  • Analyze and verify requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.

  • Translate conceptual user requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team.

  • Develop and conduct peer reviews to ensure that requirement specifications are correctly interpreted.

  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.



Relevant Experience:


  • Experience in retail or merchandising and analytical or big data projects is essential.

  • Multiple years experience in using a recognised best practice framework for processes and methods within an Agile environment.

  • Strong knowledge of technology to help develop and deliver business requirements in line with product releases and future technology proposals.

  • Experience in the documentation and mapping out of business and data flow processes in a multi-tool and multi-platform environment.

  • Strong background of identifying gaps in current process and standards and the development of autonomous tools to enable robust processes.



Desirable experience:

  • Certification against a recognised body of knowledge (e.g. Prince II, Six Sigma, ITIL Practitioner) or demonstrable equivalent level of knowledge and experience.

  • Experience in technical campaign management suite implementation would be advantageous, ideally in SAS Project management experience.

  • Ideally will have built or played a key role in building a Business Analysis discipline including implementing processes and supporting toolsets.

  • Has operated within a client-facing IT services using Global resource.

  • Knowledge of SQL, .NET, Netezza, 1010, SAS 



For consideration please send your CV to tomf@venquis.com and we will be in touch for an initial discussion. Feel free to call me on +49 (0)89 2109 3906 for more information.

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