Business Analyst (retail background) - 3431834

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    Argyll Scott
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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Job Description

This market leading retail holding group are looking for a Lead Business Analyst, responsible for enabling, guiding and defining processes in the Business Analysis domain, with special focus on Technology initiatives

You will lead a team of internal and external Business Analysts and work collaboratively with Business Analysts, Developers, Consultants, IT Business Relationship ManagersIT Business Partners and the Business You will also participate in software selections, vendor selections, initiate and drive POCs and Business cases, and will be responsible for project assessments

We need someone with proven experience delivering projects in the Finance area of a Retail operation

What youll be doing

Lead the Business Analysis team

Facilitate the institution of the team structure and roles, hiring and on-boarding Business Analysts and ensuring resource fit and talent allocation

Manage employee & team performance by defining objectives and performance KPIs and conducting performance reviews

Monitor demand and solution requests and project progress

Manage escalations related to Business Analysis

Institute standards for Business Analysis, embracing methodologies, KPIs, requirements and tools

Ensure Business Analysts are effectively certified andor trained

Provide Business Analysis functional expertise

Contribute in planning and maturing company-wide IT strategies

Engage with key Business and IT stakeholders to categorize changing business priorities and requirements and establish new processes and technology to boost the Business Analysis service contribution

Lead the promotion of cost & benefit analysis, feasibility studies, business case development and risk assessments for the Technology projects

Business Analysis and System Design

Lead the functional stream Finance

Define the sales and finance reconciliation process for all projects

Automate the sales and finance reconciliation process

Translate the business requirements into project specifications

Interact with business leads to gather requirements - collaborate with the technical development team on solution design, test, re-work and signoff, and work with business leads to implement the solution developed

Show initiative and creativity in developing innovative solutions or processes to advise business users

Participate in relevant projects and community activities as and when needed

Provide solution inputs, design & document the overall solution including Blueprint, Functional Designs, Process Workbooks and Configuration documents including any other project related deliverables as assigned by the PM Ensure on-going maintenance of those documents throughout the project cycle

Review, analyze, and document existing systems and procedures

Plan, implement, test and troubleshoot enhancements of current solutions or new software systems in line with the industry best practices

Manage business user trainings and solution adoption

Manage post go live support for defined solutions and ensure smooth transition to the operations team for business as usual support

Identify opportunities for improvement via detailed analysis and understanding of overall business and systems structure, whilst maintaining the integrity of a single Group solution

Assess new solutions, lead on solution assessment based on business needs

Prepare the effort estimates for projects

Communicate effectively with peers, managers, internal customers, vendors, consultants, and the Business


30,000 to 35,000
per month inclusive of fixed allowances


What youll need to succeed

Previous experience in IT Business Analysis or IT Business Consulting (minimum 10 years)

Strong knowledge of Business Analysis methodologies and tools Formal BA qualification (eg CBAP) is a plus

Familiarity with Business Process improvement

Strong skills on team leadership and team development

Strong skills in facilitation, negotiation and problem resolution

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasksprojects

Knowledge of current trends and innovations in the Technology world

Proven track record of project delivery, and number of projects delivered to the business

Business acumen with in-depth understanding of Retail business operation flows is a must Experience in Fashion and Beauty industry is a plus

Oracle EBS Finance experience is a must

ERP end to end implementation experience is a must

Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies is a plus

Experience in Project Management Formal qualification (eg PMP, PRINCE 2) is a plus

Team playercollaborative, self-motivated and self-starter, resilient, assertive, flexible, energetic

Drive to continuous personal improvement

Ability to motivate and inspire others within the team

Ready to join this exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere Nows your chance By being part of this companys journey, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world In return, youll have everything you need to innovate your career

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:14th Feb 2025

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