DIGITAL BUSINESS LIAISON ANALYST
RETAIL – DIGITAL STUDIO
FORBURY PLACE, READING
Salary: £29,894 - £39,479 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS
SSE is a British FTSE 35 Company and is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK. Our business is powered by talented, enthusiastic people in a whole range of roles - supporting, co-ordinating and driving the business to meet our responsibilities and achieve our company goals. We are transforming our business with an ambitious and far reaching programme of change, enabled by IT and supported by our Digital Team.
Digital Studio Team
Our job is to deliver continuous improvements and new capabilities to our web digital channels. Over the last year the Digital team have moved to an agile approach which has successfully delivered major projects such as Responsive Services and Online Smart Appointments on time and budget, while greatly reducing both risks and costs. We are currently expanding our team and are looking for diverse, creative and innovative individuals to help us deliver against challenging new projects and continue with our success.
As Business Liaison Analyst, you will be part of our Inception Team and be the main point of contact for communication between our Digital Studio and your business area, ensuring that there is transparency between the business and Digital, including our delivery teams. You will own one or more key customer areas and will be given the opportunity to ensure a leading digital experience will be provided for our customers.
Your key responsibilities will include:
*Analysis and design of new business processes, along with performing any required process re-engineering prior to application/product being designed.
*Work with, Delivery Leads, business architects and other team members and planners to assess current capabilities, identify high-level customer requirements, define metrics and performance goals.
*Identify, define and participate in transitioning user stories and use cases to designers, ensuring a clear and complete understanding of requirements.
*Participate in quality management reviews to maintain standards and formats.
* Act as a liaison to the business community in the Product Office.
* Assist the Product Owner in areas such detailing requirements, refining user stories, documenting acceptance criteria and defining business rules and scenarios.
* Act as a Product Owner when required.
Due to the pivotal role the Business Liaison Analyst will play with in the Digital Team, we are looking for someone who has completed a certified s product owner course and has experience working in an Agile environment. Solid understanding of users, the market place, the competition and of future trends for Digital products in relation to energy and home services will be necessary.
You should have an intimate knowledge of SSE and understand the value of Digital products for the business, coupled with strong communication skills and the ability to act as Product Owner.
Yes, this role involves working with many different people, across many different platforms, so we ask for a few key competencies;
You will be a creative problem solver with ability to challenge the norm while building successful relationships across a diverse mix of stakeholders. Confident communication skills are required due to the close partnerships you'll be forming with stakeholders across the product office and scrum teams.
A flexible working approach is required as you must be capable of adapting to business processes, the software development process or even a lack of process) and to any and all management directives; not being focused on a single process or framework.
You should have a solid understanding of users, the retail market place, and our competitors, and of future trends for the system or product being developed
What’s in it for me?
For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. In return for being your best for our customers, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.
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Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd October 2017
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager prior to submitting an application. The successful applicant will be subject to the company vetting and verification process which includes a basic criminal record check.