Our client, a leading specialist financial services group have an opportunity to join their team as a Business Analyst. The successful candidate will have experience within Financial Services, ideally within the lending environment. The Business Analyst will work closely with Clients, Business representatives and IT specialists, providing key analytical support, advice and expertise to business needs and requirements are understood, documented, delivered and tested in order that loan migration, technology, process and organisational changes can be deployed and supported effectively. Work directly with Project Managers to plan project deliverables and work packages. Responsible for planning, stakeholder engagement, requirements elicitation activities, analysis and producing documentation to enable expeditious project delivery. Assume a key role within the organisation, applying skills and knowledge to manage and drive complex change programmes. Responsibilities Plan, prepare for and facilitate requirement elicitation activities at all levels and provide relevant and validated requirements that are fit for purpose for all stakeholders. Educate stakeholders in methodologies and analysis practises to enable understanding, information flow and collaborative project and change delivery. Undertake Impact Assessments to identify operational and technical gaps in operating processes, functionality and operating models Gap Analysis and Current State Assessments (Benchmarking as required) to drive requirements definition for projects and programmes. Input to the production of business cases to allow the business to evaluate and understand the expected benefits of new initiatives, which will help to drive project priorities Consulting, working with and supporting the IT Team during system functional specification, design and construction processes - effectively representing the business user, ensuring requirements are met. Providing input into User Acceptance and Operational Acceptance Testing, working with the SMEs to educate and prepare end users for UAT cycles. Ability to produce UAT scenarios and scripts from signed off Business Requirements and Solution documentation. Ability to produce traceability matrices and pragmatically manage inconsistencies between requirements and solution. Providing input into definition of training requirements and liaising with operations and L&D to prepare training plans and materials, including communications. Person / Experience Required At least 3 years experience in a Business Analyst role, within a mortgage lending or other financial institution or significant demonstrable experience in complex environments. Working experience of project and analysis techniques and supporting tools for requirement definition and documentation. Experience of managing 3rd party relationships. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills. Understanding of IT systems and applications. Excellent communication skills both written and oral. Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Experience in mortgage lending and securitisation preferred. Previous client or customer relationship management would be preferential. Please note: As you can appreciate we are currently overwhelmed with applications of individuals looking for both short term and permanent work and we can therefore only contact those applications that have relevant skills for positions that we currently have available. Should you not hear from us within a week, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. In line with GDPR regulations, we are making you aware that to proceed with your application we will need to contact you via email, telephone and/or text message. To receive future job alerts from us, you will be required to provide consent within our marketing preference options. The link will be provided in an email to you. Source4 are an equal opportunities employer and complies with all relevant UK legislation. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to attend a full registration with one of our Consultants which will involve you providing a current passport, any relevant visas, a proof of address and completing relevant tests and a full competency based interview.