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Pearson Manager Business Analysis in Harlow, United Kingdom

We are the world’s learning company with more than 20,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Background Information:

The UK Qualifications Technology team are transforming our platforms to cloud based, cost effective, scalable and resilient services.

Purpose:

The Analyst Manager leads a team of highly experienced analysts to collaborate with business stakeholders, technical architects, senior developers and other technical SMEs to support the transformation program.

Key Accountabilities :

  • To ensure all analytical artefacts e.g. technical stories and data mapping sheets are produced in a consistent and timely manner with a high degree of accuracy and completeness

  • Work with colleagues to ensure requirements are clear and fully understood.

  • Develop strong ties with key business and technology stakeholders to understand the context of the UK qualifications division and help drive solutions for the business

  • Assist with planning of business activities to ensure smooth running of qualifications.

  • Mentor and develop teams to achieve personal development goals whilst supporting the transformation delivery.

Skills and experienced required

  • Understanding of the Agile methodology and experience of using JIRA is an advantage

  • Ability to work independently Influencing, and leadership skills

  • Ability to identify business problems statements, solutions and automation opportunities

  • Ability to build partnerships and work in a collaborative environment

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to motivate and drive tactical execution Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a great appetite to motivate and empower the team.

  • Analytical skills and attention to detail in written documentation

  • Organisational skills and strong time management.

  • Excellent communication and team management skills

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 509

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