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Business Analyst - Supply Chain

Location: 

GB Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location: 

Supply Chain Business Analyst (Virtual/Remote)

Are you a Tech – Savvy Business Analyst looking to progress your career in a friendly and nurturing environment where you can make a real impact.

 As a Business Analyst at RS components, you will be part of a very friendly and experienced BA community. As an Agile BA, you will be joining one of our Digital teams working closely with the product owners in supporting our digital platforms that generate £multimillion per day and serve 32 core markets globally. Operating in a Digital B2B commerce market we are already one of the biggest digital B2B players in the world – THIS IS the market to be in and this is the company to be at in B2B digital. Come and join us to make a real difference.

 

We are RS Group

As an FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, we have nine operating brands: RS Components, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe. We operate in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

 

What we’re looking for

In this role, you will be working alongside in the Supply chain business area supporting several projects that include warehouse upgrades, transport optimisation, Logistics etc. You will be working alongside a team of BA’s.

  • Proven experience in a Business Analyst role and performs at a solid level of competency in accordance with the RS BA Competency Framework.
  • Strong process modelling skills using Visio or any other tools
  • Good understanding of Supply chain / Logistics and knowledge of SAP or any related system knowledge would be beneficial.
  • Collaborate with the other Business Analysts on the project to deliver the required artefacts. 
  • Strong analytical skills with good business acumen.
  • Ability to conduct effective requirements workshops and can adapt to apply a variety of elicitation techniques accordingly.
  • A passion for delivery achieved through well-written user stories and acceptance criteria, working with team members to deliver the required analysis.
  • Proficient in other requirement techniques such as use cases, process modelling analysis and supporting notation (As-is, To-be, workflows, user journeys etc.)
  • Proficient in using JIRA and Confluence
  • Uses critical thinking to solve problems, and investigate options and alternatives instead of accepting the first solution given.
  • Ability to rise above low-level details to see the big picture, therefore thinking ahead to anticipate needs and foresee future problems.
  • Ability to gauge the pulse of the project and when necessary, go the extra mile to make things happen.
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  •  Highly competent in presentation and facilitation skills.
  • B2B/ B2C E-commerce domain experience
  • BCS Accreditation in Business Analysis (not mandatory).

What we offer

You can take control of your future here at RS Components. We offer all the good stuff you’d expect like:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • On top of your 26 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • SAYE/Share Ownership
  • Employee Discount Scheme

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