Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits

About us

Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in protecting their world from climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, having enjoyed significant customer and revenue growth over the last 5 years.

The key to this success?  Is the understanding that significant change can be achieved by individuals and businesses working together to make a difference at scale. “Together” has helped create a high performing team of c300 passionate, skilled and motivated Good Energy people. “Together” has galvanised thousands of consumers, business customers and renewable suppliers.

The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to make its next leap forwards, focused on an ambitious growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people, enabling the achievement of its purpose to combat climate change and create a cleaner greener future for us all.

About the team and role

The Transformation team at Good Energy establish and maintain change capability to support the delivery of ongoing programmes of work within a regulatory, strategic and transformational framework. The team encompasses all aspects of IT and business change activities, from the initial idea through to the enduring support of the business.

Reporting to the Solution Architect, the Business Analyst support project managers and operational stakeholders in the review, assessment, communication and accurate closure of change in line with defined project deliverables and change control processes.

Alongside this you will have responsibility for driving continual improvement in business process, working closely with stakeholders to define and recommend opportunities to improve operational effectiveness. Other key duties and accountabilities of the role will include;

  • Support the creation of the business case, project initiation documentation and business requirements in order to scope work necessary to deliver change
  • Develop, analyse and ensure all change requests are assessed for risk and impact, planned in line with defined requirements and approved by appropriate defined personnel
  • Apply and make use of effective process mapping, data modelling and other techniques deemed appropriate to support successful implementation
  • Ensure changes are reviewed post-implementation in a controlled manner and where appropriate corrective actions are captured
  • Identify, escalate and manage risks and issues to ensure changes are deployed smoothly
  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders across the business, projects and suppliers as necessary
  • Coordinate, plan and report on change related functions and project work streams
  • Support the continuous improvement of the Change Management process through the identification and introduction of better ways of working

About you

You will be educated to degree level and have experience of working within a project environment, specifically in the deployment of new IT solutions. You will have a high level if IT literacy and experience using Microsoft Office products whilst being able to translate complex issues and information into simple key messages and actions.

With an understanding of Change Management methodology and principles, you will possess demonstrable experience of business modelling techniques using UML, BPMN or similar notations. Additionally, you will have strong planning, organisation, analytical, requirement gathering and administration skills with the ability to self-manage, organise and prioritise workload.

Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values: 

Straightforward

We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.

Determined

We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.

Inclusive

We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.

Fair

In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.

So if you’d like to be part of this multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to jobs@goodenergy.co.uk.

Given the high volume of applications we have received in recent campaigns we recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We will close the role sooner than the date specified below if we are able to fill the position.

Closing date: 14th February 2018

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