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Junior Business Analyst (3 years exp)- FTC - Entertainment

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH115917


AMC Networks (Entertainment) - Junior Business Analyst (3+ years exp)
FTC - 6 months
£55k + benefits
London based

Known for its ground breaking and celebrated original content, AMC Networks is the company behind the award-winning brands AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films. Its diverse line-up of popular and critically acclaimed series and independent films include Killing Eve, Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead, which has been the #1 show on ad-supported cable television for ten consecutive years, as well as Portlandia, Brockmire, Love After Lockup, and the Oscar-winning Boyhood. Its original series Mad Men and Breaking Bad are widely recognized as being among the most influential and acclaimed shows in the history of TV. The company also operates AMC+, its premium subscription bundle; the subscription streaming services Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, and Sundance Now; AMC Studios, its production business; AMC Networks International, its international programming business; and Levity Entertainment Group, its production services and comedy venues business. For more information, visit http://www.amcnetworks.com.

We need:

  • Fast Learner, ability to hit the ground running
  • Previous experience on working with SaaS or cloud based applications
  • BA competency (experience in stakeholder management, requirements & project documentation, prototyping and training)
  • BA or IT related qualification
  • Strong communication skills verbal & written
  • Able to follow agreed approach and work independently


**Ideally with around 3 years' experience but we could be flexible for the above, they just really need someone who can hit the ground running and can run with the role with limited supervision.**

OVERVIEW OF ROLE:

The Junior Business Analyst will be a project team member in the rollout of new applications across several departments, used by employees across the organization as part of projects driving business process change. The Business Analyst must be able to work independently with some guidance and coaching from the current London based Business Change Manager.

Its critical to the role that the candidate is able to follow direction, able to work & learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, tactfully works with business users and proactively manages resistance to change.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn new SaaS system(s) to be able to configure workflows
  • Providing user support: Recording, tracking and resolving queries
  • Provide 1:1 and small group trainings
  • Set up meetings/workshops and participate in documenting requirements and outcomes
  • Follow up with project team members on requirements, business processes ("as is" and "to be") and document use cases to ensure business needs will be met by new systems
  • Produce project documentation, such as requirements document, rollout plans, test plans
  • Perform unit testing and coordinate user acceptance testing
  • Participate in project meetings and serve as liaison between system owners and business users
  • Update, implement and maintain processes and/or procedures
  • Monitor deliverables and ensure timely completion of project tasks
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently on multiple tasks with commitment and willingness to see issues through to resolution

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Business users
  • Legal/Payroll/HR/Finance/IT staff
  • 3rd party vendors

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • A bachelor's degree in IT or related field
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in business analysis or related field including having worked through a full lifecycle of a system implementation project
  • Able to follow agreed upon approach and work independently
  • Strong communication skills with a focus on internal customers
  • Excellent writing/documentation skills
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Proactive, positive and professional attitude