Senior Business Analyst

Posted 07 February 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline IT
Job FunctionOperations
Expiry date 11 April 2024

Job description

Why Greencore? 

We are a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make everyday taste better. We supply all of the major supermarkets in the UK. We also supply convenience and travel retail outlets, discounters, coffee shops, foodservice and other retailers. We have strong market positions in a range of categories including sandwiches, salads, sushi, chilled snacking, chilled ready meals, chilled soups and sauces, chilled quiche, ambient sauces and pickles, and frozen Yorkshire puddings. 

In FY22 we manufactured 795m sandwiches and other food to go products, 127m chilled prepared meals, and 249m bottles of cooking sauces, pickles and condiments. We carry out more than 10,600 direct to store deliveries each day. We have 21 world-class manufacturing units across 16 locations in the UK, with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. We generated revenues of £1.7bn in FY22 and employ approximately 14,000 people. 

We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work, and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership – in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work. Why not join us? 


What you'll be doing?  

Lead the investigation, analysis, review and documentation of specific business requirements to propose improvements in people and system processes and the information they provide to drive business value. 

A Senior Business Analyst will often operate coordinating this process, without direct guidance from others. 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Understand and improve the inter-relationships between business processes, people procedures, systems and their associated information flows 
  • Assist in defining, planning and preparing Project Capital requests, delivery plans and associated business benefits and new ways of working 
  • Accurately identifies and specifies business solutions that satisfy business requirements and improve business performance 
  • Builds relationships, to influence and work collaboratively across IT and business teams to ensure a clear understanding of priority detailed requirements that need to be delivered and supported in ongoing live service 
  • Ensure user testing & training requirements are understood, documented, and supports user adoption of new initiatives and ways of working 
  • Manage and lead small to medium sized business process and solution related projects 
  • Meticulously follows BA standards and processes, including the documentation of requirements and tests. Actively contributes to improving those standards and processes 
  • Supports the development of peers and junior colleagues within the BA community, sharing knowledge, experience and best practice to improve the overall quality of business analysis within Group IT 


What we’re looking for? 

  • Experience in business systems analysis, process engineering, process/organisational transformation and playing a lead role in project delivery (including benefit and risk management) 
  • Shows a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving 
  • Pays close attention to detail  Has good inter-personal skills and is confident in dealing with business team leads to influence business change 
  • Good understanding of software testing, from planning, execution and tracking to ensure smooth validation of business requirements largely ahead of UAT / Live running 
  • A strong understanding of IT applications and infrastructure, and a commitment to continuingly improving their knowledge of this 
  • Ability to coach and mentor others 
  • Strong communicator 

What you’ll get in return 

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits 
  • Holidays 
  • Pension up to 8% matched 
  • Company share save scheme 
  • Greencore Qualifications 
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform 
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform 

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.