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Busness Analyst

Business Analyst (Product Owner) – temporary contract for 3 months, could go on until March 2022

Milton Keynes

Competitive Salary

Our client, a leading provider of life science solutions are now looking for a Business Analyst to support their work with Covid-19 testing and clinical trials for a temporary contract for 3 months with possible extension until end of March 2022.

The main purpose of the role is to create business and solution requirements documentation for new business requirements requiring technical solutions, assisting Informatics team in making available accurate, sufficient, and clearly written inputs for technical delivery.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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  • As a Business Analyst you will be liaising with business stakeholders to capture accurate and clear business requirements using BDD method of requirements analysis, complete with user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Organise and manage business requirements, their versioning and iterative development through the solutions delivery lifecycle
  • Manage a requirements/ user stories’ backlog on JIRA and keep it continually updated based on immediate priorities and overall strategy and business objectives
  • Provide ideas and clarifications on backlog items to business and Informatics team to make them more meaningful and useful to business
  • Organise sprint planning workshops and ensure development team has a clear set of backlog items to work on in every sprint
  • Organise sprint retrospectives and present the developed product to business stakeholders and seek feedback
  • Evaluate development progress at each step and look for ways to optimise on deliverables, managing dependencies in the backlog and suggesting meaningful changes to scope and sequence
  • Support business and Informatics in problem-solving to meet business needs
  • Provide rapid response to Exec Management Team’s requests for new reports by clarifying and documenting requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Support the testing lead in designing test plans and test cases to ensure validation is planned in a thorough or fit-for-purpose manner
  • Develop knowledge of business processes and seek to develop automation opportunities and overall product visions working with business and Informatics team
  • Contribute to developing internal delivery standards, documentation, tools, methods, and environments, aimed at standardising methods across all Informatics work undertaken in the organisation
  • Interact extensively with clinical LIMS administrators, Informatics team, senior lab operatives, and the lab management team, helping them identify issues with their current business processes and proposing solution ideas

Essential Qualifications and Experience for the Business Analyst


  • 5+ years of demonstrated business/requirements analysis experience using a combination of agile and waterfall methods, in sophisticated business environments
  • 3+ years of using JIRA and agile backlog management
  • 3+ years of experience in a scientific or similar environment supporting business and IT in delivering complex solutions
  • Out of which, 1+ years of experience in LIMS or other scientific application development
  • Formal training and certification in agile methodologies and agile backlog management
  • Formal degree or advanced certification in a technical field (computing/ computer applications/ software engineering)
  • Outlining customer journeys, user stories and use cases
  • Strong understanding of relational and non-relational databases and data warehousing
  • Proficiency in using Scrum/ JIRA for backlog management
  • Strong experience in TDD/BDD environments
  • Good at documenting accurate and clear fit-for-purpose specifications, user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Ability to anticipate business stakeholder needs
  • Working skills in a CI/ CD/ DevOps environment

Desirable Experience


  • Deep experience of the bioscience sector would be beneficial, particularly working with laboratory information management systems (LIMS).



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*For a confidential discussion and more detailed Job Spec please contact Tony on  0203 750 0575

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