Business Analyst

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Business Solutions
Location: Northampton
The firm

Just another law firm, or are we…...?

Yes, we have many awards to prove how good we are (Legal Firm of the Year 2015 & 2018, Law Firm of the Year 2019, Top Tier and Ranked Law Firm, the list goes on), but this isn’t who we are.  We are a company full of talented individuals who strive every day to put the client at the heart of everything we do.  We go the extra mile, we work hard for our clients and we have a great time while doing it!

The role

This is where you come in.  We need someone like you to join our busy but friendly and sociable Business Solutions team to help us to continue to achieve all that we are aiming for and beyond.  You will be part of, or, individually running projects to deliver process improvements or introducing new cutting-edge technology into this exciting law firm.

You’ll be committed to excellent customer service and someone who has the personality about them to liaise with a variety of people from receptionists to partners of the firm.

Main responsibilities
  • Liaise with key stakeholders in the identification and development of improvements to business systems.
  • Evaluate business requests and advise on suitability and implementation.
  • Carry out full business analysis to include requirements and solution.
  • Write product change specifications.
  • Manage the delivery of projects into the associated sections.
  • Carry out and manage testing of any solutions prior to implementation
  • Produce accurate and concise documentation.
Skills and qualifications
  • Self-motivating with a flexible approach.
  • An inquisitive and analytical mind.
  • A methodical and accurate worker, able to see tasks through to the end. 
  • The ability to express ideas clearly in speech, email and documentation.
  • The confidence, maturity and stature to deal effectively with colleagues in all parts and levels of the business.

Role-specific knowledge and expertise

  • Experience of running Agile projects.
  • Have a good understanding of systems and technologies available
  • Experience in process and requirements analysis
  • Experience of Business Process Reengineering.
Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.