Job Description Senior Business Analyst

Job Title

Senior Business Analyst

Reports to

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Head office in Braintree or such other location that may be required of the job role

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Job Ref & about the organisation  

Social Media info etc 

Core Objectives

Lead a team with overall responsibility for analysing the development, performance and maintenance of the organisation and providing solutions for use to improve efficiency and quality and to contribute to organisation growth.


Main Tasks/duties and responsibilities  



Responsibility to staff and direct the team :

– overall responsibility for analysing the development, performance and maintenance of the organisation and providing solutions for use, increased efficiency and quality and to assist in organisation growth whilst complying with legal/statutory, professional duties, responsibilities and agreed duties and obligations including insert ISO etc

– overall responsibility for  associated budgets

– meet your targets and those of the team as a whole

– smooth running of the team

– contribute to training and development of the team

– achieve maximum profitability and growth in accordance with organisation plans


Day to day responsibilities as agreed with the Line Manager to include:

– manage and carry out analysis of the organization, meeting agreed criteria whilst complying with financial and legal requirements, responsibilities and obligations,  including statutory obligations,

— reporting (content and format as agreed) on a monthly basis

– developing strategic plans for analysis to include strategy to achieve agreed targets, and effective planning

– assisting with the development and preparation of the organisation’s strategy and general business planning

– subject to agreed criteria, recruitment, training, set action and targets, appraise and manage performance, development, coaching and general support of all your team members to ensure targets are met

– manage and maintain contact with internal and external “client/customers” relating to analysis

– set an example for team members of commitment, analysis activities, work ethics and habits and personal character

– maintain accurate records

– control expenses to meet agreed  budgetary controls

– adhere to all organisation policies and procedures

– interact and co-operate with all members of the organisation and its suppliers and clients/customers


From time to time you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role even where these fall outside your own department/team.

You are responsible for your allocated workload and must meet all targets as agreed with your Line Manager. You must contribute towards the smooth running of the organisation generally.


Your usual hours will be from 9am to 5pm. However you will be expected to work as and when necessary to meet the needs of the team and your targets.

Insert as applicable Your job will be a mixture of travel and office based.

Secondary Tasks/duties





The role is part of the whole organisation team and as such requires you to perform such reasonable tasks that are required, as and when necessary, to maintain, promote, develop and expand the business of our organisation and its interests generally.


You must carry out your duties to the best of your ability, having consideration for the needs of your colleagues and the organisation and its clients/customers. You must obey all lawful and reasonable orders given to you and comply with the organisation’s rules, procedures and policies

Management / supervisory responsibilities



People or equipment


People who report to you

You are responsible for the team members who will all report directly to you



You are responsible for the equipment provided to you for use in your job role and to your team. This means you must ensure that equipment is used in accordance with training provided, the organisation’s policies and procedures and the law and using, where applicable, any safety equipment or Personal Protective Equipment provided. You are responsible for ensuring that the equipment used by the team is maintained and can be used/operated at all times.

Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this job role

You need

– qualifications sufficient to perform the job role – insert as applicable

– experience in this type of job role – insert as applicable e.g. minimum 5 years

– experience of data analysis

– good understanding of data analysis, management obligations (including statutory obligations), requirements and dynamics

– experience of managing, maintaining and using the following  hardware – insert as applicable

– experience of managing, maintaining and using the following  software – insert as applicable

– experience of managing, maintaining and using the following – insert as applicable

– insert anything else as applicable

– ability in general business analysis, management and control

– leadership with ability to drive a  team

– project management skills

– ability to work under pressure

– full driving licence


You need to have and maintain (with regular training and updates as necessary) the knowledge, technical skills and qualifications that are necessary to perform your job role to comply with the requirements of the organisation and any applicable rules, regulations (particularly of any professional body) and with any law which applies to your job role.

Special working Conditions

You may be expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s overtime policies

Insert following if applicable – The nature of your role will require you to travel within the area that your team covers. However, from time to time you may be expected to travel outside that area as the job role requires


Salary level C – £30,000
Benefits insert details of any benefits

Approved by Name

John Smith

Job Role

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Date approved

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