The purpose of this 12 month fixed term contract is to work with the Project Manager to facilitate and support the implementation of change across multiple business areas and jurisdictions. 

This is not a technical role, but does require someone with excellent communication skills who, ideally, has had experience working in a Law Firm or a Partnership

Principal duties will be:

Gather, interpret and translate business needs into functional and non-functional requirements
Summarise requirements for senior stakeholders
Provide detailed requirements for the technical design team
Analyse and design optimum solutions
Create process flow diagrams and workflows
Develop use cases, and map these across to testing plans.
Facilitate all user acceptance testing activity
Liaise closely with the technical team to source further details as required during the solution development / build phases
Identify process, technology and architectural changes necessary to support current and future business goals and objectives
Encourage communication, collaboration and stakeholder engagement throughout the project lifecycle
Assisting with the project management of specific change projects as required
Manage the activities of business analyst support staff and subject matter experts provided from within the firm, as necessary
Train and develop junior business analysts and business subject matter experts to mature the internal change capability across the firm
Facilitate project reporting adhering to project governance
Maintain efficient and meaningful project communication
Manage workloads across multiple projects
Assist with project budget control and reporting and carry out data analysis 
Run multi-jurisdictional workshops and document and communicate output
Contribute to the formation of new policies across the firm
Take the lead in risk assessment workshops documenting output in relation to both project and business risk assessments
Support the change programme and planning of resources and utilisation across the firm
Follow proper escalation paths and manage customer and supplier relationships
Provide leadership to team members and peers by collaborating with others, articulating ideas and viewpoint to senior management peers and others
Collaborate closely with developers to implement system requirements and provide necessary guidance to testing during quality assurance process
Identify improvement opportunities across business processes
Run (RFI) processes and run proof of concept initiatives 

The ideal candidate will be working towards or will be Prince 2 qualified and will have:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial
Confident at internal and external stakeholder management  
Strong leadership and relationship building skills
Able to work independently and to tight deadlines
Able to communicate clearly  and effectively  to a range of audiences
Good negotiation skills, providing guidance on resolving conflicts
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Flexible, helpful, "can do" attitude and leads by example
Excellent analytical, organisational and methodical skills
Very strong moral integrity and independence of mind
Ability to influence stakeholders allowing for a collaborative environment across teams and jurisdictions
Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure when required
Ability to use initiative, whilst recognising when to seek technical help

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