Business Analyst

US or UK based, remote capable

Company Overview

Overview: POWWR is a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for the B2B energy market in the US and the UK. POWWR helps energy suppliers and brokers sell and manage energy more efficiently by providing advanced platforms and simple solutions for both suppliers and brokers.  In fact, we provide the only end-to-end connected journey for energy sales.

Background to Requirement

POWWR is at an incredibly exciting time in its evolution and although the company is small, we are incredibly ambitious.   The continued growth and appetite to add value means the business is seeking to add to the existing US based Product team by appointing a Business Analysis to assist in requirements gathering and mapping.

Summary of Requirements

The Business Analyst role is to provide high quality business analysis and requirement gathering in projects and enhancements. Working alongside Product and Scrum Managers delivering of high-quality outcomes in within an Agile environment.    As Business Analyst, you assist in the development of the product vision and roadmap – from ideation through to market launch supporting the overall business strategy.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Creates process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.
  • Assists with the interpretation of customer requirements into feasible options, and communicating these back to the business stakeholders.
  • Customer, market, sales and support data analysis to feed into the product roadmap
  • Prioritising, assigning and solving market problems with your agile development team; define user stories and scenarios, answer queries, review and sign off the functionality, engage with the team processes
  • Representing the customer during the development cycle to ensure the software produced is valuable and useable
  • Gaining customer feedback and feeding this into the product strategy and planning process – ensuring useful feedback is obtained, recorded and actioned
  • Working closely with customers to define implementation requirements for product configuration, implementation and delivery
  • Understand how to prioritise product ideas and then build a business case to demonstrate potential return on investment for the top ideas
  • Manage and prioritise a product backlog with a clear understanding of defects, compliance and regulatory issues, technical debt and enhancements
  • Facilitate and support product backlog management
  • Partner with developers on reviewing
  • Negotiate with product owners/business experts on alternative solutions
  • Works with stakeholders and project team to prioritize collected requirements.
  • Researches, reviews, and analyzes the effectiveness and efficiency of existing requirements-gathering processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes.
  • Acting as a liaison between the business and its clients
  • Acquiring knowledge of products or services provided by the business
  • Incorporating user suggestions into projects

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of requirements gathering techniques and experience of working in a B2B Business Analysis role
  • Knowledge of the energy market
  • Knowledge of agile working and previous experience working as a Business Analyst on an agile team
  • Some tech literacy to enable discussions with developers
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • A high attention to detail and excellent organization skills
  • Positive attitude and good problem-solving skills

Skills & Experiences

The role requires Business Analysis fundamentals, excellent cross functional collaboration and engagement and an understanding of agile working.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years analyst experience coupled with exceptional planning skills and determination to execute product strategy.

Location and package 

This role will be based in the US or UK.  Remote working is in place with occasional travel to the local office or other locations as required.

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