Business Analyst - All Levels - PIM - Product Information Management - Join our associate network at Start with Data, Home Based , £Contract Rate

  • Outside Spy
  • Home Based
  • Feb 17, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Role Specifics

Our Business Analysts support the definition, documentation and delivery of business requirements on during our client PIM solution discovery, design and implementations. They help build requirements and a roadmap with our clients, working closely with client stakeholders across the product data value chain. Our Business Analysts then work with our client to prioritise these requirements, and in conjunction with our data and solution architects coordinate the delivery of the technology solution to meet the client 's needs. Generally, these technology platforms will be one or many of several software platforms we implement - check our solution providers page on our website.


In this client-facing role, you 'll get to...

  • Run client-facing workshops to facilitate business process and data requirements definition
  • Capture processes and requirements in backlogs and process diagrams, and play these back to the client

On day one we 'll expect you to...


  • Analysis of large, complex business processes and business architectures across the product lifecycle
  • Establish business process, business architecture and business requirements capture to guide the definition & design
  • Business analysis including definition of to-be process models
  • Consult and work with solution delivery teams to ensure solutions meet business requirements

You must have....

  • Experience of being a business analyst on a complex full-cycle Product Data Management (PIM)
  • Experience in Retail & Distribution businesses is a must
  • Understanding of retailer and distribution operating models and processes across product & supplier management, data onboarding, enrichment, supply chain, eCommerce & Digital
  • Experience in creating business requirements documents, product backlogs, process maps
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence, Visio and other process modelling
  • UML experience
  • Experience facilitating client-facing workshops
  • Strong logical understanding of the product data lifecycle and business challenges
  • Experience working with PIM platforms
  • Experience in working through all phases in the Project lifecycle.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with diligent attention to detail and quality of output
  • Experience in estimating business analysis effort

Added bonuses you might have...

  • You will have experience of working with 1 or more MDM or PIM platforms such as Riversand, Stibo, Akeneo, Contentserv or Enterworks
  • You have played a role on the client-side in product data management, or an associated role in digital product ownership on a transactional website or app
  • You understand the key concepts of data governance and data quality such as accuracy, consistency, completeness


Our Culture & Way of doing things

Our consultancy is a relatively early-stage startup, meaning we have a vibrant, exciting and dynamic work environment on our projects. We are highly entrepreneurial and value self-starters and solutions-oriented people.


As a Business Analysts, you will be part of a Start with Data delivery team that consists of you, a data architect, a solution architect & a number of solution configuration resources offshore.

  • we generally work remotely and as such digital collaboration is paramount to the success of our projects
  • you will be used to working on Slack, Jira, Confluence and Zoom (some of our clients prefer Teams).
  • our teams are multi-disciplined and relatively self-organising, so you will be used to operating in a flat, collaborative environment

Start with Data 's culture is guided by respect, transparency, collaboration, and direct feedback.

We pledge to be a harassment-free and discrimination-free company.

We believe people from different backgrounds, with different identities and experiences, make the experience we give our clients, and our company, better – just as our clients are from everywhere, a diverse team helps ensure we create a diverse and value-oriented service offering.

We 're obsessed with communicating with our clients as well as within the team. We challenge bureaucracy and slow-moving organisations – but we 're advocates for well-defined processes and efficient governance. We love lean, iterative improvements, and success is measured by the value we create for our clients.


Pay & Benefits

  • We look for exceptional associates consultants and our retainer rates reflect that
  • All of our contracts are outside IR35
  • There are longer-term opportunities with our business, working with a variety of our clients, on a contract or more permanent basis
  • We run a great referral scheme if you want to take advantage of your personal network

At this time we are not engaging with recruitment companies, if we do ever need to explore, we have preferred suppliers who are on standby.