Business Analyst

Cube Partnership

The Role

JOB TITLE: Business Analyst

REPORTING TO: Technology Director

LOCATION: Stockport, Manchester

Due to Cube Partnership’s rapid growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to join our team. To conduct Business Analysis across all stages of the change process, ensuring that all changes are scoped and designed to a high quality and are aligned with business goals and IT strategy.

The Company is an agile, fast paced business so an agile approach to business analysis is a must have, working with offshore development teams, multiple stakeholders across a wide range of projects split between licensed sports brands and own brand fashion.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to build projects from the ground up, allowing you to make your mark on our thriving business. The successful candidate will be expected to establish ways-of-working, relationships, processes and best-practices.

About Cube

Cube International is a young and dynamic group of integrated companies bringing unique, forward-thinking and game-changing concepts to the sports event, sports retail and modular building industries.

The Cube group, a team of professionals with global industry-leading experience, works with some of the world’s most iconic sports brands and events and is widely respected for delivering outstanding solutions, experiences and results.

At Cube, we are fully committed to empowering a team which strives to exceed partner expectations through teamwork, experience, creativity and a positive can-do mentality. We would therefore like to hear from candidates who engage well with others, have exceptional communication skills and thrive in a role where they can materially influence the performance of the business.

About Cube Partnership

Part of the Cube International group, Cube Partnership is an expert sports retail, ecommerce, licensing and merchandise business. The company works with sports organisations, rights holders, teams and events to create exceptional retail, licensing & merchandise experiences for spectators and fans across the globe.

Cube Partnership is inclusive, collaborative and, working in partnership with clients, fully immerses itself into their culture, ensuring that their objectives are at the heart of everything they do.

Why Cube?

We offer a new way of thinking about sports retail. A fresh approach. A commitment to real partnership and collaboration and to delivering the highest level of return for our partners. Cube’s hugely experienced team of sports retail and licensing professionals work with some of the leading names in the international sporting world, including F1 teams, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the PRO14 Rugby Club Ospreys, Solheim Cup 2023 and the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

We are known for our imaginative approach and creativity, our can-do attitude and determination to get the job done well, and for creating exceptional retail experiences for our customers’ stakeholders and fans.

Responsibilities

  • Perform business analysis in the initiation and definition stages of a project to ensure the why, what, when and how much is understood before getting approval to deliver the idea
  • Ensure scope and requirements are sufficiently understood. Engagement with the business will be via workshops or by other methods deemed to be appropriate to drive forward requirements gathering and elicitation
  • Work with the Technology Director and development leads in the production of an IT Solution Design ensuring that proposed solutions are aligned with IT strategy, yet meet business expectations
  • Work with IT colleagues to ensure costs, timescales and any feasibility constraints are sufficiently understood and conveyed to the business
  • Lead requirements elaboration during the low-level design and build of the solution whilst ensuring the business is fully informed and any business-related activities are coordinated alongside any IT deliverables. As the requirements and design are elaborated, the timescales will be refined and communicated
  • Ensure requirement traceability is maintained throughout the development lifecycle and that any scope changes are sufficiently managed
  • Ensure consistent analysis standards are used across projects and that any cross-project dependencies are sufficiently identified and managed
  • Actively influence and contribute to the on-going development of ISD analysis approaches, methods and standards
  • Contribute to the review and introduction of industry best practice, tools and techniques
  • Ensure that deliverables are produced according to plans and departmental quality standards

Requirements

  • At least 2 years’ experience of agile approaches and techniques
  • At least 3 years of business and/or systems analysis experience obtained in an IT or business department
  • Experience of the ecommerce sector is desirable
  • Requirements elicitation and documentation
  • Data modelling
  • Functional modelling
  • Business process modelling
  • Unified Modelling Language (UML)
  • Object Oriented Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Flexible approach to responsibilities and workload – willing to collaborate with other teams to get the job done
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and presentation skills
  • A great team-player with a positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to think strategically but also able to roll sleeves up and ‘get hands dirty’
  • Flexible working schedule

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their CV, together with a covering letter, to Cube’s HR department.
Email: careers@cubeinternational.co.uk

As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.