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IT Business Analyst – 12 Month FTC

What is on offer?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our IT Team.  The Business Analyst role is a perfect opportunity for an experienced Agile Business Analyst to work on AHK’s key technology initiatives. As part of the Business Applications team, you will work with key business stakeholders to elicit requirements, run workshops, create user story maps, guide the development team through iterations of development and coordinate user acceptance testing to the highest standards. You will also work closely with Project Managers to identify project requirements and carry out feasibility studies on important project ideas for the Group.  


About us

Alfred H Knight is an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services.

We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies.

We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001.

Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds.


Do you have what it takes?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:

Required Knowledge and Work Experience


  • 3+ years experience in a business analysis role or carrying out business analysis related activities. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to talk to and present to a range of audiences, sometimes acting as a translator between parties. 
  • Excellent analytical skills and an informed, evidence based approach.
  • The ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within your project timeframes.
  • The ability to motivate others and lead change.
  • A passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change. 
  • A strong interest in business and business development.
  • A good understanding and grasp of information technology.
  • Experience using modelling languages such as UML and BPMN. 
  • Experience dealing with senior stakeholders.
  • Able to demonstrate and understanding of the role of the Business Analyst in both an Agile and Waterfall environment.



  • BCS/IIBA Certified.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Metals and Minerals sector experience.
  • LIMS, JTS and/or Mobile Data Capture experience.
  • Spanish language skills.
  • Experience using tools such as Asana, Redmine, Git, Lucidchart/MS Visio and Google Apps.

Required Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level (high grade).


Required Languages

  • English and other languages would be advantageous


 What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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