2019BAStudentPlacement - BA Student Placement

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Posted: 04/10/2018 09:48
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Coventry
Level: Professional
Deadline: 20/10/2019 23:59
Hours: 37.5
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent

PCMS Business Analyst Placement

As a 12 month Business Analyst placement student, you will gain the experience to support the Business Analysis team in their deliverables for key projects for our retail and hospitality clients. 

About the Programme

The Business Analyst Undergraduate programme enables you to work in an Agile environment as part of a multi-disciplined team.

During your placement at PCMS, you will be working on high profile enterprise retail systems processing millions of transactions per day, underpinning retailers in-store business. You will gain experience in Business Analysis and support the BA team with project deliverables

By the end of the 12 month placement you will be an active member of an Agile development team. 

About the Role

You will be developed by the Business Analysis team and you will be given real work from day one. You will have individual responsibilities and deliverables in key client projects. This will involve you in participating in the full Agile software development lifecycle, analysing and elaborating on customer requirements, writing business requirements/stories and creating relevant project documentation.

You will acquire business and technical knowledge in the PCMS core product solution and defined areas (for example Retail, Tax, Loyalty Schemes etc) specific to project requirements.

You will also assist the business in maintaining an excellent relationship with the customer by attending off-site visits.

About You

​You will be studying for a degree in a Business related subject or have taken a Business Analysis module as part of your studies.

Essential skills/experience

  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of Business Analysis modules
  • Good presentation skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced with Microsoft office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Effective in structuring questions and challenging opinions
  • Enthusiastic approach

Desirable skills/ experience

  • Experience within retail 
  • Experienced with Microsoft office - Visio
    Remember, when completing your application, think carefully about the relevant skills you can bring to the role from your academic career, work experience and extracurricular activities. Please ensure you list all your qualifications and results. 
    Please use plain English and make sure you give full results details of your degree modules and work experience. We will want to see what your strengths are, what you’ve done and how this fulfils what we are looking for. 

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