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    The World of Business Change and Transformation

    Change is ever present in organisations all over the world. Companies need to adapt to changing regulation, customer needs and introduce technologies so they can perform in their markets. When organisations introduce new services, respond to regulatory initiatives and design more efficient processes it’s all business change and transformation.

Why choose a career in change?

A career in change is an exciting one, where no two projects will be the same and you can learn something new every day. Being able to work with diverse stakeholders and effect real change in organisations is vital, as programmes can be complex and fast paced. The need for business change and transformation skills in organisations has never been more essential as businesses look to bring in new technologies and maintain a competitive edge.

What does that mean in the workplace?

Working business change and transformation means there are a number of career paths you could enter. Here we talk about the types of careers you could embark on in business change.

Careers

Below are some of the careers our Grayce Project Analysts undertake.

What Does a Business Analyst Do?
Business Analysis is the practice of helping to facilitate change in a company by analysing current business problems or opportunities working with key stakeholders to understand the bigger picture. Once the problem or opportunity has been thoroughly investigated, the Business Analyst can start to gather requirements on what would be needed as a solution to tackle the problem or capitalise on the opportunity.

Grayce Business Analysts have successfully defined market leading solutions at a global payments company, defined the requirements for a SAP system in one of the UK’s leading retailers and more.

For more information about becoming a Business Analyst click here.

What Does a Project Manager Do?
Project Management spans a whole host of tasks and outputs that result in business change. Project managers help to articulate why a project is necessary by capturing project requirements and planning the delivery, estimating costs, timescales and the people needed to delivery.

Involved from conception to delivery the Project Manager is involved in building business cases, leading the project team, managing any risks and issues and the budget.

Grayce Project Managers have been instrumental in the successful delivery of projects at clients nationwide. Grayce has been able to manage the delivery of new websites, mobile apps, introduce new services to target markets and more.

For more information on becoming a Project Manager click here.

What Does a Programme Management Officer Do?
The Programme Management Office is a department within a business, that builds, defines and upholds the standards needed for effective project management. In large scale corporate companies, there could be multiple projects happening at once. The PMO’s function is to provide oversight and consistency around the way projects are delivered across the business. As a Programme Management Officer will design and maintain key project documentation, guidance and best practice on project management and execution.

Grayce Programme Management Officers have been instrumental in the successful management and delivery of programmes for leading UK businesses. Our Programme Management Officers have been able to standardise the project management approach at a leading pensions provider.

For more information on becoming a Programme Management Officer click here.

What Does a Data Analyst Do?
In the age of information Data Analysts are highly sought-after professionals, able to collate and interpret data from a variety of sources to influence business solutions and success in projects. Data Analysts can support in a number of capacities, whether it’s understanding trends to influence proposition developments or interpreting operational data to identify procedural improvements internally. Data Analysts will be able to use a number of tools to create dashboards and visuals for team members, preparing key performance reports for stakeholders.

Grayce Data Analysts have been able to use their skills to help identify issues in the supply chain at a large logistics company and define a service proposition based on customer usage at a major transport organisation.

For more information on becoming a Data Analyst click here.

What Does a Test Analyst Do?
Test Analysts are responsible for testing the operation of a solution, business system or application to make sure that it meets the business requirements, set out before the project was undertaken.

Primarily software focused, the Test Analyst will work under controlled conditions to identify any errors that have occurred through the development phase.A vitally important role in the project lifecycle, thoroughness is key to avoid costly mistakes further down the line. Test Analysts will also help offer a quality assurance on the product, keeping the end user in mind at all times.

Grayce Test Analysts have been involved in the successful roll out of mobile apps, payments platforms and more.

For more information on becoming a Test Analyst click here.