Business Analyst (6 month FTC)

Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
27 Apr 2021
26 Jun 2021
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type

We have a unique opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Office 2025 programme team. This is a fixed term contract initially for 6 months based in our Bristol office. Due to the nature of the work involved, this role will be based on-site however there is flexibility for some home working within reason. Travel will be required to our other UK offices (London/ Reading), once government guidelines allow.

Osborne Clarke is an international legal practice with over 270 Partners and more than 900 talented lawyers in 26 locations*. Our sector-based approach enables us to help our clients tackle the issues they are facing today, and prepare for the ones that they will face tomorrow. Advising them both comprehensively and commercially. We love working closely with our clients on new deals, products and solutions which will transform their businesses, markets and even sectors. And our unique approachable culture is not an added extra, it's fundamental to our success.

What you'll do

Reporting to the Office 2025 Programme Director, the main purpose of the roles is to support the effective delivery of projects and initiatives, including analysis and cost benefit development and reporting. It will also include process efficiency and redesign work as well as supporting any vendor selection processes, including analysis and assessment of tenders.

What we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst, with a background of working on projects ideally in a law firm or professional services environment. Relevant experience in centralising office services and the introduction of paperlite practices is desirable.

Also required:

  • In depth understanding and experience of process mapping and re-engineering (as is, to be, gap analysis etc.) using standard mapping techniques and tools (e.g. Visio)
  • Experience using elicitation techniques to understand business requirements
  • Data gathering and modelling
  • Understanding of project methodologies
  • Ability to handle and engage a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and deliverables
  • Self-starter, ability to work within a fast-paced ever changing landscape
  • Ability to cope well under pressure
  • Display an entrepreneurial flair, share new ideas and promote continuous improvement
  • Enthusiastic and proactive, ability to manage own time and workload with minimal supervision

Salary and benefits

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.

For more information or to apply

At Osborne Clarke we welcome direct applications - if you would like any further information about the role, or the firm, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact, in complete confidence, Chloe Tidcombe in the recruitment team on or 0117 917 4162.

No agencies please

*Services in India are provided by a relationship firm

Please note that although we include closing dates for our roles as a guide, we review and progress applications on a rolling basis.

At Osborne Clarke we value difference and encourage applicants from all social backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, gender identities, and sexual or romantic orientations. We want everyone to feel that OC is a place where you can be yourself and where you belong, and our range of interest groups and diversity networks - not to mention our great teams - are a part of making that a reality.

We support working families via a range of family and caring friendly policies and will accommodate flexible working where we can. We value the health and wellbeing of our people: for example, we're signatories to the Mindful Business Charter, have an active network of mental health champions and offer free initiatives and flexible benefits to all our people.

Being an inclusive employer is important to us. We have made a number of external commitments such as the Race Fairness Commitment and Women in Law Pledge, and are working with organisations like Stonewall to become a more inclusive employer.

Osborne Clarke is a Living Wage Employer, so we're committed to paying everybody in our business enough to live on and to enable them to save for the future.

We want you to be able to show us your best during the recruitment process. If you require any adjustments to be made during the application, interview process or when working with us, please let us know.