Alex Papworth

Alex Papworth

Lead business Analyst at Nationwide

Location
London, United Kingdom
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Alex Papworth's Summary

23 years experience in IT and financial services in many locations across the globe.

Specialties: Mentoring, BA Planning, Use Case modelling, UML, Workshop facilitation

Trained in applying Lean Startup with particular focus on using the Business Model Canvas

Establishing a professional development business by facilitating the sharing of expertise and experience of the business analyst community and other professional communities.

Alex Papworth's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Analysis
  2. Requirements Gathering
  3. RUP
  4. UML
  5. Business Process Design
  6. Gap Analysis
  7. Stakeholder Management
  8. SDLC
  9. Visio
  10. Requirements Management
  11. Business Process
  12. Agile Methodologies
  13. Requirements Analysis
  14. Business Requirements
  15. Change Management
  16. Strategy
  17. Software Documentation
  18. CRM
  19. Software Project Management
  20. User Acceptance Testing
  21. Systems Analysis
  22. Analysis
  23. Business Process Mapping
  24. Enterprise Architecture
  25. Management
  26. SOA
  27. PMO
  28. Business Process Improvement
  29. Project Delivery
  30. Professional Mentoring
  31. Process Mapping
  32. Start-ups
  33. Leadership
  34. Workshop Facilitation
  35. Enterprise Software

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Alex Papworth's Experience

Lead Business Analyst

Nationwide

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Financial Services industry

April 2014Present (6 months) Swindon

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; E-Learning industry

October 2008Present (6 years)

Website providing resources and services to support business analysts who are pursuing professional development.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; E-Learning industry

October 2008Present (6 years)

Senior Business Analyst

barclaycard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BARC; Financial Services industry

January 2014March 2014 (3 months) Northampton, United Kingdom

Business Analyst

Lloyds Banking Group

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LLOY; Financial Services industry

April 2013January 2014 (10 months) London, United Kingdom

Channel Transformation for Transaction Banking

Business Analyst

Barclaycard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BARC; Financial Services industry

December 2011March 2013 (1 year 4 months) Northampton

Contract Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Financial Services Authority

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Financial Services industry

July 2011November 2011 (5 months) London

Responsible for developing BA capability within FSA

President (part time role)

IIBA UK Chapter

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

May 2010November 2011 (1 year 7 months)

Leading IIBA UK (International Institute of Business Analysts).

Senior business analyst

Royal Bank of Scotland

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; RBS; Banking industry

August 2009June 2011 (1 year 11 months)

Designed and introduced operating model as part of support model for PSD implementation

Study Group Mentor

Business Analyst Mentor

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; E-Learning industry

September 2009January 2010 (5 months)

Informal collaboration with Doug Goldberg, Laura Brandenburg and Linda Erzah to mentor group of students in business analysis.

Study group setup and managed by David Maynard

Lead Business analyst

Lloyds Banking Group

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LLOY; Financial Services industry

July 2008June 2009 (1 year)

Analysis on study phase of several projects including payments and SEPA Direct Debit programme to European branch network

COO

PriceDive

March 2008October 2008 (8 months)

Roller coaster startup ride.
3 months on fully pay and 4 months working for equity.
Learnt how to run Agile development along with team who were all new to Agile!!
Lots of other stuff in the internet affiliate space

Lead Analyst

LloydsTSB

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LLOY; Banking industry

September 2003March 2008 (4 years 7 months)

Multi million pound projects for commercial and retail banking.
Primary role to lead analysis on several projects at various stages in the lifecycle where funding had been approved or was being sought. Applied requirements gathering and verification using facilitated workshops and requirements tracing. Also provide mentoring to other analysts as required, ensuring delivery of consistent, high quality analysis.

Business analyst

BSkyB

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BSY; Broadcast Media industry

January 2002March 2003 (1 year 3 months)

Responsible for applying the Chordiant methodology to model ‘vision’ requirements for multimillion pound, multi-vendor, multi-channel CRM programme. The vision was to re-engineer their existing customer contact centre processes with a key goal of increasing their ARPU (Average Return Per User) through cross/up sell.

• Facilitating Joint Application Development workshops and achieving stakeholder signoff
• Producing business process documentation to define ‘To Be’ business processes (using Rational Rose)
• Facilitating business process workshop and achieving stakeholder signoff

Business Analyst

GlaxoSmithKline

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GSK; Pharmaceuticals industry

March 2001January 2002 (11 months)

Responsible for addressing problems with sales and discount development project in crisis, recommending ways forward and managing and delivering the agreed approach.
Proposed that I investigate the project issues, assess the risks and propose different solutions that would mitigate the risks. Responsible for rewriting the Use Case model and completing the business process model. This involved managing other analysts and the business relationship to ensure a coherent, complete and accurate Use Case model. Key achievements were the implementation of a sign off process and a change control process to ensure focused, rapid and committed resolution of analysis issues.

CTO

Kikkup

September 2000February 2001 (6 months)

Pursuing startup opportunity with business partner. Performed analysis and design of product targeted at publishing industry. Produced prototypes as means of explaining product principles as a sales vehicle. Investigated and selected appropriate partners - developed commercial relationship with US technical partner to ensure product delivery. Defined implementation approach and managed joint delivery and hosting of sales protoype.

Consultant

ecsoft

Public Company; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

February 1994July 1998 (4 years 6 months)

Worked in a variety of roles during my time at ECsoft. All work was project-based and the approach applied was using OO best practice to deliver high quality solutions using an incremental and iterative approach. The main delivery platform was Forté which was a leading edge OO database and platform independent development environment. I had full lifecycle involvement which ran from identifying requirements through to producing formal analysis documents using Select Enterprise in consultation with key business users. After the intial analysis, I was also responsible for managing the team to deliver specific increments against the project framework. The Bass project won an OO award for 'Best Distributed OO Project' from the OMG (Object Management Group).

Consultant

Data Logic Ltd

August 1991February 1993 (1 year 7 months)

This period was spent working for ICL on the CHOTS MOD project

Alex Papworth's Projects

Alex Papworth's Education

Loughborough University

19871991

Alex Papworth's Certifications

  • Business Model Generation Workshop

    • Business Model Foundry
    • License CVTrust-815212296

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