IT Business Analyst Apprentice (Harsco Environmental) Harsco Environmental

The role will involve working with stakeholders to understand their business problems, analysis, and document requirements. The Business Analyst will bridge the gap between IT and the business, translating requirements in a way that can be understood by everyone. Duties will include; Engage with the stakeholders to clearly define their business problem. Analyse and clearly document the business problem and requirements. Working with the stakeholders to prioritise the captured requirements.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary: National Minimum Wage for Age

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Engage with the stakeholders to clearly define their business problem.
  • Analyse and clearly document the business problem and requirements.
  • Working with the stakeholders to prioritise the captured requirements.
  • Produce detailed business analysis documentation.
  • Problem Statement.
  • Map Business Processes.
  • Highlighting Risk Areas.
  • Bridging the gap between IT and the business, you can articulate the requirements so the assigned IT function can deliver a solution that meets the requirements.
  • Cost Benefit Analysis to look at when a solution should be build vs buy.
  • Understand the current application portfolio to identify potential reuse cases.
  • Work as part of the team delivering the solution to assist with:
  •  Application Testing.
  • Business Demo.
  • Documentation.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Business Analyst, with training in how to:

  • Become a change professional who helps organisations to deliver business and digital change successfully.
  • Regularly investigate and analyse solutions to ensure the right one is chosen.
  • Gain the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • Expand on logical and creative thinking skills to help solve business change challenges.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role could offer a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative, Customer focussed, Written communication skills, Self starter, Time management skills, Self-motivated attitude, Desire to learn, Be proactive


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Harsco Environmental is the premier provider of material processing and environmental services to the global steel and metals industries. Our onsite mill services and resource recovery services offer sustainable solutions that maximize environmental benefit and return valuable raw material into production. We also have developed a range of by-products for specialized applications across industry, construction and agriculture, which utilize Harsco’s expertise in mineral materials.


Harsco Environmental


The Point , Bradmarsh Way


S60 1BW

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Training provider



Jack Taylor


Apprenticeship standard

Business analyst

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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