Senior Business Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Government client is looking for an experienced Business Analyst on an initial 6 month contract to start ASAP, as a Business Analyst you will have worked within GDS Environment, Digital Transformation, Agile and IT modernisation projects, you will need to be flexible with a track record of leading and/or supporting the introduction of new technology into a business as this position is to ensure the business makes maximum use of the new technology that will be introduced as part of IT Modernisation Projects


  • Work with the IT Modernisation project team to define and agree the required BA products and their acceptance criteria.
  • Deliver products to the timescales and quality agreed with the ITMP project and other stakeholders.
  • Proactively engage with the business areas in capturing the relevant existing processes and defining new processes.
  • Ensure processes are documented and agreed with the business areas.
  • Be proactive in exploring the new technology and potential improvements and solutions, both as part of the ITMP and on own initiative.
  • Work closely with existing business analysts and transfer knowledge and skills.
  • Create a repository for business processes that can be shared, maintained and built on in future.
  • Demonstrate new ways of working, processes and new technology and how they all fit together to users and other stakeholders.
  • Work as part of the ITMP project team, providing regular updates, advice and support.
  • Work closely with members of the Transformation team to ensure plans and outputs can dovetail where needed.
  • Adhere to Government Digital Services processes and controls.

Essential knowledge, skills & experience

  • Significant experience in a business analysis role
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in writing and explaining complex concepts for both technical staff and business users
  • Excellent process mapping skills and experience of using different tools to do so
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience of Agile ways of working
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-discipline team that includes technical experts (internal and 3rd party) and business customers
  • Experience of coaching and skills transfer
  • Ability to work independently day to day

Desirable knowledge, skills & experience

  • Recognised Business Analysis qualification (e.g. BCS, BABOK)
  • Recognised Project Management qualifications (Agile/Prince)
  • Experience of working on technology projects in a BA capacity
  • Experience of Office 365
  • Knowledge of the Government's Digital strategies
  • Experience of working in government and private sector

BCS Diploma in Business Analysis (Desirable) BABOK CCBA/CBAP Qualified (Desirable) Agile Project Management (Desirable) PRINCE2 Practitioner (Desirable)

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