Senior Business Analyst

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Easton
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Requirements

  • 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


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

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