Lead Business Analyst
We are looking for a Lead Business Analyst to join our BA Community of Practice within our Business Transformation and Change team. The Society is embarking on an ambitious transformation programme alongside the wider change portfolio, and as such needs a BA team that is expert in delivering complex change in an evolving business and technology landscape.
As well as working on projects within the change portfolio you will be a Subject Matter Expert on Business Analysis, defining and leading BA activity at project or programme level and providing quality assurance through your deep technical knowledge of Business Analysis tools and techniques.
A Lead BA will be expected to work on complex projects without support; lead small teams of BAs on large projects or programmes; and provide day-to-day support and coaching for less experienced Business Analysts.
What you will do:
You will be responsible for:
- Delivering successful change projects through defining the appropriate analysis approach, delivering the required analysis and supporting the development, testing and implementation of change.
- Producing progress updates, metrics, risks and issues to support Project Managers and Project Business Leads in ensuring delivery to time, cost and quality
- Providing Subject Matter Expertise on Business Analysis to the Community of Practice, to support individuals or projects.
- Providing coaching and support to other Business Analysts and supervising the work of individual BAs on the same project
- Supporting quality assurance in the team through peer reviews and other activities
- Producing progress updates, metrics, risks and issues to ensure delivery
- Promoting a culture of continuous improvement and actively looking to bring new tools and techniques into the team
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues across the business as well as in Change and IT to ensure that solutions are aligned to customer needs
- Supporting the BA Team Manager(s) in estimates of resources required to deliver projects, and in the identification of capability gaps in the team
A full job description is available on request.
What we are looking for:We are looking for experienced Business Analysts who have strong techni