Business Analyst - Central Government

Reed Professional Services
Crewe, UK
03 Sep 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The challenges facing the UK Government in the preparations to leave the EU are unparalleled. Whilst we hear about it in the news every day, the enormous amount of work required to get us there is quite a challenge.

Due to the associated unprecedented level of change required, this Central Government Department has requested that Reed Professional Services (RPS) provide assistance with raising the level of Project and Programme Management expertise within the organisation, working particularly on the EU Exit programmes. In order to further compliment the team delivering these programmes, RPS have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our team of experts in ensuring the success of the projects.

Who will you be working for?

RPS provide project delivery and tailored PMO services, helping our customer's projects go from concept to completion. Our project delivery services are custom tailored to meet individual needs, whilst drawing on broad market experience and proven methodology from a variety of sectors including Media, Banking and Central Government. We keep the end goal firmly in mind and can scale as in line with customer needs.

What will you be doing?

As a core member of RPS's Project Management Team, you will help our client across a broad cross section of programmes that are in need of support both to raise understanding of the level of Project and Programme Management expertise, owing to the unprecedented level of change required.

Using your exceptional Business Analysis skills, you will be required to support one of the programme teams. The role will be focused on taking on existing process maps (created by an external team) and to improve and develop them. You will develop and deliver a Target Operating Model for the full operating capability as well as all usual Business Analyst duties. The role will be working in an agile environment with a lot of stakeholder management.

Not everyone has the skills required for this role, so to be seriously considered, please have the following in regard to:
  • Experience: Demonstrable experience of reviewing all business functions and determining a structure and maturity of processes as well as creating end to end process maps. Previous experience of creating and delivering Target Operating Models. Ideally you would have previously worked on a consultancy basiswith prior experience in working with Central Government Functions.
  • Skills: You will be confident in managing and coaching teams as well as running workshops. Along with managing governance and high-level decision making, so you'll have plenty of opportunity to apply your experience in these areas.
  • Characteristics: There's frequent internal and external stakeholder management involved,?so you should be a?compelling and considered influencer, with a consultative and approachable demeanour that will enable your team to deliver to the best of its ability.?

If this sounds like a challenge you would relish, we'd love to hear from you, so please apply below.

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