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Lead Business Analyst - (SC Cleared/government)

Posted on Jan 15, 2022 by Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited

Not Specified, United Kingdom
1 Feb 2022
Daily Salary

Lead Business Analyst

Mid February start date

6 - 12 month contract

Day rate: £550 - £600 INSIDE IR35

Remote working

Client: Central Government Department

Must hold active SC Clearance

GDS/Gov Tech standards digital delivery experience, but who can carry out and update assurance processes.

Business Modelling/Business Arch experience a bonus.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Able to strategically shape and lead analysis as part of multi-disciplinary teams operating within programme, portfolio or scaled agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrably able to select the appropriate business modelling techniques that are most effective to help people understand the situations, problems, and solutions.
  • Design and influence improvements to business structures, processes and information flows supported appropriately with automation and technology.
  • Breadth of effective techniques to define and manage requirements, prioritisation, and scope with others in a range of different types of change methodologies and situations.
  • Defining and enhancing standards and applying appropriate techniques to elicit and document requirements.
  • Managing traceability of, change to and the refinement of requirements, identifying issues and omissions and managing escalations with senior stakeholders.
  • Leading work that delivers effectively and efficiently in fast paced environments, in agile and waterfall project methodologies
  • Extensive experience of working in different project methodologies and awareness of how to adapt their practice
  • Strategic approach to stakeholder management to understand objectives and resolve tension and conflict.
  • Extensive Business Analysis or relevant knowledge gained from recognised bodies (BCS, BABOK, Agile PO).
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to create clear observations, analysis and conclusions based on customer interviews, published requirements and data.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Pro-active approach to personal and professional development and mentoring of others in Business Analysis best practice.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Business Architecture experience/knowledge (TOGAF, BIZBOK)
  • Practical experience and knowledge of Lean practices.
  • Good understanding of public services and technology marketplace with knowledge of products, platforms and emerging technologies.
  • Specialist knowledge in a business domain or other digital specialism
  • Specialist knowledge in security, data, and privacy
  • Knowledge and understanding of GDS Service Standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Software development life cycles
  • Experience in managing story development in tools such as JIRA, Azure DevOps or similar.
  • Experience in collaborative and remote tooling (Teams, Slack, MIRO, Mural).
  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture tooling.
  • Ability to understand complex financial issues combined with deep analytical skills.
  • Experience of working in scrum environments with team definitions of ready and done.

Reference: 1463171756

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