Digital Business Analyst at Department for Work & Pensions, UK Office/Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Hybrid (UK)
  • Feb 06, 2024
6 Months or more Finance

Contract Description

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Digital Business Analyst (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 6 Months

Contracting Authority: DWP            

Location: Any DWP Hub – Hybrid Working (40% Office 60% Remote)

 

As a Business Analyst you will be a key part of the team in delivering change within the department. You will work across the product delivery lifecycle to bring together business needs with technical capabilities, with the goal of defining solutions that deliver value.

You will be given the opportunity to continue to grow your capabilities through working with Senior/ Lead BAs and continually growing your skills and knowledge through the support of the wider community of practice, additionally you will be, at times, responsible for managing Associate BAs to develop your management and coaching skills.

As a Digital Business Analyst your main responsibilities will be to: 

 

  • Work within a transformational multi-disciplinary team (User Researchers, Developers, QAs etc.) utilising agile methodologies.
  • Translate business problems and user needs into a set of detailed requirements to deliver value and great outcomes for our users.
  • Lead workshops, interviews, focus groups and utilise other techniques to effectively understand the business problems and user needs. 
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships.
  • Communicating effectively across both technical and business stakeholders and ensuring the understanding of requirements and acceptance criteria is aligned.
  • Gain a good understanding of the business processes and activities that impact and that are impacted by the product or service. Selecting the appropriate best practice techniques to model business processes, in order to identify potential process improvements.
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner to agree a suitable mix of epics, features & stories for each sprint, as well as contributing towards prioritisation activities.  
  • Take ownership for improving your own knowledge of Business Analysis and Agile principles, methods and tools and play an active role within the BA community including coaching and supporting other members, as appropriate.

 

 

You’ll have relevant experience in:

 

  • Experience of working as a Business Analyst including the development of APIs.
  • Experience of working on changes end to end from inception to delivery.
  • Experienced in analysing and refining user and stakeholder requirements.
  • Identifying and building strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Using a wide range of analysis techniques to understand the problem.
  • Able to identify improvements and make recommendations.
  • Experience of working as a business analyst in an agile team.
  • Technology – Comfortable working within a technical area.
  • Data – A sound understanding of working with data.
  • Experience of working as a business analyst in Finance and HR (Highly Desirable).