Senior Business Analyst at Department for Work & Pensions, Newcastle, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Sep 11, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Senior Business Analyst (inside IR35)

Are you an experienced Business Analyst? Do you have process mapping experience? Do you have extensive JIRA experience? DWP are looking for a Senior Business Analyston an interim basis.

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As a Senior Business Analyst, you will: 

  • Be part of the modelling process, work to identify potential process improvements, considering risks, issues and benefits.
  • Support in the production of business cases, this includes market analysis from a technical and non-technical point of view and producing cost/benefit analysis for proposed solutions
  • Advise the Product Owner in agreeing the suitable mix of epics, features & stories for each sprint, as well as actively contributing towards prioritisation activities. Additionally, be comfortable operating as a Product Owner on an interim basis where necessary.
  • Lead initiatives and championing continual learning & development within the BA community.
  • Be a leading member of the BA community, taking on line management responsibilities for multiple BA across the department. Additionally, play a significant role in recruitment & performance assessment activities within the department.
  • Promote the department’s work externally, both across government and to the external market. Additionally, take ownership for promoting new ways of working and techniques from industry within the department, championing improvements where possible.


You’ll have:

  • JIRA experience
  • Experience in developing process maps
  • As is and to be experience
  • Agile experience