Business Analyst Business Analyst …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Jan 22
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Jan 22
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
153682 | Business Analyst | Up to £40,666 |Newcastle As a business analyst you will work across the product delivery lifecycle to bring together business needs with technical capabilities.

153682 | Business Analyst - Newcastle

up to £40,666 per annum, circa 27% pension contribution from DWP, flexible working hours and work life balance so you can work in a way that works for you

DWP. Digital with Purpose

"The scale here is huge; the ask is often complex and the context unique"

As a Business Analyst you will be a key part of an expert digital community delivering a generational change to the way DWP delivers products and services to people across the UK.

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're a skilled BA. and we'll give you more opportunities to grow your capability and your career working with Senior and Lead BAs in our community, through formal learning, meet-ups and more. As part of a wider community of practice -one of the biggest communities of BAs in the UK - you'll also have chance to manage and coach Associate BAs.

Everything we do here is at scale and with impact. We're the UK's largest government department, and we're taking on a massive transformation of government products, services and ways of working. The work we do is technically and structurally complex, uniquely challenging and above all driven by an extraordinary purpose - lifting people out of poverty and helping people into work.

You'll have the core BA skills needed to enable our multi-disciplinary digital teams to leverage cutting edge technology/thinking and user- centric design to optimise products and services used by 22 million people and 110,000 DWP colleagues and agents.

We work across a mixed economy of new, legacy and hybrid systems, so we'll need you to be adaptable and able to develop and deliver a hybrid approach.

What skills, knowledge and experience are we looking for?

  • You can confidently elicit and define epics, user stories & acceptance criteria following best practice principles.
  • You can identify, elicit and define non-functional requirements using NFR catalogues or similar. Collaboratively supports the prioritisation of the backlog.
  • You have experience facilitating workshops, interviews and document analysis
  • You have worked closely with User Researchers in order elicit needs and develop a shared understanding of current processes.
  • You know how to perform investigative work to identify gaps, potential waste and suggest improvements.
  • You can apply and monitor appropriate use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards.
  • You can build strong relationships with stakeholders, taking into account individual views and ideas and tailoring the approach.
  • You work with stakeholders to identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available.
  • You have a learning mindset and will take ownership of improving and applying your own knowledge of Business Analysis and Agile principles, methods and tools as well as playing an active role growing capability in our BA community

In our application process we just need you to show us you have these skills and experience.

For your best chance to land an interview (where you can really show us what you're all about), tailor and structure your application to address the above essential criteria. Just submitting your CV/employment history won't give us the detail we need to assess your application effectively.

Details. Wages. Perks.

Your home location will be in your choice of either Manchester, Blackpool, Leeds or Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

Salary is up to £40,666. We offer a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours, up to 3 flexi days off per month
  • Family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation, career progression opportunities and lots more.
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