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SC Cleared Business Analyst

Job Description

We're currently looking for an experienced SC cleared Business Analyst to join a large Central Government department on a mission critical programme.

  • Active SC clearance
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build strong working relationships
  • Experienced in Java/ Cloud based products/ projects
  • Write and refine technical stories
  • Process modelling
  • Sequencing of technical stories to avoid breaking existing flows
  • Previous experience leading/managing teams and junior staff

In this role you will need to:
  1. Manage stakeholder relationships.
  2. Work autonomously.
  3. Have a good understanding of your own work area.
  4. Advance the BA community through the sharing of best practice and mentoring others.
  5. Previous experience working in digital and technology programmes of work within an SC environment.
  6. Experience working within large organisations or Central Government departments.

Skills needed for this role
Agile working. You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes. You know how to help the team to decide the best approach. You can help teams to manage and visualise outcomes, prioritise work and work to agreed minimum viable product (MVP), print and scope.  

Business analysis. You can investigate problems and analyse options for new and existing services. You know how to provide recommendations to solutions. You can work with stakeholders to identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available.  

Stakeholder relationship management. You know how to identify important stakeholders, tailoring communication to their needs, and work with teams to build relationships while also meeting user needs. You have the ability to take opposing views to reach consensus. You understand how to work with stakeholders and contribute to improving these relationships, using evidence to explain decisions made.  

Business improvement process. You know how to analyse current services and processes, and can identify and implement opportunities to optimise these. You can help to evaluate and establish requirements using relevant techniques such as gap analysis.

Business modelling. You can use a wide range of techniques to model situations confidently. You know how to gain the necessary agreement needed from subject matter experts and stakeholders, ensuring they review the results to fix any issues.

Business process testing. You know how to report on system quality and collect metrics on test cases.

Digital perspective. You have the ability to apply a digital understanding to your work. You can identify and implement solutions for assisted digital.  

Enterprise and business architecture. You understand and can apply the current target operating model to work.  

User focus. You can identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence. You understand and can define research that fits user needs. You can use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes.