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Technical Business Analyst

Job Description

As Technical Business Analyst will have a good understanding of strategic arenas and will lead large and complex projects. You will have functional and people management responsibilities and mentor others in the Business Analysis community. 

You will help to develop best practice and assist with communities of practice activities (internally and across government). You will also make sure outcomes are aligned with the service vision and business strategy by connecting the current and future business models and delivering to the future business architecture strategy. 

You will also support and inform product iteration, evolution and optimisation.You will build and own your stakeholder relationships, often forming strategic relationships with senior stakeholders both internally and externally. You will challenge constructively and act as a critical voice to stakeholders and delivery colleagues in order to achieve solutions that are fit for purpose. You will lead effective communication with all stakeholders to support design, build and delivery teams in meeting user needs and business objectives.

Skills needed: 

  • Building strong, strategic relationships with the ability to understand, empathise, negotiate and influence individuals and groups. Directing the strategic approach for stakeholder relationships and promoting the meeting of stakeholder objectives

  • Planning a team’s strategic modelling approach, supported by sound strategic thinking skills with the ability to turn longer term goals into strategic solutions as required

  • Guiding your team to decide the best approach, helping them to visualise outcomes, prioritise work and agree minimum viable product and roadmaps to live services

  • Leading on the elicitation of requirements and needs, and leading investigations and implementations of changes to programme scope

  • Decision-making skills, with an ability to digest information from a multitude of sources and use that to develop a prioritised plan of action, often in spite of multiple, conflicting demands

  • Previous line management or coaching/mentoring experience