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  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Rate: Up to 0.00
  • Start Date: 16/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months



Job Title: Business analyst

Location: Central Milton Keynes with some travel to Westminster Office

Job Type: Contract (Up to 31 March 2020)

Job Status: Contract Role

Latest Start Date: Monday 23 September 2019

Organisation the work is for: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Security Clearance: – SC clearance is required

Essential skills and experience:

  • Give examples of project management using Agile or PRINCE2 (or equivalent) at Practitioner level making clear, pragmatic and manageable plans using project management disciplines

  • Give examples of working on UK Government or private sector digital programmes and IT systems

  • Evidence of user centred design and the importance of user research

  • Strong track record of capturing, analysing and prioritising requirements for digital solutions using robust business analysis with the ability to identify interdependencies and suggest improvements

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with examples of presenting at Board level and translating technical concepts

  • Ability to influence at all levels and extensive experience of tailoring messages to audience (including non-technical and senior staff)

  • Example of high quality options analysis (ie analysing and evaluating data from various sources to identify pros and cons to assist decision making or business case development)

  • Experience of presenting analysis and outcomes which stand up to scrutiny by senior management and Boards

  • Facilitating workshops with key stakeholders to define requirements and analyse feedback provided

  • Working in multidisciplinary teams and with other suppliers to understand requirements

  • Drawing together and presenting reasonable conclusions from a wide range of incomplete and complex evidence and data – able to act or decide even when details are not clear

  • Evidence of questioning and challenging the value being delivered through IT systems and applications and challenging any gaps

  • Ability to provide timely and accurate reports to the SRO, project boards and stakeholders

  • An understanding of IT Security and data protection rules.

  • Experience of working with diverse global networks

Note: Must have all the skills mentioned above