Business Analyst- Agile/GDS/Waterfall

Posted 26 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Agile Business Analyst| 6 months| Remote| £475/500 Per Day (Inside IR35) | Central Government

Your new company
Our government sector client is looking for a number of agile Business Analysts to join their team on a variety of major incident projects.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Must have government experience.
  • A proven track record of Business Analysis throughout the project lifecycle; from eliciting user requirements that accurately capture user needs in formats tailored to suit the intended audience(s), to procurement, delivery and implementation of successful solutions / services;
  • Experience of working as part of a team, in an Agile project environment with user experience teams, product owners, designers and developers to deliver new digital products and services;
  • Experience of user-centred design practices (e.g. user roles, personas, user journeys, user stories, storyboards, prototyping, etc.);
  • Experience of leading business analysis to understand end user needs (e.g. workshops, focus groups, interviews, etc.).
  • Experience of analysing user research findings into service needs - to support the design and development of services;
  • A sound analytical mind and able to clearly structure and effectively communicate high level and detailed business requirements;
  • Strong business process modelling skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills - managing relationships at all levels with business and IT subject matter experts, internal and external stakeholders (such as members of the public and professional partners), and service / product suppliers;
  • The ability to prioritise and manage workloads within tight timescales and budgetary constraints;
  • An understanding of Agile principles and software development methodologies;
  • Experience of mapping out 'as-is' and 'to-be' landscape and undertaking gap analysis;
  • Experience in business change, rationalisation and transformation;
  • Experience of writing user stories that have formed part of commercial tenders, and evaluation of tenders.
  • Experience of delivering to the Government Digital by Default Service Standard;

What you'll get in return

  • 6 month contract
  • £475/500 Per Day inside IR35)
  • Remote working

What you need to do now
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Required skills

  • Agile | Waterfall | GDS | Central Government

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