Business Analyst

Posted 13 May by Capita

Join us as a Business Analyst – SEO Grade (Mid-level) within the Home Office

(Remote, London, Southport, Full-time, Permanent)


**We are keen to hear from experienced Business Analysts with a strong background in Digital and some Procurement experience also possessing core BA processes and skills**



About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever – and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.


We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. We lead on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counterterrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK.



Why Join Home Office?

This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.


Project Managers provide a key role delivering the Home Office Transformation Portfolio. It is large, complex and challenging and encompasses over 20 major and/or mission critical projects and programmes plus four business portfolios of change. There is a strong focus on agile, modular project delivery, supported by enterprise-wide portfolio management and you could find yourself working on a project for the UK’s critical national infrastructure through to a complex technology enabled business change programme.



The Role of a Business Analyst

Your role as a Business Analyst is to understand and analyse both user and business needs. You will ensure the outcomes are aligned with service vision and business strategy by contributing to the link between current and future business models, delivering to the business architecture.


You will challenge constructively and act as a critical friend to achieve solutions that are fit for purpose. You will facilitate collaboration and lead effective communication with all stakeholders to support design, build and delivery to meet the user needs.



Essential Criteria:

·        Digital experience and background as a BA

·        Project Background large scale and fast paced i.e. Transformation level

·        Strong core BA processes – especially User stories, Process mapping

·        Waterfall/Agile, leaning towards Waterfall

·        Procurement experience would be beneficial

·        Be able to work independently and with confidence

·        Strong Stakeholder/Supplier management skills

·        Pro activeness

·        Effective communication skills including technical jargon

·        Upskilling and knowledge share will be required for the wider team




Expected Qualifications and Professional Memberships include:

·        ACTIVE SC CLEARANCE - Desirable

·        PRINCE2 (Practitioner)

·        BCS Business Analysis

·        APMG Project Management



Please note, successful candidates will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

Reference: 42703393

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