Agile Business Analyst - new job in Edinburgh, UK

Agile Business Analyst
  • £450 - £475 per Day
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH11NA
Job Ref: BBBH34537
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 20 September 2022

Agile Business Analyst

6 months - Outside IR35

Edinburgh - Hybrid

Our Public Sector client is taking on a significant digital transformation, brought about by its own ambitions, hastened by the current pandemic. We are looking for an agile business analyst to work with our client on an initial 6-month contract.

You will have the following experience and skills:

  • Ability to work alone, quickly get up to speed, identify key stakeholders and form strong working collaborations cross-department
  • Ability to map current working processes across technologies, hardware, buildings; identify new working processes; and identify a route to achieve implementation of new processes including associated business change activities
  • Understanding, influencing and collaborating with stakeholders, users, the business, across departments and within and across teams to identify and define need
  • Leading understanding and definition of goals, benefits and needs, using a variety of techniques including facilitating single or multiple user research sessions and the analysis of data (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Using user story / process mapping, identifying and defining business benefit, value and metrics, roadmaps, epics, features, user stories, including splitting and refining work, and 'as is' and 'to be' states, generating documentation to a good quality and standard, (in-house LOAD methodology) including requirements / user stories
  • Supporting the adoption of agile ways of working and solution delivery at pace, coaching others in the team in agile business analysis mind set, tools and techniques
  • Delivering high quality results and decisions, within scrum cadence tight timescales whilst working under pressure and working with ambiguity
  • Have a proven track record with a minimum of 5 years' experience as an agile BA in software implementation or transformation projects, within multiple business contexts

You will:

  • Be able to work on your own and take ownership of your work stack
  • Be able to quickly develop strong collaborative relationships within the scrum team, the lab teams, within Digital Services and outwith to our users and stakeholders
  • Be able to understand and define both the big picture service design and be detail orientated
  • Be experienced in bringing about new ways of working
  • Strong capability in business impact assessments & analysis across multiple business streams
  • Be able to build a compelling value proposition associated with an epic, and define the metrics to demonstrate delivery of that value
  • Have excellent inter-personal skills, coupled with strong influencing abilities and a can do attitude to keep focused on delivering the right business outcome
  • Have some experience of UX and user research
  • Have a good knowledge of agile ways of working (particularly Scrum events)
  • Be able to use JIRA to manage own work

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

20/10/2022 13:15:46
GBP 450 475 Day
Contact Consultant:
Antonio Vastano

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