Junior Business Analyst

DWP Digital
Blackpool, United Kingdom
GBP31989 - GBP34285 per annum
07 Jun 2022
21 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Do you want to launch a brilliant career in Business Analysis?

Want to learn from experienced BAs and enhance your skills in an Agile environment?

Do you want to be part of a once-in-a-generation digital transformation, which will change the way people interact with government services?

Up to £34,285, plus 27% pensions contributions, flexible and hybrid working, and great work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We're looking for a junior level BA to join our Digital Payment Services team.

Together we're transforming how the Department make and manage our 700 million payments per year, worth over £200bn.

We are enhancing our payment capability to make best use of changes within the payments industry, ensuring our services work for our users.

You will work with experienced BAs in building our payments capability in a truly Agile environment.

We have learning and development baked into what we do in DWP, and especially in our junior roles. We want you to be as good as you can be, because that's good for us and our users.

Day-to-day you will develop your understanding of the techniques used by BAs. You'll quickly be able to contribute to core BA deliverables (like writing draft requirements, assisting with elicitation techniques and working with testers).

You'll work on stuff that allows you grow your BA skills organically and have access to the learning and mentoring you need to grow your career.

What skills knowledge and experience do you need?

  • Experience of investigating operational needs and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Aware of the importance of developing process efficiencies and able to support process improvement activities.
  • Understands the importance of identifying stakeholders and building strong relationships.
  • Understands the strategic drivers for your area of work and aligns activities to contribute to wider organisational priorities.
  • Analyses and use a range of relevant, credible information from internal and external sources to support decisions.
  • Communicates in a straightforward, honest and engaging manner, choosing appropriate styles to maximise understanding and impact.

Details. Wages. Perks.

Your home hub will be in Blackpool. Our Peel Park site is connected to the North West by the motorway and we have loads of parking. It's handy if you're commuting from Preston, particularly.

We offer Hybrid home/hub-based working - that will mean about 40% of your time in the office. And we have brilliant collaboration tools so we can work effectively at home.

Our pension offer is brilliant. You'll get 27.9% employer pension contributions - so you can look after your own future while building solutions that empower others to do the same.

Some of the benefits our team love

  • You'll also get a generous leave package starting at 24 days, rising further with service
  • flexible working options to enable you to achieve the work life balance that right for you including part-time, flexi time and job sharing
  • Civil service pension with an employer contribution of 27.1%
  • training and development opportunities
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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