Lead Business Analyst

DWP Digital
Blackpool, United Kingdom
GBP60740 - GBP72933 per annum
23 Jul 2022
19 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Lead Business Analyst: up to £72,933, 27.9% pension, hybrid working, flexible hours, investment in your L&D and career growth and lots more...

DWP. Digital with Purpose.
  • Do you want to help lead the largest BA community in government?
  • Can you build talent, and embed professional excellence, and create a Business Analysis practice with the capability to change how public sector services work?
  • Do you want flexible working, with 60% home working, and a pension worth 27.9% of salary?

We are looking for a Lead Business Analyst to work at the heart of our brilliant BA practice in DWP Digital.

You'll work closely with our Head of Role for BAs, to build capability and good practice across the profession.

DWP's products and services combine to generate one of the largest IT footprints in Europe.

Business Analysts work alongside multidisciplinary digital experts to transform these IT systems - some of which were initially built nearly 40 years ago - and migrate millions of cases across more than 90 policy lines onto innovative, accessible new digital services.

The products and services we build, maintain and modernise are used by 23 million unique users, and power £195bn payments every year. They will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives.

It's Business Analysis, and Digital Transformation, of extraordinary scale and purpose. If that excites you, we'd love to hear from you. Click apply now.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Building strong relationships with our functional stakeholders to understand their needs and grow their capability.
  • Working with other leads and professions to deliver a joined up service to functions.
  • Helping to grow capability throughout the BA community.
  • Advocating for the value of the Business Analysis Profession.
  • Working with the team to build a strong community of Practice
  • Identifying key metrics for our team to identify our effectiveness.
  • Identify and manage new ways to bring in talent through recruitment and apprenticeships.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our digital hubs based in your choice of Blackpool, Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We offer hybrid work, with 60% home working

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £72,933.

You'll get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.9% - that could be over £20,000 a year in your pension pot from DWP.

And we offer a generous leave package starting at 26 days and rising to 31.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and up the 3 flexi days off a month
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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