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 Business Analyst - Technology 

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Are you passionate about solving technology problems and defining and building solutions that really impact people's lives?

We are Socitm Advisory - the management consulting business for the public sector.

Our Digital, Data and Technology Services Consultant roles are integral positions in our consulting structure and service offering where you will enjoy a variety of interesting works as a Technology Business Analyst working on the latest digital and technology problems to solve.

As a member of the programme/project team servicing our Public Sector clients, you will enjoy working with several customers on a variety of different technology and business process change engagements, typically undertaking discovery exercises where you help us, and the end-client understanding their business and needs before working on the solutions utilising innovative technology and digital products.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Requirements Gathering: Facilitating workshops and carrying out interviews to gather technical requirements

  • Process Modelling: Employing a range of tools and techniques to articulate the 'As-Is' and 'To-Be' technical processes

  • Technical Documentation: Producing high-quality documentation for captured requirements and your recommendations for client sign off

  • System Gap Analysis: Evaluate technical requirements against the "present state" (where we are) and "target state" (where we want to be) and identify opportunities to develop successful technical requirements

  • Traceability: Ensuring that technical requirements are measured through robust acceptance criteria

UK (Remote Working)

Permanent

Full-time, part-time, flexible

£35,000 - £45,000

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To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Experience as a Management Consultant or IT Business Analyst with responsibility for inputting into Technology services, or experience as a Systems Analyst or Junior IT Architect

  • Qualification in business analysis is desirable or working towards industry recognised certification e.g. BCS Foundation Certificate in Systems Development, BCS Business Analysis or equivalents.

  • Track record of designing and improving Technology services and/or products – most importantly you are able to articulate HOW you go about the process of delivering this and are proud of where you have made a positive difference

  • Experience working in an Agile environment and good working understanding of Agile methodologies with the ability to adapt the principles to apply in practice

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, able to interact with stakeholders at all levels and in a variety of styles

  • Able to ingest large amounts of information and pick out the pertinent points quickly and succinctly

  • A real passion to keep yourself abreast of developments in technology and digital transformation

  • Strategic thinker – able to ‘join the dots’ and consider the big picture while focusing in on the problem to be solved

  • Experience working within or with the Local Government, Housing or Higher Education sectors is highly desirable but we will consider candidates that have other Public Sector or consulting experience

  • Stakeholder Management & Engagement - Engage with technical and non-technical stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of technical requirements including 3rd parties to determine technical requirements for solution adoption

  • Experience in working with relative autonomy, including effective personal and time management

  • Experience in writing reports or business cases

Socitm Advisory are an equal opportunities employer and have recently been awarded 2 Star (Outstanding) Best Companies accreditation.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about this role them please email us as careerqueries@socitm.net.