Job: Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £300 - £400 per day, Benefits: Role has been deemed inside IR35
Start Date: Immediate
Contact Name: Anil Najran
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Business analyst, Jira, Agile, Government 

Role has been deemed inside IR35 so you will have to operate via umbrella company

Key Responsibility

This government department are one of the biggest of any organisation in the UK who run the biggest digital operation in Government. The digital business runs the IT behind tax and benefits services for 45 million individual and 4.9 million business customers. This client are undergoing a major transformation programme, which includes a £200 million investment in digitisation, so customers can do more for themselves online and in real time, on computers, tablets and smartphones, bringing the client up to date, in line with banks and other large customer operations.
  • Build highly collaborative internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Have a good working knowledge of HMRC business/Subject Matter Expertise and demonstrate a thorough understanding of customer/stakeholder needs
  • Work collaboratively with scrum team members to deliver digital deliveries
    fully engage and contribute in agile ceremonies (e.g. sprint planning sessions, daily stand ups and retrospectives)
  • Take ownership and be accountable for sprint tasks
  • Produce user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Consistently produce work of a good quality, to sprint plan deadlines
  • Flag risks or blockers in advance and voice concerns but offer solutions
  • Work with the Product Manager, Digital Service Manager and User Researchers to refine the services in light of external factors such as changes to policy, legislation, technology or user requirements
Essential Skills and Experience 
  • Jira Exposure
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent collaborative team working
  • Providing support and encouragement to others
  • Ability to manage self and align with team goals
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment and effective use of Agile tooling.
 Business analyst, Jira, Agile, Government