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Product Owner Business Analyst

Job Title: Product Owner Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Yorkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £440 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9-12 Months
REF: 14800/001_1529128825
Contact Name: Dominic Parker
Contact Email: dominic.parker@accessplc.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

CONTRACT - Product Owner Business Analyst - West Yorkshire - Public Sector - OUTSIDE IR35 - 9-12 Months

Product Owner Business Analyst

West Yorkshire

I'm currently looking for a Product Owner Business Analyst for a public sector body in West Yorkshire. The programme is to support programme deliverables including PoC and pilot activity, production of specifications and development of an assurance framework and approved register utilising BA tools/ techniques. Supported by stakeholder engagement, prioritise requirements backlog and communicate product vision across programme. I'm ideally looking for soemone with central government experience, along with GDS.

The Role

  • Support PoC and pilot activity across programme
  • Support production of specifications
  • Support stakeholder engagement activity
  • Help to ensure the requirements backlog is fit for purpose and prioritised appropriately utilising JIRA
  • Build an in-depth understanding of user requirements by investigating client needs and gathering functional and non-functional requirements. Communicate product vision across programme
  • Break down existing backlog of epics to user stories ensuring alignment to programme objectives, outcomes and benefits with appropriate acceptance criteria to support PoC and pilot
  • Produce a range of material using BA tools and techniques to communicate concepts and support deliverables

Essential:

  • Experienced in producing appropriate documentation to support programme deliverables applying agile principles
  • Experienced in acting as a Product Owner representing stakeholders, shaping and communicating product vision
  • Experienced in requirements backlog management and prioritisation
  • Demonstrable experience of working within a fast-paced environment, and of the BA role within agile frameworks
  • Demonstrable experience in Business Analysis tools and techniques including utilising suitable modelling techniques using appropriate tools to support deliverables, stakeholder engagement and management, requirements engineering, benefits management, business change
  • Demonstrable experience of stakeholder relationship management and influencing skills, demonstrating success in facilitating collaboration, influencing, communicating and negotiating at all levels
  • Significant understanding, expertise and experience of working on central government objectives, operations, data, organisational structure, systems and processes
  • Significant expertise and experience of undertaking options identification, analysis, evaluation and recommendation to enable informed strategic and delivery decisions
  • Experienced in undertaking proof of concepts, prototypes and pilots
  • Must be able to utilise the following tools: JIRA and Confluence, Trello, Slack, Sharepoint, Visio

Desirable:

  • Suitable Business Analysis and Product Owner qualifications
  • Experience in using or knowledge of Government Digital Service's Design Principles and Digital Service Standard and its application to internal products and services
  • Experience of using a mix of waterfall and agile methodologies

This role will fall OUTSIDE of IR35. Please send your up to date CV for immediate consideration.