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Senior Business Analyst
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/855/12291
  • Published: Thu 18/02/2021, 11:44 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,734 - £51,725 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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Senior Business Analyst

These opportunities are offered as a 6 month secondment or fixed term contracts with the option to extend. There are two roles available. Whilst under Covid-19 restrictions these roles will be performed from home.

Are you an analytical thinker who is both diplomatic and pragmatic?

Do you enjoy engaging with stakeholders to identify opportunities to drive key business outcomes?

Are you looking for an opportunity to build on your business analysis career in a fast paced, collaborative team? 

Surrey County Council is undertaking one of the most wide-ranging transformation exercises in local government which comprises of several programmes that are critical to the future success and financial stability of the council.  We are on a rapid change journey, with new management, innovative approaches, energy and ambition.

We are looking for highly skilled and enthusiastic business analysts to supplement an in-house team of digital consultants, solution architects, business analysts and project managers working on the Agile Capabilities Programme, delivering innovative solutions to transform how our workforce operates.

Personalised Intranet and Digital Staff Workspaces. This project aims to give every member of the workforce easy access to the information and tools that they need to do their job to the best of their ability, regardless of location or device. 

Working closely with key stakeholders and subject matter experts from Web Operations, Communications and IT & Digital, as the Digital Business Analyst on this project, you will be experienced in leading on the delivery of quality specifications for website/intranet and collaboration workspaces and establishing baselines upon which to monitor and demonstrate usage and  business benefit. 

Employing techniques such as workshops, interviews and questionnaires to get to the heart of business requirements, you will also be skilled in capturing clear requirements and documenting these in the form of epics, user stories and use cases. You will support the prioritisation of requirements and proactively manage requirement conflict resolution.

Agile Organisation Programme.  At the heart of every organisation is its data.  As a Data Business Analyst, you will map the organisation’s data landscape to support the council's work to embed new agile ways of working and provide staff with the tools and support to be high performing and outcome focussed.

Working closely with key stakeholders in the Agile Organisation Programme, Finance, Human Resources and IT & Digital you will identify and document types of data (using standard data modelling techniques), where they are held and the data owners.

You will understand the use of data and data analysis to support decision making and have experience of identifying data quality issues and developing processes for data collection, measurement and monitoring.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, confidence in building relationships with diverse groups of stakeholders (such as council employees (including technical IT&D staff), elected members, suppliers & residents) and a structured and methodical approach is essential to be successful in these roles.

If you possess excellent interpersonal skills, are proactive and motivated and looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, then apply today!

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.

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For an informal discussion contact Steph McDonald by e-mail at: We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28/02/2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 08/03/2021.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role.

You will benefit from 26 days annual leave (pro rata), rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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