Business Analyst – IPO Transformation (BA)

Closing date for applications: 12/03/2020
Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
You will be an experienced Business Analyst with proven experience of working on large scale process re-engineering programmes, with a demonstrable background in applying visionary and transformational thinking in relation to process definition, challenging the norms and driving forward whole scale change.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months initially with opportunity to extend
Organisation the work is for
Intellectual Property Office
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The business analyst will work as part of a team of analysts under the leadership of the Senior Business Analyst assigned to the IPO's Transformation programme. The candidate will work across the organisation and it's customer base, engaging with staff at all levels to effectively understand and document the business processes, procedures and practices that currently make up the IPO and help define its future way of working.
What the specialist will work on
Intellectual Property Office are currently transforming their business services, within the scope of the Transformation Programme to create services that are; -as common as they can be across all rights -designed with customers and focused on their requirements -easy to use and resilient -supported by effective technical and business support. This is a great opportunity to work on a high profile programme that will deliver transformed IP services. The successful candidate will work within the transformation programme team to deliver new ways of working and new services to the IPO.
Address where the work will take place
Intellectual Property Office, Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport NP10 8QQ
Working arrangements
Full time on site
Security clearance
Full SC Clearance - IPO can look sponsor SC clearance where needed
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Has an inclusive approach to engaging with internal stakeholders that will support project success. Will work transparently, and collaboratively as one team with our organisation and other suppliers. Can demonstrate how it will openly share work and outputs iteratively throughout the project for IPO consideration and challenge. Has experience of working with Government departments such as the IPO. Has evidence of how the supplier integrates with an existing team, takes ownership of problems and resolves issues.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Evidence of documenting, critically reviewing and re-engineering business processes, workflows and business rules for large, transformational programmes of work
  • Evidence of application of visionary and transformational thinking in relation to process definition, challenging the norms and driving whole scale change with demonstrable business benefit
  • Evidence of encouraging business teams to make difficult decisions and leading and influencing discussions to drive this change forward
  • Experience of using suitable methodologies, tools and standards (eg BPMN, LEAN)
  • Experience in identifying solutions to problems that maximise organisational benefit while aligning with strategic direction
  • Experience in identifying, shaping and specifying business and technical options to transform an organisations business and ways of working
  • Evidence of working with Architects to document and design business and solution architecture
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Ability to build and maintain a ‘toolkit’ of techniques and methodologies
  • Experience driving outcomes and making decision effectively while also considering the point of view of others
  • Experience demonstrating value of proposals to user and senior management groups using both written and verbal presentation skills
  • Experience and evidence of contributing to clients Analyst & Service Design communities

Closing date for applications: 12/03/2020

Business Analyst – IPO Transformation (BA)

Closing date for applications: 12/03/2020

Specialist role:

Business analyst




Intellectual Property Office

Maximum day rate:


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