DWP Identity Business Analyst (BA)

Closing date for applications: 20/03/2023
Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
Work with DWP colleagues from across the department and other key stakeholders to agree, document and identify an RBAC solution for DWP, enabling and leading the discovery of the programme, and translating the business problem and user needs into a set of detailed requirements for the solution.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
5 month contract
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Department for Works & Pensions
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will be working as part of an internal multidisciplinary management team, you will work alongside the programme lead, other business analysts and users as part of the project. You will be working closely and liaising with wider representatives within the department.
What the specialist will work on
You will be working as part of an internal multidisciplinary management team, you will work alongside the programme lead, delivery manager, other business analysts and users as part of the project to define, do discovery work and enable a successful RBAC programme within DWP.
Address where the work will take place
Manchester HUB 2 St Peter’s Square | Manchester - M2 3AA
Working arrangements
Working arrangements will be a blend of remote working and working from the Manchester HUB site, you will need to spend at least 40% of your time onsite.
Security clearance
BPSS minimum clearance
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Communicate in a straightforward, honest and engaging manner, choosing appropriate styles to maximise understanding and impact. -Encourage the use of different communication methods, including digital resources, and highlight the benefits, including ensuring cost effectiveness. -Ensure communication has clear purpose and takes into account people’s individual needs. Share information as appropriate and check understanding. Show positivity and enthusiasm towards work. -Ensure that important messages are communicated with colleagues and stakeholders respectfully, taking into consideration the diversity of interests. -Understand the strategic drivers for your area of work. Align activities to contribute to wider organisational priorities. Remain alert to emerging issues and trends which might impact your work area. -Have an understanding of of Identity Management and RBAC solutions. -Have experience of delivering solutions in a large (preferabley government) organisation. -Taking an understanding approach towards the wide variety of users in DWP, and being able to translate complex digital problems into a simple format so all can understand it
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Can work within a multidisciplinary team across digital and non-digital channels, building relationships and working closely with policy, security and other expert colleagues
  • Make sure solution is fit for purpose and meets project outcome objectives
  • Delivers analysis and information that addresses stakeholder needs and provides recommendations
  • Able to demonstrate working understanding of design, technology and data principles. Understands the variety and complexity of users’ and business' needs and how the solution will meet those needs
  • Lead workshops, focus groups and apply other techniques to effectively understand and capture the business problems and user needs
  • Translate business problems and user needs into detailed requirements for a solution that aligns to best practice methodology, with appropriate use of epics, features, user stories and defined acceptance criteria
  • Guides others on approaches to understand user stories. Identifies and engages with users / stakeholders to collate user needs evidence, and understands and defines research which fits user/stakeholder needs
  • Manage stakeholder relationships, ensuring alignment across business and technical stakeholders, and ensuring issues and risks raised are resolved in an appropriate manner
  • Document and consult on requirements in a layout and format that can be easily understood by all stakeholders
  • Capturing user needs using the "as a..., I can...., so that..." syntax and defining appropriate acceptance criteria using the "GIVEN, WHEN, THEN" syntax
  • Ensure that the principles of the INVEST model are understood and followed

Closing date for applications: 20/03/2023

DWP Identity Business Analyst (BA)

Closing date for applications: 20/03/2023

Specialist role:

Business analyst


North West England


Department for Works & Pensions

Maximum day rate:


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