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The deadline was Tuesday 20 December 2016
Home Office

Business Analyst IE3

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18 Completed applications

17 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Tuesday 13 December 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 15 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 20 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
We are currently embarking on a large scale business transformation programme within a key department in the Home Office. The Business Analyst will be required to develop a deep understanding of the current organisational landscape and identify transformation opportunities aligned to our architectural business motivation model.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
To 31st March 2017 (Potential extensions possible)
Organisation the work is for
Home Office
Maximum day rate
£550 plus VAT for an exceptional candidate.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Business Architecture leads, Change portfolio team, Project Managers, Wider transformation programme and business stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on
• Support architecture initiatives and lead on business analysis

Desired Outputs:
• Lead on requirements capture activity.
• Lead on business process mapping activity (BPMN 2)
• Support work package planning and development (SWOT).
• Support business motivation modelling (VMOST).
• Support business information & data model development.
• Support value stream mapping.
• Support Business capability modelling.

Success Criteria:
• Alignment of analysis activities to the business architecture meta model.
• Alignment of analysis activities to wider programme of work.
• Adherence to agreed standards and principles.
• Delivery to time/quality.
• Knowledge transfer to permanent staff.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF. Travel to other sites may be required.
Working arrangements
Full time Office Hours with some travel for engagement meetings in the UK. T&S will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to HO T&S policy.
Security clearance
SC minimum or ability to be cleared to SC level.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • A proven track record in mapping, developing and improving end-to-end processes in a large scale enterprise environment.
  • Be able to use and have had experience using common business centric process mapping techniques and languages.
  • Be familiar with Business Architecture concepts including Motivational Modelling, Value Stream Mapping and Capability Modelling.
  • Be experienced of working in a range of project delivery environments, with targets set and reviewed on a weekly basis.
  • Have the people skills to work with senior stakeholders to secure access to interviewees in their working environment.
  • Effective workshop set up, facilitation and execution.
  • Be able to develop domain expertise quickly.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and a positive approach.
  • Have ability to think creatively and be able to articulate innovative ideas to solving complex business problems.
  • Have ability to evaluate information and present in such a way that is easily understood by the target audience, including through written and oral communication.
  • Have ability to own issues and drive them to resolution. Provide direction to inform sound business decisions based on business priority and technical feasibility.
  • Have know-how of how to identify and raise project dependencies, whilst working in a wider team with multiple projects in-flight.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Previous experience using Enterprise Modelling tools.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Demonstrate excellence (for example, seek actionable feedback, set challenging targets, know users, deliver cost effective high level customer satisfaction).
  • Show a commitment to ensuring a team understands the user need over simply delivering work, whilst recognising wider demands and influences on delivery.
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions and recommendations.
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes.
  • Demonstrate courage (for example, express controversial views, confront reality, make tough decisions, question actions inconsistent with group behaviours, candid about progress/estimates) in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Demonstrate vulnerability (for example, declare uncertainty, fear, recognise mistakes, apologise, and acknowledge weaknesses).
  • Demonstrate responsibility (for example, act like a leader, serve your team, provide solutions to problems, engage in external/internal environments, seek the best for the organisation beyond your team).
  • Demonstrate simplicity (for example, take simple steps to goals, do less but better, mitigate failures, talk straight with respect).
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm (for example, bring whole self to work, celebrate success, share passion and energy with others, optimistic, and be positive).
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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