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Department for Works & Pensions

DWP Identity Business Analyst 2

6 Incomplete applications

5 SME, 1 large

11 Completed applications

10 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Friday 3 March 2023
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 7 March 2023 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 10 March 2023 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Off-payroll (IR35) determination
Supply of resource: the off-payroll rules will apply to any workers engaged through a qualifying intermediary, such as their own limited company
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
Thursday 1 June 2023
Expected contract length
6 month contract
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Department for Works & Pensions
Maximum day rate
£725.00 Inside of IR35

About the work

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.

Work setup

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 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
  • 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
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

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.
Additional assessment methods
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. is there currently an incumbent?
2. What’s the reason for such a late start (1st June)?
This is to allow the procurement to take place via DOS 5 Specialists
3. Is there an earliest start date?
No - we are aiming for June 1st
4. latest start date is 1st June. What's the earliest?
1st June
5. If an individual applies for this (permanent member of staff from our company) but when the role goes live they are no longer available, are we able to utilise another person, assuming they are like for like/a skills match to the person that applied?
The contract will be with the supplier with the resource named within the SOW, We ask that suppliers apply with personnel who can take up the roles on the dates the Department has requested. Should they no longer be available the Department can evaluate a replacement candidate or choose to terminate the contract should they not be suitable.