Awarded to Zeb Consultancy

Start date: Tuesday 26 June 2018
Value: £130,000
Company size: SME
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Business Analyst – European Systems (2)

8 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 1 large

16 Completed applications

13 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Tuesday 24 April 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 26 April 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 1 May 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
We are looking to recruit a Business Analyst with experience working on complex public sector IT and business transformation project to work with our project team during Discovery Phase work to deliver a number of baseline system artefacts.
Latest start date
Monday 14 May 2018
Expected contract length
6 months (possibly extended to 12 months)
Organisation the work is for
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
From the discovery work completed to date high level requirements have confirmed that we need to focus on defining a number of new processes.
Who the specialist will work with
The Business Analyst will work with the Programme Lead, the business and key stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on
We are looking to recruit a Business Analyst with experience working on complex public sector IT and business transformation projects to work with our Project Team during Discovery Phase work to deliver a number of baseline system artefacts including models, diagrams, catalogues and for ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ process maps

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
151 Buckingham Palace Rd, London, SW1W 9SZ + occasional travel.
The organisation will be moving to Canary Wharf from June 2018
Working arrangements
The Business Analyst will initially be required to work onsite 5 days a week for face-to-face meetings with users.
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
This role falls outside of IR35

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
  • Experience of the end to end System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) with exposure to SCRUM / agile development
  • Good understanding of case management system design and functionality
  • Good understanding of the technical elements (UI, workflow etc) of case management systems
  • Experience of eliciting function requirements (FR) and non-functional requirements for (NFR) from end users
  • Development of analytical artefacts including models, diagrams, catalogues and maps
  • Developing ‘as is’ system functionality baselines for legacy systems i.e. what functionality does the system currently have and how does it perform
  • Conducting gap analysis for ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ system functionality
  • Experience of and can demonstrate ‘As is’ and ‘to be’ end to end process mapping
  • Experience of working with third party suppliers
  • Good interpersonal skills and experience of being able to influence stakeholders
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Have experience aligning disparate requirements into a single process
  • Have experience helping users to define clean processes and move away from processes based on ‘the way we do things’
  • Experience delivering pragmatic not gold-plated requirements
  • Experience of working on public sector IT-enabled business transformation projects / programmes
  • Share knowledge and experience with stakeholders, users and programme manager
  • Challenge the current business procedures
  • Experience of developing User Profiles, Customer journeys and personas

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Experience working in a health, regulatory or scientific environment
  • Experience of working for a government department
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Please can you clarify if you require one or two Business Analysts?
This requirement is for the second BA on this programme. This first role has already been filled.
2. Please confirm no SC Clearance is needed for this role?
Security clearance is not required to fulfill this requirement; however we do require specialists to have recent Disclosure Scotland checks in place.