Senior Business Analyst, UK


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Applications Close - End of Day: 22-03-2017


United Kingdom

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Job Introduction

Quality is so important to the BBC that it is enshrined in our core values.  Would you like a role which is critical to maintaining the achievements and stretching the quality ambitions of the largest broadcaster in the world?  

The BBC has an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst within BBC Engineering’s Business Systems team which has full lifecycle responsibility for the BBC’s corporate (Finance, Procurement, HR, Legal, Workplace) technology products, including SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for both HR & Finance. The Business Systems portfolio incorporates multiple business and technical dependencies, business critical systems and processes. Projects range in value from

The team ensures that optimal and efficient technology solutions are defined, selected, implemented, supported and exploited in line with the BBC’s wider objectives and technology strategy and that required business outcomes are achieved.


Role Responsibility

The Senior Business Analyst has the opportunity to join the BBC at the start of a large programme, transforming for our people resource scheduling systems and processes, right across the organisation. The Senior Business Analyst will support this complex and high profile programme through the whole lifecycle, from the initial shaping stage through to closure.



The role will be dedicated initially to our resource scheduling programme, reporting to the Business Systems Strategy Manager, and working within a pan BBC technology strategy, you will Lead business requirements gathering, process definition and business case development for projects and programmes.

You will work in partnership with business areas, developing a deep understanding of their objectives and challenges then provide balanced options and recommendations. Also you’ll find synergies across business so we can leverage efficiencies where possible.

You will be joining a small team of Business Analysts and will be proactive in creating an efficient, enthusiastic and high performing team operating effectively in a continuously changing environment, actively proposing and driving new ways of working to meet business needs and improve individual, team and Portfolio performance.

Engaging with suppliers and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and working with a range of delivery partners and other BBC teams, you will adapt quickly to new business areas, technologies and accurately assess business requirements, project risks and business impacts.


The Ideal Candidate

You’ll bring practical experience in Business Analysis methodologies and in addition to significant experience and strong delivery record throughout the full lifecycle of projects/programmes, you will have superb communication and engagement skills as you’ll be working with diverse professional and creative business areas across functions.

The ability to navigate and thrive in large complex organisations is essential. Media/broadcasting business knowledge and experience is an advantage; commitment to the BBC’s vision and values is non-negotiable. You will have a broad knowledge of IT Industry trends.


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