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Job Introduction

We keep the BBC's services on-air 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That means everything from transmission for TV and radio - enabling us to reach 97% of adults in the UK every week including the cameras, mixing desks, email and business systems for our world-class programme makers and staff.

It is this technology that connects our colleagues and our viewers to our content. To support the BBC, now and in the future, our priorities are to make sure we're flexible, efficient and can take advantage of all the digital developments happening in broadcasting.

Our objectives are to:
  • Deliver agreed portfolio priorities to plan
  • Delivery on our major projects
  • Be a strategic partner with the rest of the BBC
  • Make real the Engineering Operating model
  • Build the capability we need to deliver the Engineering Vision


Role Responsibility
  • Creating the plan and structure to elicit requirements gathering and management. Articulating user, business and technical requirements, (both functional and none functional) documenting accurately, removing ambiguity, to ensure all requirements are valid and traceable that contribute to a business case and solution delivery
  • Collaborate and interact with multi-disciplined teams for initial feasibility study, solution design, business justification, to ensure there is a clear understanding of the "why" and the "what" change is being proposed
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with all stakeholders and new contacts, to develop business system and domain knowledge and share across the team
  • Advise on the implementation of strategy and identification of technical options within business areas, using research information to inform and drive business decisions both short and longer term
  • Acquire and maintain an in-depth knowledge of existing business processes and systems, to identify areas for potential process improvement
  • Identify business risk and issues and detail business impact creating mitigation plans, include any handover or operational early life support for a smooth transition
  • Work closely with Project and Product management teams with the purpose of providing analysis updates, removing task blockers to facilitate business or technical decisions in the BBC's best interest
  • Work with business areas to define, manage and plan business benefits, creating benefits maps and introducing measures to baseline, track and report progress against targets, to measure performance and value

Are you the right candidate?
  • SAP finance and/or HR experience
  • Experience of working within a complex systems landscape
  • Experience working in a large scale organisation who employ people on a wide range of contract types and durations and adopt both standard and matrix management approaches.
  • Degree in Business Management , Enterprise IT or other relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • Deep knowledge of business and data analysis tools and techniques such as: requirements engineering, structured analysis and design, process mapping and component business modelling, business process re-engineering
  • Proven communication skills both written and verbal using a variety of methods, the ability to get the message across and relative to the audience
  • Manages professional relationships, listens, encourages discussion and promotes two way communication
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project lifecycle delivery as a business analyst in a technical environment

Package Description
We're happy to discuss flexible and part time working. 

Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application .  

There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. 

Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage. 

Based: Flexible (London, Birmingham or Cardiff)

Salary Band D

Fixed Term - 22 Months
  • Benefits  - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible or part time 20-35 hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
  • Excellent career progression  - the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities  - our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.

About the BBC
We don't focus simply on what we do, we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You'll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Business Analyst
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