Business Analyst – Outside IR35
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Business Analyst for an initial 12 month contract with potential to extend on a rate of £450/day Outside IR35.
This role will be predominantly based in the office with home working considered subject to attendance where needed.




– Ability to map current working processes across technologies, hardware, buildings; identify new working processes; and identify a route to achieve implementation of new processes including associated business change activities

– Understanding, influencing and collaborating with stakeholders, users, the business, across departments and within and across teams to identify and define need

– Leading understanding and definition of goals, benefits and needs, using a variety of techniques including facilitating single or multiple user research sessions and the analysis of data (quantitative and qualitative)

– Using user story / process mapping, identifying and defining business benefit, value and metrics, roadmaps, epics, features, user stories, including splitting and refining work, and ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ states, generating documentation to a good quality and standard, including requirements / user stories

– Supporting the adoption of agile ways of working and solution delivery at pace, coaching others in the team in agile business analysis mind set, tools and techniques

– Delivering high quality results and decisions, within scrum cadence tight timescales whilst working under pressure and working with ambiguity


Essential Skills:


– Ability to work alone, quickly get up to speed, identify key stakeholders and form strong working collaborations cross-department

– Have a proven track record with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as an agile BA in software implementation or transformation projects, within multiple business contexts

– Be able to work on your own and take ownership of your work stack

– Be able to quickly develop strong collaborative relationships within the scrum team, the lab teams, and to our users and stakeholders

– Be able to understand and define both the big picture service design and be detail orientated

– Be experienced in bringing about new ways of working

– Strong capability in business impact assessments & analysis across multiple business streams

– Be able to build a compelling value proposition associated with an epic, and define the metrics to demonstrate delivery of that value

– Have excellent inter-personal skills, coupled with strong influencing abilities and a can do attitude to keep focused on delivering the right business outcome

– Have some experience of UX and user research

– Have a good knowledge of agile ways of working (particularly Scrum events)



If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

Job Overview

Business Analyst – Outside IR35
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Scotland
£400 - £450 per day -

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