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Business Analyst (Transformation)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £32,076 to £37,336 per annum, (Grade H)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/07/2024 at 23:59
05464 x 2
Vacancy Description

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to make a real impact within a forward-thinking local authority? West Berkshire Council is seeking a skilled and motivated individual to join our Transformation Service as a Business Analyst.

As a Business Analyst within our Transformation Service, you will play a key role in driving and delivering transformational change across the organisation. Working closely with the Transformation Unit Manager, you will be responsible for identifying and analysing business processes, gathering requirements, and recommending innovative solutions to improve service delivery and efficiency.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders at all levels to understand business needs and objectives
  • Conduct thorough analysis of existing processes and systems
  • Identify areas for improvement and propose effective solutions
  • Produce clear and concise documentation, including business cases and process maps
  • Support the implementation of change initiatives, ensuring successful adoption and benefits realization
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of implemented changes, making further recommendations as necessary

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Proven experience in business analysis and working as a member of a project team, ideally within a public sector or local government environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex information into actionable insights
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities
  • A proactive and collaborative approach, with the capacity to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Prince2) would be advantageous

Please note this role is fixed term for a year after start date – Funding limited project

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Interview date: 12th July 2024. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Lizzie Reeves at lizzie.reeves@westberks.gov.uk.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

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