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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/10/2019.

Senior Business Analyst

Job Reference: 833-AG-CC-566-19

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Stockdale House
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within LCH for a Senior Business Analyst working with the Major Change Projects Team.

We are looking for someone who will support the Programme Manager to successfully deliver projects within programmes of strategic importance to the Trust. You will lead on the Analysis phase of the projects and pro-actively be involved in the Development, Solution Design, Implementation and Review phases, ensuring projects are delivered in line with best practice standards.

You will have a sound understanding of the project delivery lifecycle, and will be able to speak confidently about the detail of business analysis activities across the full lifecycle whilst demonstrating organisational and accuracy skills for producing associated documents. Demonstrable expertise is essential in using the Microsoft suite of software, particularly Visio to a high standard.

The candidate will possess a good background in business analysis for large organisations, ideally in the public sector. A key attribute of successful candidates will be the ability to draw upon extensive practical experience of applying requirements management techniques from a range of delivery methodologies to present pragmatic solutions.

Successful candidates will be responsible for leading and setting an example. They will be proactive problem solvers with strong stakeholder management skills who can communicate equally effectively all levels within an organisation, and will be credible in front of all stakeholders.

It is important that the candidate possesses excellent communication skills both outward facing, to the business, and inward facing, to the project delivery teams. The candidate will need to be driven, pragmatic and completely focused on project delivery for business benefit.

Key Responsibilities
. Work as a business analyst in the day-to-day operation of assigned projects. Responsible for root cause analysis, benefits analysis, requirements elicitation and management, change management, piloting and UAT test practices in order to facilitate project delivery.
. Working collaboratively to identify, design and plan future state processes.
. Working collaboratively, to identify and resolve issues within challenging project environments whilst forging and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships.
. Advise Leeds Community Healthcare on aspects of Business Analysis including but not exclusively advice on requirements elicitation and management, change management, Piloting and UAT test practices.
. Assistance to management teams of continual process improvement at Leeds Community Healthcare.
. The role is based at Stockdale House, Leeds. However, you will be expected to travel frequently to meet stakeholders throughout the Leeds District and travel further afield as and when required by the role.
. Line management of a small Business Analyst team

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

If you are positive about change with a willingness to work creatively and proactively in the face of a challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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