Join us as a Business Analyst ??? G7 with the Home Office
(London, Full-time, Permanent)
Why Join the Home Office? This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast-evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever. We need to boost our business analysis capacity: to achieve this the post holders will provide a key link between current and future business models, supporting and enhancing delivery on large scale and/or complex projects and programmes. The right person for this role will have a proven track record of business analysis, including in agile environments, with the ability to translate strategy and end-to-end business design into detailed outcomes relating to change initiatives. About Capita At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals. We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. Leading on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counterterrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK. The Role of the MI Lead The successful candidate will lead a team of analysts / data scientists as well as work closely with the delivery directors and SRO. They will need to engage with a wide range of stakeholders including at Director level to ensure successful and co-ordinated reporting of the new system. We are seeking a candidate who can work effectively across the programme with a broad range of stakeholders.
Responsibilities / Key Tasks included in the role:Strategy
Set out the strategy and definitions of specific MI and reporting including aligning and helping develop the Department publication strategy (transparency data) implementation.Work across DG performance teams to identify reporting mechanisms and align reporting project work to that of the departmentFacilitate a handover of project level delivery of reporting to BAU across the business in time for the Vantage solution to be delivered.Reporting
Lead the delivery of frequent and accurate reporting to provide regular input to Ministerial meetings, including application numbers and a suite of other KPI/SLA level indicators drawn up by the programmeOwn and manage the MI requirements master list, applying excellent document control and change processesReport into programme governance on a weekly basisStakeholders
Manage a wide range of MI, Data, performance, and reporting stakeholders at various levels, to ensure consistent messaging across the programme and the department. Lead the weekly MI and reporting working group.Work with Project managers to incorporate new MI and data needs from inceptionRisks & Issues
Work with SCS level risk owners and manage data/reporting related risks & issues, be able to identify new risks and potential issues that could impact the programme
Note: You may be required to carry out other duties within the scope of the grade.
Essential skills & Experience:
Experience of handling data, or working with performance management information to provide a consistent and coherent story across the department for a programme or business unitBe familiar with Home Office data, extracts from casework systems, local or corporate reporting mechanismsBe able to interpret raw information pertaining to the Programme and the Department, into a coherent and accurate story across the BICS system, familiarity with the migrant journey, BICS services and sponsorship systems will help this.Ability to work with PRAU, HOAI and Data Services and Analytics to draw together a vast amount of information on data and in turn use that to help the department accurately report.Experience and technical ability in the area of Data Analytics and / or Data Science.Experienced in managing the delivery of data analytics projects and / or analysts with a proven history of using project methods to deliver real insight and change at Strategic, Tactical and Operational levels.Be a specialist in presenting conclusions, complex technical delivery items and analytical concepts to non-analytical audiences, including senior officials and ministers
The successful applicant will be required to apply for SC clearance.
Flexible working pattern including part-time, full-time, compressed hours and job-share will be considered. Candidates should indicate their preference when submitting applications and will be considered in line with business needs.