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Business Analyst (Design)

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Job summary

£38541 - £46599
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
24 September 2020 at midnight
Employment Type
Fixed Term Appointment - Fair and Open

We are currently seeking applications for two Business Analysts (Design)  within the Covid-19 Test and Protect Portfolio. The roles are currently home-based which will be regularly reviewed.  If this changes the office location of the roles would be in Scottish Government bases in Edinburgh or Glasgow. This is a 6 month fixed term and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.
This post sits within the Design Sprint Delivery team which is part of the Test & Protect, Test Trace Isolate & Support (TTIS) programme. 

The role of the Business Analyst (Design) is to ensure the delivery of an agile design service to the Test and Protect programme, rapidly responding to identified issues and risks as well as quickly aligning design to new policy decisions.The Analyst will work in a small team of two and will proactively collaborate with the Pathways Development and Design Authority Co-ordination teams. The Analyst will be expected to identify critical design issues from the Pathways Development work and communicate these to the Design Authority. The Analyst will also be expected to prioritise and schedule Design Sprints with identified stakeholders, to problem solve issues, conduct testing, planning and implementation of potential solutions.
Qualifications Required   
SCQF level 9 (Ordinary Degree, Scottish Vocational Qualification level 4) or equivalent (including professional accreditation with relevant formal training), and experience of personal development in a similar or related role(s).

It would also be desirable to have: Certificate in Business Analysis (e.g. IIBA CBAP/CCBA); BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis; Agile/Scrum qualification.
Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.
Essential Criteria
1. Ability to collate and analyse different forms of evidence to draw out root causes to issues. 

2. Experience in planning, coordinating and running sprints.
3. Experience in leading collaborative workshops and engaging multidisciplinary teams in the design process.
4. Strong understanding of design methodologies including human centred design.
Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.
In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview as well as a personal device of choice with an account registered to the Skype for Business App by which you can undertake the interview/assessment if selected. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds to undertake the interview. This will then ensure that there are no issues incurred during the interview.
Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below.
To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Kate Macdonald who can be reached at email kate.macdonald@gov.scot
If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact Resourcing at recruitment@gov.scot

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