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Business Analyst

Job Introduction

At BBC iPlayer we believe we can transform the way TV is consumed online and create new digital experiences that weren’t possible in a traditional broadcast environment.

Our team’s mission is to be the future of BBC television, and we have set ambitious goals to double reach and quadruple viewing over the next few years to ensure that the BBC continues to be relevant for generations to come. 

Role Responsibility

This is where you come in. We are looking for a Business Analyst to join the BBC iPlayer team working within the iPlayer API teams (iBL). The iPlayer API teams are made up of two teams (one in London and one in Salford) and are across many of the key strategic priorities for BBC iPlayer. They  work closely with the user facing teams to deliver new experiences across the TV, Mobile and Web apps and also have a key role in developing the personalised features within iPlayer. 

You will be working alongside and collaborating closely with colleagues with specialisms in product management, engineering, analytics, UX&D, user research, data science and delivery, as well as other Product teams within iPlayer and beyond.

The Ideal Candidate

  • You will be working alongside and collaborating closely with colleagues with specialisms in product management, engineering, analytics, UX&D, user research, data science and delivery, as well as other Product teams within iPlayer and beyond.
  • You will be comfortable in learning how many complex systems interact to deliver BBC content.  
  • You will be comfortable in learning how many complex systems interact to deliver BBC content and have a strong attention to detail. You will ensure that the impact of any proposed changes on these other systems is understood and you will work with other teams across the BBC in ensuring that the end-to-end requirements across multiple systems have been considered.  
  • You will have experience of Agile working in both non-technical and technical domains and be proficient in documentation of requirements and other analysis to be communicated across different levels within the organisation 
  • You may already have worked in the media/publishing industry or have experience of adapting quickly to new environments. Experience in working with metadata delivery and an understanding of data models would also be an advantage.  
  • The BBC is constantly seeking to improve its systems and services, which results in a constant and high rate of change. You will want to thrive in this environment and be keen to contribute new ideas and methods.  
  • You will have experience of working independently and taking responsibility for the areas of work assigned to you and be comfortable in standing in for the product manager and representing the product as required.  
  • You will also demonstrate a collaborative approach to your work and be able to demonstrate that you can build strong working relationships across stakeholder groups.  

If this sounds like you? Then we’d love to hear from you!

Package Description

Band: D
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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