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Senior Business Analyst - HR, Learning & Scheduling

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Corporate Systems team in D+E Corporate & Commercial Systems is responsible for the strategy, roadmap, design, development and support of the BBC’s enterprise wide/corporate systems including Finance, Procurement, Treasury, HR and Resource Scheduling. We work closely with our key stakeholders to understand their needs and then manage a range of projects to meet those needs.

The HR, Learning & Scheduling Product Team are responsible for all the strategy and support of HR systems at the BBC including SAP HCM, SuccessFactors, Resource Scheduling systems, Contingent Worker applications, Contract generation and storage and a large number of other HR applications that underpin the insourced HR Service Centre operations including HR Case management systems.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Business Analyst to join the team who is highly motivated, passionate about the BBC, great at building strong working relationships with stakeholders and other companies to share experiences and ensure the delivery of the best possible service and user experience to our customers inside the BBC and externally.

Role Responsibility

  • Take ownership of gathering and articulating user, business and technical requirements (both functional and non-functional), documenting accurately, to ensure all requirements that contribute to a business case and solution delivery are valid and traceable
  • Collaborate and interact with multi-disciplined teams for initial feasibility study, solution design and business justification to ensure there is a clear understanding of “what” change is being proposed and “why”
  • Advise on the implementation of strategy and identification of technical options within business areas, using research information to inform and drive business options and decisions
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of existing business processes and systems, documenting process models and task analysis, to identify areas for potential process improvement
  • Identify business risk and issues, and detail business impact for mitigation plans, including any handover or operational early life support for a smooth transition
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with all stakeholders and designated contacts, to share business system and domain knowledge
  • Work closely with Project and Product management teams with the purpose of providing analysis updates, removing task blockers to facilitate business or technical decisions in the BBC’s best interest
  • Work with business areas to define business benefits, creating benefits maps and introducing measures to baseline, track and report progress against targets, to measure performance and value.

**Please refer to the Job Description for more information.**

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should have the following skills and experience:

  • SAP HR & SuccessFactors experience is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Recruitment, Resourcing and Onboarding functions within a complex HR systems landscape desirable
  • Experience working in a large scale organisation who employ people on a wide range of contract types and durations and have adopt both standard and matrix management approaches.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business and data analysis tools and techniques such as: requirements engineering, structured analysis and design, process mapping and component business modelling, and business process re-engineering
  • Select different business analysis techniques appropriate and relevant to delivery scope drawing on applied expertise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to get the message across and relate to the audience
  • Ability to effectively manage professional relationships; listening, encouraging discussion and promoting two way communication
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project lifecycle delivery as a Business Analyst in a technical environment
  • Experience working in a large scale organisation who employ people on a wide range of contract types and durations and have adopt both standard and matrix management approaches.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business and data analysis tools and techniques such as: requirements engineering, structured analysis and design, process mapping and component business modelling, and business process re-engineering
  • Select different business analysis techniques appropriate and relevant to delivery scope drawing on applied expertise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to get the message across and relate to the audience
  • Ability to effectively manage professional relationships; listening, encouraging discussion and promoting two way communication
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project lifecycle delivery as a Business Analyst in a technical environment

Package Description

Band: D
Contract type: Continuing
Location: Salford, Birmingham or 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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