### Job Description
Our Public Sector client is looking for a Principal Business Analyst to come join their team.
**Main duties include:**
* Manage a team of Business Analysts, giving direction and advice where necessary * Manages the business requirements and business analysis across multiple work-streams, drives the delivery of high quality business specifications for users * Responsible for preparing business cases, benefits realisation and knowledge transfer * Applies a range of techniques to establish and analyse the current state of people, processes and technology in customer organisations * Analyses the relevant metrics likely to affect business cases for change, including customer engagement, performance, transaction volumes, procurement and commercial elements of customer operations * Supports the identification of options to deliver enhanced outcomes for citizens and organisations through better use of technology * Supports the development of associated business case benefits * Responsible for managing and governing requirements (user stories) throughout the project life cycle to ensure they meet the business needs, are consistent and have the correct level of acceptance criteria * Presents at and facilitates customer workshops * Participates in the development of proposals for prospective customers * Conducts business impact assessments to identify how the changes from the "as is" processes, systems and structures to the "to be" * Facilitates scoping and business priority setting for large or complex changes, engaging senior stakeholders as required. Selects the most appropriate means of representing business requirements in the context of a specific change initiative * Responsible for working with Policy to ensure policy development and proposals are properly impacted for deliverability * Working with testing teams to ensure the appropriate scenarios are identified and developed and also helping to identify what should be tested
**A Principal Business Analyst has a good understanding of the enterprise arena and works on multiple, highly complex projects. At this level, you will:**
* be a leader in the BA community (across the organisation and externally) * have functional management, or people management accountabilities, or a combination of both * proactively share knowledge and will be seen as a go-to person in their field while also mentoring others and owning the main stakeholder relationships * Solid track record of leading, coaching or mentoring business analysts in a digital/DDaT project environment * Effective consulting, presentation, communication and stakeholder management skills including the ability to capture and document robust requirements * Demonstrable and practical experience, in a project environment including exposure to project methodologies such as Prince2, Agile * Knowledge of emerging technologies and how these support the business.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age