Business Analyst

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
19 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Job Introduction

At a time when the media industry is evolving, the BBC Design + Engineering division are looking for a Business Analyst to join the team that supports BBC Studios' commercial operations. This team is dedicated to providing the technology services needed to help BBC Studios transform its operations and remain a leading producer and distributor of engaging, entertaining and unmissable content.

Working within a dynamic, diverse and inclusive project team comprising technology, business and third party suppliers, the Business Analyst is responsible for ensuring all business requirements are clearly understood and documented and that the solution provided brings about the business benefit and value expected.

The post holder will report to the Executive Product Manager of Content, Rights and Operations within Design + Engineering.

The product group consists of 20+ products that support the business needs of mainly Global Operations, Global Sales Delivery and the Content Investment teams.

The Business Analyst will have responsibility across content, production and operational supply chains, rights & deal management and asset management products/platforms and data ecosystems of BBC Studios.

Role Responsibility

Some of your main responsibilities:
  • Engage with business teams and elicit requirements using the most appropriate method, running workshops, hosting interviews or observing existing workflows where necessary.
  • Document and prioritise these requirements in a formal way consistent with the needs of the programme's governance model, ensuring that there is full traceability through the lifecycle of the project.
  • Carry out data analysis to validate requirements and to understanding information processing needs.
  • Apply data analysis techniques to help produce business data models that will be used for both configuration and data migration activities.
  • Define non-functional requirements, ensuring business objectives are well understood.
  • Continuously review all requirements as they are delivered against the benefits case to ensure that the project remains within scope and carry out impact analysis on any issues or risks that are identified.
  • Define, organise and coordinate user acceptance testing, closely tracking any issues and exceptions as they arise.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should have the following skills and experience:

You will be a business analyst who has worked on a range of projects that demonstrate your ability to undertake the business analysis function. Having worked within a project or product team, you will be able to draw on your experiences, quickly identifying the type of analysis needed and then plan your own activities, arranging workshops and interviews as required.

You will have an understanding of the content media, publishing or similar industry and be able to grasp the complexities of this business, quickly and concisely.

As a Business Analyst you will already be able to build strong relationships with business and technology teams, adapting your style and approach to the audience and create a collaborative atmosphere. You will use your written and verbal skills to capture the requirements in a clear and concise but unambiguous way that ensures the product or service meets the business needs.

You will be enthusiastic and curious about how the business and technology works, driven by a desire to deliver a quality product whilst mindful of the goals of the project. You will comfortable challenging when requirements stray from the scope or the solution does not meet the needs of the business.

Package Description

Band: D
Contract type: Permanent - full time
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 18 th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

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 18 fed 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

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

Attached documents
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  • Click here for the JD.

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