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Business Analyst

Job Posted: 2 December 2022
Job Updated: 27 January 2023

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Job Title: Business Analyst

Function: Business Transformation

Location: Nottinghamshire (Hybrid Working)

Type: Permanent

Salary: £37,000 – £50,000

Closing Date: Friday 10th Feb 2023



NHS Supply Chain are recruiting a Business Analyst to help deliver a series of high-profile transformation initiatives within SCCL and NHS Supply Chain.


You will be responsible for business analysis and requirements engineering activities across a selection of projects or programmes. Working at pace, and across a range of technology and projects, you’ll quickly grow your expertise.


You will be able to understand our customer and internal business needs and be able to creatively shape, define and refine business solutions to meet those needs. In guiding and advising our customer and internal business to help them develop and refine requirements, you must be able to quickly establish your credibility with stakeholders at all levels. You’ll bring a strategic mindset, a creative and analytical approach, and exceptional communication skills – both in person and in writing. You’ll demonstrate a strong user focus and the ability to use a wide range of business modelling techniques.



What does a Business Analyst do at NHS Supply Chain?


Working with stakeholders and business users to define root causes of business problems and help shape the business objectives and scope for change.

Working with stakeholders and business users to elicit, analyse, develop, refine, communicate and document their requirements for change.

Working with User Experience and Information Architects in the definition of Customer Journeys and the production of wireframes and prototypes.

Representing the customer (acting as a proxy) in support of the delivery teams throughout the project.

Specifying and validating that the functional and non-functional requirements are appropriately implemented within the solution.

Assuring the business value and quality deliverables of all analysis assets including their management and traceability.

Representing the technical team in communication with the customer about the project delivery.

Providing analysis services to the architects, designers, developers and UAT testers in the definition and validation of technical solutions.

Assisting with the estimation of timescales, resources and planning to successfully deliver a project.

Be a contributor to the creation of best practices through the identification of reusable project assets.

Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the latest IT trends, best practices, and digital technologies.

Coaching and developing our people, particularly our more junior BAs and graduate community



What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?


Analytical Skills: 

Business analysis for business transformation including definition of business problems, business objectives and scope, As-Is and To-Be.

Development of cost and benefits analysis and options analysis for business cases.

Develop business requirements using best practice. Requirements engineering including data, processes, rules, reporting and their acceptance criteria and business systems requirements including functional and non-functional and their acceptance criteria.

Apply best practices and align to industry standards for Business Analysis and Requirements Engineering and Management at all time.




Bachelor’s DegreeBCS ISEB Business Analysis certification, IIBA CBAP or equivalentCompetent in the use of industry-strength best practice in business analysis tools and techniques including BPMN, UML, Entity Relationship Modelling, Business Rules Modelling, Requirements Management Matrix, Product Backlog for all deliverables.




Iterative development, DSDM or Scrum, Prince2, MSP, Data science and data analytics, Business Architecture Guild BABoK.



How you’ll work:


This role is hybrid working; a blend of home and office working 2/3 days in the office and 2/3 days at home.


In return for your passion, enthusiasm and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, consisting of:


Performance led annual bonus scheme

27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days

Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 12% of your salary)

Flexible benefits scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you

3 days paid Volunteering Leave

Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts

Flexible working options

National Annual season ticket purchase scheme

Eye Care vouchers

Employee Assistance Programme


NHS Supply Chain, who are we?


NHS Supply Chain (SCCL) is an organisation that procures and supplies ~£3.5bn of medical devices and consumables to the NHS every year, while driving strategy, standards, efficiency, and best practise across the entire NHS Supply Chain.


We have big plans. Guided by our Vision and Strategy, we are determined to be a proactive and collaborative partner that delivers financial and health benefits across the whole healthcare system. 

NHS Supply Chain requires clear, purposeful, and impactful transformation.  To deliver our strategy we are rebalancing our business model, implementing a new operating model, and refreshing our core technology.


Our, Purpose, Vision and Strategy are clear. we provide direction, leadership, and commercial focus to improve health outcomes.


Vision: To make it easier for the NHS to put patients first


Purpose: Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health



Be Authentic

Be Inclusive

Be Driven

Be Enterprising

Be The Difference


Other Information

SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.

For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit:


NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer


SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SCCL values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK.

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