Business Analyst

£32234 - £38890
07 Jan 2022
23 Jan 2022
Job Ref
Resourcing Team
Contract Type
Working Pattern

The Transformation Team sits at the heart of the Council. We work with services across the organisation to drive large scale change and establish best practice throughout council services. The Council's Transformation Programme is overseen and supported by our One Coventry Leadership Team, ensuring that our work always focuses on the key priorities for our city, having the maximum impact in improving services for the people of Coventry and making best use of the resources available to us.

Our team is made up of change professionals, trained in APM (Association of Project Management) and BCS Level 4 Business Analysis and we use a range of methodologies including Agile and Waterfall to deliver our programmes and projects.

We enjoy working flexibly, paper-light, with a keen eye for digital solutions and a culture that embraces change and creativity.

Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 


Our Values are:

What is the job role?

Are you passionate about delivering change? Do you relish the opportunity to try out new ways of doing things?

The Transformation Team supports a variety of key transformational initiatives, working closely with colleagues and partners to deliver change which improves quality and outcomes as well as address financial challenges.

We know that people are key to achieving sustained change, so we are looking for a candidate with a clear focus on people to complement our highly motivated team.

As a council we will continue to undergo significant change at a high pace, so we are looking for people with a level of personal resilience in a high-paced environment and in a culture where the customer is at the heart of everything we do.

Our Business Analysts design business and technical solutions that meet the needs of our users and our organisation, bridging the gap between customers, services and ICT.

Who are we looking for?

Someone who:

  • can work effectively and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders to understand and capture user needs and to develop new ways of doing things
  • sees at least one solution to every problem
  • is comfortable working at pace and with flexibility in evolving, iterative programmes of work
  • can present complex information in a simple, clear and concise manner
  • is comfortable working independently as well as within a team setting
  • can work with uncertainty and changing priorities
  • is self-motivated and determined

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

Interview date(s): Provisionally 2-3rd February

Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!

There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.

We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.

As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.

Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 

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