Business Analyst, The British Museum


The British Museum’s Information Services department is seeking a skilled Business Analyst to help support the Enterprise Architecture team’s transformational planning, design and execution. The role will involve analysis across a diverse selection of departmental projects stretching from curatorial to commercial operations where improvement opportunities present themselves.

This excellent role involves the exploration of various opportunities and risks within technology projects by leveraging business awareness and development. Requirements gathering and needs analysis are just small parts of the role that will include solution recommendations, capability evaluations, cost-benefit analysis, strategy advice and architectural modelling. Additionally, there will be some autonomous working, workshop facilitation and small project planning required within the role.

It’s a unique opportunity to influence and gain understanding of how one of the world’s most valuable and important institutions operates. Be part of a community of people passionate about the values of the Museum and its 260-year legacy of providing free access to the history of the world.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal stakeholders to analyse information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artefacts: Functional Requirements, Business Requirements Document, Business Cases, Use Cases, GUI, Technical Specifications, Screen and Interface Wireframes, Feasibility Reports, Options Appraisals, System Architectures and other formats as required

Person specification:

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, or with equivalent experience, and will have a recognised Business Analyst qualification at foundation level or higher. The role will require outstanding relationship building, commercial and written communication skills, and will be comfortable communicating with all levels of the organisation. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to apply multiple solutions to business problems and knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes will be essential to the role.

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