Business Analyst

University of Hertfordshire

Post Title: Business Analyst

SBU/Department: Library and Computing Services (LCS)

FTE: 1 FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £43,155 pa to £45,737 pa with potential to progress to £54,421 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

The University of Hertfordshire is looking to recruit an experienced full-time Business Analyst to join our Project Management Office within the University’s Library and Computing Service SBU. We have a significant programme of change in flight to deliver our digital strategy, as well as business-driven projects and programmes, using waterfall and agile methodologies depending on the project.

Main duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in helping to develop the solutions to support a number of projects, focusing on analysing business data and business processes. You will have the opportunity to work with stakeholders at all levels of the business to understand the project scope, capture functional / non-functional requirements, map processes, model data and proactively capture progress in line with agreed deliverables and timescales.

Skills and experience required

The key to any successful implementation of a new system is often how well it integrates with other Management Information Systems (MIS) and processes, so data analysis and helping to define system integrations is key. We also expect that interested applicants have proven analytical skills and an ability to balance attention to detail with sight of the bigger picture, excellent communication skills specifically to produce professional written work for review by steering and board committees, and advanced Microsoft Office product knowledge to create appropriate documentation for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Being a university, the successful candidate will also have excellent opportunities for personal development and skills training.

Qualifications required

You will hold a minimum of an Honours Degree or equivalent level qualification or proven experience at an appropriate level. Holding ITIL accreditation would be desirable.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

Spencer Hunt, Project Office Manager, 07824862531, [email protected]

Closing Date: 02 July 2023

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 052035

Date advert placed: 06 June 2023

Our vision is to transform lives: At the University of Hertfordshire we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and building a diverse community. Towards that aim we particularly encourage applications from candidates likely to be underrepresented within Library and Computing Services. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, LGBTQI+ people and women in grades UH7 and above.

We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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