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Business Analyst at The University of Manchester


Job offer in england Business Analyst at The University of Manchester

Job Reference : PSS-13071

Location : Manchester

Closing Date : 13/12/2018

Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum depending on relevant experience 

Employment Type : Permanent

Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Support Services

Division :  

Hours Per week : Full Time

Contract Duration : Start as soon as possible 

About IT Services

IT Services at the University of Manchester is a vibrant and fast moving department, we focus on delivering excellent customer service and quality services for our staff, students and researchers. 

Find out more about our organisation and values:

The role

We have an opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst with excellent analytical skills to join our team. The ideal candidate must be experienced in carrying out feasibility studies, producing high-level and detailed business requirements, preparing robust business cases, etc. that support the identification and selection of IT solutions to deliver genuine business benefits.

You will be a strong communicator with experience of demonstrating opportunities for improvement in business processes, information systems and information management activities working closely with both with the business and IT colleagues to define current and future states and the potential benefits of change for the business. 

You will also have experience of supporting technical and non-technical colleagues in the development and implementation of IT solutions, supporting users in the design and delivery of acceptance tests and in the exploitation of new solutions to maximise the delivery of defined benefits.

Experience of planning, organising and facilitating workshops and managing relationships with clients/users is also essential with an ability to ensure the proper conduct of such activities at all times.

The main purpose of the role is to support the University in the identification, specification, selection and implementation of IT solutions that will have a measurable impact on the profitability or effectiveness of the organisation.

The role will be responsible for undertaking assignments across project and/or service functions as required and will provide opportunities to work on a diverse range of IT projects.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As the School is committed to Athena SWAN principles, we would particularly welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this grade. All appointments will be made on merit.                                                                                       

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Manager: Mike Shaul

Email: michael.shaul@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website – click on the ‘Apply’ button above to find out more


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