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Business Analyst/Project Manager

The Francis Crick Institute

Location: London
Salary: From £58,150 per annum, subject to skills and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th August 2018
Closes: 27th August 2018
Job Ref: 8324

Short summary

An exciting opportunity to be part of a pioneering biomedical research institute, dedicated to innovation and science.  We are looking for a proactive, experienced and adaptable Business Analyst/Project Manager to join our team. The Business Analyst/Project Manager needs a thorough understanding of all aspects of best practice operational service provision, project management and business analysis techniques, commercial and contractual arrangements, IT systems, tools and technologies, building operation and user requirements. They must work flexibly as part of various teams, and will work closely with the wider Facilities and Infrastructure team to ensure improvement projects are delivered in order to reach operational excellence across all operations.


The role of Business Analyst/Project Manager will be responsible for developing and managing business improvement projects with particular focus on the Facilities and Infrastructure function, and will work closely with the Head of Programme Management and Optimisation Team to deliver cross functional improvement projects across the Institute. This will include identifying and understanding improvement opportunities, analysing issues, problem solving, gathering requirements, producing detailed specifications and reports, and implementing projects to deliver the desired benefits and outcomes.  The role provides a focus on analysing and developing business processes, as well as project managing work to ensure that key processes and deliverables are understood and delivered to the highest standard.

The role will involve working closely with all Facilities and Infrastructure functions including Hard and Soft FM, Science Services, Security, Waste Management and Logistics, as well as engagement and liaison with all functions, customers, users, and stakeholders as required, within and outside the facility.

About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.

The closing date for applications is 27 August 2018 at 23:30.

All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

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