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Business Analyst

Queen Mary University of London - IT Services

Location: London
Salary: £48,035 to £53,625 per annum (grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: QMUL26282
 

About the Role

Business Analyst will work within a complex and rapidly changing environment to deliver IT projects across Queen Mary University and will make a major contribution to the successful delivery of the Queen Mary strategic plan.

They will execute business and systems architecture analysis activities throughout the life cycle of IT projects i.e. feasibility, analyses, functional and non-functional, requirements gathering, scoping, procurement, transition, post go-live, solution and supplier evaluation, implementation and post implementation reviews.

Business Analyst considers how a wide range of work tasks and processes across and within departments could be changed to achieve a more efficient service.  Analyses existing processes, the technical landscape and any human factors in order to achieve an optimal solution for users.

About You

This is a challenging and important position for a highly organised, logical, self-starter, with excellent communications skills, and attention to detail, who has excellent planning, communication, negotiation and influencing skills.

You will assist the organization through the process of change by using a structured business analysis approach/framework. To do this, a you must understand not only analysis methodologies, but also the business. This includes understanding Queen Mary’s business goals, corporate values, and corporate culture. Alongside that, the BA must display a knowledge of current and emergent technologies and have the technical expertise to apply those to business needs.

About the Department

IT Services is a key enabler to the successful fulfilment of Queen Mary’s strategic goals of excellence in research, and teaching and learning. Our services support students and colleagues and range from email and internet access, to state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, business application software and high-performance computing in support of research.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, permanent appointment, with an immediate start date. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £48,035 - £53,625 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Women, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Agnieszka Jankowska a.jankowska@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 25th of October, 2021.

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