Division/School Strategic Planning and Projects
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345-£42,036 per annum
Closing date for applications 13-Dec-2018
Strategic Programmes and Projects has a vacancy for a full time Implementation Officer to work in the Student Lifecycle Support Programme (SLSP.)
It is a programme objective that the Student Lifecycle process from applicant to graduation be managed consistently, effectively and efficiently. To achieve this, it is required to centralise the source of core student record data such that administration is consistent, accurate and straightforward for staff and students.
The SITS product will be configured as a central and standardised process model across the UoB for all students (UG and PG) in all faculties.
The methodology the programme has chosen to use in delivery is Agile SCRUM.
The role will have the responsibility of implementing processes identified in conjunction with Faculties, Schools, Professional Services staff, end users and external software providers.
You will have a number of years’ experience in the implementation of new IT applications, working within a structured project environment, preferably in a higher-education institution.
Experience in some or all of the following areas is highly desirable
- Business process mapping
- Use of SITS in higher education
- Configuring and writing acceptance testing scenarios
- User acceptance testing
- Training users on new systems and processes
- Creating and maintaining documentation
- Development of multimedia training material.
- Knowledge of SCRUM
- Use of Jira, SharePoint, Office 365
- With the following key skills
- Analytical and methodical approach to problem solving
- Enthusiasm to deliver new solutions
- Planning and organisational skills
- Ability to communicate on complex issues to a broad user base
The Implementation Officers are key members of the programme team, defining and implementing new processes and software to deliver significant improvements to the university’s student administrative processes and systems.
The post is available on a fixed term, fixed funded, fulltime basis starting as soon as possible until September 2019. For project critical reasons, successful candidates must be available not more than 3 months from offer, and would ideally start straight away.
We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.