Senior Project and Business Analyst

York, United Kingdom
£33,199 to £38,460 per annum
07 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department:     Strategic Projects
Salary:     £33,199 to £38,460 per annum
Contract Duration:     18 months
Closing Date:     Monday 18 March 2019 at midnight
Interview Date:     Monday 25 March 2019

Full-time, fixed-term role (18 months)

Salary is £33,199 to £38,460 per annum

Location: York

York St John University is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of the historic city of York. We are a Stonewall Top 100 employer and hold the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice. 

We have recently been successful in winning a contract with the City of York Council to deliver Project Management for their ‘Building a place based narrative’ project. To deliver this exciting project in partnership with key organisations, businesses and institutions across the City of York we are recruiting an additional Senior Project and Business Analyst to join the Strategic Projects and Change Team. The post is fixed-term for 18 months, with review points at 6 and 12 months. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the ‘Building a place based narrative’ project under the leadership of the Head of Strategic Projects and Change with direction from a range of partners involved in the project. As a member of the Strategic Projects and Change team you will manage the implementation of the project using the YSJ Project Framework. You will have experience of tailoring project management principles to the context in which you have previously worked alongside first-hand experience of business analysis. Your interpersonal skills will be exceptional and you will have expertise in negotiation, influence and persuasion.  

Do you have a track record of successfully managing projects that involve cross-disciplinary teams? Do you enjoy a challenge and have the ability to enthuse others? Are you able to think strategically? Do you thrive when working collaboratively to tackle problems? Are you excited by solving challenging problems and solving issues? If so, we want to hear from you. For informal enquiries, please contact Laura Hallett, Head of Strategic Projects and Change l.hallett@yorksj.ac.uk

Part-time job shares will be considered as part of our commitment to providing a flexible, inclusive workforce.

Please note the interviews will be held on Monday 25th March. Candidates will be contacted on the 20th March with outcomes.

Closing Date: 18 Mar 2019
Category: Professional Support