Salary: £44,577 to £49,641
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 25 September 2023
We are the University of East London, Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.
About the Job
UEL (University of East London) IT Services is a centralized resource working collaboratively with the University community to transform UEL’s digital landscape in line with the University’s Vision 2028 strategic plan. Engaging in ground-breaking initiatives delivered within a dynamically developing cloud environment.
The Business Analyst is a key member of the IT Services Project Management Office (PMO). The role holder will collaborate with business stakeholders in order to understand the ‘as-is’ and ‘to-be’ structure, policies, processes and overall operations of the organisation.
- Gathering, eliciting and documenting high level and detailed requirements.
- Translating and documenting business needs into Epics and User Stories.
- Producing and documenting Business Process Modelling (BPM) for ‘As Is’ and ‘To Be’ states.
- Ensuring understanding of requirements and scope across the Business, Project Team and Project Manager is aligned at all times.
We are looking for a passionate Business Analyst with proven experience of detailed requirements engineering and prioritisation using suitable tools and an approach in line with business analysis best practice.
You will have demonstrable experience of delivering detailed acceptance criterion, mapped to individual business requirements to ensure quality and delivery of a fit for purpose solution to meet the needs of the business. With extensive experience of business process modelling / mapping across current and future project states to ensure business processes are captured and documented for successful transition from project to business-as-usual activities.
Ideally you will have a strong background in identifying key stakeholders in the University and building strong relationships (using face to face / virtual interviews, meetings and workshops) to acquire and interpret knowledge and understanding as well as gain support and co-operation. You will be able to use this knowledge to assist the business in developing business cases, to shape and identify options and recommendations and to present all relevant background information in an unambiguous and clearly articulated manner.
Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.
We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 28 days holiday (inc 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
We're a disability confident employer and value all applications. Please let us know if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.
So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and commit to success, we want you to apply today!
Further details: Job Description & Person Specification
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