Business Analyst - 6 month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: from £36000 per annum when working full time (max 35 hours per week)
Contract: 6-month Fixed Term Contract
We believe in ‘Technology for Good’ – in improving lives through education and research. Our people want to make a real change – at Jisc, everyone plays a key role and gets the chance to feel part of it, that to us is the definition of a meaningful career. Being a social enterprise means that no matter how small our individual actions are, the positive impact on our collective is huge.
We’re a place unlike any other, where the best of education fuses with the best of technology to create a unique model with unique opportunities and interesting problems to solve in a diverse and inclusive environment. It’s what keeps our work varied, original and surprising – and that’s why we love it.
We’re gearing up for our most exciting chapter yet – one with the chance to both build new systems and make our mark by improving old ones. Our story will be written by those ready to take on challenges and see them through; the kind of people who never stop learning, celebrating differences and using tit to drive better solutions.
We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they think they can’t tick every box. But we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. If you are excited about working for us and can do most of what we are looking for, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need!
We’re ideally looking for someone with:
Previous experience of providing business analysis in a technological environment.
Experience of working on business transformation programmes.
Experience of working with customers and delivering solutions to meet strategic business needs.
Experience of working with third-party software suppliers. widescale process analysis and re-engineering.
An analytical thinker who can demonstrate attention to detail while, at the same time, retaining a clear view of the bigger picture.
About the role
The Business Analyst will work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects/programmes. They will be responsible for engaging with project/programme managers, system owners, project/programme sponsors, process owners, service owners and third-party suppliers as necessary to support the delivery of projects/programmes according to the agreed parameters.
This role has been created to initially provide business analysis for a particular project which aims to align the systems and processes of Jisc with an external organisation with whom we are merging.
For more information, please see the attached job description.
Why work at Jisc
We want to make sure our people have the flexibility they need to balance their personal lives and do well at work. So, we focus on outputs rather than presenteeism and are open to a whole range of ways of working including flexible hours and working from home.
We are always learning and developing. All our people have access to a huge variety of learning resources to help them achieve this.
Our benefits are great too, We offer:
• 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and 3 additional days Christmas closure) and flexible agile working
• A range of health & wellbeing benefits, including cash plan, and access to wellbeing support
• You have the option to join a generous pension scheme
• We offer a wide range of discounts, a cycle to work scheme, financial wellbeing savings and season ticket loans as well as a range of other benefits
• We also offer generous parental leave arrangements, career breaks and volunteer leave
Connecting with each other is a doddle, thanks to our technology, but getting face to face is something we value and find time for when we can, our main officers are Bristol, London, Harwell and Manchester so you may need to travel on occasion.
Other stuff you need to know
At Jisc we celebrate diversity and know that it is critical for our success. We work hard to make sure we’re inclusive. So, if you are great at what you do and share our values, we want to hear from you.
If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, let us know. We will be happy to help.
Just so you know, we review CV’s as we receive them, and interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, we don’t use closing dates. We advertised this role on 24/2/21.
We are fortunate to have technology that allows us to work from home. In line with government guidance, we have temporarily closed our offices so this role will be home based.