Business Analyst Ref: 2228

School/department: IT Services
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Salary: Starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum. It is normal to appoint at the first point of the salary scale
Placed on: 20 September 2019
Closing date:  18 October 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 30 October 2019
Expected start date: 01 December 2019.

Job description 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Business Analyst to join our IT Services.  This is an exciting and transformational time within IT Services as the university is engaged in replacing and redeveloping its major business support systems.  You will be part of a new team central in driving this process forward

Your main responsibility will be to gather information from stakeholders using a range of elicitation techniques.  You will document As-Is and To-Be business processes to identify issues and understand potential gains; provide gap analysis and create a business case for change, including how benefits can be realised. 

You will be able to understand business change requirements and address stakeholder concerns whilst being able to constructively challenge inefficient ways of working to deliver process improvements.  

You will have strong skills as an effective communicator and will be able to establish excellent working relationships with our customers. 

You will have an understanding of technical principals and be able to work closely with the applications and testing teams to ensure that business requirements are met. 

The role requires a highly-motivated and organised individual who has proven experience of working to deadlines.  You will enjoy working as part of a team as well as be comfortable working independently.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2228 [PDF 195.45KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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