Business Analyst (multiple roles Fixed term) Ref: 7130

School/department: Student Experience
Hours: Full time or part-time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 3 years
Reference: 7130
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 13 December 2021
Closing date:  20 January 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: Immediate

Job description

  • This is an exciting opportunity to join the Student Experience Division at the University of Sussex and to play a key role in achieving the vision for student support systems across the University
  • We are looking to recruit Business Analysts to support the introduction of new student technology solutions, primarily a Student Information System, by providing business analyst expertise and insight to work on the project
  • These are new posts designed to help make significant improvements to the student experience involving the entire student lifecycle
  • The roles will be crucial in enabling delivery of the project and will work across the organisation to develop processes, elicit and document stakeholder requirements and complete analysis activities so would be an ideal opportunity for those wishing to expand their already existing knowledge of Higher Education, or for those who want to develop their organisational knowledge

The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution. The first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961, Sussex is a successful, growing University with a top-20 place in the major UK higher education league tables. The University has a beautiful and diverse estate located in Falmer, to the east of Brighton and Hove.
It is situated in the South Downs National Park and has amongst its buildings a core heritage estate designed by Sir Basil Spence.
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

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The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

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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