Business Analyst

£33,750 - £37,500 yearly
  • Versus Arthritis
  • UK
  • Apr 15, 2019
Contract Data Project Management

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Business Analyst

Location: London or Chesterfield
Hours: full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £37,500 (London),  - £33,750 (Chesterfield) pa + Benefits
Contract type: fixed term, 12 months
Closing date: by midnight 28th April 2019

Download the job description and person specification from our website.

Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and skilled business analyst to take a role in capturing our business data requirements and solving complex business problems. You will contribute to a range of matrix management projects and will enable large-scale business improvement, which will ultimately be turned into impactive technological data solutions by the wider team.

About the role

This role is being established during a period of accelerated change and is a challenging but exciting opportunity to be involved in high impact business transformation in the charity.  This is an opportunity to join our newly formed Digital, Technology and Data Directorate; it is however a cross-directorate enabling role. You will work to ensure outcomes are aligned with our vision and business strategy by contributing to the link between current and future business models and delivering to the business architecture.  Acting as a critical friend to a range of specialist business realms you will constructively challenge to achieve solutions that are fit for purpose. You will facilitate collaboration and lead effective communication with all stakeholders to support design, build and delivery to meet the user needs.

Key requirements

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Strong skills in analysis, visualisation, articulation and solving complex business problems and concepts.
  • Knowledge and ability to identify and pinpoint business opportunities along with skills to look for new ways of tackling business processes or to establish new services from scratch.
  • Prioritisation setting skills and orderly management of improvements and efficiencies.
  • Skilled in developing and maintaining relationships with and between stakeholders.
  • Experience in recognising the potential for automation of processes, determining costs and benefits of new approaches and managing change or assisting implementation where needed.
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and how to apply the agile mindset to all aspects of their work. Experience of working in a fast paced, evolving environment. 
  • Experience of working within prescribed governance arrangements and utilising strong reporting skills.
  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to balance and independently manage workload that includes multiple concurrent priorities.
  • Strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.

How to apply

To apply you MUST submit:

  1. a concise, up-to-date CV
  2. along with a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in the job description and person specification available on our website via the button below.
  3. Please include where you’ve seen this role advertised

Email your completed application by 28 April 2019.

Interviews

First interviews expected: 10th May at our Chesterfield offices

About us

Arthritis causes pain, fatigue and isolation for 17.8 million people in the UK every single day. It can impact on the ability to work, our relationships and take away our independence. We don’t accept this.

We are Versus Arthritis. We are volunteers, healthcare professionals, researchers and friends, all doing everything we can to push back against arthritis. We’re reaching out to everybody with the information and support they need, funding vital research and changing the way society sees arthritis. Together we’ll keep running, researching, influencing, volunteering, advising, chatting, baking, listening.  We won’t stop until no-one has to tolerate living with the pain, fatigue and isolation of arthritis. 

Join us and use your skills, knowledge, passion and energy to help us defy arthritis.

Read more about what we doworking for us and what we offer on our website.

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Versus Arthritis is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156