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Lead Business Analyst

  • Location:

    Durham

  • Sector:

    Change and Transformation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Analyst, Lead Business Analyst, Business Analyst

  • Salary:

    £34304 - £40927 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rachel Rocco Appiah

  • Contact email:

    rachel.roccoappiah@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    29042022LBAUoD_1651246346

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Lead Business Analyst

Contract type: Permanent, full time

Location: Hybrid (Durham based approx. x4 a month)

Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum

Benefits: 30 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays and 4 customary days per year, plus a generous benefits package including: University Superannuation Pension Scheme (USS) at 21.4% employer contribution, travel schemes, heath discounts and onsite nursery etc.

We have an amazing permanent opportunity working with a Russell Group university who have been ranked in the World's Top 100 universities by QS in 2022. They are looking to appoint a Lead Business Analyst to support multi-million-pound programmes of change across the University.

This role is crucial to bridging the gap between University departments and IT Services in the delivery of cost-effective solutions which meet user needs.

Responsibilities will include eliciting requirements, facilitating focus groups, writing business cases, process modelling and collaborating with stakeholders ensuring the business requirements of projects are captured accurately.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience as a Business Analyst

  • Experience and understanding of working with Agile PRINCE2, Waterfall or Wagile methodologies

  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills

  • Proven IT skills, such as the use of Microsoft Office

  • BCS or ISEB qualifications is desirable

  • Experience working with a PMO is advantageous

  • Experience within Education, Public or the Third Sector is advantageous

Full job specification available on application.

If you are eager to use your business analysis skills in a renowned University making a long-term impact apply now!