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Business Analyst
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26760

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 13/02/2019

Job live date: 15/01/2019

Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Information Technology

Division: Business Engagement & Transformation

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Fixed Term

The University of Reading (UoR) is investing in its Students Services solutions.  At this time we require a Business Analyst for eighteen months to continue the requirements and discovery work, and work with the Project Manager for procurement through to implementation for these new solutions.  Working within the Business Change Team in IT, and alongside Student Services and other key colleagues, the main responsibilities will be managing multiple and complex stakeholder requirements, ensuring the solutions meet the underlying data models, working with multiple suppliers and data integrations throughout the project lifecycle. This post is fixed term for 18 months.

You will have:

  1. Substantial business analysis experience, preferably within a business systems environment.
  2. ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis or similar.
  3. A full range of Business Analysis tools and techniques experience, and the ability to apply these at the correct time.
  4. Experience working with data requirements, modelling, capture and reporting, and the associated need for data protection regulation.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the presentation of technical issues for non-specialist audiences.
  6. Experience of working as a BA in integrated software and hardware/equipment solutions.
  7. Experience of working with senior stakeholders and operational teams.
  8. Preferably, work experience with procurement and multiple suppliers.
  9. Preferably, work experience in an HE or Government sector
  10. Preferably, work experience alongside Estates and Facilities projects.
  11. Familiarity with creating benefits management and realisation plans.

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Business Change

Contact name:

Mary Seddon

Contact phone:


Contact email:


Closing date: 13/02/2019

Interview date: TBC

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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