Aston University

Aston University

Business Analyst (0152-24)

Business Analyst Transformation Management Office Location: Aston University John Cadbury House

Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Permanent

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 04 April 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 24 April 2024 Reference: 0152-24 Release Date: Tuesday 02 April 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Transformation Management Office (TMO), working with Project Managers and Communications and Engagement colleagues, at a time when transformation is a key strategic priority for the University.

You will be a key member of the team, working with key stakeholders across the University. You will build relationships, understand and analyse complex problems, in order to identify opportunities for improvement and determine solutions through new, or modified processes. Focused on benefits realisation through transition requirements and collaboration, you will be driven to achieving positive outcomes and delivering value for all stakeholders and beneficiaries.

You will be educated to degree level and have experience in working on large scale projects throughout their lifecycle. You will understand strategic drivers and be able to translate these to business need, whilst assessing and evaluating the impact of any potential changes. You will be familiar with project methodologies, such as Agile and Waterfall, and relevant tools and techniques. You will also have experience of stakeholder management and facilitation, as well as producing relevant outputs such as feasibility studies, cost benefit analysis, business cases and options appraisals.

What we offer:
  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Dynamic working is possible for this role, which means working both on campus and from home dependent on the activity. Further information on dynamic working can be found here.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.
  • Further details: Job Details University Information

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    Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

    Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

    We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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    Job details

    Title

    Business Analyst (0152-24)

    Employer

    Aston University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 04, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

    The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

    Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

    Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

    The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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