University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Senior Business Analys

Senior Business Analyst

Ref. 50051526

Salary £58,085 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Information Systems and Support

Location Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.

Information Systems and Support (ISS) delivers a comprehensive portfolio of ICT services to the University's user community of 20,000 students and staff across our London campuses.

Our team is growing as we further develop our digital environment and as part of this we are looking to expand and develop the ISS Team, with more than £40 million investment planned over the next 5 years. Join us and become part of a dynamic, growing and innovative team.

As a Senior Business Analyst, you will play a key role in leading and engaging with key stakeholders across the organisation, delivering credible change proposals, process improvements and feasibility assessments as we continue to drive forward in new ways of working to improve our student and staff experience.

You will be work across the Digital Transformation portfolio, working closely with Project Management, Technical & Business change colleagues to align business needs and requirements. You will also contribute to the development of an internal Business Analysis framework, in line with industry best practice and within the context of an evolving and maturing PMO and emerging Enterprise Architecture capability.


• Demonstrable experience as a Business Analyst across a large complex environment, able to influence, shape and challenge business change.

• Experience of working across both Agile and Waterfall environments as a Business Analyst.

• A track record of leading and motivating teams directly as a line manager and via matrix management structures.

• Experience of building and maintaining collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and stakeholder groups including internal and external partners to enable the successful delivery of complex projects.

• Business Analysis Practitioner certified is desirable.

• Experience of writing formal documentation for a range of project stakeholders at varying levels of seniority.

• High level, proven inter-personal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to lead, motivate and inspire teams of project and operational professionals.

The University of Westminster will be supported in this appointment by Hays Technology. For all enquiries and details on how to apply, please visit: Hays - Senior Business Analyst

Please do not apply via this webpage.

The closing date for applications is 26 September 2023.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Job details


Senior Business Analys


University of Westminster


United Kingdom


September 16, 2023

Application deadline

September 26, 2023

Job type



Computer Science,Business and Economics,Engineering

About the employer

The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The university received a Royal character and was named University of Westminster in 1992. The current Chancellor is Lady Frances Sorrell and Vice-chancellor Dr Peter Bonfield OBE. Its main campus is located in Regent Street in Central London. It has three other campuses located in Fitzrovia, Harrow and Marylebone. It is a member of various associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, EFMD, Universities UK and European University Association. The University of Westminster is divided into three colleges, twelve schools and 65 departments & research centres. The university has 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses and 99 professional & short courses, which include full-time, part-time & open/distance learning courses. The university received £22 million from grants, contracts and research grants.

Departments: There are three major streams with over 65 different departments. The major departments in the University of Westminster are:

Science: College of Design, School of Computer Science, Creative and Digital Industries, School of Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.

Arts: Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Law School, Westminster School of Arts & Westminster School of Media and Communication.

Commerce: Applied Management, Management and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organisations, Economy & Society.

Some of the famous alumni of the university include Sir Thomas Bennett (architecture), Fougasse (editor) and John Ryan (animator), famous authors like Mary Jo Bang and David Gascoyne, businessmen like Sinclair Beecham, Julian Metcalfe and Robert Bellinger, famous entertainers like Charlie Brooker, Asif Kaoadia and Tej Lalvani. Some famous faculty members of the university include Sir George Cayley, father of aeronautical engineering, Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and inventor of steam turbine and Tom Ang, BBC presenter. Chantal Mouffe (political theorist), Ezra Pound (prominent modernist figure in poetry) and Jean Seaton (professor of media history and historian of the BBC).

The university hostels have 1750 rooms with six halls of residence. The university also helps students to find private residences if they are unable to find a residence in hostels. The university's transport connects all residences to the university. There are various scholarships available for the students, although the University of Westminster does not provide these scholarships. Some of the major scholarships are Brittan Scholarship, Brian Large Bursary Fund, and Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.

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