Strategic Business Analyst

Job title Strategic Business Analyst

Department Computing Services

Salary Starting from £40,792, rising to £48,677

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Friday 17 May 2019

Closing date Sunday 09 June 2019

Interview date Wednesday 19 June 2019

Reference SS6751

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Are you a solutions driven visionary with a passion to make a difference?

We have a unique opportunity for a Strategic Business Analyst to join Computing Services and play a key role in improving processes at the University of Bath. As the department is going through a highly innovative transformation period this is a real hands-on opportunity to impact change and deliver meaningful solutions and improve ways of working. You won't just analyse the data – you'll own your work from ideation to execution and have an immediate and profound impact.

The successful candidate will be able to provide high-quality analysis and reporting to inform strategic development and process improvement. Consolidation will be a key part of the role with an ability to elicit, analyse, prioritise and document business requirements and iteratively track them throughout.

A brilliant communicator and highly collaborative, we are looking for someone who can act as a conduit between stakeholders, customers and developers to subject matter experts, architects and more.

The post holder will have core responsibility for the following key areas

  • Process improvement, as a precursor to Business Analysis
  • Requirements and Business Analysis, gaining agreement from stakeholders and facilitating the prioritisation of the requirements
  • Strategic Business Analysis for strategic initiatives such as CRM
  • Project support and guidance
  • Continuous Service Improvement and technical expertise/support

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a department that is embracing the ever changing technological landscape and has the ambition to be thought leaders at the heart of how Digital can transform the Higher Education landscape.

Working at the University of Bath

The University of Bath was established by Royal Charter in 1966. Our campus overlooks the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath and offers a welcoming, supportive and inspiring environment for research, study and work. The vibrancy of our campus community springs from a culture of high aspiration, enterprise, creativity and diversity. Our research and teaching activities focus on our academic strength in Science, Technology, Engineering, Management and Social Sciences. Within these areas, we have created a virtuous circle of research and teaching excellence and our engaged, agile approach is attuned to the rapidly evolving global agenda.

The University of Bath offer many benefits including:

  • 19.5% employer pension contribution, 8.8% employee contribution
  • 39 days holiday (including annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (NurseryPlus, Cycle to Work)
  • Membership discounts for our world-class sports training village
  • Interest free loans for public transport season tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite dentist and medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy services
  • Onsite parking

For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Ricketts Deputy Director Profession & Portfolio (

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.