Business Analyst (PSS-ITS-07)

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Category: Professional Support | Department: Information Technology Services | Closing Date: 26 Feb 2017 | The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, an internationally renowned centre for research and postgraduate education in public health and tropical medicine, requires a hands on Business Analyst with Test experience to work in a small team of Analysts on a range of change projects within the Project Management Office (PMO). The Business Analyst will be required to conduct a broad range of analysis across multiple IT and business change initiatives from business case to benefits realisation, working closely with Faculty academics and administration and all of IT Services. The ideal applicant will have an undergraduate degree or demonstrable practical experience, have proven Business Analyst experience bridging between stakeholders and IT technical staff in systems, infrastructure and business integration. Experience of requirements elicitation, business process reviews, system and data modelling techniques are all important. This will require the successful candidate to also be a good communicator and be able to work collaboratively and produce quality project IT documentation and instructions.  This vacancy may suit a Test Analyst with BA experience as much as a Business Analyst with Test experience, as a thorough knowledge of the test cycle, particularly user acceptance testing is most important. It is expected for this role to take a lead on driving good practices, particularly in the test phase of projects.  You will be working to hybrid agile and Prince2 project management methodologies as well as ITIL change and release principles.  The post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 scale in the range £33,006 to £37,889 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.  Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-ITS-07. The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.  Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date
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