Business Systems Analyst (Research and Learning) job with CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY


School/Department: IT Services

Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.

Contract type: Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Period: 12 months

Salary: Full time starting salary is normally £35,559 per annum

Apply by: 03/08/2023

Role Description

We welcome applications from candidates with a passion for making a real world difference through the use of information technology, to join our team to maintain and further develop Cranfield university’s timetabling and space management systems.

About the Role

This is an exciting and challenging post that will play a key part in ensuring that the University meets its objectives in education, research and innovation. You will work as part of a small team to support research and learning technology for the University. Leading on research platforms and providing support, training, documentation, and reporting for users and key stakeholders as well as providing technical leadership on planned implementation projects.

About You

You will be educated to degree level in an IT/Computer Science subject or have equivalent experience. You will have experience or supporting internal customers, working with stakeholders, and solving technical problems. You will have good technical skills and experience of university administrative and teaching systems and experience of working in a project environment. You will have strong business awareness, analytical and problem solving skills, and an enthusiasm to get the job done.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield Information Services provides Information Technology for all aspects of Cranfield operations. The Research and Learning Systems team manages a portfolio of systems that support the research and education activities of the University.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Peter Howard, Head of Research and Learning Systems, on (T): +44 (0)1234 75 8064 or (E): [email protected]

Closing date for receipt of applications: 3 August 2023


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