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5 Nov 2021

Full-Time Technology Solutions Business Analyst

Education Development Trust – Posted by Education Development Trust Reading, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

About the role
Job type: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week, flexible working arrangements available)
Salary: £37,000-41,000 (dependent on experience)
Location: Reading (with flexibility for remote working)
Benefits: We offer 30 days annual leave, a 6% matched pension scheme, excellent training and development opportunities, and family friendly policies to support flexible working. We also offer a suite of voluntary benefits including a health cash plan, ride to work scheme, and retail discounts.
About us: Education Development Trust is an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.

We are going through an exciting period of growth at Education Development Trust, and seeking a Technology Solutions Business Analyst to be an advocate for technology, and partner across all areas of Education Development Trust to encourage and influence the wider use of technology to move the trust towards being a digital organisation..

This role will undertake mainly business analysis activities to translate business need into technology solutions, with involvement through all project phases. It will work across prospective and current programmes as well as across our corporate services, interacting with various forums to evaluate and prioritise business needs.

To be successful in this role you will: 
– have excellent knowledge of analysis methodologies, including process mapping
– have a good understanding of software development tools, testing methodologies, application and database performance, web services technologies
– have experience of planning and facilitating workshops using a range of methodologies to engage with business users and gather requirements
– have experience in documenting these requirements, sourcing suppliers, solution design, procurement processes for supplier selection, and implementation
– have experience of implementing, supporting, and managing IT applications
– have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
– have good written communication skills to prepare reports and papers for customers and senior members of the organisation
– have good planning and organisational skills, a concern for detail and an ability to take hands on, practical steps to ensure a high level of delivery always

This is a really exciting time to join our Global IT team, so if you have the required experience and looking for a new challenge, please apply today! 

Closing date: Monday 29th November.
Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis via Microsoft Teams.
About the organisation
Education Development Trust is an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service.

How to Apply

Application process: Please visit our website to download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete a short online application form and upload your CV. Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.  https://careers.educationdevelopmenttrust.com/vacancies/1474/technology-solutions-business-analyst.html

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 20 days.

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