IT Analyst

Posted 2 March by Scout Recruiting Ltd

My Stamford based client is now recruiting for a Business Systems Analyst to join their team. You will work closely with all areas of the company, in particular the Project and Change Management team, to identify and analyse business requirements. You will then be required to translate them into accurate IT specifications for external solutions suppliers, and development partners, in order to continuously improve and develop the company systems to meet the needs of the business. This role will encompass all the core IT systems, provide technical/functionality support and advice to users globally. All software developments will need to be tested ensuring they are fit for business use.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, contribute to, support and, where appropriate, lead the continuous improvements and developments to all business systems, ensuring they are fit for purpose, efficient and robust in order to meet the business
  • Provide quality, guidance and advice to the business on the systems use and applicability
  • Provide application fault and functionality support to the business
  • Plan, coordinate and be accountable for the thorough testing of new business systems, enhancements and changes to existing business systems, ensuring quality and match to business need, acting as the main advisory support to the business for new system introduction
  • Responsible for the management of contractors and suppliers in compliance with agreed contract terms and conditions and service level agreements.
  • Lead the IT continuous improvement plans, acting as the conduit between the users/business and the IT Team to ensure strong communications and clear understanding of business needs
  • Ensuring that the Group Operating Procedure for IT business analysis is followed

Key Skills:

  • Strong general educational background to Graduate level (desired)
  • Highly IT literate including Intermediate excel skills (desired)
  • The ability to present reports with good communication skills
  • Strong numeracy skills - ability to interpret data (Essential)
  • Confident, with the ability to make and retain strong relationships
  • Experience of successful programme/project management
  • Strong general educational qualifications (Essential)
  • A formal IT Qualification
  • A formal business analysis qualification
  • Experience of managing business data (databases) and supporting business systems
  • Logical and practical, with a "can do" attitude
  • Proven, strong IT project management skills
  • Crystal Reports - Intermediate to Advanced level
  • Sage X3
  • Exceptional Customer Service (Essential)
  • Basic knowledge of Windows Server 2003 / 2008 / 2012
  • Intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Essential)
  • Basic knowledge of SQL Server, databases and scripting techniques
  • Basic knowledge of Remote Access technologies
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 configuration and administration

If you can show evidence of the above experience and like the sound of the role then please forward your CV to us. The company not only offer a competitive salary but have excellent working conditions, 5 week holiday, BUPA, Life Assurance and a Yearly bonus.

For this role you will be ideally located in Huntingdon, Peterborough, Oundle, Uppingham, Stamford, Deeping, Bourne, Grantham and Oakham

Required skills

  • Business Analysis
  • Crystal Reports
  • ICT
  • Numeracy
  • Scripting

Application questions

Evidence of working in a similar role?
Solid work experience in IT?

Reference: 34566051

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