Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7424
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £37,464 to £51,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant vacancy in London Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant who has an in-depth understanding of current and evolving technologies and how they can be applied within the organisation with experience of business analysis and process mapping techniques is required to join our team at Guide Dogs.

 

SALARY: £37,464 - £51,000 per annum (depending on experience) + Excellent Benefits

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays, generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

LOCATION: We recognise that the world looks a little bit different since the pandemic. Therefore, we’re committed to enabling our staff to work where best suits the needs of the individual, their team and the organisation. For this role, there may be opportunities to work from home as well as the office (You’ll be able to work at the closest office to where you live)

JOB TYPE: We have a Full-Time, Permanent role as well as a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant who has an in-depth understanding of current and evolving technologies and how they can be applied within the organisation with experience of business analysis and process mapping techniques.

Working as the Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant you will actively influence and challenge teams on the adoption of technology as part of the digital transformation of the organisation, ensuring that with the adoption of technology we gain real value from existing and future investments, which is used in supporting employees, volunteers and service users.

As a successful candidate, you will have an exciting opportunity to work in a growing and fulfilling environment where your efforts will be greatly appreciated by Guide Dogs and the thousands of people they help.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant will include:

  • Through the application of technology, you will influence strategic change to drive optimal long-term performance and delivery of all strategic objectives
  • Partner with Directorate leadership and management teams being the point of expertise for all technology areas, offering advice, support and insight
  • Build and maintain influential, inclusive and collaborative relationships with the Director and Senior Management team
  • Be accountable for ensuring that your part of the organisation understands relevant technology policies, services and best practice
  • Be part of an effective Technology team that delivers services that help the organisation achieve its strategic objectives
  • Be accountable for ensuring that the area you support understands the technology strategy and roadmap and is prepared to support all changes
  • Accountable for communicating and delivering workshops on how current and future technology can support your area’s strategic plan
  • Encourage and assist the Technology Team analysing and improving performance and capability through the interpretation of business KPIs, management data, internal and external benchmarking information and external best practice
  • Lead the delivery of smaller projects, improvement initiatives and prototypes ensuring opportunities are taken forward and delivered to agreed timescales, quality standards, and that all risks are addressed
  • Contribute to the Organisation’s Technology strategy and policy formulation and support its implementation in their portfolio
  • Contribute to your area’s Strategic Programme by providing input on Technology and challenging thinking around the adoption of technology solutions and Digital Marketing approaches
  • Manage and coach your area on how Agile techniques will be used for development of solutions and the content of individual sprints
  • Act as an effective escalation point for all issues connected with Technology Services and work with colleagues in the Technology Team to ensure they are resolved
  • Deputise for the Head of User Experience and Planning as requested

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Business Analyst / Technology Business Partner / IT Consultant you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified or experienced Technology Professional with significant experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Digital or related area
  • Qualification in Project Management, Business Analysis or Process Improvement
  • Experience and understanding of the impact of change
  • Experience of influencing the business to understand and adopt technology
  • Experience delivering technology projects, working across the spectrum of IS and Digital disciplines
  • A detailed understanding of current and evolving technologies and how they can be applied in the current environment
  • Experience of Business Analysis and Process Mapping techniques
  • Program and Project Management methodologies (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Experience formulating and implementing strategy
  • Broad and up to date knowledge of Digital Marketing strategy and delivery
  • Matrix management within a technical discipline in a large organisation
  • Able to coach Directors and Senior Managers on the use and application of technology
  • Able to present, analyse and interpret business challenges
  • Business analysis, process improvement and user experience skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE


HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7424

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