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Business Analyst - FTC

  • Posted July 17, 2024
  • £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst for a well-known customer of ours to join as part of an already established agile BA function.

The Business Analyst will play a critical role by bridging the gap between business needs and technology solutions. The BA position is responsible for understanding the objectives of the company and translating them into actionable requirements for Business Change and IT projects/ initiatives.

Business Analyst Requirements

  • Mapping end-to-end business processes and identifying efficiency opportunities, including removal of non value-added wastes, automating data flows and integrating systems.
  • Gathering functional business (and non-functional) requirements and translating them into technical requirements.
  • Building business cases to detail efficiency benefits realisation through return on investment and payback period.
  • Designing and supporting the user testing and acceptance criteria.
  • Maintain effective communication with all project, business and IT stakeholders.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks and issues, proactively seeking solutions to keep projects on track. Escalate to senior leadership as needed.
  • Share best practice, and be principled in pursuit of the delivery of a world class student and employee experience

Business Analyst Skills

  • Extensive experience in business process designs and facilitation
  • Business Process Modelling experience and proficiency in business analysis tools and methodologies.
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Showcase good analytical and evaluating skills
  • Proactively work with all relevant stakeholders to identify areas for continuous improvement
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload.
  • Basic understanding of data protection legislation and experience of developing and maintaining a team environment where personal data is kept protected.

If you feel you have the qualities our client is seeking and want to work within a great organisation, please email an up to date copy of your CV to [email protected]

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    Senior Business Analyst

    • Posted July 12, 2024
    • £55000 - £67000 per annum
    • Glasgow Edinburgh Leeds Manchester Bristol Remote
    • Permanent

    Senior Business Analyst


    Up to £67k plus excellent benefits

    An excellent opportunity has become available to join an innovative e-learning solutions provider as a Senior Business Analyst

    The role will have you:

    • Gathering and analysing complex data
    • Working closely with stakeholders and translating business requirements
    • Drive continuous improvement across business processes and systems.

    The ideal candidate will bring these skills to the table:

    • Significant Business Analyst experience
    • Must have experience in Salesforce or equivalent CRM systems.
    • Sound knowledge of visualisation tools such as Jira, Confluence, Smartsheet, PowerBI, Sisense, Tableau
    • Strong understanding of end-to-end testing process
    • Open minded and brings creative solutions to the table.
    • Highly analytical with the ability to build strong relationships.

    Benefits teaser:

    • 30 days’ work from anywhere policy
    • 35 days annual leave
    • 5% matched pension

    This is a truly fantastic opportunity to join a company that has an exceptional reputation in the market and is leading the way in education solutions.

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      ITIL SIAM Specialist

      • Posted July 11, 2024
      • Negotiable
      • Reading, UK
      • Contract

      IT | ITIL4 & SIaM Specialist
      We are seeking a highly skilled ITIL4 and SIaM (Service Integration and Management) Specialist to join our Service Management transformation programme. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, designing, building, documenting and implementing IT service management processes and frameworks on a large scale as part of a strategic programme. This role focuses on project-based work rather than managing Business-As-Usual (BAU) operations.

      Key Responsibilities
      ITIL4 Process Design and Implementation
      – Design and implement ITIL4 best practices across the IT service management lifecycle.
      – Develop and document IT service management policies, procedures, and processes.
      – Ensure processes are aligned with the overall strategic goals of the IT programme.

      Service Integration and Management (SIaM) Framework Development
      – Develop the SIaM framework to enable seamless integration of multiple service providers and Business Units.
      – Design governance structures, processes, and tools for effective service integration.
      – Collaborate with internal IT teams and external service providers to define integration points and interfaces.

      Programme Support and Delivery
      – Work as part of a programme team to deliver IT service management and SIaM solutions.
      – Participate in project planning, providing expertise on ITIL4 and SIaM methodologies.
      – Ensure deliverables are completed on time, within scope, and to the required quality standards.

      Continuous Improvement and Innovation
      – Identify opportunities for innovation and improvement in IT service management and integration practices.
      – Conduct research and stay updated on industry trends and best practices in ITIL4 and SIaM.
      – Propose and implement enhancements to processes and tools to drive efficiency and effectiveness.

      Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
      – Act as a liaison between the programme team and stakeholders regarding IT service management and service integration matters.
      – Communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels to ensure alignment and understanding of IT service objectives and activities.
      – Provide training and support to internal teams and service providers on ITIL4 and SIaM processes and practices.

      Tool Selection and Implementation
      – Assist in the selection and implementation of IT service management tools to support ITIL4 and SIaM processes.
      – Ensure tools are configured to meet the needs of the programme and support the designed processes.

      Qualifications and Skills
      – Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.

      – ITIL4 Foundation Certification (required).
      – Advanced ITIL4 certifications (required).
      – SIaM Foundation or Professional Certification (required).

      – Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT service management, preferably in an ITIL4 environment.
      – Proven experience in designing and implementing IT service management processes and SIaM frameworks on a large scale across multiple suppliers and Business Units.
      – Experience working in a programme or project-based environment.

      – Strong understanding of ITIL4 practices and SIaM principles.
      – Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
      – Effective communication and stakeholder management skills.
      – Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple priorities.
      – Proficiency with IT service management tools (e.g., ServiceNow,).

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        People Change Lead

        • Posted July 9, 2024
        • Negotiable
        • Bristol
        • Contract

        People Change Lead – People Change/Transformation/Matrix environment/people workstreams/stakeholder management/People impacts/workforce planning/people strategy/Capability mapping

        We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and established People Transformation Lead to join a major Insurance company in York or Bristol within the people function.

        For this role you must have:

        • Responsible for the training pipeline and plan – managing the people plan and mapping the impacts across the whole business – capability gaps, training plans and human capital
        • Must have an understanding of workforce planning, operational design and how it looks in terms of business strategy
        • Potentially architected an organisational design not just lead it
        • Understanding of HR and people function to connect the dots – must have people strategy experience
        • Experience working in large complex matrix environments – essential
        • Track and monitor People Plan activity – keeping relevant stakeholders up to date and managing exceptions to the Plan (including any wider issues and risks that require management)
        • Training pipeline and plan – managing the people plan and mapping the impacts.
        • Coordinating day-to-day workstream activities, such as scoping, planning and mobilising People & Organisation workstream activities, including co-developing People & Organisation workstream strategy,

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          Process Improvement Consultant / Manager - Black Belt x 3

          • Posted
          • £550 - £600 per day
          • Largely Remote
          • Contract

          Process Improvement Consultant / Manager – Black Belt x 3

          £600 Outside IR35

          Largely Remote

          6 Months initially – project running until the end of 2025

          I am currently recruiting for 3 x Process Improvement Consultants / Managers that hold a Black Belt or Master Black Belt to come in and work on Process Simplification for a Financial Services client of ours.

          Skills / Experience

          • Financial Services
          • Black Belt / Master Black Belt
          • Process Simplification
          • Stakeholder Management skills at senior level

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            Project Manager- Target Operating Model, Efficiencies

            • Posted July 5, 2024
            • £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, health, 25 days holiday
            • Basingstoke
            • Permanent

            Project Manager- HR (People, Process and Systems)

            Basingstoke (2 days per week minimum)

            £60,000-£70,000 base (d.o.e) + company benefits (pension, healthcare) + 25 days holiday

            Keywords: (“project manager” OR “program manager”) AND (“HR” OR “human resources”) AND (“system implementation” OR “process improvement” OR “target operating model”)

            As we look to grow out our team we are seeking an experienced Project Manager, who thrives on delivering impactful projects within the HR domain, and whose experience will help raise our change maturity levels.

            Role Summary:

            As a member of our centralised change team your work will focus on the delivery of our HR programme of changes working alongside the Chief People Officer to deliver their strategy.

            As our Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our HR systems landscape through the implementation a new HRIS (from planning phase). Other workstreams you will cover will include process optimisation and improvements, as well as working on the delivery of various activities around target operating model.

            Key Responsibilities:

            Target Operating Models:

            • Contribute to the design and implementation of target operating models.
            • Align HR processes with strategic business objectives.
            • Foster a culture of agility and adaptability.

            Project Delivery:

            • Lead end-to-end project lifecycles, ensuring timely delivery of HR-focused initiatives.
            • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align project goals with organisational objectives.
            • Manage risks, budgets, and resources effectively.

            HR Systems Expertise:

            • Leverage your experience in implementing and migrating HR systems via a 3rd party.
            • Experienced in end to end implementation cycle from planning phase to hyper-care.
            • Ensure seamless integration of systems to enhance HR operations.

            Efficiency and Process Improvement:

            • Identify opportunities for efficiency gains within HR processes.
            • Implement streamlined workflows and best practices.
            • Drive continuous improvement initiatives.

            Skills and experience we’re looking for:

            • Proven background as a Project Manager, specifically with experience of target operating model change projects.
            • Experience in systems implementations and migrations, ideally within HR systems.
            • Strong analytical skills and the ability to improve processes.
            • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.

            If you are passionate about driving HR excellence through effective project management, and are keen to join a company focused on customer and operational excellence then please get in touch now for more information.


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              Programme Manager - Pension Policy Migration / £90k / P'boro

              • Posted
              • £80000 - £90000 per annum
              • Peterborough (3 days per week)
              • Permanent

              Programme Manager – Pension Policy Migration / £90k / Peteborough

              One of Sanderson’s largest clients, a best-in-class pension platform provider, are currently recruiting for a Lead Project Manager/Programme to help support them in a large-scale pension policy migration. They are currently a year into the programme and are about to start the biggest release, which equates to around 1.6 million policies.

              The successful candidate will need to have a strong background working within financial services organisations, whilst also having excessive experience in policy/book migration from one system to another.

              The role is hybrid based, with the expectation to be on-site in Peterborough 3 days per week.

              What you’ll be doing:

              • Working with the Programme Director, Programme Sponsor and stakeholders to understand strategic context and to define and agree Programme objectives, scope, approach and an appropriate governance regime
              • Have overall responsibility for the development and agreement of budget and expenditure associated with the Release
              • Creating and implementing robust Release planning reporting and control processes
              • Integrating work-streams and manage cross-business interdependencies to ensure co-ordinated delivery
              • Leading, managing and motivating large, diverse teams and other resources
              • Be responsible for chairing governance boards and championing governance processes
              • Identifying financial and operational risks affecting the Release and the business. Then implementing appropriate measures to effectively manage and control

              What we’re looking for

              • Proven experience in managing and delivering major projects or Releases, preferably within the Life and Pensions industry. Financial services experience is essential
              • Previous experience with policy book/data migration is essential
              • Ability to lead large, diverse teams of people
              • Ability to manage stakeholder relationships at the highest level (internal and external)
              • Understanding of leading-edge programme management, methodology and best practice
              • Previous experience of managing 3rd Party relationships and high-level supplier relationships is desirable


              • 33 days including Bank Holidays
              • Annual discretionary bonus scheme
              • Car Allowance
              • Private Healthcare
              • Other standard company benefits

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                Delivery Manager Consultant

                • Posted
                • £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Training budget and Flex Benefits
                • London or Cheltenham
                • Permanent

                Delivery Manager Consultant

                Must be able to become Security Cleared

                £75,000 to £90,000 per annum

                Hybrid role with 2-3 days a week work in either Cheltenham or London

                Starting ASAP

                Our client, a fast growing SME have demand for a Delivery Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. You will be working across a number of their projects, across the public and private sectors.

                They are looking for a Consultant with experience delivering projects in a consultancy environment (not a Project Manager). The ideal candidate will have Bid/Pre-sales or Business Development experience, and been involved with strategic decision making previously.

                The successful candidate must be willing and able to become SC cleared (5 years continuously living in the UK, and not being abroad for more than a 3 months stint during that time).

                If this role is of interest please email a CV through to [email protected] (REF: ZSDDC)

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                  Programme Director (DV CLEARED)

                  • Posted July 3, 2024
                  • £850 - £1000 per day
                  • Berkshire
                  • Contract

                  Programme Director, DV Cleared

                  We are currently recruiting for a DV Cleared Programme Director to join a leading organisation within the defence sector.

                  Rate – £1000 per day inside ir35

                  Location – Berkshire

                  Duration – 3 Months

                  Key Skills

                  – You must hold a dv clearance

                  -Experience of working in large government and defence organisations

                  – Excellent stakeholder engagement

                  – Relevant Project Management qualifications

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                    IT Project Manager - WIlts

                    • Posted
                    • £450 - £475 per day + via umbrella
                    • Wiltshire
                    • Contract

                    Our prestigious client based in Wiltshire have a current immediate need for an experienced Project Manager to run a UK wide hardware and software implementation project working with a third party implementation partner. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas;

                    • End to end IT project delivery covering both hardware and software implementations
                    • Working with and managing third party implementation partners
                    • Excellent stakeholder management abilities
                    • Any technical awareness of mobile connectivity, data transfers and disparate infrastructure would be highly advantageous.

                    Please send CV in the first instance for more details of the role.
                    Please note, this is 1 day a week on site and via an umbrella solution

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