Business Analyst – 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Sightsavers has a great opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Business Applications team.

Salary: c. £27,000 per annum

The Business Analyst will act as an intermediary between business community and the technical community. This role involves working with Information Systems project teams and business clients to collect clarify and document business requirements from which applications and solutions are developed.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent or relevant experience. They will be able to demonstrate experience in writing software requirements and test specifications. In addition, they will have the ability to understand business functionality and translate it into application requirements. As a result we are looking for individuals with requirement gathering, process modelling and stakeholder engagement experience.

Experience of working within an International Development or Third Sector environment would be desirable as well as experience of Business Analysis Methodologies (BSC) and ITILv3.

About You

This is an ideal role for a Business Analyst wanting variety. You will be working within a growing and motivated team where you’ll have the opportunity to embed processes. You’ll have the ability to cope with multiple projects, working with local stakeholders and our overseas country offices.  You’ll be curious and enjoy building your growing expertise about the organisation.  You will have strong written and oral communication skills as you will also need to explain technical concepts, often via email or video conferencing to non-technical stakeholders.

Sightsavers offers a supportive work environment at our modern and accessible offices in Haywards Heath, close to the mainline station. Haywards Heath is just 20 minutes from Brighton and 40 minutes from London.

Closing Date: 25 March, 2019

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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