Business Analyst

Recruiter
University College of Estate Management
Location
Reading
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
18 Sep 2020
Closes
20 Sep 2020
Ref
1690137563
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Business Analyst

Full time, permanent

Based central Reading, Berkshire (potentially remote)

Salary range £34,000 - £38,000 FTE pa plus benefits

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is long-standing and leading provider of supported online education. We exist to provide accessible, relevant and cost-effective education which enhances careers, increases professionalism and leads to a better Built Environment; we are also very passionate about sustainability. Operating from the UK and Hong Kong we have a global reach, and at any one time over 3,500 students are studying online with us.

If you are a data driven individual with high organisational and communicational skills, and you want to work at a great place with great colleagues, then we want to hear from you! The Projects and Delivery Performance Team aims to achieve excellence in delivery management and continual improvement so that students are sufficiently supported and enabled to succeed. Your duties will include ensuring that the performance data cycle aligns with key processes, reporting and analysing data, and identifying trends in student performance data. Another aspect of this role involves monitoring trends which are crucial in being able to identify improvements that are required in key business areas. Finally, more general duties of the role include building upon and sustaining positive relationships with not only team members, but also stakeholders across UCEM. Your contribution and input will be vital to the success of UCEM and ultimately our students!

Key qualities we’re looking for include:
  • Higher education qualification or equivalent professional qualification
  • Technical ability to analyse and report on large quantities of data
  • Knowledge on the development of visual data reports
  • Ability to plan and meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Competent in presenting data analysis and identify trends

At UCEM we expect employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support. Student satisfaction and success are our main drivers and our people consistently report high levels of employee satisfaction; your contribution will be valued, should you join us.

JOB SPECIFICATION

We have a very detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, take a look: www.ucem.ac.uk/jobs

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

If you are unsure whether to apply for this vacancy but feel this role is exciting and want to find out more, we strongly encourage you to call the hiring manager (details below/within Job Specification) to discuss the role as well as your skills and experience.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Hannah Al-Katib (hiring manager) on 0118 467 2317 or h.al-katib@ucem.ac.uk alternatively contact the HR team on 0118 467 2243 / 7051 or recruitment@ucem.ac.uk

APPLICATION DETAILS

To apply please send your CV, covering letter, and Recruitment Check Form via the button below.

CLOSING DATE

Friday 18 September 2020 at 5.00 p.m.

INTERVIEWS

Please note, applications may be reviewed as and when they are received, so you may be invited to interview ahead of the closing date. Due to the current pandemic, you are advised that we may carry out interviews over Zoom, rather than inviting you to visit our Reading office.

Please be prepared that there may be a two-stage interview process, held on different dates.

SAFEGUARDING CHECK

Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists.

NOTE TO AGENCIES

We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process. We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you. Thank you for your co-operation.