Business Analyst

Favourite North East Scotland College
Ref no: NES00111
Closes: Tuesday, 27th March 2018
Published: Tuesday, 13th March 2018
Location: North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate
Salary: £38,257.94 - £43,741.69 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: North East Scotland College
Category: IT / Telecommunications
Sub-category: Systems Analysis / Design


The IT Support Team are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to complement our existing development team and support our strategic goals.

The successful candidate will be involved in a range of IT solutions and projects across the College, from initiation to delivery. The Business Analyst will be a key part of the internal development team and will ensure these solutions deliver true and lasting benefit to the College.

The ideal candidate should be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject area and have evidence of continuous professional development.

They should have a good working knowledge of Business Analysis tools and techniques and experience of delivering service improvement in an organisation. The successful candidate will also have a proven track record of planning and delivering successful projects.

This post would be well suited to a self-motivated individual, who has excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, is committed to people development and quality improvement.

While the position is primarily based at our Aberdeen City Campus, it is likely that the role will involve working at other sites.

Person Specification





  1. Degree in relevant subject area or equivalent work experience.
  2. Evidence of commitment to continuous professional development.
  3. *Qualifications relevant to Business Analysis.
  4. *Membership of professional bodies.





  1. Experience of delivering Business Analysis in an organisation.
  2. Evidence of service improvement in an organisation.
  3. Evidence of effective planning and delivery of projects.





  1. Working knowledge of business analysis tools and techniques such as requirements elicitation, structured analysis and design, process mapping and systems modelling.
  2. A broad understanding of the technical underpinnings of IT systems.
  3. Ability to understand and interpret user requirements.




  1. Communication and presentation
  2. Problem solving and analytical skills.
  3. Good organisational skills.
  4. Effective negotiating, listening and influencing skills.
  5. Teamworking and collaborative skills.





  1. Self-motivated.
  2. Committed to customer service and quality improvement.
  3. Meticulous and organised.
  4. Articulates information clearly.
  5. Determined and resilient.
  6. Ability to relate to people and develop positive working relationships.








  1. Commitment to collaborative working to ensure the best possible services to students, internal customers and external stakeholders
  2. Commitment to College vision and values
  3. Commitment to equal opportunities
  4. Able to travel between College sites on a regular basis
  5. Ability to work as needed to meet the demands of the post

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