• Business Analyst: Technology

    Job Locations UK-Cambridge
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    £39,242 - £43,602 per annum plus benefits
    Closing Date
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) seeks a Business Analyst to join our Technology Business Relationship team.


    This is a great opportunity if you enjoy working on transformational projects. Our Business Analysts are responsible for capturing and validating business needs, analysing, reviewing and re-designing business processes, formulating system requirements, selecting external suppliers/solutions, producing business cases, and ultimately determining how Technology can deliver value to the organisation with new or modified Services.


    This full-time (35-hour week) 24-month contract role is specifically required for capturing Technology requirements from our Science and Community department and for selecting a suitable solution to replace their legacy systems. This role is conveniently based at the RSC’s Cambridge Science Park office, with free onsite parking and close to the guided bus and Cambridge North train station.

    The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. The UK’s professional body for chemical scientists with over 50,000 members worldwide, we are a £65m-turnover not-for-profit organisation with over 550 staff operating around the world and an award-winning global knowledge business. For more than 175 years we have promoted, supported, and celebrated chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity.


    We are looking for:   

    • Proven experience in leading and implementing digital transformation projects in medium/large organisations.
    • Required experience in implementing CRM and/or CMS systems.
    • Can demonstrate a highly analytical and logical approach to understanding business processes along with user needs, business outcomes and articulates this in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner.
    • Proven experience in understanding in capturing requirements; adopt various techniques to prioritise and validate their needs.
    • Experience required in supplier/software selection.
    • An ability to use data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software.
    • Translate business requirements into functional, non-functional, integration and transition requirements and work with Technology colleagues and/or external suppliers to formulate technical specifications.
    • Experience required in both waterfall and agile methodologies for software implementation.
    • Knowledge of basic concepts of enterprise architecture.
    • Good technical knowledge of IT infrastructure and systems used within a corporate environment.
    • Maintains a professional attitude, building and maintaining relationships with our customers and demonstrates a customer-focused behaviour at all times.
    • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to explain technical concepts equally to customers with a level of technical understanding and those without. 

    At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we offer a great work environment and excellent benefits.


    If you have a genuine interest for business processes and supporting technologies, and you are motivated by bringing efficiency and quality to an organisation, please apply before our closing date.


    Download the full job description here.


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