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Senior Data Futures Business Analyst


About Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been  transformed with major capital investment. 


With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England. 


About the role

Senior Data Futures Business Analyst

Strategic Transformation and Change Team, Strategic Planning and Performance Directorate

Contractor – 2 months, potential for extension 3 months


This post provides a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to work on Anglia Ruskin’s Data Futures project Reporting to the Data Future Project Manager, you will work alongside members of the Data Futures Project Team, undertaking analysis of our processes, data and systems in order to meet HESA’s Data Futures requirements and anticipated student data quality improvements (right first time), and drive efficiencies.

The role will involve working closely and collaboratively with a range of key stakeholders, calling on your excellent problem-solving capabilities and your strong people and communication skills, to determine the most appropriate and effective solutions to comply with Data Futures requirements and get the required commitment and buy-in from our key stakeholders.

With a relevant degree or professional qualification, you will have highly developed business analysis skills and experience in process reviews, analysis and redesign. You will ideally have experience of working within a Higher Education environment and will be familiar with student-related data, processes and record systems. The successful applicant will be based in Chelmsford or Cambridge but must be comfortable with working remotely. Some travel may be required between campuses.

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