Blind Veterans UK – IS Project Manager / Business Analyst


Home-based (Within the UK)

The Organisation

We’re Blind Veterans UK, a charity that helps vision-impaired ex-service people from every generation rebuild their lives after their sight has been affected. Founded in 1915, by Sir Arthur Pearson, to help the many veterans losing their sight after the First World War, we have over a century of experience providing the best care to our veterans.

Since then, we’ve provided support to tens of thousands of vision-impaired veterans, helping them to regain their independence. By providing our members with the tools and skills they need to lead a fulfilling and active life, we ensure they remain valued members of society.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager / Business Analyst to join our team on a permanent full-time basis, working 35 hours per week.

The Benefits

– Salary of up to £48,686.04 per annum
– Generous annual leave with the option to buy additional days
– Pension scheme
– Cycle to Work Scheme
– Healthcare cash plan
– Retail discounts
– Enhanced sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay
– Life assurance
– Employee assistance programme
– Flexible and remote working
– Paid professional subscriptions
– Personal and professional development opportunities

This is a superb opportunity for a project manager with experience of collaborating with developers throughout the project lifecycle to join our crucial organisation.

This is a highly engaging position where you will play a lead role in our success, enhancing your professional experience and gaining valuable insight into the charity sector.

What’s more, your work will enable us to better support the veterans who rely on our services to live rich and fulfilling lives, whilst our excellent benefits package will support you in your personal life too.

The Role

As a Project Manager / Business Analyst, you will manage the improvement of our current software systems and the implementation of new software to improve our processes.

Analysing both business and user requirements, you will select relevant software solutions, map system specifications and supervise system testing to ensure business needs are met.

Managing the change process, you will communicate effectively with senior users and developers, monitor progress and produce clear system documentation and user guides.

About You

To be considered as a Project Manager / Business Analyst, you will need:

– Experience of successfully managing projects and project team members
– Experience of collaborating with developers including requirements gathering, analysis, testing and implementation
– Experience of report design and generation
– Change management experience
– A good understanding of the fundamentals of Business Analysis
– Knowledge of all phases of a project lifecycle and/or development methodology
– Excellent business analysis skills
– Strong business and change management skills

Ideally, you will have experience of working with a Change Advisory Board. Experience of working with Office 365 is also desirable.

Familiarity with Power BI would be advantageous.

A PRINCE2 or Agile project management qualification would also be advantageous, as would a degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

This role may require visits to one of our centres or London HQ, therefore the job holder should reside in easy commuting distance of London, West Sussex or North Wales. In addition, occasional overnight stays may be required.

The closing date for this role is 23 July 2024.

Webrecruit and Blind Veterans UK are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking for a role where your work will support our veterans as a Project Manager / Business Analyst, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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