Business Applications Analyst - Hoburne

Christchurch, UK
19 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Applications Analyst - Hoburne Holiday Parks

Located on the outskirts of Christchurch, Hoburne Group Support Services is now looking for a Business Applications Analyst to join their friendly team.

Looking for a role where you can make an immediate difference to a growing business and be within a short walk to the beach? Hoburne Group, located close to Bournemouth with a turnover of £60m, owns and operates holiday parks, golf clubs and a property development portfolio.

We are looking for a Business Application Analyst to join the central IT team; someone who is enthusiastic about delivering both technology and business change, having had previous roles covering the development and growth of business applications, technical integration, data management and an awareness of project management methodologies.

A good communicator, you will have experience in dealing with all levels of team in a business and with third party providers.

You will be passionate about unlocking the potential of business through technology to support future growth and delivering good customer experience.

Key Responsibilities to include:

Support of core business applications covering our Holiday Park Sales and Operations, finance, websites, HR and Payroll
Managing and reporting on key business change activities
Ability to scope, review and manage ongoing system and software deliveries from third parties
Play a lead role in scoping, development and deployment of new strategic business applications
Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement, by challenging and identifying opportunities to optimise the use of existing systems and processes
Sound understanding of the key operational datasets that drive our business applications. Identifying opportunities to improve data integrity and help in the growth of our data analytics platform

Key Requirements:

Experience of development and deployment of commercial business applications, in a medium sizes business environment
Exposure to varied technical integration approaches between applications, both internal and third parties, ideally to include an understanding of modern api based integration techniques
Exposure to technical architectures both using on-premises and cloud based platforms, ideally Azure
Hands on experience of SQL, with at minimum basic understanding of scripting.
Ability to deliver business requirements, process and technical specification documentation
Understanding of standard project management delivery methodologies, both traditional waterfall and agile
Will have experience in the capacity of hands-on development, ideally with C# or Java and at least one current scripting language
Have experience of developing / deploying XML and JSON based data exchange between systems
Previous exposure to working with data analytics and reporting platforms, bringing a good understanding of data management throughout the full business lifecycle

As the role encompasses support or our entire growing business group, occasional travel will be required to other Hoburne Locations across the South and South West of England.

With new offices based some 10 minutes walk from the local beaches and harbour, a short drive from Bournemouth and the New Forest, the role offers the benefit of working in a location that offers significant opportunities for a wide range of leisure activities, all close at hand. Additionally, as a member of the team, we offer a range of benefits, including staff discounts, complementary use of leisure and pool facilities at our local holiday parks and 22 working days holiday per year.

This is a full-time permanent role offering a salary of £40 - £45K pa.

If you think you have the experience, skills and attributes we are looking for, please e-mail your C.V. and covering letter.

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