Your new organisation
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre. This diverse and busy town has a great seafront, public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via two train lines from Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street. It offers traditional seaside living that makes it a fantastic place to live and work.
The Council delivers a wide range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council has high expectations for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for what the Borough will be like by 2050.
Your new role
Southend Borough Council is seeking to recruit a Business Analyst to join Operational, Performance and Intelligence Team on a full time and permanent basis. As a Business Analyst, you will take the lead on projects with Adult's Social Care, Children's Services and ICT to develop the case management system. The main purpose of this role is to help identify the needs of the business and work with stakeholders to address them, primarily through process changes or new functionality deployment within the case management system.
This role requires a wide range of skills, such as project management (including the creation of project documentation and delivery of smaller pieces of project work), the role acts as the bridge between the business and the ICT teams. The business analyst will also co-ordinate the upgrades to both Liquid Logic and ContrOCC with all stakeholders
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, it is highly essential that you have previous experience of managing multiple projects from start to finish. You will be liaising with a variety of stakeholders across different levels, so it is essential that you are able to communicate (verbal and written) and listen effectively.
This role will suit a highly organised project manager with experience of working within Business Change in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Previous experience of working within either Adult's Social Care, Children's Services or with case management systems will be advantageous but not essential. Experience of using the LiquidLogic case management system will be highly advantageous.
What you'll get in return
When you join the council, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: - flexible working, salary and pension scheme, 23 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) and employee schemes. A full list of benefits provided by Southend Borough Council can be viewed on the "Why Work For Us?" tab.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.
"Please note: Applications for this vacancy may close prior to the date advertised above. This will be dependent on the volume of applications received."
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit