Solutions Implementation Analyst

Pavers Ltd
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
Solutions Implementation Analyst opportunity to join Pavers Head Office IT Team in York on a full time basis. We are looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills, to facilitate the interaction between the internal software and solutions delivery teams and the key business stakeholders. You'll need Project Management skills and experience of taking solutions from concept to delivery. We offer hybrid working 1 day per week and flexible start and end times.

As one of our Solutions Implementation Analysts, you will play a key role in contributing to and supporting the Head of IT, Development, Infrastructure, Data and Service Delivery teams, in the design and evolution of systems to support strategic objectives and business functions in a growing retail organisation, which is embracing the latest technologies.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious individual and have at least 2 years' experience in a solutions development/delivery position. The role has great potential for personal career growth as the department grows and would suit an ambitious person with the willingness and aptitude to expand their knowledge towards the wider IT functions.

Main duties of our Solutions Implementation Analyst:

Work with both business and technology team members to ensure seamless integration of business functionality and requirements throughout product releases and projects

Provide project management support for the implementation of large scale business systems and processes

Document, analyse and interpret complex business policies and processes

Manage issues and risks related to requirements

Manage functional and nonfunctional requirements throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

Define and execute delivery and implementation plans

Take ownership and management of the configuration of inhouse applications

Conduct independent research

Perform cost and benefit analysis (ROI)

Perform functional gap analysis

Document and perform complex product evaluation and selection activities

Requirements to be our Solutions Implementation Analyst:

Familiarity with software design and specification

23 years' experience within solutions development/delivery

Ability to understand technical architecture concepts

Experience of technological project implementation

Project Management /Agile Framework experience

Hold valid Right to Work status for the UK (no sponsorship)

Competent with data/project tools, e.g. MS Project, MS Visio, MS BI or similar

Use Case Development, Software Requirements Specification, Functional Specification (not essential)

Excellent analytical, organisation and communication skills (written & verbal)

Full driving licence as there may be occasional business travel

Pay & Benefits you will receive as our Solutions Implementation Analyst:

Salary: up to £45,000 depending on experience

Free onsite parking

Generous Staff Discount

Discretionary Bonus

Hybrid working and flexible start and end times - core hours 9.30am to 3.30pm

Holiday Entitlement (Increases with service)

Company Contribution Pension

Access to RetailTRUST (Wellbeing Support)

Access to RetailCURE (Financial Support)

About Us

We are passionate about providing comfort and happiness to our customers, and we make sure to employ people who are as passionate as we are. We always look for happy, confident, upbeat people, and we provide great jobs in a supportive family environment for them. We know that without our colleagues there is no business, and so the better we look after you, the better service you will provide our customers. We always try and do the right thing by our people.

Pavers has been trading for over 50 years and is a highly profitable family owned-and-run retail business with a strong balance sheet, over 170 retail locations, and a rapidly expanding digital presence. We also own the Jones Bootmaker and Herring Shoes footwear businesses, remain acquisitive, and employ over 1600 people. We were recently recognised by Best Companies as one of the UK's Top 10 Retail Employers, are Carbon Neutral, have donated more than £1m to charity in the past 3 years, are currently applying for B Corp accreditation, and are imminently undertaking a significant expansion and modernisation of our Warehouse, Head Office, and Retail estates.

We strive for diversity of thinking across the business and believe strongly in supporting our local communities. In 2018 we donated over £2.2m to establish the Pavers Foundation, with the specific purpose of providing grants for causes important to all our colleagues in the areas of health, education, and community. In terms of the environment, we are constantly seeking to reduce our impact. Since 2020 we have been fully carbon neutral, and we also have one of the largest solar arrays in the North-East of England on our warehouse generating clean energy. Because every year we give a percentage of our annual profits to our Foundation, our overarching aim is to be financially successful, but to achieve this in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

If this sounds like the kind of business you'd like to know more about, we'd love to hear from you - please apply today to be our Solutions Implementation Analyst

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