KTP Associate - Business Systems Analyst

Organisation
University of Plymouth
Reference
VAC-2216
Sector
Business & Management
Location
Redruth, Cornwall
Salary Details
£22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Hours of work
37 hours per week
Closing Date
29/08/2017
We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Business Systems Analyst to work on an innovative collaboration between Bluefruit and University of Plymouth.

Job Description


A unique opportunity for a recently qualified Information Management or Business Studies Graduate to work on a joint project under Knowledge Transfer Partnership, between Bluefruit and the University of Plymouth. The key objective of this role is to analyse and interpret standards and translate these into a self-assessment model that manages compliance for software development.

You will have a good first degree with a minimum 2.1 (Hons) in a relevant subject such as Information Management, Business Studies or Law.  A masters qualification in a complementary subject such as Computer Science or Information Management or similar would be advantageous.  

You will have a strong command of English language with the ability to accurately interpret complex standards.  Excellent communication skills with the ability to understand complex technical information and convey this into easily understood instructions is essential to the post.  You will have a competency in business systems modelling and understanding of quality assurance techniques.  Your personal qualities will include a passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change and excellent analytical skills and an informed, evidence-based approach.  You will have the ability to contribute to a team effort whilst being a self-starter, highly motivated, and willing to take the project lead.  You will need a logical approach to problem solving and a methodical, investigative and inquisitive mind comfortable working in an agile environment.  You will be tenacious with a drive to succeed.

Company Description

Bluefruit Software are world leading embedded software specialists based in Cornwall. Embedded software is an integral component of all electronic devices worldwide, bringing functionality, usability and reliability to everything from medical instruments and laboratory equipment to helicopters and cars. With a team of over 30 multi-skilled and talented development and test engineers, Bluefruit have excelled in developing bespoke embedded software for a range of prestigious blue chip organisations across multiple industries - including the automotive, audio and aerospace sectors - whilst maintaining a customer-focused approach integral to successful project delivery.

University of Plymouth is one of the UK's Top 5 modern universities (Times Higher Education '150 Under 50' 2016 league table), and has a strong reputation for innovation. We are at the heart of Plymouth and play a key role in the civic, cultural, social and economic life of our vibrant waterfront city.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is one of Europe's leading graduate recruitment programmes helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base.  The successful candidate will receive technical support and mentoring from Andy Phippen and Ismini Vasileiou from University of Plymouth as well as practical and formal management training and development. 

Other Application Details

£22,000 to £25,000 with a £4,000 personal development budget

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis for 2 years.

For further information please contact Kim Kemp - kim.kemp@plymouth.ac.uk

Anticipated Interview date: Thursday 5 October 2017 
 

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion. 

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia. 

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016

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