Junior business analyst

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Location: Swindon

Type: Permanent

Ref: e20015576

What is the purpose of the role?

We are seeking to recruit passionate and driven graduate-calibre individuals from all disciplines for a number of Business Analysts roles; you will work within project teams to enable the business to achieve its transformational goals. Thames Water is a diverse business and we are looking for self-driven employees who are confident stepping into new environments, adding value and whose values reflect ours. We’re looking for real go-getters with a hunger for knowledge and a passion to succeed who are curious about business and technology. You may be an undergraduate or post graduate looking for a permanent position with opportunity to grow within the company.

What makes this role unique?

We’re proud that Thames Water is the source of water for millions of customers across the region and we want you to see this too, it will be an exciting and challenging time as you will be learning and developing whilst being involved in projects and programmes within Thames Water. You will be driving the transformation of our business to become the UK’s leading digital water company which delivers service excellence and efficiency for our customer. You will be involved in projects in a variety of ways supporting them through their project delivery lifecycles. The role will help you develop your skills and grow with Thames Water which will then give you the opportunity to follow a wide variety of different career paths to secure your future with Thames Water. Your development will be supported along the way with a combination of formal and informal learning opportunities.

What will this role involve?

This is a chance for you to work in our innovative creative environment where you will be able to visually demonstrate your skills, ideas and insights openly, to initiate and deliver transformational change.

This is a challenging role which requires you to help deliver the best next generation services to all our customers. This role will include a variety of different tasks. It requires a ‘hands on’ approach to contribute to projects at different stages and various disciplines including business analysis, testing, service introduction, business change and project management.

You will develop your problem solving and analysis skills to understand data and information on business performance, processes and customer feedback; and then learn to use this to design & deliver effective solutions as part of a multi-faceted team, building on existing research or evidence to enable decisions to be made to improve our business processes.

You will support the business to review and contribute to test plans, analysing, reviewing and assessing requirements and design specifications.

You will help deliver process, people, systems and data changes into business and IT operations.

You will learn to be able to operate key project management activities including maintaining a plan.

There will be a need for flexibility; this role will support both continuous business improvement and an end to end solution delivery lifecycle using both waterfall and agile methodologies.

What are we looking for?

A high performer who has strong collaboration and communication skills which means they can build relationships. You will have an excellent ability to learn and then apply this knowledge and to assist with the delivery of numerous projects. A degree or equivalent level of experience is desired.

Thames Water information and salary details

These roles are based in various locations like Reading and Swindon offering a salary banding of 26,350 - 35,650 dependant on experience. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 28/05/2019.