Business Analyst

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 33,797.00 - 40,322.00 per year
23 Apr 2021
22 May 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Grade 7 - £33,797 - £40,322

Business Development, Accommodation, Catering & Events

Full Time - 35 Hours per week

The University of Edinburgh, through its Accommodation, Catering and Events (ACE) department, manages a large portfolio of hotels, venues, student and seasonal accommodation. This includes three year round hotels with circa 200 beds, 10,000 student bedrooms, which during the summer are used for large group bookings and individual leisure guests, and over 70 meeting and event spaces.

We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our team to support our strategic plans to improve occupancy, income and profitability across all of ACE's accommodation, conference and events businesses.

The Opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team driven to deliver on ambitious plans and objectives. We are looking for a commercially astute candidate with proven experience in business analysis, preferably in the tourism/ hospitality sector. This role will conduct market analysis for all key areas of ACE's commercial business, developing and monitoring key metrics with a focus on market trends, customer demographics and competitor analysis. Strong technology, analytical and communications skills are required for this role.

If you have experience in business analysis, have a strategic mind set and enjoying working with teams to deliver results, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Your skills and attributes for success:

• Ideally, educated to degree level with relevant experience in business analysis and management reporting.

• Experience of producing management information for a diverse, and preferably, commercial organisation.

• Have an analytical mind able to analyse and interpret underlying trends from large volumes of data

• Experience in working with third party suppliers to gain market insights using appropriate data solutions.

• Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to relate to staff at all levels within the organisation and have confidence to challenge existing practices.

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Applications will close at 5pm, Friday 21st May

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office's English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Tier 2/Skilled Worker Visa.

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