Hourly Rate of Pay
Up to £48,000 DOE
Job Title: Senior Systems Analyst - Unit4 (Agresso)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours
Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.
We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.
At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.
About the role
This role is an Unit4 (Agresso) application product specialist working within our IT Finance & Procurement Team with a remit to ensure that Anchor Hanover is fully aware and able to exploit the value of the application.
This will be achieved through lobbying and influencing development roadmaps of 3rd party providers based on Anchor’s business need. You will provide expert understanding of Agresso and steering/influencing senior business colleagues in the implementation and deployment of Unit4 to maximise business value.
You will be working in collaboration with senior business colleagues, ensure that Unit4 is developed and deployed in alignment with the business strategy.
You will have a good understanding of the business strategy and external market place, liaising with both business colleagues and 3rd party software suppliers to translate this knowledge to provide input and direction into the future product development. You will provide advice/steer on system upgrades to ensure that the full capability is evaluated and deployed to maximize business benefits.
You will support business colleagues in the development of business cases where potential exists to further exploit the application and provide advice/steer on how to fully exploit product capability during the implementation of new/enhanced systems to deliver the maximum business value.
You will have comprehensive knowledge and experience of developing, building and implementing new modules within Agresso, being skilled in Excelerator and having expertise in SQL. You will also be experienced in developing and analysing the financial systems.
You will systems be experienced in the full development life cycle, have an understanding of principles of project management and you may have a Prince 2 Foundation qualification (or other project management qualification) and you may be ITIL v3 trained. You will be educated to degree level and you will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office applications.
You will be able to develop relationships with a variety of stakeholders that enables challenge and effects influence and you will be able to show genuine enthusiasm for providing a high standard of customer service. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to successfully engage with non-technical colleagues.
You will have well-developed analytical skills in combination with ability to judgment and analysis to problem solving and be able to consider a range of innovative solutions. You will be able to recognise the important facts and fully evaluate before reaching a decision and you will have the ability to work within a pressured environment, handling multiple competing priorities, whilst maintaining personal calm and composure and professionalism.
Hundreds of talented professionals with a range of specialist skills and experience based in our Bradford and London offices make up our Support Services. While we all do very different things, we work towards the same goal of improving the lives of the older people who live with us.
The team are based in the IT Department in Bradford and ideally the candidate will be office based. Consideration will be given to talented individuals who may not be located in area but there would be an expectation that significant time would be spent in the Bradford office.
As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor Hanover Group:
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Buy and sell annual leave
- Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
- 20% off mobile phone contracts
- 25% off Private Healthcare
- Contributory pension, 4% from you and 4% from us