Business Systems Analyst

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Systems Analyst to join our Agile Change Delivery team of Informatics and Digital Solutions. 

About the role:

  • You will take full responsibility for the technical implementation of the GDPR retention schedules for the deletion of personal data across a number of information repositories.  This includes ensuring the integrity of data sets, automating processes and designing ongoing maintenance and to support application of the retention schedules. 
  • You will analyse and create tests, and are accountable for the requirements for the agile delivery teams to follow. 
  • You'll analyse and create tests and are accountable for the requirements for the delivery teams.
  • You will work with stakeholders, internal or external, to understand business processes, needs and problems.
  • Be responsible for understanding business change needs, assessing the impact to capture and analyse the technical requirements to support the communication and delivery of those requirements with relevant parties, including business analysts, project managers.

About the team:

The Agile Change Delivery team is responsible for delivering large and complex programmes that support outsourced and bundled operational services to scientific programmes across. The team are responsible for planning, leading, organising and motivating delivery teams to successfully deliver a portfolio of work at an agreed and sustainable working pace, applying agile best practises that adapt to organisation needs.

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Athena Swan
Salary per annum
50,000 to 60,000 (Final salary to be determined by skills and experience)
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible Working
Full Time/Flexible working considered
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Contract Length
12 months
Job Reference

Essential Skills


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience (Systems / Business Analysis or Quality Assurance) 
  • A degree in IT / Computer Science 


  • Knowledge of complex business process re-engineering, and requirements gathering approaches 
  • Clear understanding of technology and information management systems 
  • Demonstrates ability to capture requirements using various approaches and tools e.g. context diagrams/mind maps/stakeholder analysis/process mapping/scenario modelling/business case production/entity relationship diagrams 
  • Confident and capable to facilitate workshops alone and to present findings to clients/customers and stakeholders 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills 


  • Some Technical background and experience 
  • Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing 
  • Experience of operational Service Delivery/Operations environment in an sector 
  • Experience of working in a customer facing and relationship management role 
  • Experience of dealing with  complex stakeholder situations 
  • Demonstrates strong problem solving skills 
  • Professional in approach and behaviour 
  • Energetic and resilient, demonstrating experience of leading organisations that may be resistant to change 
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and experience within at least one business domain; e.g. Finance, Supply Chain, Systems Automation

Other information

We have adopted a hybrid working pattern that allows employees to work flexibly doing so office based and remotely. 

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will take place on an ongoing basis, the role will close when a successful appointment has been made.

About Us

The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a world leading genomics research centre. Our findings are used to improve health and to understand life on Earth.

Our benefits:

There’s an attractive benefits package on offer at the Wellcome Genome Campus. We appreciate the importance of achieving work-life balance and support this with a number of family and carer-friendly policies. Plus a flexible working policy for those who may wish to amend their working pattern or arrangement.
As well as the usual benefits you would expect, we go much further:

  • 25 days annual leave (extra 1 day to a maximum of 30 days for every year you work)
  • Auto-enrolment into a generous Group Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, with enhanced company contribution (for more information, see our Pensions page)
  • Up to 2 days annual paid volunteering leave
  • Up to 10 days paid Emergency Carers Leave per year
  • Family friendly environment including options for flexible and part-time working, an on-site Workplace Nursery salary Sacrifice Schemes for pre-school children and Summer holiday club
  • Life Assurance is accessible on day 1 for all 
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (if on a contract exceeding 12 months)
  • Enhanced maternity, parental and adoption leave
  • Access to substantial number of courses and training events onsite
  • Private Healthcare Scheme 
  • Eyecare and Dental payment plans
  • Concessions and discounts from our corporate perks site

Being part of the Wellcome Genome Campus you will be part of the beautiful working environment with an impressive range of benefits, services and facilities also including:

  • Free bus service to and from Campus, covering various routes around Cambridge, Saffron Walden and surrounding villages
  • A car-share initiative
  • Free parking
  • A number of on-site venues where you can meet, eat and socialise with colleagues
  • A thriving Sports and Social Club which provides members with subsidised access to a gym, tennis courts, sports hall, fitness classes and a vibrant social calendar of events

In 2020 we were awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award. We will consider all individuals without discrimination and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, where everyone can thrive.