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Manchester’s digital and technology sector is experiencing huge growth and showing no signs of slowing down. The role of the Business Analyst is becoming more important as technology companies and consultancies scale and look to gain further insight into their business operations.

Whether you are looking for a foot on the ladder in an entry level Business Analyst role, or are a seasoned professional looking for your next career move, Manchester Digital members offer a range of opportunities in the field of Business Analysis.

Current Business Analyst vacancies

BI / SQL Developer

Technology Recruitment:  Gravitas Technology RecruitmentWe are Gravitas a recruitment company serious about providing specialist recruitment services to Technology professionals and businesses, in Manchester and across our 8 other offices. We focus on building partnerships and gaining an in-depth knowledge of local technology communities, working in accordance with our values of Respect, Integrity, Passion and Excellence.This approach enables us to focus on collaboration and working together so that we can help you achieve excellence and fulfil your potential.Providing high quality specialist services has helped us to become one of the leading UK recruitment companies, not self-proclaimed, but demonstrated by our numerous and accolades, which include Best Specialist Recruitment Company. Technology Recruitment ServicesWe provide both permanent and contract recruitment services working in dedicated teams covering specialist areas such as Data, Dynamics 365, Development, DevOps, Change & Transformation, Digital and Cybersecurity. We also have a very well-established Public Sector division to meet the unique technology needs of those working in that sector, our specialist teams focusing on sectors such as Housing, NHS, Education etcIf you're looking for a permanent career change, a new contract assignment or talent for your business, we will seek to fully understand your needs, provide advice and consultancy and deliver the best outcome for you.  Technology Events. add value, we offer a varied events program focusing on knowledge sharing and facilitating connections.   Events are a mix of in-person and online and include networking, C-suite roundtables, expert presentations and panel discussions. Recent events have included:Cyber Security:  Who Prepares WinsD365 Releases Lets get Wave (y) 2.0HESA Data Futures - What do we do now?Monthly Women in Business RoundtableDataDen Quarterly Data leaders meetup Heads in the Clouds Networking Group for DevOps

Gravitas Recruitment Group
Business Analyst

CDL has established its position as a market leader in the highly competitive retail insurance sector by consistently creating powerful software solutions that deliver competitive and innovative advantage to our customers.We have consistently anticipated market trends that have changed the face of insurance retail, developing technologies that enable our customers to capitalise on them. From price comparison sites to online self-service and telematics-based insurance products to the connected home.CDL is highly regarded as an independent, financially stable and trusted partner. It works closely with customers to ensure our technologies match their needs and support highly efficient retail operations. It is this approach that has led to an unrivalled track record in working with industry leading insurance retailers.As a software house, our business is based on innovation and the creativity and teamwork involved in creating cutting-edge technology solutions for big brands.Our agile approach to software development, a regular cycle of releases and a blue sky culture of creative thinking combine to enable us to spot opportunities early. We act quickly to deliver innovative working software, in line with customer requirements.We have 3 purpose built offices next to the old Co-Op Pyramid near Stockport - Find Us At SK4 2HDDriving InnovationThe UK's biggest insurance retailers rely on CDL's trend setting solutions to drive success and growth. Our ambition and commitment has produced a track record of delivering exactly that. The result is a client base that includes some of the most profitable insurance operations in the UK.Connected TechnologyCDL supports full automation for telematics and connected home devices, and data enrichment from a range of sources gives retailers powerful real-time pricing capability.InsurTechXInsurTechX is CDL's InsurTech initiative focused on simplifying insurance products and transactions. ITX applies technologies such as machine learning, AI and big data to chat and voice interfaces, transforming the insurance shopping experience to meet the expectations of today's digital consumer.CDL is expanding. Rapidly. Don't miss out. Click here for our live vacancies.Making The Next Best ThingNone of these innovative solutions would be possible without the dedication of the team at CDL. We value their commitment to our mission and we match that by investing in new people and continuous R&D. We don't want our team to wait for the next big thing, we want them to make it.Why Work at CDL?Top EmployerWe pride ourselves on providing a positive and rewarding environment for our people. But don't just take our word for it; we've been awarded the exclusive Top Employers certification in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture. Watch the video and find out why CDL is a great place to work.RewardPowerful partnerships work two ways. It's the people that make CDL and that have got us where we are today. And we like to say thank you.That means competitive salaries, generous holidays and a great working environment. It also means supporting people to do well themselves and excel in their careers.RecognitionWe foster a culture of recognition, where good work, in line with our values, is recognised both within teams and across the wider company.We have a number of initiatives to support this, from instant messaging memos to publicly thank colleagues for their contributions to monthly awards for outstanding achievements.Personal DevelopmentEveryone working at CDL is supported to develop their skills and talents through internal and external training to support their professional objectives. This is identified through appraisals and development reviews, within our values framework.There are significant opportunities for career progression with CDL and we actively support people to achieve their ambitions and potential.FlexibilityWe get how important the work- life balance is. CDL offers flexible working hours, childcare schemes, as well as health and family friendly policies.**CDL are currently working on a fully remote basis until we believe it is safe to return to our campus in Stockport. When we return, we plan to adopt a hybrid working model of a minimum of two days per fortnight in the office**BenefitsTop employer for 5th year runningFlexible hoursFlexible working - home working optionsExcellent training and development platformOpportunities for career progressionHealth and Wellbeing programmeMental Health First AidersVirtual activities, lunch and learns, coffee mornings and meetups.25 days holiday to startLife and health assurancePension schemeCommunity projectsDress down policyCampus Benefits:On-site free parkingOpen plan modern officesShuttle bus to and from the stationSubsidised restaurantGames room and chill out zoneSocial activities, regular social events through our social group Xtra, including a summer bbq, competitions, bowling, go-karting, football games, Winter party and much more!Car wash, barber, yoga classes, boot camp and massage services all on siteCycle to work schemeShower and dry roomsFancy a slice of the cake? CDL is expanding. Rapidly. Don't miss out. Click here for our live vacancies.

CDL Software
Business Analyst

Travel Counsellors is the UK’s largest fast-growing technology platform for travel entrepreneurs, delivering bespoke luxury leisure and corporate travel services since 1994. The company has over 1,900 travel franchisees across six countries (UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa and the UAE), supported by over 300 colleagues in our UK headquarters and overseas offices. Travel Counsellors champions a high touch, digitally enabled ‘platform’ model, which enables our business owners to utilise our continuously evolving and innovative technology to build their business in a way that suits them with limitless potential and scale.  Over recent years, we have invested significantly in our Digital and Technology space, with this year alone seeing a £10m investment. In addition to our monolith CRM booking system – Phenix – we have developed and implemented a range of systems from new and updated Finance tools, through to Robotic Process Automation technologies. Fundamental to our business is the core value of ‘Human’ – we look to develop and utilise technology to enhance our interactions with our people rather than replace it. Our vision as a business is to redefine what ‘personal’ means in the travel industry – offering tailor-made, bespoke travel across a wide customer-base. We pride ourselves on our people-first culture and place development – both in a technical sense and personal/professional on an individual level keeping it at the very heart of everything we do. 

Travel Counsellors
Senior Business Architect

Digital With PurposeDo you want to play a pivotal role in delivering some of the country’s most important tech projects? We are Digital With Purpose. That’s digital with people, passion and progress at our heart. We’re recruiting innovative, curious, and enthusiastic digital specialists who want to be part of our huge transformation.DWP Digital build and maintain user-friendly digital services for the Department for Work and Pensions, that enable millions of people to access the help, advice and financial support they need. Whether our users need to claim benefit, get help finding a job, or understand their State Pension, we’re the team designing, developing and delivering the world-class digital services they need.Own your careerThe large-scale digital transformation we’re undergoing requires a wide range of skills. We have over 5,000 experts working on a variety of important projects in multidisciplinary teams across the UK.  If you want a career with a real work-life balance, that blends challenge and opportunity with flexibility and support, you’ll find it here. We need people with experience in engineering, data, product design, architecture and much more. Opportunities to work with us range from early talent and apprenticeships that will enable you to grow with DWP Digital, all the way up to senior roles that will allow you to shape the future direction of the organisation. Our dedication to development means you’ll have ample opportunity to learn and thrive at the cutting-edge of the industry.An award-winning teamIn 2022, our award highlights include being awarded Kong’s Top Public Sector Innovation Award and the Red Hat Innovation Award. We also won the Organisational Exit from the Pandemic category at the UK IT Industry Awards and were highly commended for Digital Transformation Project of the Year. At the Civil Service Awards, we won Best Use of Data and Technology and won the cross-government award One Civil Service for collaborating on issuing cost of living payments.Where you’ll workWe have seven digital hubs located across the country – Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield. They are designed to enable agile ways of working, allowing teams to collaborate to deliver world-class government digital services.Our Manchester hub is in St Peter’s Square. Right in the heart of the city, it’s easily accessible by tram, bus or rail.On-site facilities include a café, cycle shelter, showers, and Wudu washing facilities. It's also home to our user experience lab and UX command centre.We recognise that a healthy work-life balance is important. That’s why we’ve embraced a hybrid working approach that allows DWP Digital employees to spend up to 60% of their week working from home.Find out more about jobs with us. Visit our careers site today, subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

DWP Digital

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