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Business Systems Technical Lead

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Recruiter: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Listed on: 28th June
Location: Abingdon
Salary/Rate: £33,297 - £35,520
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2021-06-28

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Business Systems Technical Lead
Abingdon Rd, Culham, UK
Department: Finance & Business Systems
Salary: £33,297 to £35,520 + excellent benefits including outstanding pension
Confirmed Grade: Level 4
Site Location: UKAEA Culham, Oxfordshire

Company Description

By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity compared to today. Are you interested in contributing and helping to shape the future of the world's energy? If so, read on.

Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs. UKAEA are at the forefront of realising energy from fusion, working with industry and research partners to deliver the ground-breaking developments that will underpin tomorrow's fusion power stations with the aim of bringing fusion electricity to the grid.

Job Description

Who are we looking for?

As the Business Systems Technical Lead, you will play a key role in managing our ERP system (U4BW) covering Finance, Procurement, HR, and System Administration business processes.

This role will give you the opportunity to apply technical expertise, with a focus on developments and reporting, along with interfaces between U4BW and other business systems. You will be helping to support a user base of circa 1500 users, communicating effectively on an individual basis as well as at an organisational level.

If you are excellent at problem solving, have good analytical skills and possess the ability to read and write SQL coding, as well as keen to work on your own initiative, then this vacancy might be the perfect opportunity for you.

What will you be responsible for?

-Providing technical leadership for UKAEA's UNIT4 ERP system
-Managing any interfaces between U4BW and other Business Systems
-Providing expertise in analysing issues and resolving problems by reading/writing/ amending SQL coding
-Producing all the documentation to support the design and configuration of the changes, along with documentation for end users.
-Supporting the Business Systems Team with U4BW upgrades and updates, development projects and security measures
-Providing technical advice and guidance
-Responsible for keeping up to date with Unit 4's developments


Essential skills, experience and competence required

-Advanced MS Excel and MS Word experience (including Excel data manipulation, pivot tables and similar excel functionalities)
-Demonstrable competence in the development of documentation including screenshots and guidance
-Ability to read and write SQL coding, and have the capacity to do or learn other similar required skills.
-Good communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team and be able to interact with a wide range of personnel both internal and external.
-A clear understanding of GDPR requirements and experience of dealing with personal and confidential data
-A levels or equivalent knowledge and experience
-Previous experience in a technical based role supporting users and organisations with ERP databases

Desirable skills, experience and competence

-Experience with Unit 4 Business World application
-Understanding of fundamental business HR/Procurement/Finance and Project processes and procedures.
-Line Manager experience

Additional Information
What we offer

-A competitive salary
-A culture committed to being fully inclusive, supported by a Being Inclusive Strategy and Inclusion Ambassadors
-An Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, with a full calendar of health and wellbeing initiatives
-Flexible working options including family friendly policies
-Emergency leave (paid)
-30.5 days' annual leave (including privilege days and 3 days between Christmas and New Year) increased with length of service
-Wide range of career development opportunities (e.g. professional registration, internal promotions, coaching and mentoring programme)
-Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme
-Annual corporate bonus scheme
-Relocation allowance (if eligible)

We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities, (visible and hidden) and women. Our dedicated ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion' (EDI) partner, with the support from our Inclusion Ambassadors, is actively promoting EDI and taking steps to increase the diversity of our people through reinforcing best practice in recruitment and selection, and revaluating approaches where it is clear we can remove barriers to success. We are easily accessible by car and are a 10-minute walk from Culham Railway Station in Oxfordshire.

Please be advised that this vacancy is due to close on 28th July 2021. We may close earlier than this date if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

Please note, all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.