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Application Analyst
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: CS/20/120404
  • Published: Thu 30/01/2020, 13:46 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/02/2020, 13:46 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,122 - £38,423
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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Application Analyst

Application Analyst

Directorate: Corporate Services

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 3, Zone 2

Salary: £33,122 - £38,423

Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term/Secondment, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options 

The Role

We’re looking for an Application Analyst to work in our Finance & HR Support and Continuous Improvement team providing support to colleagues in the team & working with users in our Services improving applications & business processes in place to support their use. You’ll take personal responsibility for the improvements to Oracle Cloud HR (including payroll & recruiting) systems

You’ll regularly undertake business analysis & organise small improvements as well as assisting with upgrades and installations of new applications and developing reports. You’ll also play an active role updating relevant documentation to a clear design specification, using standard approaches and techniques to ensure compliance across the Council.

You’ll be working in a fast paced environment so you’ll need strong communication skills as you’ll be contributing to the implementation & ongoing improvement of a new integrated HR and Finance system and working with a range of officers to ensure this is carried out effectively. Alongside this, you’ll work on-going improvements in order to maintain their reliability and deliver business benefits.

About you

We’re looking for candidates with a range of experience including; knowledge of HR applications (preferably Oracle), upgrades, environment management, business analysis of business and technical processes and solutions & report development. Alternatively, you’ll have a BSc in a relevant discipline to demonstrate your industry knowledge.

You’ll also be familiar with application management and support, as well as confidently undertaking analysis & specification for reporting requirements & organising small improvements.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage customer expectations is key to the role as you’ll be working with a range of Business users & colleagues in IT support & administration in addressing system issues through improvements & working on upgrades . Ideally, you’ll have an understanding of good IT practice and procedures in relation to the support of cloud solutions.

This will be a challenging role as you’ll need to manage conflicting deadlines whilst working as a team to deliver a first class user experience.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 21 February 2020

Interviews to be held: 9 & 11 March 2020

Please quote reference: 2000002G

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

17 February 2020

16 March 2020

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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