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Governance Analyst

Graduate at Achilles Information

Governance Analyst

Graduate at Achilles Information

  • LocationAbingdon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 30 Aug, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • CompetitiveCompetitive

The Governance Analyst will provide governance and administrative support to the IT Governance, Operations & Solution Delivery team. They will track and report on customer & internal projects, driving achievement of and compliance with business objectives and supporting processes. With support from SMEs, they will process high level business and client requirements, effectively and efficiently managing the compilation and tracking of the cost, status, priority and level of resource required to deliver the pipeline of IT work, & share outputs back to the business. They will also provide administrative support to the IT Programme Management team – recording, tracking and reporting on decisions and actions at Senior Management meetings.

Key Responsibilities


• Tracking projects & producing project KPIs - necessitating data analysis/ manipulation/presentation

• Promoting/reporting compliance against dept. initiatives, e.g. Information Security awareness & training

• Supporting the starters/leavers process for the IT department

• Recording & arranging staff training

• Attending Senior Management meetings and recording, tracking, progressing and reporting on decisions and actions


• Analysing business and customer change requests

• Processing change requests - from internal stakeholder into and out of IT

• Communicating status & progress to internal stakeholders

• Recording and maintaining an up to date database of change requests from initial entry through to delivery or rejection

• Tracking change request KPIs

• Driving for continuous improvement to the change request business process



ITIL certification and demonstrating an analytical capability


• Previous experience in a project or PMO role

• Previous experience in an software development business; knowledge of agile and/or change management an advantage

• Experience working in large teams, a multi-cultural global business

• Confident with a range of business applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint

Person Specification


• Formally gathers and analyses stakeholder feedback and satisfaction levels and uses this information to improve future performance

• Ensures customers and stakeholders are fully consulted and informed

• Shares customer feedback and intelligence with others to help identify potential opportunities or issues before they occur


• Actively participates in knowledge sharing and cross-functional networking groups

• Sets up systems and processes by which useful information or intelligence can be shared

• Is proactive and makes appropriate information and knowledge available promptly to those who have a need for it within their area and cross-functionally

• Recognises and capitalises on the opportunities presented by the diversity within and across different teams


• Focuses on performance outcomes despite uncertain or difficult circumstances

• Actively links own efforts to those of others within the team to avoid overlap, rework or delays

• Spots opportunities to deliver beyond expectations, where this would help others perform more effectively

• Sets own targets and objectives with clear reference to how these contribute to the departmental business plan

• Monitors solutions bid and delivered, and contributes to win/loss analysis, to support continuous improvement within in pre-sales and competitive bids


• Establishes systems for collecting and assessing information on overall performance

• Encourages teams and individuals to flag up issues which impact quality or expose Achilles to risk

• Develops a range of methods and measures by which quality and performance are assessed

• Develops risk management programmes which protect both Achilles and its customers and key stakeholders

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