Job Title: Business Implementation Analyst

Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Bolton Head Office (remote working currently)

Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum (pro rata)


About the Role

This role will be integral implementing a Unified Identity Management and Single Sign-on solution across the group.  Working directly with IT teams and 3rd party solution provider, the role holder will play a pivotal role delivering this critical system to around 5,000 colleagues working across 200 sites.

The Business Implementation Analyst will deliver and oversee the implementation plan starting with Unified Identity Management and then extending to Single Sign-On capability as we integrate our most popular business applications into the Identity Management software. You will ensure colleagues are kept informed throughout and oversee any training ensuring implementation success.  System testing and technical integration experience will be critical as will working knowledge of Single Sign-on solutions in a multi-application environment.

Reporting to IT Leadership Team, you will share regular updates on delivery progress and current priorities against the plan’s timescales. You will be enthusiastic in your delivery style continuously looking for ways to improve our implementation. You’ll report issues promptly minimising the impact to delivery timescales through your innovative approach to trouble-shooting.


About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high quality foster care and special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care, National Fostering Group and Options.


Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate must have previous experience in implementing a Unified Identity Management & Single Sign-On solution in a multi-site business. You will have the ability to be our hands-on champion whilst delivering a challenging implementation plan. It would be advantageous if you have experience working in a children’s services environment, however this is not essential.

You will have stakeholder management experience with a passion for problem solving and customer service. You will be in your comfort zone liaising with a variety of employees and acting as co-ordinator between the operational teams and the program team.

This role will also requires a willingness to travel across the UK to all of our sites.


Why work for us

  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Contributory Pension
  • The Hub – employee discounts, recognition cards, well-being centre
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Salary Finance
  • Option to purchase private medical


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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