Portfolio Benefits Analyst

£37,761 yearly
  • Platform Housing Group
  • Remote (Home based with infrequent travel to Worcester/Solihull office)
  • Sep 09, 2022
Contract - Fixed-Term Salary Data Analysis/ Management Finance General Business Information Technology

Job Description

Can you help us make a difference 

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Benefits Analyst to join our Enterprise Project Management Office (PMO) function on a two-year fixed term basis

This is an new role within the team where you will be supporting the Director of PMO and a variety of departments across the group, in the identification, documentation and realisation tracking of benefits associated with projects and programmes.  

This is an exciting time to join the team as we embark on a series of projects and initiatives. You will be working with stakeholders on each initiative to understand the nature of the business case and the financial and non-financial benefits to be delivered and providing analytical support as needed to define and track benefits. 

You will also be gathering, analysing, and presenting back you findings to the Senior Leadership and Executive team and will influence processes to achieve best value for the Group and our customers. 

Some things we need from you 

  • A relevant qualification (Lean Six Sigma) or equivalent experience in business / benefits analysis.  

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in an equivalent finance, PMO or strategy role as Financial, Business or Project Analyst.  

  • Understanding of a finance function and its processes including reporting & monitoring, financial control, budgeting and forecasting, benefits management, and realisation etc.  

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly complex environment and develop a comprehensive understanding of strategic objectives and challenges.  

  • Exposure to business case preparation and benefits realisation   

  • Considerable experience using Excel and / or PowerBI reporting tools as an analyst, backed-up by excellent numerical and analytical skills  

  • Proven ability to understand, interpret, simplify, and present statistical data  

  • Strong data interrogation techniques and experience of working with models and/or complex spreadsheets 

While this role is home based, you should have the ability to travel to Group offices for infrequent meetings when required. Our Group offices are located at Birmingham Business Park and Central Park, Worcester. Any required travel will be reimbursed in line with the current inland revenue mileage rates. 

Some of our great benefits include:   

  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the opportunity to buy and sell leave  

  • Family friendly policies, flexible working, and ability to work from home in most roles  

  • Medicash health plan membership for all employees which includes access to an employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership and exclusive discounts  

  • Non- contributory Health & Wellbeing plans with cashback for dental, optical, physio and complementary therapies 

  • Pension contribution scheme with employer contributions of up to 8% (inclusive of life insurance and dependent on employee contributions)  

  • Supportive working environment with great learning and development opportunities 

If you would like any further information on the role or would like to arrange an informal chat, please feel free to contact Tamara Fyffe (Director of PMO) via email: Tamara.Fyffe@platformhg.com 

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, please click apply or don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like to know more about the role.  

We aim to hold virtual interviews for this role via MS Teams. 

Please note that we will be reviewing applications throughout the campaign and would therefore encourage early applications as this position may close earlier than the published closing date 

The Company

Join us and find your purpose at Platform!

Working with us is more than just a job, you will be joining an amazing organisation that values you and your contribution, and where you can truly make a difference and change people’s lives.

You will join the largest social housing association in the Midlands. We're much more than just houses; we build homes, strong communities, and make a real and positive difference to the lives of our customers.

We recognise the unique and individual needs of people, so if you are interested in this role but would like to explore a different way of working to the standard Monday to Friday, 9-5 approach, then please highlight this on your application or discuss it with us at the interview stage.  After all, we want to attract the best people to work for us and we know that one size does not fit all.

Platform is a great place to work, we offer lots of opportunities for you to get involved, share ideas and shape what we do - from networking groups through to fun community and social events.  This is an exciting time to join us, that will provide you with real exposure to the wider dynamics of a truly modern housing association that will play a major part in delivering our 5-year corporate strategy.

If we receive a high number of applications, this vacancy may expire prior to the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Platform Housing Group are committed to building a healthy, vibrant and inclusive organisation that treats people with respect and creates opportunities for all.

Application Deadline

Sep 14, 2022