Business Analyst *12 Month Fixed Term Contract*

Job ID: 662997
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Category: Arts & Design
Salary: Negotiable
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The Change Programme Management Office is the information hub for change and improvement projects and programmes and involves delivery of strategic central projects, tracking/reporting, assurance/quality control, information management, financial tracking, risk/issue tracking, change control, and best practice knowledge sharing.
Main Purpose of Role
The role of the Change Business Analysts is to analyse the organisation's efficiency by studying its needs, its business model, its workflows and its systems and make recommendations to improve business efficiency, identifying options to improve and supporting the development of business cases.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
Experience of strategic and business planning
Demonstrable experience and knowledge of model analysis, process design and engineering and statistical analysis.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience of software tools used within the specialism
Understands the need to drive change and deliver the business, teams & personal objectives with relevant and demonstrable knowledge, understanding and experience of business change.
Experience in delivering business improvements and projects in line with recognised change management, improvement and project processes.
Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and listening; with the ability to collate and present information at appropriate levels.
Is comfortable speaking to groups in a presentation / workshop environment, with experience in facilitating group discussions
Demonstrates initiative at all times with a forward-thinking approach;
Proactive but with the ability to react quickly when necessary to meet challenging objectives
Exhibits a consultative manner; Excellent people skills with the confidence to interact with people at all levels
Educated to degree level in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of Business Analysis techniques and practices essential – BCS BA accreditation or equivalent experience
Awareness and understanding of commercial drivers and business finance, business discipline qualifications would be desirable.
Proficient in the use of Information technology
Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.
This position is within the Central business unit as a grade 6 which has a salary of £40,545 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.
Babcock offers the supportive environment you would expect from a FTSE 100 employer including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon. Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage.

There is something for everyone here; from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
Company Information
This role is within the Marine & Technology Division. The Division employs over 9,000 highly skilled people and is the UK's leading naval support business. It draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities.
Babcock is committed to having a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. To view our Diversity Statement Please click here.
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Application Information
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This role closes on 28/03/2017
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