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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Rate: Up to 50.00
  • Start Date: 27/08/2019
  • Duration: 12 months


A leading defence contractor is requiring a Security Cleared Business Analyst to join them on a 12 month contract based in Reading.

The BA role will be working within the Digitisation Programme Team. The team are at initial requirements gathering phase and require additional Business Analysis support as they move forward with requirements gathering workshops and establishing user groups.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the senior BAs, the Data Architect and Project Managers to clarify business problems, objectives and potential solutions by using appropriate business analysis techniques.

  • Capture and document requirements that have been identified during requirements gathering workshops with AWE user communities.

  • Produce metrics and supporting analysis.

  • Work closely with the senior BAs to identify potential users and evaluate the business requirements.

  • Understand that the needs of the business are paramount and to ensure that during the analysis of business problems the, business processes, the information, organisation and the total solution is considered.

  • Notify senior BAs of any potential project risks and issues that have been identified during the day to day execution of duties.

  • Responsible for undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line and task management.

Role Specific – Skills/Expertise:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to articulate clearly and concisely

  • Ability to listen

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to identify salient points

  • Have an inquisitive mind and ask relevant, targeted questions

  • Good documentation and writing skills

  • Problem solving and critical thinking

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis skills and associated reporting

  • Strong interpersonal skills/team player

  • Ability to work without constant supervision

  • Comfortable and confident dealing with people at all levels.

  • Excellent MS Office skills

  • Ability and confidence to work without constant supervision

  • Enthusiasm and drive

  • Previous experience working in a BA team

  • Previous use of analysis tools and techniques eg user Stories, use cases etc

Security requirements

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. You must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

Contract paying up to £50 per hour LTD/Umbrella based on a 40 hour week.

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