Operational Analyst

Operational Analyst

Job Title: Operational Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895633_1565626420
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2019 17:13

Job Description

Our client's recent successes within UK MoD mean that the Operational Analysis team are looking for consultants ranging in levels of experience. We are interested in people who engage customers technically and personally, with the ability to provide analytical insight. Your work will support departmental policy, acquisition projects, ongoing operational efficiency, and business cases. You will present and engage with customers and stakeholders, and also undertake a range of modelling and analysis.

As an Operational Analysis Consultant, you will be providing the evidence to help the UK MoD and industry to make better decisions. This may be thought-leadership on innovative research to develop new concepts and approaches, working in customer teams to support procurement decisions with analytical thinking and outcomes, modelling of operational performance and sustainment, historical analysis to support learning lessons from previous operations, or leading workshops with customers and Subject Matter Experts to improve policies and planning processes

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Delivering technical consulting projects.
*Identifying and winning work within the Defence sector.
*Building new relationships and maintaining the relationships we have with our current customers.
*Using and developing problem structuring methods and a variety of tools and techniques, including novel approaches where required.
*Working organically in customer teams to deliver rapid turn-around analysis or using one of the company's offices as a team hub from which to plan and deliver tasks.

You will have the following experience:

*Operational Analysis to support business decision making, policy development, and / or research, including both 'soft' and 'hard' techniques (problem structuring and modelling). Structuring information, drawing conclusions and making recommendations.
*Development and use of analytical methods and models.
*Building customer and stakeholder relationships.
*Supporting and leading authoring of technical reports and presenting to customers. Reporting appropriately for the audience: summarising complex information for high-level stakeholders and writing detailed reports to transfer knowledge and context with the customer.
*Experience working with DE&S, Dstl and the Frontline Commands or consulting within the UK Defence industry.

Experience in one or more of the following technical disciplines:

*Process and conceptual mapping (e.g. influence diagrams),
*Statistical analysis,
*Simulation (System Dynamics or Discrete Event Simulation),
*Designing and facilitating workshops,
*Historical Analysis,
*Knowledge of data manipulation and analysis languages (VBA, SQL, R, Python),
*Cost analysis/estimation,
*Portfolio, programme and project management (schedule and risk analysis, benefits realization, evidence management).

Title: Operational Analyst
Pay Rate and Bens: DOE
Location: Fareham, Bristol, Farnborough

Key Skills: Analytics, Simulation, Wargaming, Data Manipulation, Big Data, Building Relationships, Operations, research, Defence, MoD

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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