Principal Operational Analyst

Principal Operational Analyst

Job Title: Principal Operational Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 895231_1538665301
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2018 16:01

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join our clients Operational Analysis (OA) sector. The role includes scoping, leading and contributing to wide range of analytical studies and experimentation exercises. Emphasis is on how future products will be used and how they can contribute to operational capability for the customer in a cost-effective way. The successful candidate is likely to be an experienced problem solver with a broad understanding of the military operational environment.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Identifying and exploring User needs and requirements
Effectiveness studies (typically supporting design trade-offs, or comparisons of system options), Cost-effectiveness studies and Force mix studies
Developing an outline concept of employment (CONEMP) and identifying effective tactics for future weapon systems
Building understanding the Future Operating Environment including development of vignettes and scenarios
A wide range of tools and techniques are used including:
Qualitative / 'soft' analysis techniques
Statistical analysis
Simulation and modelling using established in-house tools (developed by another team)

You will have the following experience

Broad understanding of the military operational environment
Awareness and practical experience of a range of OA techniques
Strong analytical skills and systems thinking; able to structure information, draw conclusions and make recommendations
Able to prepare clear concise reports and presentations
Able to deliver presentations and lead workshops, pitching information at the right level of detail
Able to lead small teams, work as part of a team and liaise with others at all levels throughout the company, and build effective relationships with customers
Able to define and execute a 'Concept of Analysis' (approach / plan) that meets customer needs

Title: Principal Operational Analyst (Operational Research, Decision Support)
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive + bonus, pension, 28 days holiday
Location: Stevenage

Key Skills: Analytics, Military, MATLAB, Modelling, Simulation, Business Analysis, Weaponry, Systems, CONEMP, Cost Effectiveness, DSTL, Scoping, Experimentation

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.

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.