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We are in search of a Business Analyst. A role has arisen within the Logistics Commodity Services Transformation (LCST) programme. This role is establish and lead a revised PMO with a £6.5bn programme with the Ministry of Defence.
Join a team committed to a Mission!
The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).
Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
We are in search of a Business Analyst who will analyse complex business problems to be solved with processes and applications across our customer and operating portfolio. You will manage and support work empowering our LCST Programme to establish, and deliver, their vision and value, by joining a capability which offers extensive business analytics experience, business strategic and operations planning capability, change acculturalisation expertise and business transformation knowledge.
This sub family is responsible for the analysis and evaluation of user business problems and the development of system recommendations to meet requirements. Analyses current and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business information processing systems. Duties include coordinating with business and technology teams to ascertain system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, execution of user acceptance, and may coordinate testing and system controls.
Works to achieve day-to-day objectives with moderate impact on the area/ project team. Works independently on larger, moderately complex projects/assignments. May assist other technical staff with tasks and assignments.
Addresses somewhat complex technical issues/problems using internal best practice and through collaboration with colleagues. Develops solutions to technical problems that require depth of technical knowledge, but are typically limited in complexity.
Communicates with colleagues across multiple areas (project managers, other technical resources, etc.). Explains technical solutions, practices and procedures to others within the organization.
Requires working knowledge of and ability to apply standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques of technical domain.
Typically requires BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters degree with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
Identify stakeholders, analyse their perspectives and present back actionable insight
Elicit, analyse, define and document business requirements
Support UAT for IS projects, by helping to define test scenarios and assisting management of testing
Manage small-scale projects by defining requirements, determining deliverables, organizing resources and planning and managing delivery
The BA is nestled within the Architecture unit that supports the entire programme, so new members are required to have competency and understanding of architecture disciplines and tools
Work closely with the Product Owner to understand the business drivers and desired outcomes, and ensure proposed solutions and prototypes are produced in line with these.
Help recommend and design acceptance criteria to support test engineers producing testing approaches / methodologies.
Evaluate, analyse and support business change impacts and constantly drive to ensure the product evolves towards the service vision and business architecture strategy.
Help to develop performance metrics and evolve working practises to continuously advance the quality of solutions and the business value of the product.
Experiences and Skills:
Business process modelling (using a conventional modelling notation, e.g. UML)
Gap analysis and associated techniques
Requirements modelling and documentation
High standards of communication (written and verbal)
Proficiency in MS Visio and strong skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Experience in one of the MBSE (EA/Cameo) will be beneficial
Self-starting, enthusiastic, keenness to learn, develop and contribute to the success of the programme.
Clearance to Start BPSS
Clearance for Role SC
What do we do for you?:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)
Commitment to Diversity:
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs