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Business Analyst - UK Wide Opportunities

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Are you passionate about developing a career in Consulting? Does the idea of working for different clients on complex business-critical IT Transformation projects excite you? If solving business challenges for your clients energizes you, then read on! 

 

About Advisory: 

KBR's UK Advisory group is one of the fasting growing areas within KBR. Our current team has exceptionally talented individuals and industry experts who deliver consulting and technology solutions across all aspects of technology driven business transformation. Our teams have a track record of supporting clients in Government, Nuclear, Defence and Energy. Find out more about KBR at www.kbr.com 

 

What you’ll do as a Business Analyst, Consultant:  

Our Business Analysts are part of the Business Design Capability within the UK Advisory Group and work in close collaboration with our client’s business and technical stakeholders as well as Advisory colleagues.  Working on complex ICT change programmes, our BAs elicit, analyse, prioritise, translate and document business requirements and track them through the project lifecycle.  

 Responsibilities 

  • Support the business analysis function of an Advisory project through all phases of delivery, from definition through to close

  • Develop new models that underpin sound business decisions in support of client objectives. 

  • Generate and analyse functional and non-functional requirements, reporting on gaps, overlaps and status 

  • Prepare business process diagrams and assist in the development and / or implementation of Target Operating Models. 

  • Run/support workshops with a wide range of stakeholder backgrounds, within projects and across the Advisory function. 

  • Design, implement and maintain business architecture models, including operating, governance, and value models. 

  • Support the development of other colleagues through informal training and skills transfer sessions 

  • Work with the wider Design Team to develop the maturity of our Business Analysis knowledge, artefacts & collateral. 

  • Act in KBR’s best interests and demonstrate our core competencies of; drive, flexibility, building relationships, communication skills and self-motivation. 

 

What are we looking for? 

Hours: This is a permanent role within our UK Advisory Group. We consider flexible ways of working, that allow the best outcomes for our people and clients. Working closely with our clients is key to successful outcomes, and so travel across the UK is a requirement. 

Essential 

  • Demonstrable experience providing business analysis to support decision makers within either the public or private sectors. 

  • Ability to chair workshops and working groups, and to ask insightful questions to retrieve information from key stakeholders. 

  • Ability to model As Is and To Be processes in a recognised format (e.g. BPMN or CMMN) and conduct workflow analysis. 

  • Strong ability to convey technical ideas, concepts and procedures and manipulate text and images to create well-structured documentation that can be easily absorbed by a non-technical audience. 

  • Knowledge of the key principles behind both Agile and Waterfall design methodologies. 

  • The ability to think creatively to address process design and development challenges.   

  • Proactive, and exemplary attention to detail. 

  • Eligibility & willingness to undergo UK based security clearance – SC or NPPV3. 

  • Willingness to undergo random drug testing 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a diverse & geographically dispersed team 

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Desirable  

  • Experience conducting process optimisation, preferably supported with a recognised qualification (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) and using a range of techniques including simulation modelling. 

  • A recognised qualification in business analysis or change management. 

  • Experience within either Policing, Defence or Security. 

  • Experience of using collaborative software such as Skype, Confluence, Sococo etc 

 

What can Advisory offer in return 

Our UK Advisory Group offers a highly collaborative, meritocratic & entrepreneurial work environment. We are a group of over 120 with ambitious plans to grow over the next 3 years. We stay connected as a team on a regular basis, so you’ll be joining a social bunch of people. You can also expect: 

  • A commitment to your development & continuous growth where you are in the driving seat. 

  • 25 days annual leave. 

  • A range of flexible benefits including well-being and life-style benefits. 

  • Our Consultants are heavily involved in shaping how their careers develop within our grade structure and the paths they can take in Advisory.

 
 
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