Business Analyst / Project Manager Birmingham
Published: 10th July 2020
Job Type
£450 - 495 per day


Business Analyst / Project Manager

Location: Portsmouth with regular travel

Rate: £495/day

IR35: Outside

Duration: Until 31/3/21

Clearance Required: Active DV is essential

The role:

  • Royal Navy, ex-forces or MOD background
  • Experience writing processes
  • Stakeholder management – really good communication skills and must not be afraid of delivering constructive criticism in a non-confrontational way
  • Understanding of how to develop capabilities within defence

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Undertake investigative work to determine business opportunities, and specify effective business processes; Specify their implementation through improvements in information systems, data management, practices, organisation and equipment; Conduct investigations for strategy studies, requirements specifications and feasibility studies; Maintain technical awareness at a level where alternatives can be analysed, modelled and classified according to technical feasibility and non-functional characteristics; Assess and advise on the practicability of alternatives, marrying up technical limitations with operational realities; Take responsibility as needed for the detailed specification and modelling of recommended solutions; Apply available standards, methods and tools in an intelligent and effective way and produce a consistently high standard of documentation; Define, plan and justify (in business terms) projects to develop/implement automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes; Assist clients/users in defining acceptance criteria for testing of automated systems; Produce business models in support of business strategy; Cross-check various model elements for inconsistencies and incompleteness eg finite state models against use case models, class diagrams against business rules, case post conditions against class diagrams; Elicit and record business rules and confirm them with business experts; Contribute to evaluating the factors which must be addressed in change programmes including cultural, organisational and business constraints affecting options for change; Assess the risks, costs and potential benefits of alternative business process designs.

  • There is a 2* instruction to set up the Transition to War (TTW) Cell with the following requirements:
  • Overcome existing culture, mindsets, behaviours and assumptions in relation to lethal systems (e.g. advent of weaponised Al)
  • Review and articulate the RN’s Lethality challenges
  • Understand and cohere the broad range of activity within the lethality sphere
  • Develop candidate solutions for addressing Adversary lethal threats
  • Identify how new technology impacts the calculus
  • Challenge Status Quo and assumptions
  • There is a requirement for 2 x L3 Analysts with DV Clearance to assist with the set up of the cell and achieve TOC by 31 Mar, in line with the deliverables stated below. The roles will be Line Managed by a L4 Project Manager. Implementation of the TTW Cell with the specific deliverables of:

Establish Lethality Cell:

  • Op Model design and build
  • Governance model design and build
  • Forward manning solution implementation
  • Infrastructure & accommodation
  • Engagement & relationships

Implement Lethality Cell:

  • Establish a coherent view of existing lethality thinking
  • Provide creative thinking on alternative methods for delivering lethality
  • Align inputs and outputs with current governance mechanisms

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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