Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.
We are looking for an experienced business analyst to explore and shape strategic opportunities and solutions for capability investment. Capability is defined as the people, processes and systems required to support our diverse organisation. You will have prior experience in business analysis (ideally strategic business analysis) and be familiar with business analysis tools and techniques. An exposure to project management tools and methodologies would also be helpful. You will need excellent analytical ability and have skills in holistic thinking, communication and customer engagement.
Please note that this is a strategic business analysis role that will provide exposure to many different functions within the business. While IT knowledge is beneficial, and there will be some coverage of IT systems, this role does not sit within the IT department and should be considered a broader business role.
Reporting to the Principal Capability Analyst you will: Work with key stakeholders to understand the business problem or opportunity and create project briefs to outline the approach to a piece of analysis.
Carry out strategic business analysis relating to capability problems or investment opportunities. This will involve understanding the as-is and desired to-be situation, conducting market research and competitor analysis, and presenting options (including cost models) with a clear evidence-based recommendation for the way forward. Create papers or presentations for senior/executive review, upon which key decisions will be taken. Contribute to the development of outline and detailed business cases for project work that may arise from the analysis. Engage with stakeholders to influence project and investment decisions and help to assess the risks and opportunities of various solutions. For analyses that are taken forward into projects, you may be required to work with stakeholders to elicit and define high-level functional and non-functional requirements for business systems, to define and document success criteria or to provide project assurance.
As and when required: Conduct complex data analysis in order to answer a business question or to provide information to support decision-making. Support the Principal Capability Analyst in the development of best practice for strategic business analysis, requirements definition and management, and business case development Contribute to the maintenance of the analysis backlog, understanding and documenting the 'exam question' to be answered, the future vision and scope and exclusions for new items added.
We are looking for candidates with the following characteristics:
A holistic approach to business analysis and a thorough understanding of business analysis practice through previous application. An understanding of business analysis tools and techniques, including those used in strategic analysis. Methodical approach to problem solving. Excellent attention to detail. Experience in analysing data sets in Excel. Excellent written communication skills. In particular you must have experience in producing detailed written reports to a high standard (this will be tested). Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently. Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and senior team members. Educated to at least degree level in a business or IT-related discipline.
About the business unit Mott MacDonald's support services are the driving force behind our organisation enabling us to run efficiently and effectively. The team works collaboratively to offer specialist advice, best practice and technology to all areas of our business specifically designed for our global reach. How to apply To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here . If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help. Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force! Benefits we offer:
Pension matched up to 7%
An annual professional institution subscription
Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive
Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes
Equality, diversity and inclusion We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.
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More about Mott MacDonald We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs. Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence