Senior Operational Analyst - Brightred Recruitment

Job Title: Senior Operational Analyst

Job Reference: BR_3255

Location: Hybrid, Camberley, Portsmouth or Worcester

Salary: £750 per day

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starting Senior Operational Analyst who, with minimal supervision, can lead a variety of programmes that are largely in support of Research, Science and Technology projects. We are looking for someone with proven experience of working to a high standard within the Defence Sector.

About the role:

  • Engage with clients/ stakeholders and business development
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop technical approaches to problems for submission in client proposals
  • Develop and present analytical approaches and subsequent OA evidence to scrutiny and assurance bodies
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams in delivering complex projects and programmes
  • Conduct options analysis using approaches such as Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)
  • Conduct Balance of Investment cases
  • Facilitate workshops and elicit data and information from different stakeholders
  • Present project outcomes to a range of decision makers
  • Write technical reports
  • Mentor less experienced members of staff

About you:

  • An advanced degree (MSc or PhD) in a scientific domain or mathematics
  • Demonstrable experience in using a range of operational analysis methods, tools and techniques including qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Understand systems engineering and enterprise architecture
  • Demonstrable experience of managing and delivering complex programmes
  • A strong proven record of project and/or technical leadership with experience of forming coherent and successful teams
  • A track record of writing complex bids that fulfil client requirements
  • Possess an awareness and appreciation of Defence procurement processes
  • Understand how options analysis and cost modelling combines to form a cost-effectiveness appraisal (e.g. COEIA)

Candidates must be SC cleared.

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