Business Analyst

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire, S. E. England, England

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  • Contact:

    Victoria Akokhia

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Role Title

Business Analyst




3 Months



Business research and analysis in support of the client's strategy:

  • Market and competitor analysis
    * Support to Portfolio Strategy development
    * Investment case support and review
    * Business planning support
    * Modelling and problem solving
    * Report writing
    * Task/project Management

Position Requirements:

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required:

  • Genuine interest in Strategy and Business Development; passion for the client
    * Can write well (skills to be honed)
    * Confident and self-reliant; high drive and aspiration
    * Prepared to work very hard and to learn at high pace
    * Capable of presenting to senior stakeholders (with coaching / support)
    * Stakeholder engagement with Executive Team and business senior Leadership Teams and external providers
    * Able to take responsibility for small projects and tasks within the Strategy Development agenda
    * Familiarity with Project Management 'essentials'
    * Familiarity/fluency with Excel and PowerPoint an advantage (must be willing to accelerate to 'intermediate' skill level).


  • Projects delivered to required quality, cost and time
    * Deliver effective process leadership and support

Personal / Behavioural Requirements

  • Highly numerate: analytical and data rational
    * Intelligent and creative
    * Self-motivated / able to work independently
    * High drive and aspiration
    * Inquisitive and engaged
    * Positive and engaging inter-personal style
    * Self-confident, but not arrogant
    * An effective team player
    * Confident interacting at CxO level and with external audiences
    * Pragmatic, with big picture focus
    * Comfortable with detail, but equally "able to see wood from trees"
    * Focused on value and outcomes
    * Customer service mindset
    * Achieves and expects high standards from self and others

Essential / Desirable Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level, preferably in a quantitative discipline
    * Evidence of a grounding in how the client operates