Operational Analyst

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    Bristol, England

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    Fatima Aidarus

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Operational Analyst based in Bristol to create, manage and maintain further Options Effectiveness documentation and material. To provide a Monthly Report detailing Requirements activities conducted, deliverables produced and skills transfer undertaken

Location: Bristol
Duration: 3- 6 months
Market Rate

SC Cleared or Eligible for SC Clearance

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provision of Options Effectiveness Support including but not limited to:
  • Create, manage and maintain the Concept of Analysis;
  • Produce and seek agreement of the relevant Measures Of Merit for COEIA
  • Create, manage and maintain Operational Effectiveness, informed by the SCD (Structured Criteria Developments);
  • Create, manage and maintain the Combined Operational Effectiveness and Investment Appraisal;
  • Running multiple COEIA throughput the process and to inform the ITN and evaluation;
  • ITN development including working with DLOD leads working towards Main Gate
  • Create, manage and maintain the Operational Analysis Support Paper;
  • Provide a Monthly Report detailing Requirements activities conducted, deliverables produced and skills transfer undertaken;
  • Create, manage and maintain further Options Effectiveness documentation and material;
  • Upskill the Authority's personnel in relation to Options Effectiveness activities.

Essential skills, knowledge, capabilities:

  • Operational Analysis.
  • Risk Analysis.
  • Decision Conferencing / MCDA (multi-criteria decision analysis).
  • Evidence of experience of engaging with the client scrutiny and approval community.
  • Domain experience of CADMIT acquisition lifecycle.
  • Domain experience of working with the client and Dstl (Needs and Numbers).
  • Developing Measures of Effectiveness to support investment decisions.
  • Production of COEIA.
  • Familiarity with the process and requirements related to the clients approvals and business cases, including JSP 655 & 507.
  • Experience of generating Operational Analysis Supporting Paper for Cat A project.

Desirable skills, knowledge, capabilities:

  • Familiarity with threat analysis and cost analysis.
  • Understanding of Benefits Realisation.
  • Ability to develop and apply OA assessment frameworks to drive outputs from capability gap analysis, concept of analysis and COEIAs.
  • Experience in benefits analysis, typically through facilitating stakeholder workshops and applying analytical frameworks (such as scenario based analysis).
  • Ability to break down complex decisions into manageable components that can be analysed.
  • Ability to support decision analysis through development of assessment frameworks, including analysis of information exchange capabilities and high level requirements elicitation.
  • Analytical appreciation of business, user and capability drivers, such as Whole Life Costing and equipment scaling and performance.
  • Experience with verification and validation frameworks for ensuring 'fitness for purpose' use of tools, techniques, models and methods.
  • Knowledge of methods for handling risk and uncertainty