DIO Transformation and Change Business Analyst
Ministry of Defence
Apply before 11:55 pm on Thursday 10th September 2020
Location: East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber
About the job
Join the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and have a future that matters: Be proud; Be challenged; Be unique.
DIO is passionate about ensuring that we are a top performing organisation and a great place to work. We host a diverse range of talent where everyone feels valued and supported enabling our people to flourish, bring greater creativity and innovation to achieve higher organisational performance. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and creating a culture where everyone can bring their whole self to work and individuality is truly appreciated.
We promote and support a range of flexible working patterns enabling staff to balance home and work responsibilities.
This culture of inclusion is underpinned by our 6 staff networks covering Disability, Faith and Belief, Gender Equality, LGBTQI+, Race, Social Mobility and 3 networks dealing with employee wellbeing and support: Speak Safe Volunteers, Mental Health First Aiders and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisers.
Our staff, future and current will be guided by the 4 Cs and we encourage you to be curious and continuously strive for improvement, collaborative in an inclusive culture, bold and resilient and committed to Defence, empowered and able to challenge so you can play a key part in shaping the direction of our organisation.
DIO commits to offer its employees the following experience:
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is the estate expert for Defence, supporting the armed forces to enable military capability by planning, building, maintaining, and servicing infrastructure.
Our responsibilities include:
We employ approximately 4,900 staff from a very diverse range of professions, and we work across the world; in Germany, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands, Norway, Poland, Kenya, Belize, Nepal and Oman.
About the Corporate Services Directorate
The Corporate Services directorate is at the centre of the DIO. It brings together DIO governance, parliamentary business, transformation and change, and communications expertise to ensure that the organisation delivers for Defence, the Government, and the General Public. At the same time supporting our delivery colleagues by ensuring that the organisation is correctly configured to allow them to focus on what needs to be done to support our customers. It is home of both the DIO Policy, Strategy and Parliamentary, and Corporate Support (Secretarial) professions.
Transformation & Change
The Transformation and Change consists of three areas which provides i) the governance and approach for managing changes to the way the business operates (PfMO), ii) the approach and coherence for the evolving DIO’s operating model (Business Design) and iii) the approach and coherence of implementing changes within the business (Business Change). The Transformation and Change team supports the Defence Infrastructure Organisation by leading and managing internal change, driving efficiency for our customers, our suppliers and our people.
With the recent launch of a new corporate strategy, this is a really exciting and opportune time to join our team! DIO is on a journey of continuous improvement, with a clear future ambition for the next 10 years.
DIO central functions are based in four main regions around the UK; East of England, South East of England, Yorkshire & Humber and West Midlands. We will look to locate you in one of these regions where possible. Where this is not possible, we will look to assign an alternative MOD establishment as your duty station.
As a Business Analyst in the Business Design Team, you will support Senior Business Analysts in supporting the Business Architects in providing an integrated view of the organisation using a repeatable approach, cohesive framework, and available industry standard techniques, building a bridge between the strategic plan of a business and the actual day-to-day function of the business. The Business Analyst will support the planning, administration and running of events and workshops using existing skill sets in stakeholder management, requirement elicitation and process modelling and will also work with the Senior Business Analyst to synthesise the outputs from mapping events.
The Business Analyst must have an understanding of Business Architecture and the value it brings to an enterprise, an awareness of process (BPMN) and architecture mapping (ArchiMate) notations, an understanding of problem definition and root cause analysis and why these are essential in the development of solutions for the business. The Business Analyst will support change management activities including the development of problem statements, root cause analysis, impact assessment and requirements development. They will work closely with the Senior Business analysts to produce these outputs to the defined standards set within the capability.
The business analyst is expected to lead small-to-medium-sized projects and support larger and more complex projects. At this level, you will be expected to:
Desirable Experience & Skills
We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
We only ask for evidence of these behaviours on your application form:
We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:
We enable our people to work at the right place, with the right people, at the right time.
We believe that if we look after our people they will be passionate about delivering great things for our customers.
We understand the importance of life outside of work and our industry leading flexible working practices, digital technology and modern workspaces will give you the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work-life balance.
Some of the many benefits you will receive:
Learning & Development