Business Analyst

Job Reference : 00061
Location : Various - Romsey, Gloucester, Home / Site Based
Department : Defence
Hours Per week : 37.5

Roke is currently recruiting Business Analysts to join our Business Consultancy Practice Area. We are looking for individuals who have excellent interpersonal skills (including the ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels and lead effective teams), experience of scoping business problems, generating and assessing business solutions (encompassing people, processes and technology) and supporting the delivery of business change.

The role will require a significant amount of time to be spent at client sites across the south of England including London, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Bristol, although it is expected that some time will initially be spent at our Romsey site in Hampshire whilst becoming familiar with Roke and its ways of working. 

Grade and salary will be commensurate with relevant skills, knowledge and experience.


Delivery of Client-focused Business Consultancy including portfolio and market analysis, programme and policy change development, generation of evidence to support business change including Business Cases, and support to change implementation.

Other activities will include requirements elicitation and structuring, generation of material for competitive bids and engagement with technical and non-technical stakeholders on a daily basis.

Competencies / Knowledge

Demonstrable competence in most or all of the following;

  • Business Performance and Effectiveness Assessment (Essential)
  • Application of Analytical Methods for modelling change  (inc. Benefits) (Essential)
  • Development of options and evidence for Business Cases (Essential)
  • Facilitation of client workshops (Essential)
  • Embedding change within client organisations (Essential)
  • Strong Interpersonal and Client Engagement Skills (Essential)
  • Defence and/or National Security Domain Knowledge (Essential)
  • Influencing Stakeholders and generating buy-in
  • Business Process Modelling
  • Operational Analysis Methodologies and Techniques

Working Partners / Contacts

Clients, but also Project Managers, Bid Managers, Account Managers, Business Area Leads, Practice Area and Capability Area Leads, Technology Experts and Industry Peers.

Roles may be based at either our Romsey or Gloucester offices, or home-based. When applying, please state which location you would prefer.


Degree qualified (2.1 or above).

Managing Successful Programmes – Practitioner

Other Requirements

Existing, or the ability to obtain, DV clearance.

Due to the nature of this position, candidates must be willing to undergo, and eligible to achieve HMG security clearance (prior to appointment). As a result, candidates should be a British Citizen; and have resided in the UK for the last 10 years. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, private medical insurance and pension, along with a whole host of flexible benefits to include childcare vouchers, travel insurance and dental care. Roke is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.