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Operational Analyst

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email: twalker@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 1039286
NRL are currently recruiting for a Operations Analyst to work with one of our engineering consultancy clients on a contract basis. The role would be based in Milton Keynes with remote working possible.

About the role:

-                  Undertake industry investigative and work to determine business needs, collate analyse industry best practices and trends to arrive at a recommended approach to solving Operational development issues in house.


-                  Identifying and develop solutions that meet the operational business requirements and are aligned to the project objectives, with business influencing where necessary encourage adoption operational recommendations.


-                  Ensuring high quality supporting documentation is in place.


-                  Building and maintaining effective relationships across all levels within the operations function and the wider business that can be leveraged to ensure the successful delivery of projects and initiatives.


-                  Working with solution providers, technical and project teams to ensure that technical solutions are delivered to business requirements.


-                  Perform Business Analyst activities across the EWR operations department, from requirements gathering, route to market, implementation and realisation of the benefits of the suggested way of working


-                  Evaluate internal functions, business development strategies, and IT processes to recommend business and flow improvements


-                  Contribute to the strategy for improving the current ways of working, optimising business operations, and setting the direction and approach for integrating information applications and programmes


-                  Work with project stakeholders to understand and investigate feedback relating to the identified services, functions or products throughout evaluation, design, and implementation


-                  Collect, understand, and document business requirements and translating these into functional specifications and detailed test plans, ensuring the organisation’s requirements are understood and delivered by suppliers


-                  Ensure plans are in place and processes are created to evaluate the impact of all changes made, including taking responsibility for overseeing and enhancing this area of work


-                  Use data to analyse findings and create suggestions for strategic and operational improvements and changes, identifying potential areas of automation in reengineering the underlying business processes

What you will need:

As Operations Analyst for the East West Rail scheme, you will be familiar with a railway operational environment
  • Experience and knowledge of business change processes
  • Experience in assessing and evaluating processes with strong competence in technical analysis and complex problem solving.
  • The ability to deliver creative and innovative solutions to solve business problems whilst minimising cost impact.
  • An ability to cope with fast paced environments, robust exchanges and multiple demands.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, able to clearly articulate concepts and ideas, challenge constructively and manage expectations.
  • A 'can do' attitude, tenacity, drive, initiative and creativity.
  • The ability to own multiple changes from inception, embrace challenge, develop from feedback and take personal ownership of delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a rail or transportation environment preferable but not essential.
What’s in it for you?
  • Long-term contract opportunity
  • Opportunity to develop skills on a large infrastructure project
  • Competitive hourly rates