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Business Analyst

Job Description

Are you operating as an Agile Product Owner or Product Manager who enjoys operating alongside customers with a consultative approach? Are you seeking a position where you will be valued for your ability to identify, formalise and lead change within the defence and security sector?

As a Business Analyst for National Security Solutions at Northrop Grumman (NG), you will be part of a creative team that transforms how our customers deliver their missions.

Different thinking for a Different world
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in cyber, autonomous systems, C4ISR, strike, logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.In the UK, NG National Security Solutions focuses on providing innovative solutions and support to Government security programmes.
How you will make a difference

Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. You will be working across a variety of projects and programmes carrying out a number of activities that include:

  • Working with all levels of our customers to help define and articulate their needs
  • Working with SMEs across National Security Solutions to understand how the latest technologies and approaches can be applied to meet these customer  needs;
  • Operating as an Agile Product Owner or Product Manager to design, lead and drive change for our customers;
  • Identifying and championing internal change projects to streamline the National Security Solutions business.

Essential Criteria:

  • The successful candidate will be required to hold current UK high level security clearance.
  • Strong communication and listening skills; Operating alongside the customer, sometimes as a consultant, sometimes as an expert.
  • Interacting at various levels within NG and our customers, from senior management to operations and technical personnel.
  • An inquisitive nature, willing to challenge the status quo and looking for novel approaches to solve problems.
  • Reconciling conflicting priorities between different specialist groups.
  • For this role, you must be willing and able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Recent experience supporting business process and change activities in public sector organisations.
  • Experience of UK Government working practices.
  • Experience applying facilitation, influencing and negotiation techniques.
  • An exposure and interest in emerging IT and Cyber technologies.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission. In return for working for us you will have access to a package that provides you with the flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, including health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.