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PeopleCentre Business Analyst


Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Plymouth, GB, PL1 3JB Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD Warrington, GB, WA4 6HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                 Business Analyst – (HRIS or Software Dev experience preferred) 
Location:                 United Kingdom –  Close to any Babcock Hub - Hybrid with working from home options available
Compensation:       Attractive salary + benefits
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                   SF 48258


Amplify your impact

 At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Business Analyst within our People Centre team.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.
The role


We are looking for forward-thinking, results-orientated and customer focussed PeopleCentre HRIS Business / Functional Analyst, to join our exciting fast paced PeopleCentre Technology and Information team.  

The team is an integral part of the PeopleCentre function within Human Resources (HR) with the responsibility for all technology and data related to HR & Payroll across the group.  Its fundamental purpose, supporting the drive towards better employee experience, through enabling technology to support better business outcomes.


Reporting to the People Information Manager, they will work closely with all areas of HR, IT and the business to; identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives, take ownership and be engaged in the successful delivery of HR projects. 


Whilst engaging in key new initiatives, the successful candidates will lead on maintaining and improving current operations through; the delivery of enhancements to the current HR system solution, providing accurate and insightful management information to our customers as per our established demand plan

A key component of this role is to place the customer at the centre of everything we do, from initial engagement, through requirements capture, delivery and aftercare to ensure solutions embed successfully and operationally.


An exciting opportunity for individuals who are looking to undertake a dynamic project and supporting BAU role within a growing team.
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role can be delivered from any UK Babcock Hub alongside home working arrangements.


Essential Experience


•    Business Analyst experience in HRIS, Data or Software Development
•    Senior stakeholder management and relationship development
•    System Integration, implementation and/or analysis experience
•    Experience in running requirement, process mapping workshops, UAT and playback of solutions 


Desirable Experience


•    Reporting and data analysis
•    Analytical and problem-solving skills with a LEAN background
•    Ability to extract, manipulate, analyse and present data in a way that provides insight.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills with good attention to detail.
•    A proactive, can-do professional approach, able to quickly adjust and adapt. 
•    Exceptional planning skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines. 
•    Process documentation, review and re-engineering
•    Ability to build rapport, persuade and influence others.
•    Experienced user of Microsoft Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
•    Experience in mentoring junior BA’s
•    Willingness to travel to other Babcock offices within the UK as required


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Pension members – death in service 4 times base salary
•    Paternity – 2 full weeks pay
•    Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay – 13 weeks SMP
•    CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service – 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus – 52 weeks full pay
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best
Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.
Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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