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IFS Functional Analyst



Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                 IFS Functional Analyst
Location:                 United Kingdom – Hybrid, working from home options available
Compensation:       Attractive salary + benefits
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF40042

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 an IFS Functional Analyst.
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.


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)
The IFS Functional Analyst role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit.


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers.


The role
The difference our new IFS Functional Analyst will make

As an IFS Functional Analyst, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. With your skillsets and expertise, you’ll be playing a key role in identifying areas for process and system improvements, including quantifying potential business.


Day to day, you’ll take responsibility for business analysis services across Babcock’s IFS estate, defining and understanding the clients’ business process, functions, and data.  You’ll be working closely with our product owners, stakeholders, and subject matter experts by recommending appropriate options and defining priority.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

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 performed from any Babcock Hub and includes home working arrangements. Therefore, you’ll be ideally within suitable travel distance of any UK Babcock Hub.


Essential experience
•    IFS Functional experience is required (Finance, HR, P&SC, Maintenance etc)
•    IT HND/bachelor’s Degree level or hold relevant experience in Business/Systems/Functional Analysis 
•    Possess broad understanding of business and business activities with deep knowledge in at least one area of specialisation
•    Demonstrate a systematic, disciplined analytical approach to problem solving
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•   Successful candidates will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance and other security clearances as contracts demand


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.


Closing date: 24 June 2023

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