Job- Business Analysis
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Business Analyst Apprenticeship
IS Business Analyst
£20,231 (to be reviewed when London living wage is announced)
1st September 2020
Our Tech & Data teams focus on what’s behind the millions of daily transactions on London’s transport network. In this role you’ll be supporting our Business Analysis team and working on a variety of exciting projects, such as implementing new ticket machines, updating ticketing software to support faster top ups and contactless payments and implementing a single Asset Management system for London Underground, helping to make millions of pounds worth of savings.
What will I be doing?
As an apprentice, your 18-month development programme will be made up of up to 3 placement rotations. Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. We also understand that everyone’s career is different, so every apprentice’s journey is unique. Here’s an idea of what yours could look like:
Placement 1 – Business Analysis Team – 6 months – Stakeholder Engagement, Requirements gathering and Process mapping
Placement 2 – Product Management – 3-6 months – Product development, Sponsorship delivery, identifying customer needs
Placement 3 – SAP Development Team – 3-6 months – SAP software Development, data models, User Acceptance Testing
What do we look for?
Everything we do as an organisation is to ensure that our evolving city remains future-proof for millions of Londoners. Our talented apprentices form a vital part of that vision, so it’s important that we find the best people to help us do this. We’re looking for people who are:
· Flexible at dealing with the unexpected
· Motivated to add value
· Inquisitive and enjoy dealing with challenges
As a member of the team, we’ll give you responsibility and the opportunity to add value. If you are excited by inspiring and influencing the future of London, then this is the career path for you.
Where can this career take me?
Upon successful completion of this scheme, you could roll-off in to roles such asBusiness Analyst, or , Product Analyst which could lead to further career development opportunities such as
Senior Business Analyst, BA Team Lead, Business Architect, Product Manager, Senior Cyber Security Analyst, Data Scientist. TfL is a large organisation and the breadth of the Business Analyst means there are many opportunities to progress in ten years, both in the T&D department and wider TfL Organisation.
What training and support will you get?
You will be working towards a BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, as well as other relevant courses, ranging from soft skills to technical skills training.
Whilst on the scheme, we’ll support your technical development through a wide range of on-the-job practical experiences and placements. We’ll also support your professional development through a combination of classroom-led training courses, online training courses, mentoring opportunities and structured networking opportunities. You will receive one-to-one support throughout the programme from your scheme sponsor, your Placement Manager and your Line Manager. You’ll also be connected to a ‘buddy’ who will be a more experienced apprentice from the scheme.
A minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English language.
2 A-Levels in any subject at grade A* - D or equivalent.
You are not eligible for this scheme if you currently hold or are working towards a qualification at the same or higher level in a related subject or have already studied content from the qualification for this scheme.
You must be 18 years of age by 1st September 2020 to be eligible for this scheme.
Meet our apprentice
PLEASE NOTE: On successful completion of your application you will be sent an invitation to complete an online test - the Situational Strengths Test. You will have exactly 7 days from the date and time of being invited to complete this test.
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No extensions will be granted, therefore if you are unable to complete your test within the 7 days, we would advise you to refrain from submitting your application at this time. If you do not complete the tests within 7 days of receiving the email, you will be automatically removed from the process. Please note: The online test is not compatible with mobiles or tablets so please ensure you have access to a PC or laptop to complete your test.