Business Analyst Apprentice

Transport for London
197, Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NJ
£20,231.00 annually
05 Feb 2019
05 Feb 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Job overview

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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexible at dealing with the unexpected
  • Motivated to add value
  • Inquisitive and enjoy dealing with challenges

Personal qualities

We're looking for potential in all of our apprentices. We are looking for somebody who can demonstrate our behaviours which are
  • Active
  • Accountable
  • Direct
  • Fair
  • Consistent
  • Collaborative

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSE's Grade A*-C/9-4or equivalentincluding maths and English language.

2 A-Levels in any subject at grade A*-D/9-3 or equivalent.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of this scheme, you could roll-off in to roles such as Business Analyst, Cyber Security Analyst, 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 andData 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.

Things to consider

Reward and benefits

In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include:
  • Travel concessions - Oyster card covering zones 1-6 (covering London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, Tramlink and London's bus services displaying a red roundel)
  • 75% reimbursement of annual standard class season ticket loans if you use National Rail services to travel to and from work
  • 29 days annual leave
  • Generous pension scheme with the option to increase your salary by varying your contribution
  • Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
  • Cycle2work scheme - tax efficient savings to reduce tax and National Insurance if you cycle to work

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