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about 1 month ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Category: Operations Jobs
The Background:

Are you curious about the future of technology, engineering and business?

Can you not only dig into the figures and understand technical detail, but also build an engaging story around your findings?

If so, this could be the role for you. We are actively searching for a Business Analyst with a scientific, technical or engineering background to support the growth of the Technology Strategy team in Ricardo Strategic Consulting and its suite of services, for example:

Technology and market studies. These studies combine quantitative and qualitative analysis to answer a range of questions: How will the technologies develop in the next few years? What are the leading products and technologies in the market? What technologies do we need to achieve our future targets? Who are the most important companies?

Strategic analysis. We also help our customers plan for the future: What will shape future markets? How will technologies, products and services develop over the coming decades? What should our strategic roadmap look like?

Our customers include public & private organisations across automotive, transportation, fuels & lubricants, and energy. And you can expect to work directly with them, on a wide variety of projects.

The Role:

Collaborating closely with the growing team of engineers, your role will be to support delivery of technology strategy studies. Your tasks will include:

Delivering projects for our customers both independently and within a larger team, with a focus on time, quality and cost of delivery

Collaborating and developing relationships with colleagues from across RSC and wider Ricardo to facilitate joint projects

Supporting proposal development to meet client requirements, and business development activities within the team

Encouraging continuous improvement within the Technology Strategy team

Supporting delivery of presentations to clients and workshop facilitation

The role reflects Ricardo’s core values: Respect, Passion, Integrity, and Innovation. You will be a highly competent self-starter with an appreciation of a broad range of current and future technologies and an interest in commercial and business aspects:

A passion for technology and engineering: Technically literate and extremely curious, you will have some exposure to vehicle and engine technology, must have relevant industry experience

An innovative and accurate researcher, you will have the capability to seek out and distil information, drawing on diverse sources of information and data

An analytical and strategic thinker, you will have the ability to develop and present balanced, conclusions to stakeholders

An excellent communicator with a high standard of written and spoken English

Creative and enquiring, you will have the ability to simplify and resolve complex questions, providing clear and useful insights for our clients

Creative and enquiring you will have the ability to bring new perspectives to

A collaborator, you will work well with internal and external stakeholders

Degree qualified in a relevant scientific, technical or engineering subject

Well organised, with the ability to plan and deliver tasks independently

A resilient, pragmatic and determined outlook

Flexibility to travel globally if required

To read more about some of our team’s work, please see the articles ‘Electric Future’ and ‘Making Sense out of Uncertainty’ in Ricardo Quarterly publication.

NB: All applications must be accompanied by a covering letter detailing how your skill and experience match this role.

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