Business Analyst Ref. 1669

IT, Science & Technical
£42,651 - £56,464 (depending on experience)

There are a wide variety of Business change roles within MI6 – or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - offering opportunities to develop your skills in a truly unique context.  Working on vital projects, your analysis skills would contribute by promoting and protecting the UK’s national interest both at home and overseas.   

About the Role

As a Business Analyst in MI6, you will work with a wide range of stakeholders and other project and programme professionals, utilising your unique skill set to elicit requirements, identify problems, and assist in the delivery of improvements to our operational and business processes.

About you

You will have a proven track record as a Business Analyst, with at least 2 years of experience of working on complex, large-scale change/improvement initiatives.

You will have extensive knowledge and experience of requirements elicitation, definition and management, and you’ll come complete with a toolbox of techniques to support you in your efforts, including Use Case Modelling and Workflow Analysis. You’ll already have (or be working towards) a recognised Business Analysis qualification (either the ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis or Certified Business Analysis Profession (CBAP) qualifications).

You’ll also be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of at least 3 of the following:-

  • Business Process Modelling
  • Business Process Testing
  • Business Process improvement
  • Change implementation Planning and Management
  • Organisational Design and Implementation
  • Benefits Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Stakeholder relationship management

Your communication skills (both written and oral) will be second to none, and will be combined with a deeply analytical mindset. You’ll be able to lead and manage a team as well as be able to work effectively on your own. You’ll be curious and inquisitive and able demonstrate full understanding and experience of the change lifecycle.

MI6 and Transformation

In order to remain a world class Intelligence Service, SIS needs to be at the forefront of innovation in operational and technological techniques and approaches.  SIS’ transformation programmes are critical to protect the UK’s security and prosperity.  Join us and you’ll receive a full induction into SIS, including specific IT induction. Depending on how your career with us progresses, there will be a range of opportunities for you to explore, including membership of professional bodies.

If you are looking for a career with more variety, more purpose and more opportunity to build your skills, then please visit to apply.

Please note: You need to be a British citizen, aged 21 or over to apply.

You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or close family member, providing that they are British. They should also be made aware of the importance of discretion.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

As part of our commitment to being a ‘Disability Confident Leader’ we offer an interview to all candidates with a disability who meet our minimum criteria for the role that they are applying for. This is known as the Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS).

To secure an interview for this vacancy you will be asked a series of questions relating to this vacancy. If you meet the criteria you will be directed to the full application form.

On successful completion and an application form sift, you will be invited to interview. This is our guaranteed interview.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.