Business Improvement Analyst

Business Improvement Analyst

Job Description

Job ID: 29785
Job Function: Business Development
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 31 Jan 2024

Job Overview

This position predominantly focussed on 2 key areas:

  • Working alongside the Business Improvement Team, as well as the Commercial, Bid, Business Development and Subject Matter Expert (SME) leads; to drive the solution development for new business opportunities. The Business Improvement Analyst will ensure the defined solution meets the Client’s requirements and is operationally, technically, and commercially viable. The primary focus of this position will be on the Defence sector but will also cover the other sectors TVS are involved in.
  • Driving internal efficiencies through improved processes, working closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). The Business Improvement Analyst will support the mapping, auditing, rationalisation and streamlining of existing processes, identifying areas for value generation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Learn and understand the current TVS applied solutions both operational and technical, specifically in the Defence sector.
  • Design, coordinate and validate new end-to-end solutions, catering to customer requirements.
  • Identify, plan, and support key internal projects to improve quality, reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve cycle time by reducing wasted time, rework, etc. resulting in significant business improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • Document Business Processes where gaps have been identified, oversee, and maintain the business process directory.
  • Facilitate meetings and/or workshops, determine audience and tactics appropriate for a particular discussion.  Adapt facilitation style to engage a variety of group settings.
  • Elicit Voice of the Customer and translate in to critical to quality requirements with acceptance criteria.
  • Use appropriate measurement, analysis, and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements.
  • Assess the cultural landscape and adapt change management strategies, as appropriate.
  • Work closely with the Business Development team to define the detailed requirements from potential clients.
  • Draft the relevant documentation for capturing, categorising, and communicating the requirements.
  • Engage with business-wide subject matter experts (SMEs) regarding the Client’s requirements to develop the most viable solution.
  • Conduct gap analyses on the current state and future state solutions. To define and liaise with the Data Analysis team to ensure the requested Client data is collated, analysed, and modelled as applicable – with validation and sign off of the outputs across the relevant SMEs.
  • Work closely with the Commercial points of contact for the submissions to ensure the contract and costings reflect the final solution.
  • Lead the internal sign off for the solution design output which is to then be submitted and/or presented to the Client.
  • Support the Bid Manager with drafting solution design material for submission.
  • Draft internal solution design briefing summaries for communicating to the wider business.
  • Work collaboratively with the Business Solutions and Implementation team on Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives for the department.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Prior experience in either a supply chain or logistics
  • Experience within the Defence sector as a Business Analyst or Solutions Analyst
  • Experience with change management and facilitation.
  • Experience with business process improvement, such as Lean.
  • Excellent presentation skills with solid communication capabilities and practices, both oral and written ability to explain scenarios in a way that is easily understood by users of all levels.
  • Good experience of working in projects and working with Project Managers
  • Works well in a team environment, shares good practice & initiatives that will add value to the wider team.
  • Strong interpersonal capabilities and ability to work cross-functionally with colleagues across the wider TVS team.
  • Ability to establish priorities to meet deadlines and commitments in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to instil external/Internal customer confidence in change process through your professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Confident in taking ownership and providing oversight to the entire process from Problem/Opportunity through to design and implementation.
  • Well-organised with attention to detail
  • Adept at quickly and easily establishing a rapport and building relationships with others.
  • You pay attention to the wider context and bigger picture to inform your decisions.
  • Ability to make decisions, monitor project progress, recommend alternative approaches and identifying & resolving conflict.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Visio or proficiency as a plus.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to understand and interpret different perspectives.
  • Degree or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and job skills can be obtained.
  • Fully competent and productive professional who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to drive significant change/growth in the business.
  • Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to teammates and/or support employees across the wider TVS SCS community.
  • Desirable – Experience in the following disciplines:
    • Business Improvement
    • Data Analysis
    • Business Transformation
    • Project management
    • Lean Six Sigma
    • Bids and Tenders
    • Coaching and development


In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 additional days available)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.

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