Business Analyst

Contract hours: Full time

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Bristol

Line Manager: CIO

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Job Description

Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly. Our mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free.

We're building a team where individuals are expected to deliver performance, ideas and concepts which make a difference. We will expect you to think creatively and push the boundaries of what is considered normal. Great business analysis is about the elegance and efficiency of doing more with less, so if you’re a creative thinker, who wants the freedom to explore and develop your ideas, then this is the role for you.

We're looking for an outstanding Business Analyst who combines superb technical knowledge and experience with a demonstrated ability to get the right things done quickly and effectively. This role is to develop the business processes, requirements and analyse the IT and technology capabilities Vertica Aerospace needs to design and build our new aircraft. The role is initially part time but has the potential to become full-time and will require the successful candidate to be very flexible in terms of work content and to be well-motivated.

The successful candidate must have a fundamental knowledge of IT and technology management, able to effectively analyse the business from an IT and technology perspective, work successfully with users to understand their requirements and priorities. The successful candidate must be a self-starter. There will be some requirement to travel to London and Oxford.


Your duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include:

  • Detailed analysis of business requirements
  • Setting up meetings with users and understanding their priorities
  • Authoring processes and policies for review, comment and update
  • Working with the IT team to understand the ability to execute against the priorities requested by the business
  • Working with suppliers to understand their roadmaps
  • Working with the aerospace engineers to understand their future IT capabilities
  • Creating a delivery roadmap for review, comment and update

Basic Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or equivalent
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of Business Analysis
  • Detailed knowledge of current and developing cloud-based IT infrastructure and management
  • Detailed understanding and experience of requirements capture and methods to prioritize
  • Good time and meeting management skills
  • Experience in working with people and bringing them on side

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science
  • Significant experience of writing clear documentation and requirements
  • Good understanding of requirements capturing and prioritization techniques
  • Good understanding and authoring skills for policies and processes
  • Good communication skills and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Experience in communicating with management, as well as technical and business teams to collect requirements, describe requirements, disseminating policies, reviewing documentation and approval

To apply for this role, submit your CV and a covering letter to us.