Commercial Data & Market Intelligence Analysts

Department for Transport

London SW1P

Can you work confidently with large amounts of data and spot trends and issues easily?

Do you have a passion for solving problems and developing strategies?

If this sounds like you we encourage you to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is a real driver of change. As a Commercial Data and Market Intelligence Analyst providing expert advice and guidance on market intelligence. Supporting the development and delivery of DfT's commercial data and systems strategy, market intelligence and maintaining the supplier relationship management strategy.

In addition you will assist in the development of the Department's market and supplier intelligence capacity. Working with a high degree of autonomy, take ownership of researching markets and suppliers. It will be part of your role to produce expertly crafted, robust reports based on sound scoping, planning, systematic research and the effective use of evidence.

Role Responsibilities

In your role you will be required to:

  • develop and realise specific elements of the new Data and Systems Strategies, which is likely to include mobilising one or more complex data systems across the DfT Group and wider government
  • identify waste and highlight opportunities to increase efficiency
  • provide assurance of adherence to a complex set of government Commercial Operating Standards and Operating Functions
  • detailed studies of markets to support procurement strategy development and category management
  • hold briefings for Ministers, the Commercial Director and external parties
  • analyse a broad range commercial of topics such as spend, contracts, skills, talent and market strengths and weaknesses
  • producing and maintaining procurement pipelines and ensuring transparency for internal planning and market engagement.
  • advising on commercial and market topics to a diverse audience

Please see the attached Role profile for full role responsibilities:

The team is based in Westminster, London &/or Hastings, Sussex, with an expectation for regular travel to London as well as a requirement to visit other regional offices occasionally.

About you

Are you someone who strives to deliver the absolute best and has experience of Business Analysis principles?

You will have experience engaging with a range of colleagues and you're confident in influencing others, encouraging them to make the right decisions in line with department strategy. You are strong advocate for change and continuous improvement, recognising the benefits of promoting a change culture within your team
You have good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to convey messages to diverse audiences.

We would love a confident individual to join us who can deliver the right messages to the business in a professional and clear way

About us

We are part of the Department for Transport (DfT). DfT is a great place to work, and our ‘one team’ approach really makes a difference. We value our staff and that’s why we’re committed to nurturing an inclusive environment across the Department.

You’ll be part of an innovative organisation that invests in all our people, ensuring we have the diverse skills to deliver transport that moves Britain ahead now and into the future.

DfT has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.

DfT’s inclusion is recognition of our commitment to make the Department a great place to work through our culture of equality and inclusivity and the great strides we’ve made to raise the number of women in senior positions.


We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:

  • Managing a quality service
  • Seeing the big picture
  • Making effective decisions
  • Collaborating and partnering

Closing date: 7 Nov 2018

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