Closing Date: 20th March 2020

Newman & Spurr Consultancy Ltd (NSC) is a world class provider of simulation and analysis driven Decision Support and Training Solutions, with specialist skills in Analysis & Acquisition Support, Virtual and Constructive Simulation, Mathematical Modelling and Training Delivery.

NSC’s on-going success in the defence market means we are looking for an experienced Operational Analyst/Team Lead to join the team in our Training and Consultancy Group. Part of your role will see you tasked by clients in the military and security domains with the collection, management and analysis of data and information which you will utilise to prepare and deliver insightful studies and reports. With previous defence experience you will understand of these domains, and the threats they face in an uncertain world.

Our staff are universally of the highest calibre and this exceptional intellectual capability translates into excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to take a task, understand it, and design a solution that, when implemented, delivers the expected performance. As a recognised Investor in People (IiP) practitioner, NSC provides training to ensure that both the technical and personal development needs of our staff are met.


Successful candidates will work in small project teams, both in our own offices and on customer sites in the UK and overseas delivering specialised analysis support to a range of clients. The work will involve exposure to all aspects of the project lifecycle from bid generation through to project management and delivery and includes significant customer interaction throughout.

Successful applicants will be team players and be able to work on a diverse range of projects, usually under their own initiative with the ability / experience of leading small project teams.

To be successful in this role candidates will have:

At least 3 years consultancy or analytical experience in the defence domain.
Experience in the set-up and use of a variety of defence domain focused simulations and wargames.
A broad knowledge of OA methods and techniques encompassing both quantitative and qualitative techniques.
Excellent customer facing, problem solving, time management and communication skills.
A willingness to travel throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

Challenging and varied projects
26 days’ annual leave, rising to 30 days after qualifying period
Healthy work/life balance (flexitime/remote working)
Company funded personal project development scheme
6% Contributory pension
Private medical insurance
Life insurance
Childcare vouchers
Secure cycle storage and shower facilities
Refurbished, riverside office location
Social events

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE WORK, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT CANDIDATES ARE ABLE TO BE SECURITY CLEARED. Any offer of employment is subject to the company successfully obtaining the required level of security clearance.


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