Janes enables militaries, governments and defence companies to make critical decisions. Our expert-driven tradecraft, developed over 120 years, combined with human-machine teaming, delivers assured open-source intelligence across military capabilities and order of battle, equipment, events, countries, companies and markets.
Linking millions of assured data points, Janes data model creates a framework of interconnected open-source defence intelligence. This allows our customers to integrate all relevant data and connections into a single intelligence environment to deliver a more complete and accurate answer. Using Janes, our customers can use their scarce resource more effectively, to get to better decisions with higher confidence, more quickly.
Janes is searching for a Senior Analyst to join the forecasts and budgets team based in our Coulsdon, Surrey offices. The Senior Analyst will contribute to outputs, including Defence Budgets (JDB), Global Platforms and Systems (GPS) and defence industry market reports, as well as future integrated products.
In order to be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of the defence sector, including funding trends, major procurement programmes and national industrial capabilities. A keen enthusiasm for data interrogation and analytical rigour will also be favoured, as will the ability to clearly and confidently present findings to clients.
HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE AT JANES
Research, record, analyse, forecast, and report state defence budgets over a given geographic portfolio as part of the Janes Defence Budgets product.
Maintain and expand Janes GPS records on defence procurement programmes, including forecasting unit deliveries and total value.
Collaborate with colleagues to help shape the future of Janes market intelligence product offerings.
Update Janes defence industry Market Reports covering production capabilities, company intelligence, business conditions, and procurement and offset policies.
Contribute expert comment and analysis to Janes journalistic and promotional material, including news articles and webinars.
Engage with clients, including through the delivery of consultancy projects.
THE IDEAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE FOR THIS ROLE ARE
Expertise in independent open-source research.
Education to degree level in a relevant subject or relevant experience.
Experience in the defence, security or foreign policy sectors preferred.
Market or economic forecasting experience beneficial.
Excellent standards of written and spoken communication.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
We believe Janes is truly a great place to work. Our values and leadership code drive everything we do, and we understand that the right behaviours and culture will always result in the best outcomes for our customers, our colleagues, our shareholders, and our business. We provide a supportive, stretching, and dynamic environment with the ability for you to grow rapidly, both personally and professionally.
Janes is an inclusive and equal opportunities employer and encourages applications regardless of age, race, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or gender.
Although this role is advertised as full time, Janes believes that flexibility at work can provide many significant benefits both to our colleagues and the business. We already work in a hybrid style across all offices and regions and can support different ways of working and offer different flexible working arrangements. So, if you are interested and have any requirements or needs in the way you would like to work, please apply, and speak to us about this.
We will always consider part time or flexible applications.