Join our Business Analysis team and help support millions of daily transactions across London.
“After completing my A levels I was working in a shop for a few months. I was looking for an opportunity to build my confidence and communication skills, I was looking for a challenge.”
— Lachlan, Business Analysis Apprentice
How long: 18 months
What you’ll need:
- 5 GCSE’s A*-C/ grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English language.
- + 2 A levels A*-D or equivalent
- You are not eligible for this scheme if you currently hold or are working towards a qualification at the same or higher level in a related subject or have already studied content from the qualification for this scheme.
- To be 18 years old by 6 September 2021
We’re looking for people who are:
- Flexible at dealing with the unexpected
- Motivated to add value
- Inquisitive and enjoy dealing with challenges
In this role you’ll be supporting our Business Analysis team and working on a variety of exciting projects, such as implementing new ticket machines, updating ticketing software to support faster top ups and contactless payments and implementing a single Asset Management system for London Underground, helping to make millions of pounds worth of savings.
What will I be doing?
You’ll enjoy three rotations – all designed to maximise your talent and equip you with the skills and experience to launch an outstanding career. It’s likely these will be, Product Management, SAP Development and Business Analysis teams. You’ll learn practical skills such as how to gather project requirements and map processes, product development, sponsorship delivery, conducting software development, data modelling and user acceptance testing.
You’ll grow your soft skills with a particular focus on stakeholder engagement and identifying customer needs.
We’ll give you responsibility and the opportunity to add value. If you are excited by inspiring and influencing the future of London, then this is the career path for you.
Where can this career take me?
When you finish, you can look forward to a role as Business Analyst or Product Analyst.
Five years after that, team lead, product manager and data scientist roles should be firmly on your radar.
And following that, the world’s your oyster whether it is in the T&D department or using your skills in the wider TfL organisation.
“I really enjoy working at TfL, it’s a very positive environment to be part of. My biggest challenge has been dealing with difficult stakeholders, but this was a learning curve and I feel I am much better equipped to deal with them now.
My biggest achievement has to be passing my written exams for the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis after some quite intensive study.”