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Principal Training Needs Analyst - Human Factors

BAE Systems
England, Bristol
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5 Oct 2020

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Principal Training Needs Analyst - Human Factors

Would you like the opportunity to be part of the exciting, innovative Dreadnought Project? We are looking for a Principal Training Needs Analyst to join our team based at Filton, Bristol.

As a Principal Training Needs Analyst, you will have the potential to analyse the emerging training needs of all aspects of future submarine design. This will involve an understanding of current submarine operating and training practices, including working with several stakeholders within the Royal Navy.

This role will provide you with exposure to submarine design, operational training, liaising with the Royal Navy, and will include visits to the MOD as well as Royal Navy Establishments bases. This role will give you access to future opportunities for progression either to management or specialist consultant depending on interest and availability.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Training Needs Analyst will involve:

Delivering training needs analysis in accordance with JSP 822

Analysing and delivering Dreadnought class training needs analysis to the Royal Navy

Assisting in the review and assessment of in service and build changes in relation to dreadnought class training

Assisting and supporting the Senior Engineering Manager in training service activities aligned to the Submarine Design Authority (SDA) key deliverables plan and support to Dreadnought class training providers

Working to a project plan agreed by future submarines (FSM) Defence Supply & Support Team (DSST)

Collaborating with Royal Navy subject matter experts to fulfil training requirements

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Training Needs Analyst:


Have successfully completed a Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) Training Needs Analysis course to JSP 822 standard or a similar training framework course

Experience conducting and presenting Training Needs Analysis (TNA) to meet MoD DSAT requirements

Have a working knowledge of Training Lifecycle Management

Experience of working with senior level stakeholders


Knowledge of Royal Navy submarines, RN branch structures and their associated training pipelines

CIPD qualified

Experience of training needs analysis within a UK military requirement

Experience in a supervisory role

What we're looking for in you:

You will demonstrate strong communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships, influencing multiple stakeholders and interacting confidently with senior management. You will have the ability to generate enthusiasm within a world class engineering environment, to develop methods and challenge issues based on commercial reasoning which may involve implementing innovative as well as unique ideas.

Location: Filton, Bristol

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

We’re pleased to launch a BAE Systems first; an interactive video. If you are interested in learning more about working with submarines, click the link below to experience, in your own way, a day in the life at the BAE Systems submarine shipyard.

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