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Senior Business Analyst

Posted: 19 Feb 2020 Closes: 2 Mar 2020
Southampton Competitive
Permanent & Full-time carnival-uk/20200219123353

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Technology department for a highly capable Senior Business Analyst to join the team here at Carnival UK.

The role is based at the impressive Carnival UK Headquarters in Southampton and is paying a competitive salary plus benefits, including bonus, travel allowance, pension, huge discounts on our cruises and more.


We have big plans for the future and our industry is ripe for innovation. With 3 new ships on the horizon, our business is growing rapidly.  As we embrace new technology we have the need to protect our organisation and customers from threats and risk. Be part of the journey and help shape and embed processes & procedures!

The Role

As a Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for reducing risk in project delivery and maximising he return that Carnival UK (CUK) receives from its investments in change projects.

The Senior Business Analyst at CUK leads analysis activities within projects and programmes, defining scope and approach. The role is accountable for the management, quality and coordination of this work across multiple BAs and/or workstreams. The role is accountable for building this shared understanding to the level of detail and completeness sufficient to validate the initiative’s business case and to form a sound basis for design, business change and test activities.

Please see the Job Description for the full details!

About You

We would expect you to have previous experience in performing Business Analysis activities (solution requirements and business change) within large, complex portfolios of delivery that include and IT component. You should have a sound understanding of industry Business Analysis standards, techniques and their application in a project environment. We would also expect you to have an experience working within complex and large international organisation with broad range of capabilities and systems in a matrix environment.  

You will be a people focused professional, with customer centric approach and passion for enhancing service across the team. You will be a natural collaborator with ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiastic about cross-functional delivery. You will be a strategic thinker with an ability to adapt to change, while prioritising the right things.

About us

This role has been levelled at CUK08.

One of our core organisational values is that we are 'better together' and that’s why we’re working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture; where difference is respected and valued and where our people can be themselves. Inclusivity is at the heart of our everything we do so we welcome applications from everyone. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.

Our Cunard ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 175 years. Our ships have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World.  We continue our legacy of luxury ocean travel with our flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our fourth Queen will join our Cunard fleet.

P&O Cruises has a proud and long tradition, with seven ships including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015.  Our new ship, the largest in the UK market, will join the fleet in 2020, meaning we can offer more experiences tailored to British tastes - combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. 

Join us on our journey, apply now. 

Senior BA JD 2020  

Carnival UK

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