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  • Job reference: RMS0170203

Business Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2016
  • Duration: 6+ months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/09/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Major O&G Company

The Role:
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Functional contributor in the various stages of visualization development, including design, development, testing, process documentation and change management support of BI reporting solutions
• Provide functional data analysis support, including:
o Source system analysis, data attribute research
o Testing - Visualization to source system testing, cross testing (visual : visual), filter and marking testing and general end user experience testing
o Design report ‘mock-ups’, including calculations and visual renderings for hand-off to technical personnel for technical development; focused on building lean approaches which empower exception-based management
o Creation of process documentation (standard work) written for target audience
• Establish close collaboration with business constituents and relevant stakeholders as required
• Position will work closely with BPM personnel, including both functional as well as technical Business Intelligence (BI) developers to operationalize reporting solutions that align with business objectives

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Functional hands on experience with SAP in an upstream oil and gas setting
• Understanding of the upstream oil and gas business and the inter-relationships between Exploration, Drilling, Completions, Production and support functions such as Supply Chain and Finance
• Appreciation for “going and seeing” to validate/confirm data and to ensure the right aspects are being measured
• Ability to manage a dynamic, changing environment and consistently meet required deliverables
• Self-starter with ability to analyze and problem solve
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent inter-personal skills

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:
• End user experience with Business Intelligence tools, for example - Spotfire, Business Objects, SAP Business Warehouse or other similar BI technologies
• Conceptual familiarity with enterprise architecture and its connectivity to BI reporting architectural layers: data model, query or information link and reporting layer
• Experience with value stream management, including making problems visible and feeding improvement efforts;
• Familiarity with Lean concepts, including ‘root cause’, ‘5 whys’, ‘army of decision makers’, and basic understand of leading/lagging causal analysis


EXPERIENCE:
• 2-5 years in the E&P upstream business preferably with experience in a project-based setting


EDUCATION:
• Business (Finance), Engineering or related degree - Bachelors or higher
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