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  • Job reference: RMS0173755

Business Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/12/2016
  • Duration: 9+ months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/12/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A large oil & gas company

The Role:
The main function of a business analyst is to maintain vendor relationships, acting as a business analyst for non-IT projects or filling organizational roles above an administrative level, but below a management level. Other responsibilities may include maintaining all project management processes, including project goals, deadlines, metrics and budget. The business analyst usually reports to a project manager or director.

Job Responsibilities:
- Review and approve contracts, cost proposals and contract supplements.
- Approve project and work breakdown structures.
- Review and approve the documentation of business processes.
- Approve project budgets and expenditures, monitor transaction controls and costs against budgets.
- Predict potential budget overruns and offer solutions.
- Consult with corporate offices, project managers, auditors, client and sub-consultant representatives regarding future proposals.
- Prepare sub-agreements and review and input sub-consultant invoices to ensure contact compliance.

o participates in analyzing business requirements and product specifications for new solution
o Lead and facilitate the elicitation of requirements from stakeholders
o Analyze, document, and maintain requirements
o Coordinate and facilitate requirements gathering and UAT efforts
o Understanding of iterative development cycle
o Good communication skills for customer facing role

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, customer service and interpersonal skills.
- Expert ability to work independently and manage one's time.
- Expert knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.
- Expert ability to apply accounting and mathematical principles to work as needed.
- Expert ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses.
- Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel; Enterprise Application experience a plus.

Education/Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in business management, economics, finance, accounting or relevant field required.
- 10+ years experience required.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, Contact Elyssin Corona at Fircroft on +1 713 235 8137
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