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IT (TIS) Business Analyst

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/08/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
The IT (TIS) Business Analyst works with UK Subsurface to translate their strategies and needs into value through effective implementation of information services. This position is responsible for the provisioning of all IT services to the UK Upstream GGRE Business.

The IT Business Analyst is accountable to the Business Managers, supervisors and other key customers for translating business strategies into IT requirements and developing business requirements for IT Shared Services. The IT Business Analyst is also accountable to the IT global function for advocacy of the IT policies, strategies and practices. Finally, the Business Analyst is accountable to the UK Upstream IT Business Partner Organisation to contribute to an effective portfolio management of the IT project budget.

Primary Functions & Dimensions:

•Translate business needs/strategies into IT requirements and source IT services to meet requirements (current and future)
•Understand business processes end-to-end, actively measuring business contribution of enabling systems, and initiate improvement to the process and/or systems
•Work with Service Managers to ensure services meet business needs
•Provide projected demand for services to the Service Managers
•Understand and communicate to the business both the costs and value of services provided
•Owner of software lifecycle management process for their customer group(s) (nomination, investigation, approval, acquisition, installation, operations and disposition of software) to ensure optimal business application portfolio
•Perform front-end-loading (FEL), business case development, present to Business and IT management for approval and, where appropriate, lead projects
•Review the range of existing solutions available and present options and recommendations to the business on which ones to use
•Work with business-unit-specific vendors and industry groups
•Influence customer demand

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Geoscience or Reservoir Engineering degree , B.Sc. or M.Sc. or comparable education. Non-geoscience / reservoir engineering education may be compensated with documented relevant experience
•Strong communications and networking skills
•Highly developed influencing and interpersonal skills
•Highly motivated, self reliant, problem solver
•Enthusiastic with a questioning and challenging attitude
•Analytical, planning and organisation competency
•Ability to make rational decisions under pressure

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Project management and leadership experience
•Proven ability to build and maintain key business relationships
•Organisational change management experience
•Negotiation skills
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