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Business Analyst - Business Applications

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Analyst
  • Date posted: 11/09/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43931
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client now has an immediate requirement for a business analyst to join them on a long term contract basis. Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

§Safety - Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy
§Leadership - Undertakes the role in line with corporate policy and demonstrates behaviours in line with companies values at all times. Readily accepts accountability
§Financial - Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk.
§Technical/Functional - In line with PMO & ITIL frameworks, provide;
oBusiness Analysis and Project Management skills.
oApplication support expertise by defining new requirements or enhancing existing solutions. Business Process Re-engineering.
oBusiness Application Testing, Training, Change Management and Go-live activities.
oSoftware Solution/Supplier Selection (in accordance with procurement procedures).
oVendor Coordination and Negotiation (i.e. raising, validating and managing requests on behalf of business users).
oReview of change/enhancement requests to ensure there is business justification, cost effective and technically sound.
oMaintain application documentation in accordance with prevailing practices.
oAdhere to IT Change Control procedures.
oLiaise with software suppliers to ensure cost effective, consistent, robust and reliable solutions are implemented and maintained to the quality and SLAs agreed. This includes familiarisation with the relevant vendors product, support programme and upgrade plans.
§Collaboration - Collaborates with others in the team and looks for opportunities to leverage their network and work with others to develop safe, practical and effective solutions
§Continuous Improvement & Innovation - Continuously develops ways of working by seeking feedback from colleagues and key stakeholders. Complies with project management disciplines, effectively utilises knowledge databases and actively participates in project reviews
§Capability Development - Looks for opportunities to develop technical and personal skills both by formal learning interventions and work experience. Coaches team colleagues where appropriate and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning
§People Processes - Engages with people processes in a positive and timely manner. Demonstrates a commitment to the spirit of such processes. Performs other duties, completes additional tasks and supports ad hoc projects as required

Qualifications/Training: List the qualifications/training/certification required to do the job.
§IT Degree Qualified or similar experience in role
§Business Analysis British Computer Society qualification or similar Project Management PRINCE2 or similar experience in role

Knowledge/Skills/Experience: List the essential knowledge/skills//experience required of the job holder.
§Business Analysis, Project Management & Application Support
§Experience of Information Security & GDPR regulations
§Experience of commercial engagement with suppliers during software tender evaluations
§Problem solving skills Excellent interpersonal skills
§Experience of preparing and presenting key project information to stakeholders
§Knowledge of Oil and Gas Upstream Technology and Application Landscapes would be an advantage
§Knowledge of IT technical landscapes related to infrastructure would be an advantage