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Business Applications Analyst

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT / Helpdesk Support
  • Date posted: 12/07/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43813
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client now has an immediate requirement for a business applications analyst to join their team on a contract basis. This would be for 6 months initially. Candidates must have previous experience in a similar role within the UK oil and gas industry to be considered for this position.

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 purpose
The primary purpose of this role is to work on the Windows10, Software Asset Management and Digital Transformation projects by providing application expertise.

Based in Aberdeen and reporting to the Business Applications Team Lead, the post holder will work closely with most functions of the business, predominantly in Aberdeen but travel could also be involved. They will also work in close coordination with the IT project teams.

This is a varied position and the post holder will be required to work with a range of business applications.


Job duties
§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 values at all times. Readily accepts accountability.
§Financial - Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk. Effectively manages resources within their control and raises potential budgetary issues as soon as they are identified.

·Technical/Functional
·Categorisation of the Windows 10 UK applications inventory by cross checking SCCM with Business Applications Team lists.
·Determination of Windows 10 applications readiness state by performed testing - which may also involve liaison with the vendor
·Liaison with the Business to perform additional applications testing where required.
·Gathering End User Agreements for software and other specific license entitlement details for inclusion in Software Asset Management system.
·Work closely with corporate Windows 10 and Software Asset Management teams to ensure application information is stored in a central repository.
·Participate in Digital Transformation Project initiatives when required.
·Ensure all application documentation is maintained in accordance with prevailing practices.
·Have a structured approach to all aspects of the job adhering to corporate standards and awareness/ability to apply IS processes, procedures and policies.

§Collaboration - Collaborates with others in the team, shares knowledge and participates in joint problem solving activities, 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.

Qualifications
Essential
§Degree or similar - in IT/Computer Science subject

Preferred
§Business Analysis, BCS qualification or similar

Skills required
·Minimum 5 years experience in a Business Application role
·Recent experience in an Applications Readiness role on an OS upgrade project
·Experience with Software Asset Management
·Relevant and recent experience within the Oil and Gas section working in a similar role.
·Good understanding of Application Landscape within the Oil & Gas sector
·Experience of liaising with Application vendors
·Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
·Strong interpersonal skills.
·Good written, oral and presentation skills
·Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle
·Knowledge of Testing Cycle techniques.
·Technical writing and preparation of system, or user documentation



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