IT Business Analyst

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  • Location

    Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Position Overview

This role will be responsible for the delivery of measurable business benefit through IT and Digital projects; to influence and challenge the business, and to deliver internal projects or to manage suppliers as they deliver projects


  • Working in partnership with the business to drive tangible benefits
  • Support the creation of the business case and the benefits realisation plan
  • Translate agreed business needs into a set of recommendations and requirements for cost effective and sustainable solutions, and manage their successful delivery

Key Duties

  • Collaborate closely with and influence the business to improve business process and their supporting ITD systems, establishing priorities and managing demand, specifically around delivering tangible benefits
  • Perform requirements gathering, including eliciting requirements, requirements organisation, requirements management and communication
  • Prepare, co-ordinate and present analysis documentation which will clearly define the analysis outcomes and the resolution of the specific IT analysis task
  • Liaise with other ITD teams to ensure that proposed project solutions are technically sound and that they can be accommodated within the infrastructure and support framework
  • Develop 'fit for purpose' ITD solutions which accurately address business needs. Ensure these solutions are consistent with ITD compliance, structure and environments
  • Ensure the delivered solution has been properly tested, training and support documentation is in place and, working with other ITD teams, ensure delivery into production and handover to support is seamless
  • Deliver regular standard project management and reporting outputs for the business, the team and the PMO.
  • Manage a high quality, project delivery service using internal and external resources, ensuring that ITD is the proven delivery partner of choice for the business department
  • Lead project resources and the business to ensure that delivered projects are of a high quality and that delivered products have very good sustainability

Education Attainment & Accreditation

  • Graduate or equivalent in technical or science discipline preferred
  • Certification in a recognised project management and/or business analysis method (eg Prince2, PMI, Agile) preferred

Professional Skills & Experience

  • IT business analysis and project management experience in an oil and gas environment strongly preferred
  • Working within IT projects in the upstream oil and gas industry across a number of operational and service areas
  • Undertaking requirements analysis, tendering the work and delivering contractual terms and agreements for the provision of software, hardware and services
  • Proven experience working with and influencing business partners in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Strong knowledge of IT concepts and a wide range of technologies and their potential to resolve business problems

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities

  • Delivery focused, confident, enthusiastic, self-motivated and energetic with strong leadership capability
  • Comfortable discussing all aspects of projects with the business, technical and management personnel
  • Able to tackle and resolve difficult issues; enables change and continual improvement
  • Strong team player who can provide support and challenge in a constructive manner with all stakeholders