Analyst

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Power
Type:
Contract
Location:
Syracuse, New York
Job ID:
#160420
Recruiter:
Bhavana Siddalingaswamy

We have an immediate opening for a Analyst for a 12 months assignment in Syracuse, New York. 

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

 

Job Title: Analyst

Location: Syracuse, NY

Duration: 12 months

 

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

  • Analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision-making and the effective working of Our Client
  • At the higher levels this role will also design and implement procedures and policies within their area of work to improve the working of Our Client

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze cost, policy or other information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with relevant internal parties or employees in order to understand their requirements, deliver appropriate, customized solutions and advice, and build cross-functional working in line with Our Client policies and processes.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice, provide technical advice and build bases of influence.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with contract or external service providers, including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes for our Client.
  • Assist and coordinate work on projects by contributing to developing project standards and processes to improve project delivery within the relevant function.
  • Keep up to date with market/regulatory developments within own profession/discipline in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for Our Client.
  • Develop and maintain analytical systems, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance time/consistency/safety/efficiency and operability.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.
  • Additional Accountabilities for B and D: Band D employees are expected to deliver on the key accountabilities list above as well as those listed below.
  • Develop process and policy specifications and criteria and options and evaluate those options to support senior management decision-making in the relevant field.
  • Research and analyze key themes from a wide range of data sources in order to identify how different scenarios may impact upon the business.
  • Design and implement new processes or policies in order to ensure all working practice (and where relevant, health and safety standards) are compliant with Our Client policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Translate business objectives into clearly defined business cases, annual plans and objectives in order to support achievement of departmental/operational area.
  • Negotiate and agree contracts with outside vendors including standards of work / levels of service to ensure best value for Our Client
  • Contribute to the identification and formulation of strategic objectives specific to area of work/business unit, in order to drive change and innovation within Our Client.
  • Lead, motivate and develop a professional team, prioritize work and allocate resources in order to ensure results are delivered in line with expectations and customer/business objectives.
  • Develop and utilize peer group network in order to absorb and apply technical/professional best practice within own area of specialism.
  • Monitor and control allocated human and material resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget.
  • Manage key external relationships with respect to local unions, regulators and any data provided for business decision making

 

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Knowledge & Experience Requirements:
  • degree in a related area and up to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred. Experience of managing a team.
  • In-depth experience of a field or multiple fields of work processes.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
  • Knowledge of Our Client business operations, company policies and practices.
  • Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems Knowledge & Experience Requirements for Band D: Band D employees are expected to have the knowledge & experience listed below.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related area and up to 7 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred. Experience of managing a team.
  • Expert within their field. Extensive and significant knowledge of one field of work or broad technical depth in multiple, related fields sufficient to lead programs or projects.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
  • Knowledge of Our Client business operations, company policies and practices. Knowledge of division policies, processes and fields of work.
  • Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience of managing project teams and projects independently.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and operational planning.

 

Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems Capability Requirements:

  • Analytical Thinking (3): Sees multiple relationships between different sources of data, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation
  • Conceptual Thinking (2): Sees patterns or trends in data or situations, notices when something is similar to a past situation
  • Impact and Influence (1): Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case
  • Customer Orientation (2): Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and defensively and communicates customer expectations to monitor delivery and satisfaction
  • Attention to Detail (3): Monitors quality of others work, checks to ensure procedures are followed Capability Requirements for Band D: Band D employees should be evaluated against the capabilities listed below.
  • Analytical Thinking (3): After analyzing data, has ability to see multiple relationships, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation
  • Conceptual Thinking (2): Sees patterns or trends in data or situations, notices when something is similar to a past situation
  • Information Seeking (3): Establishes the facts by digging deeper, asking probing questions and challenging initial responses from different sources
  • Impact and Influence (1): Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case
  • Team Leadership (2): Promotes team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities while providing support and structure.

 

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