Business Analyst

Category:
Operations
Industry:
Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
Houston, Texas
Job ID:
#157174
Recruiter:
Hemanth Kumar

Our Client is one of the world`s largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies.

We currently have an available contract assignment for a Business Analyst located in Houston, Texas.

Job description:

  • The Business Analyst serves as direct liaison to functional Business Owners in order to translate and prioritize requirements for assigned area project and maintenance work for Operations.
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Assist in the definition of project scope and success criteria
    • Preparation of business cases, current state and future state analysis, process flow mapping, RAPID model, process optimization recommendations, workshop facilitation, and training materials.
    • Assists the business in identifying proper controls and also provide recommendations with automation and understanding integration with other interdependent business and technical processes.
    • Responsible for translating high-level business requirements into detailed functional specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications.
    • Maintains functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of the assigned areas systems, organization, and business processes.
    • Participate in requirements prioritization.
    • Ability to translate business information into terms understandable by non-IT savvy personnel.
    • Perform project management tasks as needed, documentation, issues, change requests, status, etc.
    • Coordinate and participate in UAT and testing activities.
    • Act as a cross functional Business Analyst to support multiple areas of the business such as pipeline integrity, facility integrity, asset management, compliance, etc. 

Required/Essential:

  • Business Analyst certification, related degree and/or a minimum of 10 years related experience within the oil and gas industry
  • Complete understanding of project life-cycle gating controls, document and records management
  • Ability to support, adapt to change quickly, and move across various types of projects when needed
  • Excellent writing skills, problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, oral communication skills, and time management
  • Adept at interacting in both business and IT focused discussions with a strong understanding of information technology and its application to solving business problems
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with clients and vendors
  • Proficient at operating within a North American distributed team
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Visio

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