Business Analyst

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
21 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Working as a Business Analyst within the Production Delivery team in the UK. Will take responsibility for one or more Business Processes. Will need to gain a thorough understanding of their processes so that they can discuss requirements, opportunities, potential improvements and issues with the business stakeholders. Will be responsible to scoping and estimating small projects, capturing requirements for projects, working within larger projects to help deliver projects but importantly embedding solutions and making sure that the business get the anticipated value.

The IT Business Analyst is responsible for identifying and defining the business needs of their clients and stakeholders and helping to determine solutions to meet business needs or resolve business problems. This work is typically within a specific business area. The role may be part of an IT project development environment or an individual contributor at the business interface.
  • Able to link technical solutions with business strategy when working with business partners.
  • Has knowledge of how competitors are using IT solutions to gain competitive edge, applies that knowledge to projects.
  • Leading stakeholder management activities. Creates opportunities to make the stakeholder feel valued and develop trust.
  • Broad and extensive knowledge, often in own specialized field, to provide interpretive, advisory or facilitating services for the use of others to achieve results.
  • Participates in industry IT BA related activities such as IIBA webcasts and/or chapter meetings and applies learning within Shell including sharing of learning.

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IT Business Interface Management

Country of Work Location:
United Kingdom

Company Description:
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

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  • Years of job experience: 5-8 Minimum 2-4 years IT BA experience
  • Expertise in specific BA techniques, tools or business areas. Proficient in most of the BA knowledge areas.
  • Understands political dynamics that may affect solution.
  • Holds opinions valued by business interface. Will be able to play a prominent role in business partner meetings.
  • Preference for CCBA or PMI-PBA certification. Working to achieve CBAP if preference to remain on IT BA career path.
  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of the technical specialism of IT Business Analysis.
  • Takes a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail.
  • Able to act as a focal point for a specialized area (technical or business); able to lead teams while managing multiple competing priorities.
  • Demonstrates a concern and aptitude for considering the user's perspective in IT development. and has a deep understanding of user aspects of interactive systems.
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of business process improvement, benefit and risk management.
  • Preference for the candidate to have experience of Upstream with knowledge in at least one Business Process.

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