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IS Special Projects Business Analyst

  • Job reference: 928289
  • Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 21/10/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of IS Special Projects Business Analyst, based in Westhill Aberdeenshire.

Responsibilities will include:
Lead / project manage significant IS/Business related projects throughout the year, handling the functional analysis as well as the technical implementation (coordinating resources from other IS Teams), ensuring implementation on time and on budget and realising the benefits envisaged.
Provide IS business analysis, solution design/architecture & consultancy services to customers.
Provide a quality, cost effective support service to business-specific application users and encourage consistency across the assets to reduce costs/effort where possible.
Support company specific and third-party applications in various domains (used by varied User departments)
Focus on the Business Domains of, Hydrocarbon Accounting, Permit to work systems and Safety and Environmental Systems including Reporting
Act as single point of contact for business applications ensuring that the roadmap for system evolution and the necessary support and maintenance agreements are in place.
Actively manage the Company application portfolio ensuring the correct licensing, support contracts and maintenance is in place.
Review change/enhancements requests to ensure there is a business justification and that they are cost effective and technically sound.
Identify and promote ways in which processes, procedures and IS can be changed or adapted to achieve improvements in the cost effectiveness and quality of its operation.
Analyse and define detailed business/ IS requirements to ensure that third party suppliers deliver exactly what is required and that solutions are implemented that will improve efficiency and/or reduce costs.
Supervise on day-to-day basis third party support contracts, ensuring that problems are addressed within agreed SLAs and that the required standards for quality are met.
Translate between user/business requirements and technical suppliers/colleagues

Experience / Skills
Essential:
Excellent communication skills & customer facing skills
Experience of working in a team or working on own initiative
Business Analysis experience
Full Software Development Life Cycle experience (feasibility studies/business cases, design documentation, users guides, presentations, etc.)
Database and SQL experience (normalisation, tables, views, joins, etc.)

Preferred:
Experience in working in the Oil & Gas industry
Programming experience in VB.NET and ASP.NET
Knowledge of Visual Studio
Experience in VBA (via MS Access or Excel)
SQL Server knowledge

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 928289


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