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IT Business Analyst

  • Job reference: 917997
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance
  • Date posted: 29/01/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of IT Business Analyst, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Work with IT project managers and the IT teams to deliver a high quality, project delivery service ensuring that the internal IT team is the partner of choice for the business department
Work with the business to identify business problems and opportunities and define IT solutions to support business systems developments
Develop 'fit for purpose' IT recommendations which accurately reflect business needs. Ensure such recommendations are consistent with IT compliance, structure and environments
Perform requirements gathering, including, eliciting requirements, requirements organization, requirements management and communication
Responsible for the preparation, co-ordination and presentation of analysis documentation which will clearly define the analysis outcomes and resolution of a specific IT analysis task
Planning, monitoring and control of any IT enhancements as a result of analysis activities
Using IT resources at an advanced level to create IT solutions, enabling organisations to better meet their goals
Develop and foster close working relationship with the wider IT operational & support teams
Work with the IT project managers and the business relationship managers to define, develop, prepare and seek approval for the IT budget for the delivery of projects
Support and assist in the development of a long term projects plan for the relevant business functions that will assist the IT group and departmental managers understand the long term application & systems roadmap
Liaise with IT infrastructure and support teams to ensure that proposed project solutions are technically sound and that they can be accommodated within the infrastructure and support framework
Provide advice and information to the Business teams with regard to the deployment and use of information technology and surrounding issues
Ensure that appropriate processes and systems are in place to meet all required regulations and licensing terms and conditions throughout the delivery of projects and take steps to ensure that policies, procedures and strategies are implemented and followed appropriately
Promote IT standards and policies within IT systems as they evolve
Contribute to technical and project management teams to enhance the ability to deliver quality projects
Work with project resources and the business to ensure that delivered projects are of a high quality and that delivered products have very good sustainability

Graduate or equivalent in technical or science discipline preferred but not essential
Ideally have oil and gas industry experience in an IT environment

Skills & Experience
IT Business Analysis experience in an oil and gas environment strongly preferred
Working within IT projects in the up-stream oil & 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
Strong knowledge of IT concepts and a wide range of technologies and their potential to resolve business problems

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 917997

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.