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Application and Business Analyst

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    Omid Miri

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    14 days ago

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mselect is seeking an Application and Business Analyst for an esteemed international energy client based in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum 5 years’ experience of Oil and Gas sector. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

  • Act as an interface between software engineering teams and the business/users, define requirements and contribute to the delivery of solutions
  • Work closely with Business Analyst and other IT resources
  • Lead/support projects for delivering the business applications as required

  • Provide IS business analysis, business case, project management, solution design/architecture & consultancy services
  • Identify key integration points and provide process overview over different applications
  • Liaise with the business on all aspects of service delivery and promote IT solutions delivered
  • Analyze and define detailed business/ IS requirements to ensure delivery of what is required
  • Responsibility for Business Support Software Strategy covering roadmaps, upgrade strategies, IS procurement strategies and value reviews for applications
  • Prepare and execute test plans, and ensure compliance with user/business/functional specifications and IT control framework
  • Take responsibility and lead / manage significant IS/Business related projects, handling the functional analysis as well as the technical implementation (coordinating resources from IS Teams)
  • Acts 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
  • Establish policies, strategies and be responsible for change processes and technical advice for the division
  • Able to translate the business requirements into a Business Requirement document independently
  • Identify and promote ways in which applications processes, procedures and IS can be changed or adapted
  • Generate reports/key performance indicators for both local management and Head Quarter Understand a problem from a business perspective, extract and analyze relevant data, and create an automated solution when necessary
  • Add value to the business by implementing/developing solutions and/or enhancements that will improve efficiency
  • Ensure that system integrity is maintained by following and ensuring compliance with agreed standards and procedures
  • Improving and maintaining internal databases to manage project and capacity information for IST

  • Ensuring HSE and IS Security requirements are considered when designing and implementing applications
  • Providing IS application business analysis
  • Providing service to IST in a manner that will meet set targets of time, quality & performance and cost
  • Manage and prioritize applications workload
  • Following agreed standards and procedures
  • The job holder manages the software lifecycle: Business analysis, application development, implementation and   support and translate business requirements/processes into structured, supportable solutions

  • Strong interest in IT and technology, and experience of software engineering and application management
  • Strong communication & Interpersonal skills
  • Motivated individual who takes initiative, is curious and can work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and good communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Good Process driven and detail oriented
  • Excellent English and Arabic level (writing and speaking) required

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.