Business Analyst - Contract - Houston, TX

Vaco Technology
18 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Vaco has a 1 year contract in Houston, TX for a Business Analyst. This role will serve as a liaison to functional Business Leads in order to translate and prioritize requirements for assigned area project and maintenance work for business operations. This role will work on HSE and field workforce management projects. Looking for candidates with experience working with HSE or field operations business teams. Key Responsibilities: – Indirect report to the Project Manager to assist with project scope definition and provide business analysis support throughout the project lifecycle. – May assist the Project Manager with project management tasks as needed, documentation, issues, change requests, status, etc. – Strong writing skills to prepare business cases, current state (as–is) and future state (to be) analysis, process flow mapping, RACI and RAPID model, business process optimization recommendations, workshop facilitations, and training content. – Assists the business in identifying proper controls, recommendations for automation, and understands integration with other interdependent programs. – Responsible for preparing business requirements (business rules, business/functional/technical) 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. – Ability to translate business information into terms understandable by non–IT savvy personnel. – Coordinate and participate in UAT and testing activities. – Can act as a cross functional Business Analyst to support multiple areas of the business, as needed (eg pipeline integrity, facility integrity, asset management, work management, compliance, etc.) Criteria & Qualifications – Business Analyst certification, related degree and/or a minimum of 10 years related experience within the oil and gas industry – Understanding of project lifecycle stage gating controls and importance of 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 3rd party vendors – Proficient at operating within a North American distributed team – Advanced experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Visio – provided by Dice