Strategic Business Analyst

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $115,000 - $130,000 per year
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Strategic Business Analyst

job summary:
We are seeking a driven Strategic Business Analyst whose role will be essential in newly endorsed strategic planning and business capability/outcome focused efforts for the US Gas Commercial (Trading, Business Development, Marketing/Optimization). As a Strategic Business Analyst, you will be at the forefront of leading this work. This also involves working very closely with the newly formed Digital Transformation Office to develop creative and innovative plans to address these business outcomes and ensure they are reflected in comprehensive business capability plans.

 
location: Houston, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $115,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Business relationship management - become a trusted adviser and 'voice of the business' within IT

Engage with business partners to identify, define, prioritize, and plan new business outcomes to enable transformational change

Build out comprehensive and detailed capability road maps to help Information Services drive its delivery in direct alignment with business outcomes

Represent business priorities through detailed business cases when it comes to annual or in-year investment decisions

Leverage and collaborate with other areas within Information Services to ensure alignment with other key strategic initiatives and projects that are ongoing

Collaborates with business partners to identify and implement innovative solutions

Develop strong strategic alignment with Commercial, Projects and Operations business functions

 
qualifications:
Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP), Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP), or Lean Six Sigma training

Proven creative thinker with a strong interest and record for innovation

Results-oriented with strong identification and initiation of continuous improvement opportunities and the ability to manage change

Strategic mindset with experience in managing many initiatives with strong execution and implementation skills

Demonstrates initiative and makes sound judgement to effectively resolve issues

 
skills: Bachelors' degree in Business, Computer Science or related field from a recognized institution

Six (6) or more years of Business Analyst experience across multiple business functions/domains

Demonstrated experience leading/facilitating business problem discussions

Demonstrated experience in creating something from nothing

Strong written and oral communication skills, with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy

Proven systems thinker with strong analytical, process and problem resolution skills with the ability to leverage data and analytics effectively to manage metrics

Epitome of customer service


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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