Business Analyst

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Calgary, Alberta

Petroplan is in search for a Business Analyst in Calgary, AB.

This is a contract position until December 31st, 2021.

Key Accountabilities

The Products Trading Workstream is an exciting initiative supporting the ongoing stand-up of the new Refined Products Trading business within existing Crude trading platform. Reporting to the workstream lead, you will support the scoping, requirements gathering, design and implementation of new products trading activities. You will be working with individuals from the Supply, Trading and Optimization (STO) business unit, various finance/accounting functions, middle office functions, and supporting business units such as Tax and Legal to implement required changes to enable high-value add trading activities.

  • Coordinate amongst multiple functions the implementation of new transfer prices into a database system called MarketView
  • Evaluation of market-based prices relative to historical wholesale sales prices
  • Work with change to develop and communicate a robust sustainment plan
  • Provide guidance/coordination around business process changes within STO to support the ongoing buildup of supporting functions to the Products Trading business (I.e. scheduling, LP, back office, middle office, etc.)
  • Solicit support and create a subject matter working team
  • Build on the current state processes and roles and responsibilities work done thus far
  • Identify required data and process requirements to streamline service offerings
  • Collaborate with appropriate functions to build out new processes and clarify roles & responsibilities
  • Promote, educate, and support the workstream change/communication strategy amongst numerous business units outside of STO by participating in:

- Quarterly town hall sessions
- Ad hoc awareness sessions
- Monthly digital media releases

  • Provide content/guidance to the project team creating a learning database of business and role specific information
  • Duties as required by the project

Required Qualifications

    • Entrepreneurial experience working at or founding a startup welcome
    • 5 years' experience within downstream oil and gas or a bank, preferably with trading office (front, middle, or back office) experience
    • Professional project designation (Prosci, PMP, Lean Six Sigma, CBAP, PMI-PBA) or MBA preferred
    • Undergraduate degree in business, economics, or engineering.

Skills and Knowledge

  • You are naturally curious and have the capability to rapidly learn new functions within a business
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to interact and provide expert advice to director level audience
  • You are a self-starter and work well in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work effectively within a cross functional team (tax, legal, finance, operations, etc.)
  • Knowledge of refined products and subsequent commodity markets
  • You are organized and able to work on parallel activities ? Must know how to do business process mapping
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Visio, PowerBI, Excel and MS Office suite


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