Advisor, IT Business Application Management

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Key Objective

* IT Business Analyst serves as a liaison between IT and business stakeholders, working as IT Business Partner to gather and analyze business requirements, work with solution providers to identify solution, facilitate project prioritization and funding discussions with business for any changes or new requests of IT Digital and Technology initiatives.

* IT Business Analyst serves as IT Project Manager for the solution delivery once the demand is translated into project, works with project and development team to ensure that the solution deployment is within the scope, timeline and approved budget.

Principal Accountabilities

The Business Analyst role delivers bottom line value to the business through implementation of innovative, new IT Digital and Technology solutions and harvesting existing IT assets to enable the achievement of the business strategy, value drivers and KPIs. The role is responsible for all IT solutions that enable the success of business throughout COMPANY assets.

* Active engagement with business stakeholders to ensure that business strategy and KPIs are met through the delivery of IT Digital and Technology solutions.
* Helps shape the vision of longer-term business requirements.
* Communicates business priorities to the technology organization in order to drive effective business solutions.
* Conducts research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently exist within or outside the business unit, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible.
* Facilitate funding discussions with business stakeholders and Work Program Budget (WPB) approval process.
* Facilitate procurement process from sourcing, technical evaluation, contract award to order execution to ensure that project can commence as per plan to meet business goals

* Facilitates requirements and design sessions with end user community and communicates these requirements to the development team for the design and implementation of solutions.
* Analyzes impact of proposed solution across the business.
* Provides input to the development of formal business cases when enterprise-wide business solutions are proposed.

Special Challenges

* Maintain a good balance between global initiatives and local business interests; challenge local initiatives that are not aligned to global initiatives.
* Strong collaboration with IT peers to ensure flawless execution, assurance and, where required, intervention on critical projects.
* Provide cost transparency IT cost for the business and drive cost savings. Ensure the business stakeholders have the understanding about the value delivered while maintaining efficiencies and fit for future.
* Dealing frequently with business leaders at Senior Management levels (VP/HoD) required strong interpersonal skills and ability to build credibility and strong relationship.
* Provide clear direction to the IT team considering a constantly changing priority of global IT and the business.
* Managing prioritization of competing business requests and ad-hoc request.

SSHE Roles And Responsibilities

* Take reasonable care of your own health and safety and that of people who may be affected by your acts or omissions.
* Understand and comply with applicable COMPANY and regulatory HSE requirements.
* Report hazards, unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, incidents and near hits to your immediate supervisor.
* Promptly report any violation of law, regulation or other requirement to their immediate supervisor.
* Accept that safety is a personal responsibility for everyone within the organization.
* Know, and whenever necessary, implement Stop Work Authority.
* Participate in health, safety and environment activities and initiatives.

Qualifications And Experience


* Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer technology, or related fields.
* At least five years' experience in business analyst or IT project management role.
* Worked as business analyst or project manager in full SDLC lifecycle for Engineering & Maintenance related software maintenance/development/implementation projects.
* Experience in Engineering & Maintenance Applications such as GE Asset Performance Management (APM), SAP Plant Maintenance and S/4HANA will be advantageous.
* Agile project experience.
* Demonstrated learning agility in ambiguous and unfamiliar situations.
* Strong communication and presentation skills.
* Strong stakeholder management skills - including experience coaching stakeholders.

About Petroplan

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