BUSINESS ANALYST

Job Description

Level: Manager

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Department: PMO

Contract Basis: Permanent Contract

Salary: Not Disclosed

Level: Manager

Posted: 8 days ago

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Support executive director of PMO in activity including process analysis, system analysis, measuring success, and stakeholder and leadership reporting.
  • Understand business processes and interpret them to define requirements, analyse current as-is processes and conceptualize to-be requirements.
  • Analyse data and draw conclusions from the data as it relates to business processes.
  • Work with subject matter experts and business owners to define performance measures and collection methodology.
  • Analyse business processes, functions, and procedures to determine most effective business systems software to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Analyse business operations to understand strengths and weaknesses in order to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions.
  • Assist in business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology.
  • Translate high-level business requirements into functional specifications. Manage changes to such specifications.
  • Negotiate agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and/or vendors from initial requirements to final implementation.
  • Conduct feasibility studies to assess cost/benefit, efficiency and technical viability of solutions to business problems.
  • Establish specifications and objectives based on business requirements and cost effectiveness; provide recommendations to management personnel.
  • Collaborate with management in systems development and design.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to effectively analyze & resolve issues
  • Government Procurement & Accounting business process knowledge
  • Strong organizational skills

EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-7 years' experience in business analysis or a related field.
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field or an MBA.
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
  • Advanced technical skills.
  • Fluently spoken in English and Arabic.
  • Experience in management consulting firms is preferrable.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Able to handle shifting workloads and changes in priority
  • Presence and credibility
  • Resilient
  • Sound judgement
  • Ability to communicate widely and at all levels
  • Strong work ethic with excellent time management skills
  • Precision and attention to detail
  • Successful working both within a team and individually
  • Solution focussed and able to deliver / implement through others
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills

THE RIGHT FIT:

  • Positive mindset.
  • Capability of thinking differently / outside the box.
  • Passionate about delivering the best.
  • Tenacious, driven and single minded to dominate their niche.
  • Flair – someone who can adapt quickly to changing circumstances, focus on the company’s core task and stick to the vision.
Job Location

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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