We require an accomplished business analyst with in-depth experience of completing detailed business process analysis and requirement gathering to enable the delivery of complex software development projects.
Within this role, the candidate will be responsible for understanding and verifying business cases for change, completing business process analysis, and defining business requirements, functional requirements and design.
This will be executed across multiple projects within the trading division. The candidate will manage relationships and expectations with business stakeholders and sponsors and support development and test teams throughout the entire delivery lifecycle.
Develop and maintain working relationships with business stakeholders
Primary responsibility is the determination & clear articulation of business requirements for the physical commodity trading and shipping areas
Responsible for clearly articulating target business processes and the business requirements and functional design to enable change.
Work with the functional architecture team to determine the design of a solution, including screen design & usability to optimise business processes
Detail story elaboration to enable the system development
Support development teams to ensure a solution meets its business requirements.
Support quality assurance teams to ensure a solution meets its business requirements.
Support change management and training teams to prepare business stakeholder for process and functional change.
Provide third line support for production issues.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Proven ability to act as a bridge between the business and development team located in other offices, translating business concepts into requirements that are implementable
Expected to have 7+ years’ experience of requirements analysis in a commercial environment
Extensive knowledge and experience in some or all of the following areas :
o Physical commodity trading
o Chartering, shipping and cargo operations
o Claims and demurrage
o Accounting and cash settlements
o Product knowledge of IMOS or similar ETRM system(s) would be desirable
Demonstrable the ability to drive business process changes, challenging current business practices and working with key business process personnel
Experience of a variety of software development methodologies (e.g. continuous integration, iterative development)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong academic background excellent degree from a top tier university is required in a subject that demonstrates the need for logical thinking, precise understanding and clear articulation.
Key Attitudes / Competencies :
Good communicator & engaging
Ability to make decisions & thrive in a fast paced environment.
Trafigura is committed to building and maintaining world class IT applications and infrastructure. The Trading IT group directly supports the Trafigura trading business, and this business has started a far-
reaching programme to enhance and improve its trading applications using an innovative architecture to support business growth across the full range of business lines and geographies, and to enable the sharing of systems across different businesses.
This programme is aimed at delivering functional capabilities, enhancements and technical infrastructure upgrades to enable continued business growth and enhanced profitability for the firm.