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Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Salary: £45-£95k + Flights, Visa
Start Date: asap
REF: 1000628
Contact Name: Thomas Grace
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

job description


To understand the business strategy of assigned business unit(s) and to translate strategies into IT initiatives to ensure that the LOB system landscape aligns with Business and Company IT strategies. The job holder will analyze customer business strategies and plans, processes and practices as well as industry trends and make recommendations in quantifiable terms on where IT system changes could produce benefits such as reduction in unit cost of operation, enhanced productivity and improved decisions


¥ Provide a consulting service to the business by utilizing domain expertise and recommend initiatives where the company could add value through high level enterprise information management and business intelligence solution design.
¥ Understand the business strategy and work with the relationship managers to develop initiatives and present them to decision makers within the customer business unit
¥ Solicit and evaluate business requests to determine cost feasibility research and identify options and recommend solutions that best serve business needs across the enterprise.
¥ Monitor changes in the IT domain and in the customers business environment. Regularly and proactively review how these changes might impact the companies ability to improve its services. Liaise with relevant IT departments to ensure that changes in customers business landscape is reflected in the overall business architecture technology and applications¥ Oversee the analysis done by Business Analysts as they capture and document business objectives and functional requirements and translate them into requirements and solution definition documents as per QMS for system solutions in a comprehensive, meaningful and well-structured manner. This includes ensuring that the proposed business solution will deliver the expected benefits. Ensure that the end product aligns with business strategy.
¥ Oversee the production of the logical systems design (detailing business information flow/process) for a proposed solution. This includes detailed business use cases, system use cases, entity relationship modelling, function hierarchy diagramming and process modelling, function to entity mapping and attributing the entities etc. as appropriate to the methodology being used.
¥ Interfaces with external customers to drive sales leads to completion by demonstrating knowledge of Mercator products to enable closure of sales contracts.
¥ Provide inputs to Sales and Market Development initiatives, such as- Requests For Proposals/Requests for Information- Application demos, presentations and pre-sales related workshops- Business cases and proposals
¥ Set clear and consistent performance objectives, implement performance management and development plans to ensure standards of performance and productivity are achieved and maintained enabling a high performance culture.

Job Specific Qualification
Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in a similar capacity in related Business areas, with in-depth experience in the transportation industry. A proven track record in business system analysis is preferred.

Job Specific Qualifications - Additional
This position is for Airport Operations domain for following initiatives: - Airport operations mobility project (mobility platform, roadmap, device selection and application migration - Real Time Control (RTC) upgrade for airport operations mobility project - RTC upgrade for engineering base - Airport operations staff location tracking - Roster management - Contracts and billing management