Business Analyst: Data & Analytics



IT & Delivery


London


Permanent

We at GM&T are looking for a team player with strong business analysis experience with an in-depth background working in data. You will be comfortable manipulating and managing large sets of data, have experience of managing non-functional requirements and be a competent user of both SQL and Excel.

Data Business Analyst

We at GM&T are looking for a team player with strong business analysis experience with an in-depth background working in data. You will be comfortable manipulating and managing large sets of data, have experience of managing non-functional requirements and be a competent user of both SQL and Excel.

About us            

Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group – the world’s largest gas producer and one of the world’s largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy.

Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

This role is responsible for enhancing and optimising the use of data across the IT landscape. It will involve producing analysis of Gazprom Marketing and Trading (GM&T) existing and new business processes and proposing best practice methods to support these. Working with IT and various support functions to propose solutions to support these new/best practice processes.

This is a business facing role so excellent communication and negotiation skills are required to be used between all levels from the most junior up to senior management. You will be a go to member of the team– a solution finder for the trading and operations staff.

Duties & Responsibilities             

The role will require someone to work with traders, operators, risk and IT staff from London, Singapore and Houston offices on a daily basis. On a day to day basis they will be responsible for the following:

  • Driving a better understanding of the value of data with stakeholders and users and contribute to improvements in data management and data quality
  • Identify improvement opportunities by understanding specific business area’s value drivers and help recommend value-driven solutions to key stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain clear data governance across the organisation and drive best practice
  • Managing stakeholder expectations around short and medium terms deliveries of these solutions.
  • Gathering requirements and documentation of processes and possible solutions
  • Chasing down point detail issues on requirements, brokering decisions and achieving consensus
  • Supporting development and testing teams as appropriate
  • Coordinating UAT from a business perspective
  • BAU support to existing releases for bugs and small changes.
  • Work autonomously and within a highly skilled team to deliver both business process and technology enabled business change.

Skills & Competencies  

  • Self-starter/able to work with limited guidance
  • Able to understand complex business issues and specify IT solutionsContinuous Improvement mindset
  • Have a background in data with an understanding of technical concepts and communicate fluently about them with other team members
  • A passion for data processes and their importance in driving business performance
  • Team-player with ability to achieve results through shared initiatives
  • Demonstrable experience of coordinating complex projects/initiatives
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and negotiate in a pressurised environment
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication skills e.g. written, verbal and presentation
  • Able to cope with rapid business growth and a pressurised environment
  • Motivated, tenacious and pro-active in achieving results
  • Diligent and dependable with strong integrity
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).
  • Nice to have: Experience of Data Strategy implementation

Experience         

  • Experience working with complex data sets
  • Have a background in data with an understanding of technical concepts and communicate fluently about them with other team members
  • Proficient in SQL, Excel,
  • Good exposure to system integration activities and process re-engineering
  • Understanding of trading and financial terminology
  • Experience of specifying and writing business requirements and suggesting appropriate solutions
  • Experience of specifying and writing user specifications and business requirements for development teams.
  • Able to understand complex business issues and specify IT solutions
  • Continuous Improvement mindset

Education          

  • Degree (or equivalent experience) ideally in a numerate subject
  • Professional certifications in desired skill areas an advantage.
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