Business Analyst

Competitive

Shanghai

Description

Dyson has made a major strategic expansion into Asia. At the heart of the Asia expansion is the decision to create a strong Dyson team on the ground in Shanghai, where this role will be based. The total team is currently 120 people, growing to 240 in 2017. The China BA is a member of the Business Analysis Chapter within the Group IT Deliver function. Business Analysts support across multiple Guilds and Tribes (functional areas and projects) defining process and assuring the design of smart technology solutions in support of Dyson’s strategic objectives.   This role is expected to deliver world class business analysis. The role’s core responsibility is to liaise with business stakeholders and users to understand change requirements and work together with our technical teams to deliver the best solution possible to the business.

Market Overview

Dyson has made a major strategic expansion into Asia. At the heart of the Asia expansion is the decision to create a strong Dyson team on the ground in Shanghai, where this role will be based. The total team is currently 120 people, growing to 240 in 2017.  

Function Overview

.The China BA is a member of the Business Analysis Chapter within the Group IT Deliver function. Business Analysts support across multiple Guilds and Tribes (functional areas and projects) defining process and assuring the design of smart technology solutions in support of Dyson’s strategic objectives. This role is expected to deliver world class business analysis. The role’s core responsibility is to liaise with business stakeholders and users to understand change requirements and work together with our technical teams to deliver the best solution possible to the business.

Accountabilities

• Business processes definition – including Sprint planning and GAP analysis for post go live delivery • Business change – working with local stakeholders to identify business changes as a result of projects and ensure the changes are fed to the Project Management/ Group Stakeholders network to co-ordinate their delivery through the release • Interfaces – identify and work with the development stream to specify and develop necessary interfaces, and testing with appropriate 3rd parties or internal teams • Testing – work with business stakeholders and Test Team to define test scenarios and ensure effective testing • Training – write and enhance training material for changes required as a result of enhancing the common template, and deliver training sessions to end users • Data migration & cutover – work with the I.T. team and GDM team to ensure data changes are understood. Support the data migration & cutover activities • Continue to improve existing functionality as part of a BAU approach using User stories and Change Definition Documents The role may require foreign travel for periods of 1-4 weeks to support the roll-out of projects in international subsidiaries .

Skills

Essential • Experience of SAP systems (particularly CRM, ECC, FI, SD or MM) • Experience of project delivery / business change in support of business units • Reviewing business processes and motivated by improving those business processes • Identifying areas for system improvement • Working with an IT team to turn business requirements into system specifications • Create effective test plans to be passed to a test team for completion • Handover / knowledge transfer / training to business users • Process focus and detail orientated • Strong written skills • Ability to communicate complex ideas simply • PC literate, experience of Microsoft Office especially MS Word and PowerPoint • Experience of presenting on a 1:1 basis and to groups • Determined to identify solutions and prepared to overcome obstacles to follow through plans to completion; focussed on delivery • Appreciation of the role of systems within business operations Desirable skills: • Working knowledge of SAP (CRM, ECC, FI, SD, MM) • Working in cross-functional teams • Working in multi-national / multi-lingual teams • Understanding of the impact of major change Key experience required: • Team or Workstream lead • Strong attention to detail; ability to perform duties with a high level of accuracy. • Able to produce creative solutions from basic concepts. • Strong interpersonal and team building skills. • Experience of working using an Agile methodology. Key competencies: • Self-motivated, dynamic and results-driven • Inquisitive, proactive and innovative • Assertive • Open, honest and responsible • Team player, comfortable with all levels and with dealing with external suppliers • Ethical, personal integrity • Quick learner and willing to be flexible in tasks and activities taken on • Thrives on change • Sensitive to cultural differences across Dyson Worldwide • Attention to detail without losing bigger picture Ability to deliver under pressure • Open, honest and responsible • Ability to deliver and sense of humour under pressure! .

Benefits Overview

salary + bonus

Posted: 8-Mar-2018

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