Business Analyst – Digital



IT & Delivery


London


Permanent

The successful candidate will be responsible for the analysis of SEFE Marketing and Trading (SM&T) business processes and the specification of software solutions to support those processes.

About us

Securing Energy for Europe GmbH (SEFE GmbH) is a major European energy company focused on maintaining the security of supply and generating commercial value in Europe. Its main business areas include supplying energy to customers, energy trading, gas transportation and the operation of gas storage facilities. SEFE GmbH is an internationally operating group consisting of around 50 companies in 16 countries in Europe, Asia and North America. The SEFE Group employs approximately 1,500 employees, around 200 of whom work at its Berlin headquarters.

 

SEFE Marketing & Trading Limited (SM&T) is an integral part of the SEFE  Group. Headquartered in London, SM&T is an agile multi-commodity trader and trading partner. With deep experience in derivatives, digital and analytics and ready for the opportunities arising from the energy transition, we seek to create value, both on a proprietary basis and for its partners, in all key European gas, LNG, power and environmental products markets.

 

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 SM&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

The successful candidate will be responsible for the analysis of SEFE Marketing and Trading (SM&T) business processes and the specification of software solutions to support those processes.

Based within the London office the key objective of this role is to enable the expansion of the SEFE business in the UK, Europe, US and Asia Pacific by ensuring provision of adequate business analysis of applications in accordance with business needs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work autonomously and within a team to deliver technology enabled business change to support the commercial objectives of the Digital Trading desk
  • Work with Traders, Analytics and other business stakeholder, digital trading development team and BA colleagues to assess, shape and deliver:
    • Tactical and/or strategic developments and business change
    • Small business change and BAU tasks
    • Resolution of operational issues in collaboration with Front Office Application Support, Operational Risk and Vendors
  • Consult with key business stakeholders to understand processes, develop the business case, document requirements, develop specifications and acceptance criteria
  • Ensure all business change is adequately planned and prioritised. With this plan supported by high level and detailed requirements (stories) and agreed acceptance criteria
  • Support the Digital development team with testing and the business (UAT) to ensure solutions meet expectations and have only a positive impact at implementation
  • Jointly develop business readiness plans prior to implementation
  • Provide user training and ensure user guides are written and updated
  • Initiate post-implementation reviews to monitor product effectiveness and performance
  • Support the Digital Trading leadership with preparation of business benefits, including desk P&L measurement and communication, fee reconciliation

Skills & Competencies

  • Experience in an Energy trading environment ideally an energy (or commodity) trading company or consultancy (ideally European markets or global perspective)
  • Experience of specifying and writing user specifications and business requirements for development teams is essential.
  • Experience of writing PBIs to encompass business requirements, development implementation constraints, testability within acceptance criteria
  • Experience of working with iterative development methodologies such as Agile
  • Self-starter/able to work with limited guidance
  • Able to understand business issues and specify IT solutions
  • 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 pressurized environment
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills e.g. written, verbal and presentation

Experience

  • Experience of specifying and writing user specifications and business requirements for development teams is essential.
  • Identify key risks and issues with supply side operations
  • Experience of working with iterative development methodologies such as Agile

Education

  • Degree (or equivalent) ideally in a numerate subject or computing

 

 

#LI-Hybrid

#LI-MT1

Apply for role

SIMILAR ROLES


VIEW ALL London JOBS