IT Senior Business Analyst, Risk & Market Data
Geneva,Switzerland
Job Reference SP-5452326750
Professional Areas Information Technology
Function Business Intelligence and Data Science
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 5 - 7 years
Start date 2021-03-11
Application close date 2021-06-09
Summary
The IT Department of Louis Dreyfus Company is currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst to reinforce its existing team on Business Intelligence Service, to be based in Geneva. As part of a a dynamic IT organization currently undergoing a transformational change, you will act as change booster and play a key role on business process transformation to enable innovative and faster decision making processes driven by analytic application. We invite you to join our team if you aim to make the difference with your contribution and establish yourself as a key member of our IT organization.
He or she will have the main following responsibilities:

What will be your mission:
• Establish a relationship with your business partners to analyze and implement their needs on the delivery of an end to end global price analytics solution
• Contribute on the design and implementation of a worldwide positions and PNL reporting solution across LDC business platforms
• Understand and search for opportunities to improve the related business process from the front to the back office
• Develop a data analytics culture within the target decision makers and users’ community
• Guarantee that expected business outcomes are achieved unleashing the power of decision making process driven by data analytics products.

What will be your duties & responsibilities:
• Responsible for project success owning project scope and being responsible for your BI products adoption and delivery of expected business outcomes
• Ensure agile product road maps, roll outs, continuous improvement plan and deployments are defined and constantly updated in sync with the global Business Intelligence strategy
• Ensure support structure is in place for your products and become the “go to person” for traders and middle officers users’ community driving adoption and removing roadblocks to effectively embed BI Solutions in business processes
• Implement the systems requirements in line with the solution design to deliver the required business outcomes
• Create strong and trusting relationship not only with your key business partners but also with your IT colleagues achieving success as one team
• Own the delivery of projects (including resources needs and financials) to provide new products to support decision making processes and their associated metrics on time, budget and outcomes
• Responsible for gathering and translating business requirements into detailed function specifications and managing requests for changes
• Ensure products’ deliverables are properly documented and with adequate reference material
• Follow up issues and risks, and trigger appropriate escalations in case of need
• Propose mitigation plan in case of issues and risks assessing different options and providing recommendations
• Identify dependencies within parallel running projects in IT portfolio and proactively put in place actions to mitigate related risks
• Provide management with accurate and timely status reports of all projects/scope as assigned
• Assist business partners in determining how business requirements are integrated into business processes and generate expected outcomes
• Work closely with the business owners of your application/solution being the intermediary between them and our external delivery partners to develop or support your BI products
• Support business partners in the test phases and organize training sessions as required
• Learn all core technologies in the BI IT portfolio and how to build BI reports and analytics applications starting from the data using them proficiently.

Why you should apply for this role:
• You will have the possibility to learn about latest cutting edge technologies in the Analytics domains: SAP BW4HANA and SAP BO suite, Microsoft Azure Platform, Microsoft Power BI
• You will be the reference contact point for LDC’s senior leaders as decision makers
• You will be part of LDC’s global BI Team and one of our Culture Ambassadors working in line with AGILE framework.
Previous Experiences required:
• 5+ years of proven experience as business analyst or middle officer type of role in IT projects implementation
• Proven project management experience within at least 2 complete projects life-cycles
• Previous functional experience in Market data area applied to Commodities and Financial products (futures, swaps options, forex) will be a strong plus
• IT complex multi interfaces architecture implementation experiences will be considered as a plus
• Previous experience in a client facing role will be considered a plus
• IT consulting background and IT hands-on experiences will be considered a plus
• Experience in a multi-cultural environment
What Technical Skills will make you successful:
• Project management in global enterprise data management systems
• Middleware and BI technologies knowledge are a plus i.e. SAS, Talend, ESB, SAP BW, SAP HANA, Oracle DB
• Database competencies (Oracle and/or MS SQL Server), being able to navigate through data via SQL statements
• Basic knowledge of commodity trading and market instruments: Forex, Futures, Swap, Options, etc will be considered as a strong plus.

What personal characteristics will make you successful in this role:
• Ability to move easily across different projects and initiatives, to prioritize and manage many open cases at one time
• Curiosity and eagerness for exploring and understanding complex business processes
• Deep critical thinking attitude to be able to manage ambiguity and complexity comfortably
• Quick learner on new domains, ramp up on knowledge curve easily, ability to work independently and with little prompting
• Inclination to make improvements, find new ideas and challenge the status quo
• Excellent in execution with natural sense of duty and urgency to drive the change
• Attention to details and inclination to find new analysis perspectives
• Strong business analysis skills (understanding of functional business processes in solution design and configuration experience, identification of value drivers and expected business outcomes)
• Excellent Project management skills (scope and quality management, resource management, budget management, issue management, stakeholder management)
• Strong analysis, synthesis and communication capacity (written and oral), ability to negotiate and influence both internally and externally
• Customer service oriented approach focused on your business partner understanding and on business value added
• English (Basic)
University Master Degree in IT, Engineering, Math, Physics (others only if with previous proven IT experience)

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by his supervisor.
He or she will have the main following responsibilities:

What will be your mission:
• Establish a relationship with your business partners to analyze and implement their needs on the delivery of an end to end global price analytics solution
• Contribute on the design and implementation of a worldwide positions and PNL reporting solution across LDC business platforms
• Understand and search for opportunities to improve the related business process from the front to the back office
• Develop a data analytics culture within the target decision makers and users’ community
• Guarantee that expected business outcomes are achieved unleashing the power of decision making process driven by data analytics products.

What will be your duties & responsibilities:
• Responsible for project success owning project scope and being responsible for your BI products adoption and delivery of expected business outcomes
• Ensure agile product road maps, roll outs, continuous improvement plan and deployments are defined and constantly updated in sync with the global Business Intelligence strategy
• Ensure support structure is in place for your products and become the “go to person” for traders and middle officers users’ community driving adoption and removing roadblocks to effectively embed BI Solutions in business processes
• Implement the systems requirements in line with the solution design to deliver the required business outcomes
• Create strong and trusting relationship not only with your key business partners but also with your IT colleagues achieving success as one team
• Own the delivery of projects (including resources needs and financials) to provide new products to support decision making processes and their associated metrics on time, budget and outcomes
• Responsible for gathering and translating business requirements into detailed function specifications and managing requests for changes
• Ensure products’ deliverables are properly documented and with adequate reference material
• Follow up issues and risks, and trigger appropriate escalations in case of need
• Propose mitigation plan in case of issues and risks assessing different options and providing recommendations
• Identify dependencies within parallel running projects in IT portfolio and proactively put in place actions to mitigate related risks
• Provide management with accurate and timely status reports of all projects/scope as assigned
• Assist business partners in determining how business requirements are integrated into business processes and generate expected outcomes
• Work closely with the business owners of your application/solution being the intermediary between them and our external delivery partners to develop or support your BI products
• Support business partners in the test phases and organize training sessions as required
• Learn all core technologies in the BI IT portfolio and how to build BI reports and analytics applications starting from the data using them proficiently.

Why you should apply for this role:
• You will have the possibility to learn about latest cutting edge technologies in the Analytics domains: SAP BW4HANA and SAP BO suite, Microsoft Azure Platform, Microsoft Power BI
• You will be the reference contact point for LDC’s senior leaders as decision makers
• You will be part of LDC’s global BI Team and one of our Culture Ambassadors working in line with AGILE framework.

    Experiences
    Previous Experiences required:
    • 5+ years of proven experience as business analyst or middle officer type of role in IT projects implementation
    • Proven project management experience within at least 2 complete projects life-cycles
    • Previous functional experience in Market data area applied to Commodities and Financial products (futures, swaps options, forex) will be a strong plus
    • IT complex multi interfaces architecture implementation experiences will be considered as a plus
    • Previous experience in a client facing role will be considered a plus
    • IT consulting background and IT hands-on experiences will be considered a plus
    • Experience in a multi-cultural environment

      Skills
      What Technical Skills will make you successful:
      • Project management in global enterprise data management systems
      • Middleware and BI technologies knowledge are a plus i.e. SAS, Talend, ESB, SAP BW, SAP HANA, Oracle DB
      • Database competencies (Oracle and/or MS SQL Server), being able to navigate through data via SQL statements
      • Basic knowledge of commodity trading and market instruments: Forex, Futures, Swap, Options, etc will be considered as a strong plus.

      What personal characteristics will make you successful in this role:
      • Ability to move easily across different projects and initiatives, to prioritize and manage many open cases at one time
      • Curiosity and eagerness for exploring and understanding complex business processes
      • Deep critical thinking attitude to be able to manage ambiguity and complexity comfortably
      • Quick learner on new domains, ramp up on knowledge curve easily, ability to work independently and with little prompting
      • Inclination to make improvements, find new ideas and challenge the status quo
      • Excellent in execution with natural sense of duty and urgency to drive the change
      • Attention to details and inclination to find new analysis perspectives
      • Strong business analysis skills (understanding of functional business processes in solution design and configuration experience, identification of value drivers and expected business outcomes)
      • Excellent Project management skills (scope and quality management, resource management, budget management, issue management, stakeholder management)
      • Strong analysis, synthesis and communication capacity (written and oral), ability to negotiate and influence both internally and externally
      • Customer service oriented approach focused on your business partner understanding and on business value added

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Basic)

        Required
        Education
        University Master Degree in IT, Engineering, Math, Physics (others only if with previous proven IT experience)

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