Business Relation Analyst

 •  HCL America Lake Forest, IL

11 - 15 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/16/17 by Martin Zeller
Lake Forest, IL
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/16/17 by Martin Zeller

Job Title:                      Business Relation Analyst

Location:                      Lake Forest, IL

Interview Type:          Phone+ Skype

Primary Skills:           expert levels in IIBA, Six Sigma, Automotive

Job Description:

General Summary:

Excellent communication skills 10/10

expert levels in IIBA, Six Sigma, Automotive

  1. This position supports the Business Relations Director and acts as a liaison between regional business units within various product lines and the global IT function to provide technical solutions that support strategic objectives.
  2. This role requires a hybrid of knowledge of the systems and capabilities of the IT organization, as well as an understanding of the global product linessupported.
  3. This role will support corporate functions as well as the Clean Air and Ride Performance divisions.
  4. Additional areas of support will include the various Tenneco Business System (TBS) elements:  Sales & Commercial Operations, Product Development & Launch, Manufacturing Operations, Integrated Supply Chain, Global Finance, Continuous Improvement, and Global Human Resources.
  5. Using an understanding of both business strategy and operational needs, works with various business groups to define desired future states to address business problems. Works with the appropriate IT functions to define IT-enabled projects, shape them, and develop the business justification.
  6. Assists the Business Relations Director in driving alignment of IT investments to support the business strategy and IT technology roadmaps.

Essential Functions:

  1. Works with appropriate business functions to identify business problems and define future state solutions

  1. Works with the business to develop and define IT enabled projects (define process and systems solutions) that are adequate and appropriate to meet tactical and strategic business needs
  2. Supports ‘brokerage’ of IT services
  3. Works with the business and appropriate IT groups for project shaping of IT enabled initiatives. Elicits business requirements and helps to identify project benefits
  4. Translates business requirements into functionality requirements and helps define the business value of the requirements
  5. Assists in the creation of compelling business cases in support of IT enabled projects. Clearly articulates the benefits of proposed projects in Business language
  6. Assists business partners in communicating the value of IT solutions to key stakeholders
  7. Estimates required project effort despite ambiguity
  8. Works with IT Architecture and key business stakeholders to define Business Capability Roadmaps. Identifies required IT enabled projects needed to support the realization of the Business Capability Roadmap
  9. Ensure appropriate acceptance test conditions are defined to ensure that the delivered functionality works and delivers the business value
  10. Acts as a liaison between business knowledge workers, business partners, and design teams

Required Skills:

Certificate / License: IIBA/BABOK (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) certification

Key Skills:

  1. Good presentation and communication skills
  2. Ability to communicate effectively across multiple constituencies to support project and organizational change management objectives
  3. Subject matter expertise relevant to assigned business area / function
  4. Strong working knowledge of key Business processes and concepts
  5. Ability to effectively communicate business needs to the technology teams
  6. Strong analytical skills especially in the area of requirement elicitation
  7. Well organized with the ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  8. Good interpersonal and collaboration skills, strong ability to influence others
  9. Strong leadership, consulting, and negotiating skills
  10. Experienced in business process analysis, standardization and optimization
  11. Experience with tools like Lean Manufacturing, TMS, and Six Sigma a plus
  12. Automotive experience
  13. Basic financial skills needed to develop quality and comprehensive Business Cases
  14. Familiarity with SAP a plus
  15. Team-spirit
  16. Analytical and logical sense
  17. Conceptual thinking
  18. Ability to collaborate with global colleagues
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