Business Analyst Technology Innovation

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Jiangyin, CN Shanghai, CN

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.

 

 

Purpose of the Job

• As Business (Technology Innovation) Analyst you act as the intermediary between the business and IT. You are accountable for gathering input from business teams and writing usable requirements (or stories) for development teams and planning the UAT process. This role requires experience with strategic business initiatives and strong technical understanding.

 

Your Role

 Have a detailed understanding of the digital business objectives (technical process in manufacturing, engineering process) and technology solutions and can translate high-level business vision, ideas and strategic goals into requirements for technology teams.

 Navigate the product (intelligence manufacturing process, engineering, sustainability) and technical organizations to consolidate business input and write business and platform requirements for medium to large sized projects and projects that span multiple products

  Industrialization the products which mentioned in point 2.

  Work with business and UX teams to obtain input, propose feasible options/solutions to meet requirements and recommend best approach based on priorities (such as development time, usability, maintainability etc.)

   Own the collaboration process between the business and tech teams to finalize requirements gathering within an agreed timeframe

   Submit final requirements (or initial stories, for agile methodology) for development and/or creative work to begin

   Responsible for drafting the UAT plan and capturing input from users, and provide product team with consolidated change requirements

   Facilitate scope change discussions and provide recommendations to Project Owners/Product Managers

   Accountable for validating that business requirements are met through the project/product’s delivery cycle and helping the solution adoption.

 

Skills & Competencies

 Domain (manufacturing processmachine) knowledge including understanding of technology (data analytic , IOT, software development, AI/ML) and systems, knowledge of industry trends and familiarity with business strategy and goals for given domain

  Must possess strong communication and leadership skills

  Ability to gather articulate and document business requirements, identify risks and manage trade-offs

  Demonstrated knowledge of both traditional Waterfall and Agile/Lean methodologies

  Experience in converting business requirements and functional requirements to use cases, epics, and user stories with acceptance criteria

  Demonstrated ability to quantify resource requirements and measure and communicate proposed project benefits

  Strong risk assessment, problem resolution, negotiation, and influencing skills

  Demonstrated ability to engage both developers and business partners to achieve target outcomes

 

Education

Bachelor above in computer science or business administration

 

Experience Required

  Demonstrated understanding or experience in technology development projects and experience working in structured project methodologies

  3 years experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and tech teams. Solid understanding in the areas of Internet, client/server technology and digital innovation

  Experience working in a matrixed technology organization and familiar with projects that span multiple development teams

  Domain (Operation) background (through experience and education) or digital background with experience in a technical project environment

  Financial background or proven competency in financial estimation and business case development

  Significant experience in delivering strategic projects

The digital transformation that Bekaert is going through has created a number of digital opportunities, such as this position!

For a full list of our digital opportunities, click here!

 

You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.


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