Business Analyst Commercial

Date: Aug 26, 2021

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:

The Business Analyst is accountable for gathering input from business teams and writing usable requirements (or stories) for development teams and planning the UAT process.
Requires experience with strategic business initiatives and strong technical understanding.


Your Role:

1. Have a detailed understanding of the commercial related business objectives and technology solutions and can translate high-level business vision, ideas and strategic goals into requirements for technology teams.

2. Navigate the product and technical organizations to consolidate business input and write business and platform requirements for projects and change requests.

3. Work with business and user experience teams to obtain input, propose feasible options/solutions to meet requirements and recommend best approach based on priorities.

4. 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.

5. Responsible for drafting the UAT (User Acceptance Test) plan and capturing input from users, and provide engineers with consolidated change requirements.

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

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

8. Deliver requirements, changes, and development efforts in an agile manner. Drive value by facilitating release planning, release management meetings, Scrum of Scrums, system demos, and inspect and adapt workshops.

9. Support the different roles in the Bekaert entities to deploy solutions and to ensure full user adoption and realization of the business case.

10. Keep governance on IT Operational SLAs and handle escalations for service within commercial team.



Context Description & Dimensions:

Work closely with business, solution architect, product manager & owner, user experience team and development team etc.


Your Profile:

1. Bachelor degree or above with 5+ years' experiences with last 2-3 years as Business Analyst or Business Partner experience with Information technology 
2. Domain background and solid understanding of SAP Sales & Distribution area, commercial related digital background with experience in a technical project environment will be a plus, experience with Microsoft Dynamics & Adobe customer experience is appreciable
3. Strong business and leadership skills
4. Ability to gather articulate and document business requirements, identify risks and manage trade-offs; 
5. Demonstrated experience in IT projects, experience in delivering strategic projects and working in structured project methodologies
6. Demonstrated knowledge of both traditional Waterfall and Agile/Lean methodologies
7. Good written and verbal communication skills 
8. Ability to work within an IT organization in an in-and-out outsourced environment





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