Business Analist


Oil & Gas

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  • Typical Years of Experience: 3 years of corporate IT experience; 3+ Years IT BA Experience.
  • Experience in European power markets highly desirable.
  • Some Energy trading/B2B/B2C experience essential.
  • Minimum Education or Certification: Bachelor's Degree preferably related to IT.
  • Knowledge and Skill of Business Analysis techniques and tools.
  • CCBA or PMI-PBA certified preferred. Working to achieve CBAP if preference to remain on IT BA career path.
  • Agile project experience.  Knowledge of the technology landscape including current and future developments and the most commonly available products and integrated solutions, or a demonstrated ability to learn it.
  • Ability to take a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving and pay close attention to detail.
  • Able to act as a focal point for a specialized area (technical or business) within Power Trading.
  • Demonstrates a concern and aptitude for considering the user's perspective in IT development. and has a deep understanding of user aspects of interactive systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to communicate concisely and clearly.
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of business process improvement, benefit and risk management.
  • Strong Commodities Trading (preferably Power) domain knowledge and experience.
  • ETRM knowledge and experience.

Achtergrond opdracht

Unfortunately this position is not open to freelancers!


We are looking for a talented Business Analyst to join the 'European Power' team. The 'European Power' team is a rapidly expanding team setup in 2018 to help the 'European Power' business grow and expand. The Power business's core focus is the trading and optimisation of electricity within Europe. As part of the energy transition there is an ambition to grow a book of Power Purchase Agreements (PPA's) that will increase the size of green power generation that the organisation manage as well as supply carbon certificates to the group.

As the core trading hub for Power in Europe within the organisation the team also support Renewable and Energy Solutions in the connection and sales of renewable power from assets that Renewable and Energy Solutions have bought or constructed and supplies power for Renewable and Energy Solutions to sell on to its Business (B2B) and Domestic (B2C) customers. The growth ambitions mean that a scaling up of capabilities to manage renewable power generation and trade in the fast-paced, highly automated intraday markets is required. This scale-up to support the business is alongside enhancing and building on existing solutions for trading and market data.


The role being created will be the principle BA in the NL Balance Responsible Party project team. The objective of the NL BRP Project is to automate the end-to-end process required for Energy Europe to act as the 'Balance Responsible Party' (BRP) in the Netherlands. In Power Trading 'imbalance' is the difference between the nominated amount of power to be generated or consumed and the actual amount generated or consumed, that amount results in a charge to pay. The term 'balance responsibility' is generally defined as the company that is registered to pay the imbalance charges. The project will also build the architectural foundations for offering BRP services in further European markets (accepting local market processes vary significantly).

Role & Responsibilities:

As an IT Business Analyst you will be responsible for identifying and defining the business needs for Power Trading stakeholders, and helping to determine solutions to meet business needs or resolve business problems. As a Subject Matter Expert, you adhere in understanding the requirement of a functional specification or user stories, ensure its completeness for next steps and able to resolve defects during test cycles and hyper care including incident/ problem management. You will provide business functional expertise and guide the business process and development of the IT solution to support a key strategic product. 

  • Able to link technical solutions with business strategy when working with business partners.
  • Has knowledge of how competitors are using IT solutions to gain competitive edge, applies that knowledge to projects.
  • Leading stakeholder management activities. Creates opportunities to make the stakeholder feel valued and develop trust.
  • Broad and extensive knowledge, often in own specialized field, to provide interpretive, advisory or facilitating services for the use of others to achieve results.
  • Participates in team effort to create new best practice material based on identified gaps. Serves as an SME for specific tools, techniques, or business areas.
  • Participates in industry IT BA related activities such as IIBA webcasts and/or chapter meetings and applies learnings within the organisation including sharing of learnings.

Opdracht informatie

Unfortunately this position is not open to freelancers!


Please send us your recent CV (word) + a cover letter for this role (both in English) together with your availability/planned vacations and all-in hourly rate VAT (BTW) excluded.

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