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Business Analysis Lead 

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United StatesUnnamed Road, IL, 60601
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Job Profile SummaryRole SynopsisBP has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize and transform using digital technologies to drive efficiency, effective and new business models.

You are responsible for gathering, defining and managing business requirements from stakeholders, using structured business analysis tools, techniques and methodologies.

You then make sure that the IT&S products and solutions that are delivered meet business needs as well as business users' expectations.

You enable the definition of requirements and user stories for product development, improving processes and systems, reducing their costs, enhancing their sustainability and the quantification of potential business benefits.

You are behind the collaborative creation and iteration of viable specifications and acceptance criteria in preparation for the deployment of digital systems.

You strengthen and enrich your business domain, methods & tools, using your business modelling knowledge in your roleKey AccountabilitiesTeam: Be a high-performing technical individual who supports the individuals working in our cross-functional squads.

Developing the capability of your teams to deliver the most agile and commercially cost-effective solutions is one of your top priorities.

Demonstrated leadership through delegation, motivation and trust are expected of every leader at BP.

You will not just lead, but you will “do”.

Our culture is exploring, thinking and doing, and you will live this every single day.

You will ensure personal and team compliance with BP's Code of Conduct and demonstrate your leadership through BP's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.Relationships: You will act as the main interface for all facets of Business Analysis within your area of accountability.

You will develop and maintain a series of internal and external stakeholder relationships, delivering expertise knowledge to support project delivery.

The role requires thought leadership, ability to influence and inspire change in a positive and impactful way.

You manage dependencies, risks and issues across teams using scrum of scrum techniques for effective mitigation.Business Analysis: You will lead the product, solution roadmap and vision requirements via expertise and Agile business analysis principles.

You will define and write User Stories and Acceptance Criteria and work with the Scrum team on continuous story grooming.

You will help define sprint goals and facilitate Agile ceremonies to ensure objectives are met.

You will make sure that what has been delivered meets the stated user story acceptance criteria.

You facilitate dependencies, risks and issues across team using scrum of scrum techniques for mitigation.

Organising sprint reviews to provide visibility and collect feedback will also be one of your priorities.Technology: You will build awareness of internal and external technology developments, managing the delivery of process and system improvements, identifying and implementing continuous improvement plans for the Business Analysis chapter and ensuring best practice is shared across the team.Safety and Compliance: Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority.

We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.

Segment: Downstream Job Family Group: IT&S Group Relocation available: Negotiable Travel required: Yes - up to 10% Time Type: Full time Country: United States of America Job advert: Essential EducationYou are educated to degree-level and/or have equivalent relevant work experience.You are an Agile business analysis/Agile analysis Practitioner.You are a Practitioner of design thinking.Essential Experience and Job RequirementsYou have proven business analysis experience, preferably in an Agile environment.You have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) to present and articulate at all levels of the organization – and a track record to prove it.You work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.You have the self-motivation to work with limited direction.You can bring strong evidence of working as a team player and you’re comfortable workingin a virtual global team environment.Ideally, you’ll have experience with TFS or similar tools such as Jira.Technical capability:Essential: AnalyticsBusiness AnalysisIT ManagementMethods & ToolsRelationship ManagementRequirements Definition and ManagementDesirable:Business ModellingBusiness Process ImprovementConsultancyTechnical SpecialismUser Design AnalysisProject ManagementSystems DesignBusiness capability: Data Management and Data ScienceDigital innovationBusiness capability:You bring specialist knowledge of a particular solution, product, technology and/or business domain.You’re a strategic thinker who can influence the long-term strategy of products and teams.Data Management and Data Science.Digital innovation.Leadership and EQ:You always empower people – encouraging positive team morale and ensuring that every team member with expertise has the power to make decisions, at the lowest possible level.You always get the basics right, from quality development conversations to recognition and ongoing performance feedback.

You can develop, coach, mentor and inspire others.You comply with BP's Code of Conduct and ensure your team does too.

You also demonstrate strong leadership of BP's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.You create an environment where people listen and can speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn.You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world.You are an effective team player, naturally looking beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others, and building trust-based relationships with leaders and employees across IT&S and BP.You are self-aware and seek input from others on your impact and effectiveness.You apply judgment and common sense at scale – you use insight and good judgment to deliver commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions and to respond to situations as they arise.Cultural fluency – you operate across cultural boundaries with sensitivity.Manager ExpectationsProvide ongoing feedback to your employee tree, both formally and informally, with the aim of supporting their performance and development within the ChapterCoach and mentor to help build domain experience amongst peersBe responsible for Chapter member’s personal development and the management of performance reviewsContribute to relevant supply and demand conversations, to adequately staff squads with appropriately skilled employeesAssess candidates as part of the Talent Acquisition process, interviewing to identify future IT&S talentSharing knowledge (cross-pollination) between Chapter members that can be utilised by various SquadsDesirable CriteriaCertified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Certification (PSC) or Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).

About BP: We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system.

We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future.

We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future.

Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations.

It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.