Functional Analyst


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

What is required?

  • hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 23 June 2023

About this role: Functional Analyst

  • Experience in delivering complete Project System (PS) solutions to clients, proficient in analyzing and translating Business/Process requirements to technical requirements;
  • Certain degree of knowledge in SAP FI modules is desired;
  • Performs the SAP configurations & ensures that Build standards are adhered to best practices;
  • Understands the SAP configurations & master data activities with cross functional area Integration with PM/HR/FI/CO/MM/SD/BW;
  • Understanding of Business requirements and develop the IT Solution by working along with Process Architects/Design Authorities;
  • Works with Lead Business Analyst/Process Experts to develop technical design specification for solutions with high complexity;
  • Performs Unit Test and supports Integration Test for the applicable solutions;
  • Coach and advise Application Delivery Analysts, Driving and supporting the Managed Services team on Complex area example- Budget Management, Time writing issues for timely issue resolution for business;
  • Undertake Problem Analysis to identify root causes of incidents, escalating findings within the Line and Business, to minimize such incidents re-occurring;
  • Drive resolution of defects during test cycles and hyper care as well as for critical incidents;
  • Supports the resolution of Production issues in meetings with the Run & Maintain organization;
  • Define and Safeguard IT solution to ensure Robust, Supportable & Scalable to ensure IT documentations are updated prior to CAB meetings;
  • Propose any possible functional improvement in the existing solutions;
  • Has detailed functional understanding of the application / module in their scope and how this is supporting the business process;
  • Ensure that all changes are properly and extensively documented;
  • Fully comply with and adhere to, all Group and Upstream IT standards and Processes Dimensions;
  • Exposure to best practice processes and world class solutions;
  • Opportunities for SAP skills enhancements e.g. in SAP Oil & Gas Industry solutions.


  • Extensive experience in SAP Project System (PS) and Finance modules and working experience in SAP Investment Management & Human Resource modules;
  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in SAP PS & FI;
  • At least 1 end-to-end SAP implementations, involving hands-on design or configuration;
  • Skills with only Support/testing experience or majority of support/testing experience will not be Suitable;
  • Excellent Knowledge of Integration of SAP Project system with SAP PM/HR/FI/CO/MM/SD/BW;
  • Good Knowledge of SAP Project system Process with Finance/HR (Example- Asset accounting/CATS Time writing etc.);
  • Hands on Experience of ABAP-Tables/Functional Modules/IDOC's/ Batch Job Management/BI & BW reports/Fiori Time writing/Query Development;
  • SAP Certifications in Project System Area/S4 HANA Professional Area will be added advantage;
  • Experienced in market standard solutions like Concur/Ariba/Warehouse Management System (WMS);
  • Experience in leading design workshops to map business requirements for SAP Project system and Investment Management Area;
  • Dedication to meet the customer requirements and expectations, taking ownership of problems and respond in a proactive manner where appropriate;
  • Be actively involved in the preparation, conceptualization, realization and Go Live of projects;
  • Configure and document software and processes, using agreed standards and tools;
  • Perform feasibility studies and process design reviews;
  • Analyze and map clients' business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy clients 'needs;
  • Good understanding of Upstream Oil & Gas and/or Manufacturing industries business processes;
  • Accurately capture business problems, value drivers, functional/non-functional requirements and costs, including health, safety, security, usability, data, and supportability considerations;
  • Translate business requirements into (conceptual) solutions and functionality including an assessment of the risks, feasibility, opportunities, and business impacts;
  • Assess and model processes, data flows, and technology to understand the current value and issues, and identify opportunities for improvement;
  • Create, update and maintain clear project documentation (requirements, processes, solutions etc.), during the entire project lifecycle, and use to communicate with the stakeholders;
  • Good English communication skills, verbally and in writing.

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Suresh Jogi
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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