Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Business Analyst
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: N/A
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Business Analyst / Process Analyst for a 1-year contract in Calgary, AB.


The Program Development team in our client's organization works with sponsors and Program execution teams to stand-up new programs of work.  Programs is a systematic approach to executing on work types that are repeatable and benefit from standardized processes to drive execution efficiency, schedule certainty and cost predictability (e.g., integrity digs, tank cleaning).  The main deliverables associated with this position will be to provide general guidance to effectivity and efficiently design and roll-out new programs.  While there will be a component of technology and systems work, this role is largely focused on processes, resourcing and ways of working.  This role will collaborate with business stakeholders and execution teams to develop effective solutions and ensure alignment and joint accountability for successful achievement of execution outcomes, including defining KPIs.  This will be undertaken by providing recommendations based on comprehensive analysis to continuously improve business operations using approaches and tools such as Lean Six Sigma principles and lean initiatives. 


Accountabilities include:

  • Leads, consult and participate in business process reviews of Program work, including provision of recommendations for opportunities for improvement
  • Develop future state recommendations and build implementation plans for optimizing business processes and ways of working
  • Collect and analyze data to complete a current state analysis and optimize solutions.  Create KPIs to measure effectiveness of standing up the program as well as effectiveness of program execution outcomes
  • Identify implications and make recommendations for changes in processes and procedures as well as detail potential impacts on operational areas and resourcing requirements.
  • Prepares and conducts presentations to, and/or facilitates decision-making for Programs leadership team
  • Document approach and provide general guidance to help ensure standing-up of programs becomes repeatable. 
  • Lead and/or support development and implementation of change management plans
  • Other duties as assigned

  • A related bachelor's degree (i.e. Commerce, Business/Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Engineering).
  • A minimum of 7 - 10 years of proven experience in process documentation, business process reviews, and reengineering techniques.
  • Training, experience and knowledge in quality improvement tools, techniques and methodologies such as Lean and/or Six Sigma as well as experience with building and implementing change management plans.
  • Lean Six Sigma and/or Business Analyst certification (IIBA) certifications preferred.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.