Sr Business Process Analyst in Oklahoma City, OK at GDH

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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GDH has partnered with a local Oil & Gas company to provide this Sr Business Process Analyst position. This is a 6 month contract position located in Oklahoma City.


Lead process improvement initiatives for one or more diverse functional areas to streamline process flow, reduce waste and increase effectiveness. Understand best practices regarding performance improvement and has comprehensive knowledge of business to evaluate and assess performance opportunities. Work with leadership, at all levels of the organization. Introduces business customers to effective change management techniques. Ability to create cross functional teams and drive performance initiatives from identification of opportunity through implementation. This position requires comprehensive knowledge within a functional area. Work is performed under general direction and is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives and to ensure compliance with processes, standards and policies of the organization. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult and complex problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with the objective of the organization. May train and mentor less experienced professionals. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

? Partner with key business leaders/customers to identify and evaluate key drivers to accelerate organization performance with minimal guidance from more experienced analyst or department leadership. 
? Primary focus will be to lead process improvement initiatives through the use of disciplined, multitier process improvement methods. 
? Act as a process improvement practitioner by leading efforts to enhance processes, reduce waste and increase effectiveness. 
? Act as a change agent to instill a process/performance improvement culture. 
? Create process and procedure documentation with acceptable levels of detail to benefit the business. 
? Identify improvement projects to eliminate waste, improve processes and improve flow of products and services. 
? Facilitate work sessions to identify business problems, develop root cause analyses and suggest areas of performance improvement. 
? Conduct interviews and work observation of front line members. 
? Educate and train employees of the organization in process improvement philosophy and techniques. 
? Educate employees, of all levels, on various change management techniques and philosophies. 
? Train employees on root cause analysis tools and philosophies. 
? Collect and analyze data from disparate sources including: data created through forms or surveys, data obtained through existing systems and data in reports or other areas. 
? Ensure key performance indicators are defined, implemented and monitored by the individual operational areas for ongoing sustainability of improvements. 
? Evaluate and monitor results to make data driven decisions and make recommendations to leadership. 
? Present data findings and recommendations to leadership and company senior leadership. 
? Develop processes, value stream maps, work flow charts, swim-lane diagrams, FMEA’s, Cause and Effect diagrams and other useful process and responsibility documents. 
? Prepare project charters and lead execution of team-based problem solving efforts using standard methodologies to deliver significant, quantifiable and efficiency gains. 


? Bachelor’s degree. In lieu of a degree, an equivalent of six (6) years’ directly related experience will be considered. 
? Five (5) years directly related experience. 
? Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent Lean certification preferred. 
? Experience supporting process improvement initiatives in the oil & gas or energy industry preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

? Comprehensive knowledge of lean framework for process improvements. 
? Ability to lead without direct supervisory authority. 
? Ability to assess different leadership styles and use of power/influence; Ability to adjust one’s personal leadership style for optimal influence. 
? Ability to generate innovative and creative solutions that suit the company culture, objectives and support operational excellence. 
? Ability to understand complex business problems quickly and develop conceptual framework to breakdown problems into workable analytic sets. 
? Strong analytical and financial modeling skills. 
? Ability to distill very complex data into concise and easily understood concepts and recommendations. 
? Strong analytical skills and experience; ability to audit, format, model and analyze large data sets. 
? Ability to distill data and analysis into high-level reports and summaries. 
? Strong organization and process improvement skills. 
? Ability to utilize research and analysis to develop innovative insights and drive actionable business improvements. 
? Ability to translate broad concepts into specific tasks and action plans. 
? Ability to identify and implement improvements and innovations that increase efficiency and enhance work quality. 
? Ability to effectively handle pressures and demands of deadlines and competing priorities. 
? Ability to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of professional responsibility. 
? Understanding other’s motivations and ability to find consensus without compromising the underlying position. 
? Strong change management skills with the ability to construct large scale change implementation plans. 
? Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills. 
? Demonstrated facilitation skills. 
? Strong knowledge and skill in MS Office products including SharePoint. 
? Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
? Able to make decisions with little to no guidance. 

Physical Requirements: 

? Sedentary to light work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. 
? Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop. 
? Must have the ability to operate a copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone, and other office equipment. Must be able to bend and stoop. 
? Able to sit and view a personal computer display for long periods of time. 
? Able to stand for long periods of time. 
? Able to set up a meeting room for facilitation purposes (moving chairs, tables, easels, easel pads etc. 
? Able to carry supplies and equipment for meeting purposes. 

Working Conditions: 

? Able to work indoors, in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office. 
? Requires effective communications in speech and writing, in person, via telephone, e-mail, fax, etc. 
? Works under rigid deadlines and often required to work outside normal working hours to accomplish tasks. 
? Subject to normal office noise levels. 


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