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Sr. IT Business Analyst

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Alamance
State:
North Carolina
13 Apr 2021
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity
   Sr. IT Business Analyst (Job #ITBAWEB)

Provide global leadership and overall responsibility for managing the execution and delivery of large complex and high profile global IS/IT projects within a designated Global Function utilising a multi-locationed team, ensuring the achievement of customer satisfaction and business objectives. Responsible for the definition of IT Improvement projects working closely with Functional Champions in defining appropriate IT solutions and facilitating the development of the project business case and sign off the agreed customer specification. Obtain approval and subsequently track spend against project budget throughout project duration. Identify any significant deviations & seek re-approval of budget as appropriate. Responsible for enterprise analysis, scoping several inter-related initiatives and helping senior-level business stakeholders make informed decisions about which initiatives to tackle and how to tackle them. Set up an appropriate regular steering mechanism to sign off key project milestones through the life cycle of the projects with appropriate levels of management. Management of the IT customer interface for the respective projects to ensure GKN Driveline business objectives are met during launch. Accountable for the proactive planning process with the business through regular Steering Meetings with Executive stakeholders, Senior Management and IT and execute project to the plan within defined time and budget parameters. Identify and allocate appropriate resources for effective delivery of projects. Ensure resource requirements captured in budget process. Manage the project team, including Function and IT experts. Ensure that all relevant information is reviewed by the core team, including approved program targets, specific customer requirements, tool & process deviations, previous concern history relating to the systems and tools. Responsible for progress of all Project activities, including Action Lists, Risk Management, Change Management, and Lessons Learned through the IT phase gates to ensure approved targets are achieved. Ensure that a comprehensive Risk Management plan is compiled & maintained as an active document which takes account of previous concern history and other risks identified from other functions. Identify training needs required by end users to support safe launch and rollout of the relevant projects and support Functions champions in the delivery of the training.

 

  • Two years of experience in in the position offered, or in a similar position such as Supply Chain Manager or Global Supply Chain Solutions Manager. Experience must include developing and leading global IT-related projects to meet supply chain standards for automotive component production.  

 

  • Work location: Mebane, North Carolina

 

  • This position is subject to the Employee Referral Program

 

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements with cover letter including reference code job number to (no phone calls please):  F. Lee, GKN Driveline North America, Inc., 1067 Trollingwood-Hawfields Rd., Mebane, NC 27302.

Key Responsibilities

Sr. IT Business Analyst (Job #ITBAWEB)

Provide global leadership and overall responsibility for managing the execution and delivery of large complex and high profile global IS/IT projects within a designated Global Function utilising a multi-locationed team, ensuring the achievement of customer satisfaction and business objectives. Responsible for the definition of IT Improvement projects working closely with Functional Champions in defining appropriate IT solutions and facilitating the development of the project business case and sign off the agreed customer specification. Obtain approval and subsequently track spend against project budget throughout project duration. Identify any significant deviations & seek re-approval of budget as appropriate. Responsible for enterprise analysis, scoping several inter-related initiatives and helping senior-level business stakeholders make informed decisions about which initiatives to tackle and how to tackle them. Set up an appropriate regular steering mechanism to sign off key project milestones through the life cycle of the projects with appropriate levels of management. Management of the IT customer interface for the respective projects to ensure GKN Driveline business objectives are met during launch. Accountable for the proactive planning process with the business through regular Steering Meetings with Executive stakeholders, Senior Management and IT and execute project to the plan within defined time and budget parameters. Identify and allocate appropriate resources for effective delivery of projects. Ensure resource requirements captured in budget process. Manage the project team, including Function and IT experts. Ensure that all relevant information is reviewed by the core team, including approved program targets, specific customer requirements, tool & process deviations, previous concern history relating to the systems and tools. Responsible for progress of all Project activities, including Action Lists, Risk Management, Change Management, and Lessons Learned through the IT phase gates to ensure approved targets are achieved. Ensure that a comprehensive Risk Management plan is compiled & maintained as an active document which takes account of previous concern history and other risks identified from other functions. Identify training needs required by end users to support safe launch and rollout of the relevant projects and support Functions champions in the delivery of the training.

 

  • Two years of experience in in the position offered, or in a similar position such as Supply Chain Manager or Global Supply Chain Solutions Manager. Experience must include developing and leading global IT-related projects to meet supply chain standards for automotive component production.  

 

  • Work location: Mebane, North Carolina

 

  • This position is subject to the Employee Referral Program

 

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements with cover letter including reference code job number to (no phone calls please):  F. Lee, GKN Driveline North America, Inc., 1067 Trollingwood-Hawfields Rd., Mebane, NC 27302.


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GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

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A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.