LightsourceBP (LSBP) is a global market leader in the development, acquisition and long-term management of large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions.
Our projects generate competitively - priced, dependable, clean energy for businesses and communities. LightsourceBP is now looking for a Business Process Analyst to support the growing needs of our Group.
Purpose of the role
At its core, Lightsource BP is a solar development business, which means securing land, permits and grid for solar sites around the world.
As Lightsource BP’s development business expands globally, it’s important that the successful candidate will help both the Group and International teams to develop and adopt streamlined business development processes which will benefit both central and regional / local business functions.
The Business Process Analyst needs to make sure that systems designed and deployed can adapt to meet both the needs of the individual Development teams working in each country and the nuances of the processes in each country, and of central LSBP management to provide clear and detailed reporting.
The purpose of this role initially will be to work closely with central Development team and IT to design and support the global framework that will become the core system used by the Development business globally.
Duties and Responsibilities -
This role will be required to work closely with IT and the Development teams throughout to :
Assist the Development team with process mapping, change controls and review and maintenance of key departmental documentation
Identify weaknesses and gaps in the existing process
Design a framework for a global development system by identifying the relevant common workflows, inputs and outputs to the development process globally
Manage the execution and user testing of this framework, getting feedback from numerous stakeholders across the business
Develop a detailed understanding of the different development workflows, inputs and outputs across >
10 countries, and tailor the system according to the regional requirements
Engage with LSBP management to understand key reporting requirements and work with the relevant IT expert to design reporting dashboards using the new system
Champion process standardization, manage Change Control and release approval of business development process solution and associated systems
Drive continuous improvement through identifying opportunities and implementation of best practice standards
Knowledge of Business Design principles, methodologies and tools
Business process analysis and design knowledge
Knowledge of solar development preferred
Ability to quickly understand unfamiliar concepts
Worked with PowerBI SQL and Excel query is preferred
Proven business analysis experience within a Business Development environment with a track record of successful implementation & strong business relationships
Strong experience in business process re-engineering, process mapping, analysis, user requirement gathering and gap analysis
Creation of management information reporting, preferably PowerBI,
Quality assurance, user acceptance testing, solution delivery and change management
Confident presenter to senior management
Personal Qualities -
Strong interpersonal skills are key
Ability to manage numerous different stakeholders, who at times have competing priorities
Ability to lead and successfully engage stakeholders at all levels
Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills
Flexible & can do attitude
Ability to cope with a variety of issues and situations
Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus
Good organisation and planning skills with a very high attention to detail
Educational Attainment -
Bachelor’s degree in higher education