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JOB TITLE Senior Systems Analyst
DATE POSTED 25/02/2010
INDUSTRY IT/Communications
DISCIPLINE Analyst/Programmer
LOCATION Middle East - Qatar

Key Result Areas:

        Work with Business Users to ensure that the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) and the Hydro Accounting System (HAS) are implemented as per user requirements and expectations

        Works with the SCMS and HAS Project Manager on Budget and Contract management

        Provides regular reporting on project budget and contract status to Management

        Carries out budget and costing analysis, and makes recommendations to Management to assist in the decision making process

        Monitors Supplier performance as per contract requirements and specifications

        Ensures Management of Change process is implemented and maintained for the scms and the HAS systems.  Maintain appropriate documentation of changes.

        Responds to issues and problems, determining and implemenatin solutions.

        Provides support to the SCMS Project Team in the area of strategic planning and analysis of future phases of the project.

        Maintains knowledge of industry trends and provides direction for general technologies based upon industry best practices.

        Develops maintenance and disaster recovery plans for the SCMS and HAS systems to ensure the environment is running optimally.

        Performs capacity analysis and forecasts future requirements to ensure continuity of RasGas business.

        Seeks cost effective use of new technologies to enhance services.

        Coordinates with business groups and technical support staff to plan maintenance cycles and upgrades.

        Assists Business Continuity Plan team by identifying and implementing disaster recovery infrastructure and procedures.

        Identifies and implements technical controls to ensure data security

        Lead projects on an ad hoc basis

Operating Environment, Framework and Boundaries:

   Reports to the Head of Information Security & Planning.

   Has well established guidelines and procedures to direct day-to-day activities.

   Works in an office and in the corporate datacenter.

   Continuously reviews and proposes changes to established policies, procedures, technologies and strategies, so that the latest trends and best practices are considered.

Communications and Working Relationships:


   Works closely with the Head of Information Security & Planning to ensure that the section focus is consistent with the corporate objectives.

   Works independently to ensure supported systems meet the business functionality.

   Coordinates with application key users to align support activities with business requirements.

   Interacts daily with team members to coordinate and streamline activies to ensure consistency of processes and policies.


   Regular meetings with Project staff from QatarGas, QP and the RLC Port.

   Regular meetings and contact with SCMS and HAS vendors on support and project related issues..

Problem Solving/Complexity:

   Is the technology leader in the area of relational databases and is unilaterally responsible for resolving all relational database issues including installation, daily operation, performance tuning and client connectivity in a time critical, production environment

Decision Making Authority and Responsibility:

Is responsible and accountable for:

   Technical strategic decisions relating to relational database programs and projects.

   Foreseeing and resolving all technical issues

   Review the technical viability and feasibility of proposed programmes or solutions and provide recommendations

Knowledge Skills and Experience:

         Bachelorís degree in Engineering / Science / Commerce / Acounting / Computer Applications with at least ten years post degree experience in the related field and industry with at least five years in DBA support

         Excellent Computing skills, especially in MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint etc

         Good written and oral communication skills in English

         Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as team member

         Good adaptability to work in multicultural environment

         Experience in the development and use of Computer Systems dedicated to Management and Systems, in oil and gas industry

        Good experience in dealing with consultants, contractors, vendors, and suppliers, particularly pertaining to Systems and Business Process management issues

        Proven experience supporting a large enterprise datacenter

        Capability to independently handle projects and coordinate with other staff of department and company

        Broad knowledge of software development technologies & server operating systems

        Good knowledge and experience in the budgeting and development and administration of contracts

CONSULTANT Warren Gibson


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