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Acquisition Business Analyst

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Acquisition Business Analyst

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

City: Houston, Texas, US United States

Position ID: J1221-2911

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Business Analyst is responsible for driving the Due-Diligence of the TargetCo gaining an understanding of the material Risks and Opportunities. He/she will formulate a Due-Diligence report that will address the As-Is operational Stability, future Scalability and Growth assurance, and Security and Safety Compliance of the TargetCo. Documenting and articulating to a wide stakeholder group across IT and Business.

This role is based in Houston, Texas.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Opportunity Framing – scoping the acquisition intent.

• Due-Diligence - exploration of the target opportunity.

• Understanding multiple IT perspectives (e.g. IT Landscape, Spend, Org, Security, Projects, Strategy) and identify material Risks and Opportunities and mitigation options.

• Variety of interactions (e.g. Google, Virtual Data Rooms, Site Visits, Management sessions, and 121s).

• Understand the growth, investment, and integration strategy of

owning business.

• Understand the value hypothesis and protect delivery – people / process / technology.

• Close conversation with the CoB IT Advisors and Segment Architect, and also the Business and Functional Leads.

• Early insights from the CoB in how the target opportunity will achieve its Return on Investment.

• Strategic fit of IT landscape (e.g. What target growth means for IT Landscape change).

• Economic modelling of any projected IT investment.

• Facilitating PEN testing to identify high-risk security gaps.

• Translating Due-Diligence findings into a Day 1, Day 90 and 1st Year Implementation plan.

• Obtaining board approval for Implementation plan regarding actions, timeframe, and costs.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Acquisition IT experience.

• Renewable Energy / Trading IT experience.

• Broad knowledge of the typical IT landscape across Renewable Energy & Trading industry.

• Previous role in complex / large Due-Diligence project; preferably within IT portfolio.

• Experience in Q&A Tracker (and administration of)

• Experience in Risk & Opportunity Grids (material observations)

• Experience in Risk Mitigation plans.

• Experience in Due-Diligence Report (including Exec Summary).

• Experience in Decision Review Board report preparations.

• Experience in IT Investment Plan.

• Experience in Status Reports

• Experience in PCI/PCN/GIP IT contributions

Soft Skills & Experience

• Excellent oral and written Communication Skills

• Ability to work well under pressure

• Able to manage conflicting demands and changing priorities.

• Able to work with ambiguous data/information and construct a meaning conclusion/story/finding.

• Strong influencing and motivational skills.

• Demonstrate Commercial Awareness

• Be a Creative Thinker

• Flexible towards travel readiness

• Ability to work across cultural boundaries

• Ability to manage own counsel in relation to project confidentiality

• Enjoy the challenges which will arise within a changing portfolio team



  • Business Analysis

  • Acquisitions

  • Energy Industry

What you can expect from us:

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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