Specialist Functional Analyst

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Asia Pacific


China - Shanghai

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

02 September 2019

Date closing

11 November 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The Specialist Functional Analyst is responsible for the definition of functional requirements in relation to the design and development of mobile applications. In addition, he/she will lead / support, as required, the planning, development and execution of mobile applications projects. 
  • Analyse business needs and translate them into functional 
    requirements for the design and development of mobile 
  • Create functional requirements documentation, including but 
    not limited to functional specifications, use cases, user 
    interface specifications and data modelling requirements 
  • Define clear quality goals and user satisfaction metrics 
  • Control quality of the delivered product against defined 
    requirements and follow up in the event of gaps to ensure that 
    these are appropriately filled 
  • Suggest ideas and alternatives to delivering on business 
    requirements in accordance with the Mobility CoE strategy and 
  • Keep abreast of market trends in mobile applications and 
    technologies, and identify opportunities to replicate best 
    practices to support business needs 
  • Provide support in the planning, development and execution of 
    the Mobility CoE applications development projects 
  • Act as a project lead / support for single or multiple projects, 
    coordinating all aspects of the application development cycle in 
    close collaboration with the development team 
  • Ensure timeliness, completeness, consistency and accuracy of 
    all project deliverables 
  • Use agile methodology to promote flexibility, speed of delivery 
    and iterative change and improvements

About You

  • Excellent understanding of the fundamentals of mobile 
    applications, software development life cycle, and the basics of 
    technical operations 
  • Understanding of technical architecture design of applications 
    Solid knowledge of requirements gathering methodologies 
  • Hands on experience in writing functional requirements 
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to set direction 
    and drive project teams to meet objectives 
  • Knowledge of agile methodology is a plus 
  • Proven analysis and problem solving skills, suggesting ideas and 
    alternatives to solve business problems 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to 
    present information and to facilitate discussions to gain 
    understanding and reach agreement 
  • Customer focus, stakeholder engagement and relationships 
    building skills 
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, tasks and 
    responsibilities, and working in fast paced environment 
  • Ability to effectively work in a diverse and globally dispersed 
    virtual team environment 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products 

  • Minimum 3 years in business analysis for web 
    and mobile application development 
  • Project management experience is mandatory, 
    agile project management experience is a plus 
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Mandarin

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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