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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

About Lightsource bp


Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy. With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future.


We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.


What You’ll do (the role)




Lightsource bp is going through an exciting phase of growth and transformation. Therefore, we are looking for a dynamic business analyst with a can-do attitude, who enjoys variety and working in an ever evolving and fast-moving environment.


The successful candidate will get involved into global and enterprise-wide change programmes, covering both business and digital transformation. They will play a key role in bringing together business requirements and innovative digital solutions and help us achieve our transformation goals.




  • Performing problem analysis, investigating underlying issues and improvement opportunities.
  • Facilitating meetings and workshops with a variety of cross-functional stakeholders, across multiple countries, and presenting findings and outcomes both verbally and in writing.
  • Requirements gathering, elicitation and analysis to identify stakeholder needs.
  • Assessing business processes to identify improvement opportunities and documenting current and target state processes using Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN).
  • Producing business analysis deliverables, such as project brief, process maps, statement of requirements or user stories, using relevant documentation standards as per delivery methodology (e.g., agile or traditional).
  • Active participation in Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quote (RFQ) processes and vendor discussions to perform solution assessment.
  • Supporting stakeholders with the development of the business case for the recommended solution.
  • Assisting in defining and carrying out user acceptance tests for new or improved business processes and technology solutions.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s transformation governance framework and change control processes.
  • Identifying and managing stakeholder relationships for projects using applicable techniques (e.g., stakeholder maps, RACI).
  • Building good working relationships with internal teams and third parties/vendors as required.
  • Proactively contributing to the development, improvement and promotion of the business analysis practice and standards across the organisation.


Who we’re looking for




  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • Relevant business analysis experience.
  • Excellent understanding of business analysis frameworks and approaches.
  • Excellent understanding of software development lifecycle under both agile and traditional methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and ability to integrate well into a team and build effective relationships.
  • Ability to adapt to continually changing priorities and aggressive project timeframes.
  • Possesses an analytical mind, with a keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data.
  • Good commercial and business awareness.
  • Takes ownership and uses initiative.
  • An industry recognised business analysis professional qualification would be an advantage.
  • Any knowledge of the renewable energy sector would be an advantage.


Why you’ll want to work for us 


Our company is a place where you can be yourself and grow, a place where your ideas and opinions matter.


Be you: We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, where every individual is valued and treated with respect.


Be responsible: Our culture is driven by our core values. From operating safely to ensuring our solar projects are responsible and promote biodiversity.


Be recognized: Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a variety of benefits including annual bonus, retention bank, health insurance, pension and other local benefits.


Be inspired: Beyond your day-to-day working life at Lightsource bp, there’s a variety of initiatives that will contribute to your own personal development. Initiatives to get involved with including our charitable causes or supporting our solar honey project.