The role of Due Diligence Analyst is pivotal in ensuring the smooth and efficient management of new software requests (NSR’s). Acting as the initial receiver within IT for software requests, the analyst is responsible for meticulously assessing each NSR submission, ensuring all necessary information is provided, and validating requests against established guiding principles. This involves engaging with requestors to clarify details, discussing potential alternatives or existing solutions, and performing technical due diligence using standardised templates.
The analyst plays a crucial role in categorizing NSR’s based on complexity and urgency, thus facilitating streamlined routing across resolver teams. Additionally the analyst coordinates with various stakeholders including Asset & Procurement, Category, Architecture, and Cybersecurity teams to ensure alignment with organisational standards and priorities.
The role entails active engagement in the NSR process, preparation of comprehensive weekly summaries, and facilitation of NSR triage meetings. During these meetings, the analyst presents medium category requests, updates stakeholders on request statuses, and distributes meeting minutes detailing decisions made. For full category requests, the analyst oversees the progression of assessments, compiles detailed packages for review, and ensures compliance with senior approval processes.
In addition to managing the procedural aspects of NSR evaluation and approval, the role requires strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. The ability to simplify complex technical concepts into understandable language is essential, as is the capacity to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail.
Overall, the Due Diligence Analyst serves as a central figure NSR process, ensuring that software adoption aligns with objectives, standards, and best practices.
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