Looking for a general BA to work with various departments to understand their business needs.
ABOUT THE ROLE
?Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
?Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
?Improve systems by studying current practices; designing modifications
?Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
?Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases and elements
?Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions
?Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
?Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
?Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
?Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within the various departments and programs of the client group
?Interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making
?Perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports
?Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, distribution and facilities
?Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes
?Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes
?Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
?Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues
?Identify and test business processes and recommend improvements.
?Evaluate, test and recommend new opportunities for enhancing our software, hardware and IT processes
?Liaising between the IT department and the Executive branch.
?Acting as an information source and communicator between business branches.
?Understanding strategic business needs and plans for growth.
?Enhancing the quality of IT products and services.
?Analyzing the design of technical systems and business models.
?Utilizing IT data for business insights.
?Analyzing business needs.
?Sourcing and implementing new business technology.
?Finding technological solutions to business requirements.
?Producing reports on application development and implementation.
?Running A/B tests and analyzing data.
?Analyzing data to inform business decisions.
?Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
?Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational
?Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive
?Ability to work independently and with others
?Extremely organized with strong time-management skills
?The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) accreditation (preferred)
?Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification (preferred).
Business Analyst top skills & proficiencies:
?Microsoft Access and/or SQL experience
?Big Picture Thinking
?Work Well Under Pressure
?Exceptional interpersonal skills.
?Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
?Attention to detail.
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Advanced Technology Solutions