COUNTRY Financial is seeking an Enterprise Innovation Analyst who will play a crucial role in developing new ideas and concepts around disruptive trends and emerging technologies. This person drives strategic insight, action, and impact on high priority opportunities through creative problem solving, facilitation, collaboration with internal and external business partners, and rigorous analysis. You will be expected to operate as a customer focused smart, flexible, generalist that can bounce across multiple topics.
This role aligns enterprise business strategies with its technology. Analyzes business operations and recommends solutions to align individual business functions with organizational goals. Understands the structure, policies, and operations of the enterprise, and recommends business-focused or technology-focused solutions to improve general business processes and planning. Compiles, analyzes, interprets, and presents data related to the current and future operation. Creates reports, charts, graphs and presentations to aid in proposing new strategies for successful business changes. Recommends organizational changes in anticipation of predicted marketplace change. Develops project estimates by identifying phases and elements, personnel requirements, and costs. May create end-user documentation (e.g., user guides, process flow charts, training materials) and deliver training. Deliverables will vary according to needs; some may be limited to IT-related projects only, while others may be involved in areas such as finance or accounting, marketing or operations.
Understands business change needs; assesses business impact of those changes, capturing, analyzing and documenting requirements and supporting the communication and delivery of requirements with appropriate stakeholders.
Takes the lead in assisting with the business case, eliciting requirements, translating and simplifying requirements, and use requirements to drive the design or review of test cases, process change requests, and manage a project's scope, acceptance, installation and deployment.
Clarifies, updates and improves the business processes impacted by technology changes, and maps out the requirements for one or more systems to support needs and processes.
Possess Data and Technology Curiosity
Design Thinking or Human Centered Design experience
Innovation experience within a corporate environment
Experience creating and pitching proof(s) of concept
Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of business analysis, project management, information technology or related experience OR,
Master's degree and at least 3 years of business analysis, project management, information technology or related experience OR,
At least 7 years of business analysis, project management, information technology or related experience.
Normal office environment.
Work may extend beyond normal business hours as business needs dictate.
For more details about careers at COUNTRY Financial, please visit us online at www.countryfinancial.com/careers.
COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.