Project Lead/Business Analyst
Region of Durham
Whitby, ON

Reporting to the Supervisor, Projects, the incumbent will:

  • Act as a liaison between departments and Corporate Services-Information Technology (CS-IT) staff in order to proactively identify and bring strategic initiatives from concept to implementation while ensuring service excellence to internal and external clients
  • Provide continuous quality and productivity improvements to existing and new business systems by completing a business analysis approach to elicit the needs of the organization
  • Provide leadership and governance throughout the project lifecycle
  • Direct and oversee project staff participation in the implementation of project plans
  • Manage requirement and project changes, conflicts and issues and support staff and clients dealing with change
  • Champion the adoption of new ideas and approaches that CS-IT initiatives bring to the business culture
  • Provide end-user support for solutions during the transition from build to production
  • Administer Program Portfolio by viewing/reporting on current and future project work across business units
  • Maintain current knowledge of technology, trends and software and develop alternative solutions to business problems
  • Represent and promote corporate initiatives to educate users on future trends in Information Technology and business analysis

The successful applicant will possess:

  • A four year degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or Computer Science or related discipline
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analyst (CCBA) are considered assets
  • A Masters Certificate in Project Management is preferred
  • Several years' experience and knowledge in project management, business requirement analysis and business process mapping and design
  • Knowledge and experience with Program Portfolio and Project Management tools and proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio) and Outlook
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills coupled with proven interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership, project and time management, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity of information and data
  • Ability to work well with others as well as independently
  • A valid Ontario Class 'G' driver's licence

- Start: $46.33 - Six Month: $48.81 - Job: $51.48

To learn more about this opportunity, please visit our website at www.durham.ca and apply online directly to Job ID#11098 no later than December 31, 2018.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $46.33 to $51.48 /hour

Experience:

  • Project management: 2 years (Required)
  • business analyst: 2 years (Required)
  • business process mapping and design: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)