Business Analyst (1 year contract)(Job Number: 200000AJ)
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This individual will service as a liaison between the IS/IT, Business Consumers and Customers. As part of the Product Team, brings deep understanding to the opportunities and issues facing your business function and advises on the best solutions. He/She will translate business strategies, opportunities, threats and needs into IS/IT product requirements, then plays a key role within the product team to specify, test and deploy those as IS/IT solutions.
Contribution to IS/IT Strategy: Supports the Product Manager and Business Relationship Manager in the development of the strategy through incremental improvement of the product
Operational Effectiveness and Efficiency:
Analyzes, documents and tests program development, logic, process flows and specifications
Documents training materials for the product area
Delivers training to the end users, deployment and support teams
Supports the analysis and resolution of solution issues as part of the third level sustain
Designs business scenarios and use cases for the product mix, including product introduction, specification and the change management required to maximize its adoption/value
Works with IS/IT Product Managers to define the minimum viable product (MVP) that satisfies the business need
Secures by early business feedback that the MVPs defined will really provide the desired value (MVP taste-testing)
Identifies gaps in existing functionalities, options for improvement and opportunities for process automation
Virtual Team Influencing: Develops, motivates and directs staff belonging to various organizations (business and IS/IT) to understand the business needs and find the best solution that will both align with the customer objectives and the IS/IT strategy
Security, Compliance & Risk Management: Responsible for identifying security & compliance requirements, including roles, associated with the business process and ensures they are considered in the solution design
Partners with business and IS/IT to elicit, analyze, translate, and document business requirements, pain points or opportunities into IS/IT requirements
Works with business partners to conduct paper based design, solutioning sessions, and MVP taste-testing all along the life cycle from business demand to value delivery
Assesses near-term needs, using structured interview processes and consumer research methods to understand opportunities and help business establish priorities.Consults with product teams and proposes alternative solutions. Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and product priorities
Supports the BRM and Product Manager to facilitate both strategy and innovation planning with business stakeholders
Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or related discipline, or equivalent; M.B.A.
5+ years of relevant experience of business analysis in a relevant functional area
Project management experience
Highly developed analytical & problem solving skills
Experience working in an Agile and development opportunity environment using design thinking methodology
Experience in coaching and developing people.
Results focused with a strong service orientation, and strong organizational and planning skills.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Strong teamwork skills, in addition to independent working and relationship management.
Polished, professional and collaborative style with the demonstrated ability to engage and influence key stakeholders both internally and externally.
Experience working in a global environment and with virtual teams
Advanced Microsoft office skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Please note; Education Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates.
The successful candidate is a creative thinker who can balance strategic thinking and executional impact with excellent planning, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and you want to make your mark in the World’s Largest Food and Beverage Company, we look forward to hearing from you!
We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those
individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The closing date for this position is April 14, 2020