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Senior Business Analyst


Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

Status: Contract F/T

Posted On: 01/23/2013


JOB SUMMARY

Our client in the Saskatchewan Government is seeking a senior business analyst to update, document and enhance existing business processes. The successful candidate(s) will be leveraged on multiple projects as required.

 

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan

 

Duration: 1 year + four additional 6-month extension options

 

In this role, you will:

·         Work as a lead analyst supporting one or more projects in business analyst and project related activities.

·         Perform Business Process Modeling (AS-IS and TO-BE)

·         Document Use Cases based on Business Process Models

·         Elicit, document and communicate functional and non-functional requirements for software application and business process development

·         Create, document, and execute test strategy, plans and scripts

·         Support creation of roles and responsibilities of business roles based on future state models

·         Document and provide training materials for technical operations areas

·         Compile and synthesize information related to both organizational and technical change management.

·         Support and execute implementation strategies and plans.

·         From time to time, assist with Project Management related duties and documents.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Mandatory

·         Business Analyst with a minimum of 5 years experience.

·         Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, with varying stakeholder groups.

·         Demonstration of 5 years of strong facilitation skills, with the ability to organize and facilitate workshops, interviews, and meetings, with both ministry staff and technical groups.

·         Demonstrated ability to facilitate organizational change as it relates to business technology.

·         Demonstrated ability to analyze, synthesize, document and communicate business information into technical specifications as well as simplify complex technical information into business language.

·         Demonstrated ability to create, plan and execute testing strategies to support business process and software development quality assurance.

·         Demonstrated ability to prepare project documents (e.g. business cases, proposals, functional requirements, strategies, training manuals, business/technical architecture specifications, feasibility study, detailed budget submissions, gap analysis, etc.)

 

Desirable

·         Experience facilitating and conducting business process mapping workshops, requirements gathering sessions and eliciting true requirements

·         Senior level/lead analyst experience in business analysis methods and practices with experience in developing business and technical requirements for both maintenance and at least one large complex project

·         Experience in developing and enhancing tools and methods for use in Business Analysis and Quality Assurance activities

·         Experience working well with an integrated team of both business and technical resources

·         Strong interpersonal skills with proven experience working with all levels within an organization and understanding business priorities

·         Demonstrated communication skills, written, verbal, and active listening skills

·         Demonstrated experience conducting presentations and actively participating in meetings

·         Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, meet deadlines and work under pressure

·         Experience in the public sector

·         Eligible for Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification

·         Experience as a Project Manager is considered an asset

 

For more information about the role, or to apply, send your resume in confidence to Varsha Prashad at vprashad@bluepebble.ca before Monday January 28, 2013.