Senior Business Analyst

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Business Analyst for a three (3) month contract opportunity, scheduled to begin in December.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Leading complex analysis initiatives, capturing business processes and possibly re-engineer, and continual service improvement efforts;
  • Helping in establishing common business analysis practices, preparing project budgets, and managing assets entrusted with the Business Analysis (BA) team;
  • Mentoring and coaching Business Analysts in business analysis, planning, elicitation and documentation, enterprise analysis, requirements analysis, solution assessment and validation, as well as in requirements management and communication;
  • Interviewing stakeholders to understand business challenges and opportunities; 
  • Understanding business strategy and can identify opportunities (business process improvement and/or technology) that either align with or help to enable that strategy;
  • Supporting the sponsoring business unit in the preparation and presentation of the business case or assessment document to the project selection/governance committee;
  • Leading and/or conducting market and jurisdictional scans to understand potential solutions, best-practices, benefits, and cost-drivers related to the opportunity;
  • Conducting financial analysis including the collection of relevant information and calculation of measurements such as return on investment (ROI), payback period, total cost of ownership (TCO), and internal rate of return (IRR);
  • Performing a sensitivity analysis to investigate best and worst cases;
  • Identifying and recommending possible efficiency gains to business unit management, including those resulting from FTE reduction/repurposing and monitors the organization’s progress on achieving the intended benefits;
  • Working with Project Managers and Business Managers to ensure the benefits defined in the business case, or assessment document, and subsequent benefit delivery plans are realized, using baseline models and performance statistics;
  • Leading cross-functional business process engineering teams and continuous improvement efforts;
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement and makes recommendations to service owners;
  • Analyzing processes to recommend fundamental process improvements to management which exploit technology components, eliminate redundant tasks, and/or minimize duplication of effort;
  • Managing continuous process improvement initiatives;
  • The creation of an accurate business requirements document and obtaining stakeholder and senior management's approval;
  • Performing analysis and facilitates stakeholder consensus to create documented, agreed upon functional and non-functional business requirements and specifications;
  • Participating as necessary in operational readiness activities;
  • Mentoring Junior Business Analysts and other team members in the Business Analysis discipline;
  • Leading the development, on-going improvement, education, and promotion of the tools and methods used in the Business Analysis discipline;
  • Participating and making recommendations on the recruitment of short and long term project resources; and,
  • Participating in the evaluation process for the procurement of contract and consulting services in support of project planning and/or project delivery. 
Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:
  • A post secondary Diploma in a related field; degree preferred; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered;
  • A minimum of five (5) years of Business Analyst experience required (Eight plus (8+) years preferred);
  • Professional qualifications such as CCBA from IIBA is a definite asset;
  • Document and Records Management experience;
  • Proficient use of MS Visio, MS Office, Google Apps and other productivity software;
  • Demonstrated systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving;
  • Experience facilitating workshops with varied stakeholder groups, to gather and analyze information retrieved through a variety of means (workshops, meetings, etc.) is a definite asset;
  • A high level of communication skills with all levels of the organization; individually and in groups;
  • An understanding of potential organizational exposures in terms of security, privacy, and legal compliance;
  • Familiarity with the software engineering life cycle for development, and the concepts and practices required to implement effective information systems;
  • Strong awareness of appropriate usage for IT to achieve business and organizational objectives;
  • Effective negotiation skills in order to negotiate contracts and maintain positive and ongoing vendor relationships;
  • An extensive knowledge of business and understands the interdependencies of business processes and information systems;
  • Experience in process mapping IT services, IT infrastructure projects, business process re-design, and enterprise analysis/business architecture would be an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to engage, motivate, coach and mentor team and project members to enable them to meet demanding deadlines;
  • The ability to work in a changing environment and lead and manage a project team through change; and,
  • Change management experience is an asset.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: November 19, 2020
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 68734
  • Location: Edmonton AB