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Senior Business Analyst

SUMMARY:

The Senior Business Analyst provides strategic business analysis services to business partners. The focus of this position is to work closely with the business units to gain in-depth understanding of customer s business strategy, processes, services, roadmap and the context in which the business operates. This role will be key to understanding the documenting capabilities needed to address business challenges.

The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for reviewing assigned business processes from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks. Identify opportunities to improve efficiency. Responsibilities will include a full range of activities from leading small to mid-size projects to assisting other project managers on larger more complex projects related to operational business functions that affect team members and providers throughout the company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems and apply this to the development, execution and improvement of action plans by providing advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices
  • Support and align efforts to meet internal customer and business needs
  • Manage customer relationships and expectations using a communication process to keep others up-to-date on project results
  • Stay current with customer needs and strategies; utilizing formal and informal written communication methods (for example, emails, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, executive updates, task lists, updates) to communicate updates and findings; and facilitating project meetings and presentations to all types of diverse audiences (for example, senior management, Customers, technical staff)
  • Lead or participate in multiple projects by completing and updating project documentation; managing project scope; adjusting schedules when necessary; determining daily priorities; ensuring efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones; following proper escalation paths; and managing customer and supplier relationships
  • Provide leadership to team members and peers by collaborating with others; articulating ideas and viewpoints to senior management, peers and others; identifying and initiating projects; managing resources; driving the resolution of issues; and holding self and team accountable for results
  • Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level; focusing on quality improvement and data management; ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination; integrating new systems and processes with existing ones; and partnering with internal and external customers to ensure systems provided meet the long-term business strategies
  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities
  • Provide project level analysis producing required project analysis documentation (business requirements, scope matrix, use cases, sequence diagrams, future state proposals, User Acceptance Test plan)
  • Collaborate closely with developers to implement the requirements, provide necessary guidance to testers during QA process
  • Identify improvement opportunities (proactive and reactive)
  • Elicit and clearly document business and systems requirements
  • Assess business process and system inefficiencies
  • Identify ways to increase adoption and customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrated fluency in business processes and process differentiation
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes
  • Understand and negotiate needs and expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • Serve as a liaison between Operations and IT to assist or gather business requirements needed for system modifications, enhancement and implementations
  • Create and maintain issue logs, meeting minutes, meeting schedules, project summaries and updates.
  • Create and maintain project schedules by developing project plans and specifications, estimating time and resources, monitoring milestone completion, tracking all phases of the project lifecycle, providing timely reporting of issues that impact project progress, coordinating actions and resolving conflicts
  • Meet with project team regularly to review project deliverables and deadlines
  • Develop and execute test plans
  • Support system conversions, upgrades, enhancements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, and occasionally travel between departments and divisions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly have to travel through the manufacturing departments. The atmosphere is a climatic office setting, and the employee will spend the majority of his time at a desk.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have experience working on large scale projects as well as handling day-to-day operational requests from the business
  • Strong project management, ability to successfully manage multiple tasks at any given point, strong relationship building skills & communication skills
  • Understanding of Indices, fundamentals and analytical data, returns level data etc.
  • Data analysis Must have proficiency with SQL, Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be a U. S. citizen or be able to comply with U. S. export regulations.
  • Must possess or be capable of learning successful sales skills and techniques.
  • Must possess good negotiation skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and oral.
  • Must be able to understand written correspondence.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of Oberg products and services.
  • Must employ excellent cross functional team skills.
  • Must be able to wear personal protection equipment, such as safety glasses and safety shoes.
  • Must be self-motivating and able to handle many responsibilities.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE / EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience required.
  • 10 Years of experience in a precision manufacturing or production environment preferred.
  • Previous experience as a project manager or program manager desired.

NOTE:
The preceding is presented as a matter of occupational information and guidance only, all such other reasonable tasks, duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary may be included for satisfactory performance.



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