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Title: Business Analyst

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Minneapolis, MN Hybrid

Job Description:

Responsible for working directly with operating or business service groups to coordinate, plan, and implement strategic initiatives to achieve company goals. Responsible for one or more IT projects at a time, which typically impact one or two business functions.

KEY RESULT AREAS (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

• Accountable for business analysis activities for initiatives, including:

o Identifying business and functional requirements
o test cases
o Complete training

• Handle business relationships with assigned counterparts in business and/or operating groups

• Create business requirements and test plans for assigned initiatives

• Partner with business and IT owners to assist with business case definition and project chartering

• Proactively identify key issues and assist the project manager in mitigation and resolution

• Partner with the project manager to transition new solution capabilities to the appropriate application owner and/or support team

• Engage with cross-functional business teams to ensure access to subject matter experts (SME’s)

• Cultivate business relationships across the organization to promote the Portfolio Management capability

• Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

• All other duties or special projects as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Strong attention to detail with the ability to clarify complex and ambiguous business needs

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize

• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team

• Ability to cultivate relationships and create a high-performing culture at all levels of the organization

• Problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues and provide innovative solutions

• Ability to balance conflicting priorities in high-pressure, high-stress situations

• Strong understanding of confidentiality

• Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and active listening skills

• Ability to communicate portfolio management concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

• High degree of initiative, dependability, and ability to work with little supervision

• Active listening skills and effective communication, including an openness to diverse input and feedback

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience

• Minimum four years of IT and business/industry work experience, with 3 years of business analysis

• Experience with Microsoft Office, Process Modeling tools, creating flow charts and diagrams

• Previous experience providing business analysis for IT projects in a dynamic environment

• Previous experience with process improvement efforts

• Exposure to various SDLC methodologies and tools including, but not limited to, Agile, Waterfall preferred

• Experience with ‘build’ and ‘buy’ IT projects (software as a service/Saas, mobile apps, custom build solutions and large ERP systems) preferred

• Familiarity with IIBA, CBAP, or other industry-leading methods preferred

On-Demand Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All wage/salary ranges are dependent on experience, educational requirements, and other job-related criteria.


    • Job type: Temporary
    • Location: Minneapolis
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