Job Description :
Title: Business Analyst

Pay rate: DOE

Location: Houston, TX
Duration: 5 months

Must be local.

A client in Houston, TX is seeking an experienced Business Analyst with a proven track record with SuccessFactors implementation. A SME in SuccessFactors is ideal and EC and Talent is a must. This is a contract opportunity.

Responsibilities include:

Maintain an in-depth understanding of the business functions/processes supported, be viewed by the business as an advocate for them within IT and provide the voice of IT back to the business.

Possess a thorough understanding of the key factors driving business decisions for their business partners and
develop technology alternatives and recommendations based on those factors.

Assist in the Managing Overall Governance and control of the IT Project Portfolio ensuring its successful delivery for
Human Resources

Partners closely with business partners to analyze new projects and readiness for governance decisions and provides
transparency of portfolio investments.

Establish processes to manage the prioritization of the projects within the portfolio based on enterprise and brand
goals as it applies to SuccessFactors.

Develop, prioritize, coordinate and communicate the goals and processes necessary for implementing the program of
work.

Stay current on IT strategy and in identifying and communicating business partner requirements and implications of efforts to ensure that they are included in all relevant activities and communications.

Increase the business acumen of all interface points with demand (e.g. Product Managers) to encourage better
understanding of SuccessFactors

Ensure value of IT investments is managed by:

Measuring results and outcomes against business cases

Helping accountable Business Sponsors understand and play their role effectively

Advocating changes to the investment portfolio that increase value

Ensuring adherence to corporate constraints (for example, flat to falling budgets)

Represent the capabilities of IT supply to encourage the understanding of and adherence to standards that create enterprise-wide value or protect the enterprise brand, including:

architectural standards

security, risk, and privacy standards as well as regulatory compliance

data standards that increase the asset value of enterprise data

Required Skills:

Bachelor's Degree, Business Analyst, Excellent Communication Skills