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RQ01209 - Business Analyst - Senior Toronto, ON Start Date 2021-04-01 End Date 2021-09-30 Rate: CAD $ 640/Day Assignment Type: Hybrid Security Level: No Clearance Required # Business Days: 125.00 Description MSP Notes Shortlisting Date: Tuesday, March 23rd at 2:00 pm EST Maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 1 (One) Looking for a candidate who is calm and responsive to manage internal and external customer needs during a technology change project. Must Haves: Knowledge of issues management processes, knowledge of crisis communications techniques, practices, and processes to provide leadership and specialized expertise and advisory services; Experience developing business documentation for technical applications Strong Communication skills Nice to Have: Public Sector Experience Responsibilities: Provides a comprehensive range of I&IT business analysis services for clients with diverse business and technological needs. Interacts with the business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their requirements through gathering, documenting, and analyzing business needs and requirements. Prepares and advises on business analysis policies, processes, best practices and standards to promote a comprehensive and consistent business analysis practice within the organization. General Skills: Leads and conducts business analysis in order to assess client's business problems/opportunities and documents the business requirements in such a way that I&IT solutions can be determined Applies re-engineering concepts to promote business improvements through alternative and cost effective service delivery approaches Leads and conducts business analysis at varying levels of detail appropriate to the project and phases of project, aligning with OPS Unified Project Management Methodology, Enterprise Architecture and Gating Process, and OPS Standard Systems Development Methodologies Develops strategies, prepares business cases and cost-benefit analysis, and conducts feasibility studies for business I&IT initiatives Develops sound processes for requirements gathering including but not limited to JAD sessions, interviews, mockups, etc. Conducts business modeling; use case modeling; conceptual and logical data modeling; process and data flow modeling; use case surveys; business rules definition and non-functional requirements definitions for assigned projects Monitors progress, resolves problems and reports regularly to I&IT management and stakeholders Develops performance measures and traceability matrices for business analysis evaluation and conducts follow-up Experience developing strategies, preparing business cases and cost-benefit analysis Experience conducting requirements gathering, developing documentation, including presentations and briefing notes and conducting stakeholder engagement Experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools to document conceptual requirements and scope Awareness of emerging I&IT trends and technologies Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Desirable Skills: Experience in the use of information retrieval packages Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Ability to translate business and data requirements into specifications sufficient for designing appropriate technology solutions Experience with a wide range of methods, tools and techniques for business analysis such as: business functional modelling, business event modelling, business process mapping Experience in structured, object oriented and agile methodologies for user requirements Experience developing performance measures for business analysis evaluation and subsequent follow-up Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Provides a comprehensive range of I&IT business analysis services for clients with diverse business and technological needs. Interacts with the business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their requirements through gathering, documenting, and analyzing business needs and requirements. Prepares and advises on business analysis policies, processes, best practices and standards to promote a comprehensive and consistent business analysis practice within the organization. Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Technical Knowledge and skills: 30% knowledge of issues management processes, techniques, and stakeholder/client businesses to develop and implement the ministry's process to manage a broad range of issues; knowledge of crisis communications techniques, practices, and processes to provide leadership and specialized expertise and advisory services; experience in writing a wide variety of materials including key messages, issues management plans, and briefing notes and other materials Relationship Management and Communication Skills: 30% effective relationship management skills to build and maintain networks and partnerships with senior management, ministry counter parts, and the private and public sectors; demonstrated negotiation and communication skills to influence decision making processes by developing and presenting solutions and responding to issues/questions; well-developed consultation skills to provide advice and guidance to senior management and staff Technical Experience and Skills: 20% project management skills and experience providing leadership on teamwork, as well as leading concurrent corporate projects related to issues management; experience in working with strategic ministry direction and commitments, business requirements, organizational structure and service delivery models to provide project leadership and strategic direction; political acuity Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: 20% well developed analytical skills to apply analytical techniques to understand problems, identify solutions, assess associated risks and develop solutions; demonstrated ability to assess issues management programs and functions and develop options to enhance and streamline processes
             

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