Job Description :
RQ01208 - Business Analyst Senior Toronto, ON Start Date: 2021-04-01 End Date: 2021-09-30 Assignment Type: Hybrid Security Level: No Clearance Required # Business Days: 125.00 Must Haves: Previous experience working with large technological change processes for multiple clients. Experience developing business documentation for technical applications Solution-Oriented 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 Project Management: 30% experience in project management practices and processes, leading and coordinating design, development, prototyping, testing and implementation; knowledge in documenting projects and services, like business cases, project charters, Letters of Agreement, Service Delivery Agreement, Memorandums of Understanding and other contracts for the delivery of products and services. Research and Analytical Skills: 25% experience in leading and conducting business analysis to assess client's business problems/opportunities; knowledge of research, analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking related to business process design, project planning and operational support techniques; experience in understanding the opportunities and challenges involved in the successful design, development and support of business initiatives; experience in streamlining initiatives, service transformation projects design and execution; risk assessment/management to determine the root cause of problems and create alternative solutions that resolve issues in the best interest of the program area; to develop mitigation and contingency plans to resolve issues. Leadership: 25% experience in leading large-scale change initiatives; ability to adjust to changing priorities and deadlines, experience in planning and leading major service delivery projects and/or re-engineering existing services and business processes; experience in providing technical leadership to multidisciplinary unit/project staff by creating work plans; assigning and tracking work; establishing priorities and tools; monitoring quality and timeliness of deliverables; sharing knowledge and providing expertise; and resolving issues; ability to influence change and gain buy in. Communications/Stakeholder Relations: 20% strong interpersonal skills and ability to cultivate business relationships; experience in working with program areas to document business requirements; ability to explain complex ideas and concepts in plain language; ability to draft and document and write business requirements and applicable processes, briefing notes and other materials
             

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