Job Description :
RQ01207 - 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: Public Sector Change Management Experience 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 Change Management: 30% experience and knowledge of change management processes and techniques; knowledge of theory and practical application of a full range of strategic business management methods, strategies and tools including Lean Six Sigma, performance measures, risk-management, benchmarking and re-engineering processes and procedures to analyse business processes and conduct business systems reviews. Leadership/Project Management Skills: 25% knowledge of business process management methodologies (eg. Lean Six Sigma), notable DMAIIC (define, measure, analyse, innovate, implement, control) which are utilized for developing programs and projects aimed at improving or developing business processes; plan, lead and coordinate communications plan, strategies and priorities Research & Analytical Skills: 20% knowledge of research methodologies to develop revised operational and administrative processes and protocols, guidelines and manuals, conduct business analyses and research into existing business and application processes; interpret and apply statistical methods and procedure to meet data analysis and identify key elements to drive process improvement ensure integrity of performance measuring tools and techniques; identify and monitor issues/events that may be controversial and recommend solutions; assess and revise/develop business analysis tools, methods and practices. Customer Relationship/Communication Skills: 20% provide advice, guidance, assistance and education to clients; obtain understanding of business processes, and generate agreement on new or re-engineered business processes, solutions and recommendations; facilitate and deliver knowledge-sharing and skill-building; participate and lead project status meetings; political acuity; experience in developing correspondence, meeting notes, briefing notes/papers, presentations, spreadsheets;