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Business Project Analyst 14708 Scottsdale, AZ 6/22/2021 10:32:00 AM

Business (PM/BA/Analyst)
Contractor - W2

Job Description

Under general supervision, a Business Project Analyst is responsible for the business analysis development of a project throughout its lifecycle I.E. Idea, Study, Research, Plan, and Implement.  Duties include the collection of information required to start projects, collaboration with business/IT owners to analyze and communicate requirements and changes to business processes, policies, etc., and ensure project objectives are in alignment with the project. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates/assists stakeholder(s) with discovery, scope, estimates, and business case development for new projects.
  • Supports project business owners to complete Project Charter and Financial Justification Worksheet
  • In collaboration with IT, contributes to research, analysis, and documentation including, but not limited to detailing requirements analysis; fit / gap analysis; cost / benefit analysis; and feasibility studies.
  • Participates in cross-functional process improvement and analysis workshops.
  • Works together with cross-functional teams to gather information and provide analysis.
  • Researches and analyzes process improvement requests made by Business Segment Stakeholders.
  • Participates in project/enhancement intake and prioritization process.
  • Assists stakeholders in CSI activities.
  • Documents current and future state processes using Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), and in accordance with Company standards.
  • Drives the development of project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); measurements and metrics to gauge value and performance; confirms value of new projects is realized by facilitating metrics definition and tracking investment success in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Acts as a main source of information for assigned projects to external teams.
  • Lead meetings, conference calls and assists with training and change management for project/enhancement deliverables as needed.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years of prior experience in a management or analytical role.
  • A solid understanding of Merchandising or Supply Chain business fundamentals and processes is needed.
  • Proven ability to gather and analyze processes and data, research business levers, apply context and trend analysis is necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience with project analysis, business case development and financial analysis
  • Troubleshooting, organizational and problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • This role involves juggling multiple tasks and projects. project analysts should be extremely organized, capable of multitasking and managing their time well.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, present complex ideas concisely and clearly articulate ideas verbally and in writing is necessary.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft office, including skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills are essential.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently is necessary.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
  • This position requires excellent communication, organizational, customer service and problem-solving skills.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Computer Information Systems or related or equivalent experience is required.
  • Certification for project management is not necessary, but it may improve employment chances of candidates with unrelated degrees.