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Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-03914
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Start Date / End Date: 06/04/2018 to 06/30/2020
Hello,

We are currently seeking a Senior Business Analyst contractor to assist us in our Enterprise Project Management Department at our headquarters location on Belvidere Street. The duties/responsibilities and knowledge and skills are listed below.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Client and document collective knowledge by gathering, analyzing, and managing business requirements for multiple concurrent programs, projects, and/or other efforts.
  • Ensure that requirements of business clients are captured correctly before a solution is developed and/or implemented.
  • Play a key role in ensuring an overall project successfully meets client needs. Identify business needs and define feasible solution scopes.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand their working environments as well as underlying needs and concerns.
  • Analyze and understand "current state” processes to ensure that the clients and project team understand the context and implications of change.
  • Work with the client to prioritize and rationalize requirements.
  • Manage conflicts, issues, and changes to maintain agreement on solution scope.
  • Identify gaps in solutions and help define acceptance criteria for completion of solution.
  • Assemble and present information to management-level positions.
  • Contribute to risk register, risk management plan, and issue log, including by providing any necessary analysis and escalation recommendations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirement:
  • 10+ years of Business Analysis experience.
  • Previous experience as a BA on accounting projects, including for financial systems and related interfaces and reporting, strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience as a BA on physical infrastructure projects, such as building renovations, preferred.
  • Previous experience as a BA on commercial web site design or redesign projects a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including active listening skills.
  • Excellent ability to think and respond quickly and effectively to unfamiliar subjects or scenarios, including through asking relevant questions and conducting appropriate research.
  • Excellent relationship-building and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective ability to find pertinent information online or through other references.
  • Effective problem solving skills. Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all layers of the organization.
  • BA/BS required in related practice or equivalent working experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required.
  • Previous experience with client-facing roles required.
  • PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP), or equivalent designation preferred.

Schedule:
• Monday - Friday 8:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Our Process:

1--Please review the knowledge/skills and duties/responsibilities listed above.
2--Forward resumes for interested, qualified applicants to me.
3--Upon receipt, I will review them and forward the most qualified applicants to the hiring manager. At no time, should the hiring manager be contacted directly by you.
4--The hiring manger will determine which applicants to interview and I will partner with you to schedule all interviews.
5--Once a decision is made for the applicant of choice, you will be contacted to extend an offer to that individual, pending their successful completion of a background check.
6--Discussion of start date and other final details will take place at this point.
7—We do not provide feedback on applicants that are not selected to interview, nor do we provide feedback on applicants interviewed but not extended an offer.