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Business Analyst/Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-10889
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Global financial firm located in Montreal, QC has an immediate contract opportunity for a Business Analyst/Project Manager

*12 month+ contract*
*Must be onsite in Montreal, QC*


Job description:
Tech & Ops Mgmt Systems (TOMS) The Technology & Operations Management Systems Group aims to deliver best-of-breed solutions to optimize the management of Technology & Data and Operations businesses. Applications in this space support a range of management processes: Program & Portfolio Management, Client Budgeting, Capital Budgeting, Time Tracking & Client Billing, Resource Management, and Project Tracking & Delivery Management. The team typically manages large, complex multi-silo projects, or change programs across the Technology and Operations divisions.

Position Description:
This position is for a Business Analyst /Project Manager focusing on capturing and converting business requirements into executable functional design. The role requires ability to face-off to a diverse base of user-groups to solicit requirements and manage expectations as to what is achievable within realistic time frames. Successful candidate will face-off to the Technical Team, acting as advocate for the various user groups and have very strong documentation skills.

Position will assist in all aspects of the software development life cycle, including:
Requirement gathering - produce business requirements and process documentation. Will require facing off with multiple business lines and regions. Candidate must possess ability to synthesize user requirements, break them into logical phases and identify key dependencies required for success (e.g. business processes and standards).
Functional Design - assist project team with designing functional specifications to meet the business requirements. Specifications will include creating user interface wireframes, documenting application behavior, data analysis, and business rules.
Testing - assist in the creation of system and user acceptance test plans as well as executing the plans or coordinating their execution.
Training - Coordination and support of training program, work with business areas and training department to develop and deploy multi-channel training as needed.
Support - Assist in the investigation and resolution of day-to-day production support requests for existing applications.
Project Management - Candidate should be well-versed in project management tasks, such as developing a project plan/work breakdown structure, compiling project status reports for management, managing scope, and setting project governance models.

Skills Required:
Candidate must have strong documentation skills for all aspects of a project life cycle (requirements, design, testing) and should have experience with different requirements gathering techniques (ex. gap analysis, cross-functional process flows, use case modelling).
Self-starter with ability to execute with minimal supervision
Ability to quickly digest new information and learn new businesses and processes.
Ability to investigate a problem, determines root cause, and work with end users to solve their issues.
Should have experience with all Microsoft Office applications (including Visio and Project).