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Change Management Lead Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-01225
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 03/26/2018 to 09/23/2018
Required Function 1:
The Lead Business Analyst will initiate, organize, drive, and complete small projects or segments of large projects that address business goals and needs. S/he may participate in any or all phases of the project life cycle and is responsible for execution of project tasks in accordance with standards and best practices. The Lead Business Analyst gathers requirements, analyzes data, researches issues, and devises solutions for the project. In addition, s/he may lead user acceptance testing, training, and implementation of new and existing applications as defined in a project or product roll-out plan. The Lead Business Analyst is results-oriented and understands the impact of the project on the organization as a whole. In addition, s/he may provide guidance for one or several Business Analysts through coaching, resolving interpersonal conflict, coordinating activity, and assigning work.
Required Function 2:
Project Management & Execution• Assist Project Manager and Project Sponsor in defining project scope.• Identify business goals and problems in individual business units and across the organization.• Perform assessment of feasible solutions and the range of problems they may solve.• Lead project segment or work stream. Prepare a plan for the work stream plan, including the creation of a work breakdown structure, task assignments, timelines, phases, dependencies, and critical paths.• Work with Project Managers to prioritize deliverables and manage resources• Ensure thorough testing of all system changes, including user acceptance testing, regression testing, client testing and parallel/pilot testing as require.• Ensure that Business Analysts adhere to strong project execution methodology standards and best practices throughout the project lifecycle