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Business Analyst, Business Support Services
Program Management Office
Contract: 16 months
Posting Date: July 23, 2021
ABOUT THE ROLE
The successful candidate will be responsible for executing activities related to business process re-engineering and gathering new business requirements, as well as executing user acceptance testing and training. The analyst will also provide project leadership for projects more routine in nature and provide business and technical application support.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Conduct Business Analysis Sessions JAD/Interview etc.
Effectively document/review and business requirement documents
Perform data research and analysis
Play a bridging role between business and technical teams
Conduct research to determine best practices for work processes and make recommendations to the user group as to how the processes can be improved.
Organize and lead work process review, and redesign meetings to arrive at decisions.
Conducting research for the development and defining of product specifications.
Identify deficiencies in the specifications and in existing products that could affect the functionality of the product and introduce potential issues into the work processes.
Document deficiencies and provide recommendations to address them for review and approval of Management.
Execute all user acceptance testing activities; conduct analysis of issues identified in testing, documenting any system problems and discuss such problems with appropriate parties to advise of issues, recommend corrective measures and follow through.
Develop and conduct user training sessions and coordinate training activities with the users along with communication to the managers.
Provide project leadership from concept to implementation for more routine projects by carrying out project control activities, developing plans and schedules, and ensuring the project is executed in accordance with the OPTrust project management methodology.
Assess and accurately define and address issues and risks; employ effective strategies to proactively mitigate risks and facilitate resolution of problems and issues.
Provide application support by analyzing production issues, identifying solutions, communicating issues to the developer, and preparing workarounds as required.
Perform data Analysis using standard data tools
Manage small/medium size projects/phases of the projects
Develop and execute testing strategies
Coordinate project team for effective implementation
WHAT WE’RE EXPECTING YOU TO HAVE
Post-secondary education in a related field
Business Analysis experience is a must
Excellent communication skills
Experience in Pension Administration is a strongly desired
Any experience or working knowledge in functionalities such as Service Purchase/Buyback/ Pension data lifecycle is an added advantage
Proven experience preparing process maps and workflows
Strong judgement, analytical and Project Management skills
Ability to work with ambiguity, conceptualize and think creatively
Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills; proven track record as an effective team player and contributor, and participation in consultative processes
Proven ability to prepare effective training materials, lead training sessions and one-on-one support.
Knowledge of pension industry is an asset
Business Analysis certification is an asset
Please submit your application via Workday by August 6, 2021.
Serving a membership as diverse as ours and investing in a global market means cultivating an environment that embraces diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We know diversity of thought, background, culture and perspective is critical to creating long-term value. OPTrust is a diverse organization engaged in building on our unique strengths. If you require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please send a message to [email protected] , or discuss your needs with the Recruitment Consultant during the telephone screen. We will do our best to work with you and provide appropriate accommodation.
We thank all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.