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Description

Job ID: 48463
Business Analyst
This role will perform business analysis on all aspects of technology and business improvement projects, focusing on stakeholder analysis, requirement development and management, and Acceptance testing. Assist and/or lead identification and clarification of innovative business solutions related to divisional strategic goals, in alignment with corporate strategy.

Business Analyst Job Responsibilities
Assist and/or lead identification and clarification of innovative business solutions related to divisional strategic goals, in alignment with corporate strategy. 
Utilize appropriate analysis tools and techniques to deliver cost effective solutions which meet business needs and improve efficiencies. 
Participate in developing both the Business Analysis Practice and Business Analysis Framework to support definition and delivery of business value, including the writing and updating of Business Case documents. 
Assess and document business value propositions and maintain a focus on the value proposition throughout the execution of each business improvement project. 
Foster partnerships with customers and business partners in various areas of the company to both ensure their needs as stakeholders are identified and represented and encourage improved business analysis practices.
Establish and document business processes. 
Set up project and work breakdown structures. 
Track project budgets and expenditures monitor transaction controls and costs against budgets.

Business Analyst Skills/Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field. 
Achievement of or progress toward: Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI), Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) preferred; Project Management Professional (PMP), certification in Process or Performance Management, or certification in Quality Assurance/Testing desirable. 
Progressive experience in providing business analysis in employee benefits, financial services, technology delivery, or other related fields. 
8-10 Years' Experience
Works on wide range of assignments that are complex, up to and including Enterprise-wide assignments. Often defines procedures or identifies innovative solutions for how to complete analytical tasks.
Is a primary driver of collaboration on project teams. Influences decision-making and actively engages with project leaders, sponsors and key stakeholders to ensure optimum business value delivery. Regularly acts as a mentor and role model for other analysts. 
Demonstrated communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills. 
Demonstrates and acquires analytical skills and learns company procedures and policies.
Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
Strong knowledge of design techniques and principals involved in production of drawings and models.
Strong knowledge of computer software, such as Visual Basic, Java, SQL, etc.


Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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