Our client is seeking an Enterprise Analyst to join their team in Portland, OR. The Enterprise Analyst primarily participates in the project-driven activities to capture business needs, processes, requirements, use cases, project plans, and related documentation and specifications. This role works effectively with business and technical analysts, bringing an enterprise, cross-functional perspective to the project team(s), resulting in unified business requirements and streamlined processes that increasingly meet Company goals and initiatives. Additionally, the Enterprise Analyst consistently and appropriately uses Business Analysis and Business Process Engineering (BPE) methods and tools and helps others both inside and outside of EPMO with these. This role may lead cross-functional teams, and/or makes significant contributions to team effectiveness in improving the methodology, tools, and/or internal processes.
Performs the following in support of a large, complex program, or project:
Business Analysis and Business Process Engineering (BPE) – Understand and consistently use Business Analysis and BPE methods, templates, and related tools to produce timely, high-quality deliverables for projects. All deliverables will conform to defined standards, contribute to the project’s success, and are effectively used by others in the organization. This includes deliverables such as Context Diagrams, Current- and Future-State Process Models, Key Performance Indicators, Requirements, and Gap Analyses. (30%)
Communication – Capture Meeting Summaries, update Issues / Risks / Decisions lists, and provide project managers with requested information in a timely manner. Provide status updates to management upon request. Stay closely connected with project team members in EPMO, RITS, and business to ensure alignment with expectations and goals. Stay closely linked with Delivery Manager regarding all projects, teams, and expectations. Publish deliverables to defined public locations (e.g., document management environments). (15%)
Leadership – Provides valuable insights and instruction to both internal and external team members regarding BPE methods, tools, deliverables content, and related documents and plans. (10%)
Planning – Prioritize work across multiple concurrent projects to ensure timely delivery of work products. Provide well thought-out estimates with related assumptions to management upon request and when revised estimates impact project metrics. Manage time effectively to meet plan (10%)
Change Management – Consider the cross-functional (i.e., enterprise-wide) impacts of change while creating all deliverables and related decisions. Smoothly manage boundaries and hand-offs with business and technical staff as deliverables evolve. Follow established change control procedures including appropriate approvals of deliverables by management. (10%)
Process Excellence --- Improve personal and team work approaches as a continual process improvement focus in line with management’s stated priorities. Document internal processes as needed to ensure understanding by others, leading to improved repeatability and exception handling. (10%)
Auditability – Ensure deliverables comply with audit and traceability expectations and standards. (5%)
Project Related Activities – Execute small projects related to job or departmental function and/or sub-projects for EPMO Project Managers (10%)
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or equivalent experience plus at least 5 years of progressively responsible related industry experience is required. Experience must be in a business area and involve working with business requirements, requirements documentation, or business modeling plus some familiarity with systems analysis.
Proven success with analysis of large-scale systems integration efforts including complex business modeling including.
The ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, align them with alternative technical and business approaches, and work with business and technical teams to develop solutions that meet goals and requirements.
Strong analytical, written, listening and oral communications skills.
Experience with structured analysis and design methodologies, practices and processes.
Experience leading others including effective planning, prioritizing, work definition, delegation, and monitoring of others’ deliverables quality.
Ability to facilitate requirements definition activities within small to medium sized groups.
Developing professional in the mastery of project management activities & project planning & reporting
Previous experience in a professional services environment is strongly desired.
Strong analytical, written, listening, and oral communication skills; experience with structured analysis and design methodologies and processes.
Ability to contribute to methodology continuous improvement efforts and to identify and implement best practices associated with requirements gathering/definition activities consistent with Regence established practices/procedures.
General knowledge of healthcare business processes and systems is preferred with general understanding of one or more component areas within the specified CBM business process domain area.
General understanding of high-level application and business architecture within specified domain/component area(s).
General understanding of testing activity best practices.
Demonstrable experience with one or more of the following:
Business Analysis processes including: requirements gathering, documentation and client relationship development.
Enterprise Business Models, especially insurance, health care, and financial services
Iterative Solutions Development Life Cycle.
Data Management techniques, tools, and solutions.
Testing techniques, tools and solutions.
Business Process Engineering methods and tools.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
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.
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