Business Analyst I
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The Business Analyst I provides business analysis support to the Overseas Business Management Systems (OBMS) Team in the Center for Global Health at the Center for Disease Control (CDC). This position reviews, analyzes and evaluates business systems and provides feedback to requesting user’s needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
This role is a 50% Senior Business Analyst and 50% Engagement Specialist.
Planning, coordinating, and conducting meetings with members of User community for the purpose of gathering high level business needs and requirements for the Overseas Business Management System. Methods could include but are not limited to Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions, brainstorming sessions, focus groups, workshops, interviews, and observation.
Assessing and prioritizing client needs as it relates to the Overseas Business Management System.
Contributing to Business Case Development for potential future modules.
Methods could include but are not limited to Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions, brainstorming sessions, focus groups, workshops, interviews and observation.
Acting as the main point of contact for client/end user during design and implementation activities.
Assisting Project Manager with coordinating efforts of fellow Business Analysts.
Providing the Development Team with clearly defined business requirements.
With other Functional team members, conducting testing of the application.
Coordinating with the Development Team to resolve software defects and deploy corrections.
Coordinating with Senior Program Manager to facilitate timely and appropriate training for all level of users.
Participating in high-level discussions with Country Office management for the purpose of understanding their strategic needs.
Participating in discussions with Country Office end users for the purpose of guiding the development of standard OBMS procedures.
Develop recorded (video) and written training material for the Overseas Business Management System.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field and five (5) years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Special emphasis on SCRUM, Waterfall and Agile
Adept at daily use of MS Office tools such as Word, PP, and Excel and others
Interpersonal skills (team building)
Analytical thinking and problem solving
Strong oral and written communication skills
Detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy
Ability to assess students’ grasp of training material and adjust as necessary
Adaptable and able to work with users whose first language is not English
Familiarity with video recording and editing tools a plus
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use of hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
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