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Job Number: 1215904
Job Title: Director of Business Analysis
Job Type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
Post Date: Feb 12 2018
Salary: $140K-$150K
Detailed Job Description:
As the head of Business Analysis team, you will own and lead the business analysis effort across the enterprise applications group. This will cover the following functions: Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Customer Operations, Strategy, Marketing, Sales, and International functions. You will collaborate with business process owners to draft business cases, select technology solutions, design efficient and effective business processes, gather business requirements and facilitate user acceptance testing. Continuous improvement and achieving operational efficiency by implementing appropriate technology is one of the key responsibilities of this role. You will play a critical and key role in new system implementations and will provide necessary support for ongoing system operations. You will work with business process owners, technology experts, project managers, and vendor resources in designing and implementing solutions.

Lead a team of IT business analysts working across various functional areas
In addition to being a hands-on business analyst, you will provide mentoring, guidance and leadership to the BA team. Work closely with IT leadership to help access demand, plan capacity and resource allocations for the BA pool
Creates strong relationships with business partners in other departments & actively manages relationships
Responsible for developing and adapting business analysis processes and supporting tools as the IT organization scales to meet the needs of a rapidly growing business
Senior level advisor and business analyst for enterprise scale initiatives
Assist in RFI/RFP/vendor analysis projects
Peer review to ensure quality throughout the process
Understand the needs of multiple stakeholders with the ability to prioritize and manage expectations
Required Skills:
Bachelor's degree
10-15+ years of experience in business analysis supporting multiple business areas and functions
5 + years of experience in leading a team of business analysts
10 + years of experience in performing business analysis for an ERP system - JDE, SAP or E-Business
5 + years of experience in CPG industry
Strong functional and process expertise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR, Customer Service, Marketing and e-commerce integration
Enjoy solving business problems using technology
Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Methodical approach of gathering requirements, designing processes, and facilitating system and user acceptance testing
Experience in working with business in drafting business case and return on investment analysis
Experience in system selection and implementation partner selection
Strong experience in establishing methodologies and implementing structured way of analyzing a business problem
Ability to understand current state business processes and work with business to design efficient and effective business processes
Effective communication skills, problem solving skills and critical thinking
Ability to build relationship with the business, other IT team members
Independently driven with strong leadership abilities
Self-motivated, quick learner and has a "roll up your sleeves" mindset
Strong mentoring and coaching aptitude; listens effectively, demonstrates empathy towards individual concerns and drives conflict resolution; promotes a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement
Encourages collaboration across diverse teams
Strong multi-tasking capabilities
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