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Change Management Lead Business Analyst 9/16/2017

Superior Group Boston, MA

Company
Superior Group
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
402270
Location
Boston, MA
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
579540115

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Superior Group is looking for Change Management Lead Business Analyst for our Client located in Boston, MA

The Lead Business Analyst will initiate, organize, drive, and complete small projects or segments of large projects that address business goals and needs
S/he may participate in any or all phases of the project life cycle and is responsible for execution of project tasks in accordance with standards and best practices
The Lead Business Analyst gathers requirements, analyzes data, researches issues, and devises solutions for the project
In addition, s/he may lead user acceptance testing, training, and implementation of new and existing applications as defined in a project or product roll-out plan
The Lead Business Analyst is results-oriented and understands the impact of the project on the organization as a whole
In addition, s/he may provide guidance for one or several Business Analysts through coaching, resolving interpersonal conflict, coordinating activity, and assigning work
Assist Project Manager and Project Sponsor in defining project scope
Identify business goals and problems in individual business units and across the organization
Perform assessment of feasible solutions and the range of problems they may solve
Lead project segment or work stream
Prepare a plan for the work stream plan, including the creation of a work breakdown structure, task assignments, timelines, phases, dependencies, and critical paths
Work with Project Managers to prioritize deliverables and manage resources
Ensure thorough testing of all system changes, including user acceptance testing, regression testing, client testing and parallel/pilot testing as require
Ensure that Business Analysts adhere to strong project execution methodology standards and best practices throughout the project lifecycle
Document and review business requirements gathered from business users, sponsors and clients, and obtain user signoff on the requirements
Identify and interview key individuals to gather needed details and direction to define business requirements
Track and organize open items; understand the time sensitivities of open issues and drive to resolution
Communicate defects to Systems developers
Track delivery dates for defect fixes and maintain status reporting. Escalate appropriately
Oversee and participate in documentation of new or revised procedures or workflows
Document Change Requests, provide effort estimates and document business requirements for approved Change Requests
Conduct business analysis to determine how changing business needs will affect the system or product; clearly articulate the business need and potential solutions with support of insightful analysis and documented evidence
Demonstrates strong subject matter expertise in the assigned product or discipline, including technical knowledge of associated systems
Design creative solutions that meet the goals and objectives of the project and align with product/discipline strategy
Lead design sessions, driving to creative, well thought out, viable solutions
Identify gaps between business requirements and existing or proposed design solutions
Recognize patterns in complex information across multiple projects and identify key issues
Work with business areas to identify productivity improvements in workflows and procedures
Work with business areas to identify areas of risk for errors and omissions
Plan meetings, prepare materials, and lead or participate in meetings with business users and sponsors, systems groups, vendors and clients
Prepare project status reporting and other project communications for internal and external stakeholders as needed
Lead work streams or project segments
Lead or participate in client workshops and meetings to identify key issues, requirements, and gaps
Conduct/lead user/client training when necessary
Assist in the creation of product announcements and modification of client demonstration materials as needed
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