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Sr. Business Analyst / Project Manager

Company: Talent Software Services, Inc.
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Sr. Business Analyst / Project Manager

Job Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a Sr. Business Analyst / Project Manager for a contract position in Stamford, CT. Opportunity will be six months with a strong chance for a long-term extension.

Position Summary: This role has a proven ability to perform both business analyst and project management functions, working closely with the business and IT stakeholders to gather requirements, drive prioritization and streamline business processes.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Independently drive critical requirements discussions, managing dependencies across multiple functional areas to achieve the best outcome for Client as a whole.
  • Elicit and document business and functional requirements using a variety of interview techniques
  • Partner with key stakeholder in Finance, IT and other business stakeholders to develop, document and optimize processes to effectively support the project's key objectives.
  • Transform business requirements into detailed User Stories and clearly defined acceptance criteria that engineers can consume.
  • Govern consistent delivery of the cross programs with a Scrum/Agile approach.
  • This role will also be accountable for roadmap management and driving quality delivery approach across the various BU led implementations.
  • Manage overall project budget when needed.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships, communications and expectations.
  • Ensure that risks and issues are identified and mitigated.
  • Lead change management by engaging and communicating across varied audiences including stakeholders, clients, delivery teams and upper management during the lifecycle of a given project.
  • Act as a key liaison between the business and the technology consulting partners to drive the success of implementation.
  • Facilitate user acceptance testing activities.
  • Manage customer expectations of products and services to be delivered.
  • Participate in relevant centers of excellence as they pertain to either Scrum, Scrum Master, Product Owner and/or Project Management focus areas.
    • 7+ years working in a fast-paced environment that experiences continuous change
    • 7+ years of demonstrated business process analysis and project management experience
    • Experience with Salesforce solutions a strong plus
    • Strong communication (written and oral) and presentation skills tailored to meet the needs of the different end users, team members, sr. management and executive leadership in cross-cultural business environment
    • Must be well organized, methodical and pay close attention to detail
    • Possess excellent written/oral communication skills
    • Able to work well in a highly collaborative cross discipline team
    • Flexible approach, willing to wear multiple hats if needed
    • Proven ability to collaborate in a global / matrix environment
    • Strong work ethic with focus on meeting deadlines and objectives
    • Solution minded, detail-oriented and is firm yet flexible
    • Knowledge and experience with Scrum/Agile and Waterfall methodologies
    • Leading teams in a matrix environment consisting of various types of roles and skill sets
    • Strong business analysis skills
    • Understanding and appreciation of processes/procedures and governance required to lead
    • projects and programs
    • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
    • Ability to breakdown complex business problems and workflows into meaningful components that are understandable by various levels
    • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Teams)
    • Google Suite (Google Drive, Drive File Stream, Docs, Sheets, Slides)
    • Jira/Atlassian
    • Microsoft Power BI
    • Bachelor's Degree in business, computer science, technology, or related field. Advanced degree desirable.
      • CPM Scrum Certified Product Owner
        If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application!

        Providing consulting opportunities to TALENTed people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. Let's talk!

Keywords: Talent Software Services, Inc., Stamford , Sr. Business Analyst / Project Manager, Professions , Stamford, Connecticut

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