IT Business Analyst – Strategy and Planning Consultant

November 19th, 2018

 

IT Business Analyst – Strategy and Planning: In conjunction with the IT Directors, work directly with the business units to develop 2-3 year IT plans/budgets/roadmaps in coordination with the IT PMO office.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the IT Teams and business units to develop a strong rapport.
  • Scope and plan the underlying analyses that will yield critical answers to key questions for driving IT strategy.
  • Understand the required data set to complete analysis and create initial plans accordingly.
  • Analyze data and translate findings into meaningful insights, integrating relevant business knowledge as well as learning from other projects/sources.
  • Provide support in governance processes, deployment and improvement initiatives. Assist with strategy and processes related to areas of governance and compliance.
  • Communicate the implications of the analysis to upper management clearly.

Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of technology, applications, infrastructure, strategy and compliance.
  • Good political skills with the ability to build trust with the business.
  • Related experience in IT strategy and governance.
  • Structured, logical & creative thinking: the ability to dissect a problem into an organized approach.
  • Team player mentality: a consensus building, upbeat team contributor.
  • Powerful communication: the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and on paper.
  • A can-do attitude: the ability to enthusiastically and aggressively take ownership for a project, prioritize effectively, and ultimately drive the project through to completion.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision as well as the ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams.
  • Organized, ability to manage multiple objectives, disseminate plans, and execute quickly.

Start: ASAP

Type: Contract, contract-to-hire

Duration: 12+ months

Location: Southern NJ. Must be on site. Remote work is not possible.

Hourly Rate: TBD

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