1651 Business Analyst
The main function of a business analyst is to maintain vendor relationships, acting as a business analyst for non-IT projects or filling organizational roles above an administrative level, but below a management level.
Other responsibilities may include maintaining all project management processes, including project goals, deadlines, metrics and budget.
The business analyst usually reports to a project manager or director.
Establish and maintain communication services across business units or from the project team to the organization.
Maintain the storage and retrieval of all project communications data and business metrics.
Review contracts, cost proposals and contract supplements.
Set up project and work breakdown structures.
Establish and document business processes.
Track project budgets and expenditures, monitor transaction controls and costs against budgets.
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, customer service and interpersonal skills– Resource needs to be able to engage with stakeholders via email and sometimes verbally.
Ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.
Ability to apply accounting and mathematical principles to work as needed.
Ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses.
Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
General analytics skills with a familiarity with excel.
Organization skills – This scope is large so, organization will be key.
Knowledge of contract/service order hierarchy is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in business management, economics, finance, human resources or relevant field required.
0-2 years related experience required.