Strategic Business Analyst

Langara College
USD 35.64 - 52.27 per hour
07 May 2021
17 May 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
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Our employees exemplify Langara's values ofexcellence, collegiality, innovation and integrity. If you think this position fits your qualifications, we encourage you to apply!

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Job Title:
Strategic Business Analyst

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Start Date:
Friday, May 14 2021

End Date (if applicable):

Job Description:
Reporting to the Director, HR Systems, Payroll and Benefits, the Strategic Business Analyst (SBA) provides strategic analytical expertise on Human Capital Management (HCM) data, including the development, extraction, compilation, research, documentation, implementation of reports and dashboards, and statistical analysis. In addition, the SBA supports the evaluation, documentation, and implementation of HR Information Systems and/or upgrades, including the preparation and training of functional end users. The SBA actively supports People and Culture quality improvement processes by identifying areas for improvement, analyzing needs, recommending alternatives and options, and executing development and implementation.

Qualifications Required:

Education & Experience:
  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Business or related discipline.
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in a similar role with a minimum of 1 year in Data Analytics.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite with excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge or experience with an ITSM system is an asset.
  • Experience working with SharePoint administration considered an asset.
  • Experience with value stream mapping, business process and data analysis, business rules definition, data definition and preparation.
  • Experience in research and analysis to support a best practice approach to future state processes.
  • Experience in creating functional specifications for reports, workflow, interfaces (functional), and extensions.
  • Experience in test planning, developing and documenting test scripts, supporting and participating in testing.
  • Experience providing input for various change management and communication activities as required, including supporting the creation of training materials and user guides, identifying and supporting readiness activities.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a diverse environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, projects and initiatives simultaneously in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Strong technical, problem resolution, and analytical skills.
  • Strong analytical, logical reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing.
  • Superior interpersonal skills. Proven ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrates the willingness, ability, and enthusiasm to learn new processes, methodologies or technologies.
  • Ability to perform complex work with high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology and methods.
  • Ability to write technical and user support documentation and training materials.
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance to established policies, practices and standards.
  • Ability to understand complex situations, tasks or problems, analyze them using a systematic approach and identify patterns and connections between situations that are not inherently obvious.
  • Ability to engage and influence stakeholders ensuring stakeholder adoption.

To obtain the full job description, please contact our recruitment team.

Salary Range:
$35.64 - $52.27 per hour

Pay Grade:
Admin Paygrade 08

Compensation beyond the mid-point requires approval by the Public Sector Employers' Council Secretariat (PSEC).

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Hours may vary according to the needs of the department.

Closing Date:
Thursday, May 13 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

We thank you for your interest in Langara College and taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Please be advised that due to the amount of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.