The Business Analyst and Project Manager is accountable for overseeing multi-disciplinary IT enabling projects to ensure they achieve their objectives. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring application of best practice project management methodologies as defined in the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK® Guide), and for ensuring adherence to the Information Technology Services department’s evolving project management standards. In addition to providing a leadership role in the development of project management plans, this role is ultimately accountable for IT Projects oversight to ensure the successful completion of approved IT projects within the agreed project scope, schedule, and cost parameters. The Business Analyst and Project Manager is responsible for guiding SLC ITS partners in defining IT needs and presenting their requests to ITS for development. This includes but not limited to: documenting solution requirements from relevant stakeholders, identifying key issues that may not be readily apparent to stakeholders, analyzing potential solutions and presenting recommendations. The incumbent will assess the feasibility of project proposals and use judgment to provide strategic advice on feasibility studies, business cases and project methodology that will help clarify the requirements and scope. The incumbent is also responsible for managing, planning, and organizing the projects’ activities to ensure optimum use of the programs and IT resources while developing a master plan including all IT enabled projects and the required resources.
Education and Experience:
A minimum of a 3-Year Diploma/Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, or other related fields. Project Management Institute designation at the CAPM, PMP or higher level is required. A certification in the Business Analysis field such as the IIBA’s CCBA or CBAP designation.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience providing leadership in managing projects, gathering requirements, developing, and analyzing solutions. Experience coordinating, monitoring, and following up on client IT requests and projects; facilitating discussions as well as negotiating solutions; and preparing briefing material and project documents. One year of experience in identifying and analyzing business-related requirements of clients, partners, or stakeholders. Two years of experience working collaboratively with business partners to understand, analyze and articulate business and/or project requirements and recommend solutions; working with teams of technical staff and interacting with business units to achieve results; and experience managing projects, including all project management life cycle phases.
Other Required Qualifications:
ITIL® Certification at the Foundation level or higher, based on the version 3 or newer framework required. A variety of industry recognized information technology certifications such as MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCSD, MOS, Network+, Security+, Server+, Storage+, CISSP, CCENT, CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CISA, CISM, VCP, or TOGAF® required.
Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:
The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location or work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the college’s Telework Policy.
Office work environment. Occasional travel to other campuses to attend project meetings (Tri-Campus).
Admin Group: Pay Band 11: $87,433 - $109,292 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance.
Hours per week: 37.5
Posted Date: July 25, 2022
Closing Date: August 8, 2022 (4:00 p.m.)
THIS IS A FULL-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION
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