We are seeking a Business Analyst for one of our valued clients in the energy industry. This is an onsite temporary role for approx. 12 months in downtown Detroit.
Candidates must have at least 10 years experience.
Responsible for developing strategic models and presentations for the Office of the CIO and director leadership, research and analysis of strategic initiatives, manage strategic initiatives, prepare internal communication to CIO and director leadership.
An individual in an MBA program or having an MBA would be a good fit. We are not looking for an individual where the core capability is project management, we are looking for someone with Business Analyst core competencies.
They will facilitate working sessions using targeted facilitation and advanced modeling techniques. Will work in a highly collaborative, cross functional development team on various strategic project activities. Ability to develop / coordinate cross-functional work groups and projects, yielding optimal outcomes. Demonstrated project management skills and experience. Proven ability to apply industry standard modeling techniques as appropriate to further deepen a common understanding across project team members and stakeholders. Proven ability to perform analysis and support strategic initiatives. Ability to think strategically and creatively while demonstrating strong analytical and facilitation skills. Ability to analyze and make recommendations on current strategic initiatives to Office of the CIO and senior leadership. Ability to conduct research, product evaluations, and vendor contract reviews. Broad understanding of analysis and IT industry, e.g. emerging technologies, industry standards, support services, architectures, systems design, and systems integration and solid knowledge of analysis and accepted IT processes and methodologies. Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate with senior leadership. Must exhibit strong professionalism and presentation skills. Exhibits strong managerial skills sufficient to view situations strategically from and enterprise level. Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams . Copes with multiple demands from senior leaders, subordinates, and peers with a positive and calm demeanor. Ability to work professionally with individuals at all levels of the corporation and with outside consultants. Acts as a change agent with highly developed skills and relationship building skills sufficient to foster a positive work environment. Promotes continuous improvements to reduce defects, improve processes, and procedures. Bachelor degree in an business administration, finance or information technology-related discipline; Knowledge and capabilities typically acquired through10+ years job related job experience inclusive of professional level business functions exhibiting a progressive work history.