Under the direction of the IS PM Director, the Sr. Business Analyst / Project Manager manages multiple technology projects varying in size and complexity. The Sr. BA/PM is the conduit between the project team and the IS Project Management Office, coordinating team members, project information, and the work required to realize the goal of the project as well as the key components that are used for evaluating projects: business analysis; time; cost; business value; adoptability; and customer satisfaction.
The Sr. BA/Project Manager works very independently, demonstrates a high degree of maturity in all of the Sr. BA/Project Manager Knowledge areas, and requires very little oversight by the IS Project Management Director.
Candidate Skill Set
Requires 8-10 years of business analysis experience coupled with management of complex technology projects in a fast-paced, political, highly matrixed environment. Financial Services and Legal industry experience a plus.
Ability to liaise with the business, analyze complex business problems and apply broad business knowledge and practical experience to the analysis/solution generation process. Business Analysis and Business Process Management skills are preferred.
Detail-oriented with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of project management expertise.
Excellent influencing skills with technical and non-technical audiences. Demonstrated mastery in planning and facilitating meetings.
Ability to implement a selective and pragmatic approach of all PM knowledge areas.
Demonstrated mastery of presentation and written communication skills.
Must be extremely results oriented with little input from others. Excellent business judgment and a practical common-sense approach to getting things done.
Ability to understand, de-escalate, mediate and negotiate with individuals within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests, both internal, and external, to the organization.