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Business Analyst, Consultant

at Guidehouse in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Overview

Our professionals support the client with their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) modernization through program management, IT strategy, requirements gathering, business process transformation, and change management. In this role, the candidate will provide functional and in-depth analysis in support of project scope and objectives. You’ll help lead our clients through business process documentation and reengineering, change management, and program and performance management. The candidate will communicate with staff and senior-level client management and must be a self-motivated individual that is willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals.

Responsibilities

+ Document existing business processes and narratives as well as pain points

+ Document future business processes.

+ Support the documentation of requirements for the future financial, procurement, and asset management solution.

+ Collaborating with multiple teams to create long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines.

+ Contribute to identifying and managing potential risks and developing mitigation plans.

+ Performing quality control, reviewing deliverables and adhering to project standards.

+ Preparing, leading and facilitating project meetings.

+ Reviews and seeks understanding of operational business procedures and methods specific to functional business areas by mapping current business processes, proposing best practices, and recommending potential solutions.

+ Serves as liaison between Subject Matter Experts (SME), process owners and System Integrator (SI) in gathering and translating functional and technical requirements.

+ Recognizes discrepancies and/or problems with analysis, process mapping or system implementation results that leads toward a corrective action.

+ Demonstrates creativity, foresight and judgment in anticipating and solving complex ERP solutions/problems and in developing methods, standards and processes for diverse business activities.

+ Works with technical resources to assist in the change management, testing and implementation of new deployment or revisions to the ERP solution.

+ Maintains a current knowledge and demonstrates ability to articulate leading business issues and trends to utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.

+ Interact with senior level clients and multiple contractors supporting various IT implementation projects.

Qualifications

+ Holds a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.

+ Experience of one (1) or more years is required, experience in project management, functional architecture, business process improvement, and/or systems implementation for other IT transformation projects in the federal government.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills)

+ Experience and comfort with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and other Office Suite applications

+ Ability to prepare concise, accurate deliverables through all phases of the System Development Life Cycle (strategies, plans, requirements, business process diagrams, etc.)

+ Ability to quickly comprehend complexity and convey candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner

+ Ability to prioritize tasks in a client-driven environment

Preferred

+ Ability to develop strong team and client relationships

+ Client-facing experience in a consulting environment among entry level to mid-level

+ Experience with federal business process improvement and business process reengineering (BPR).

+ Experience with DHS or similar federal agencies preferred

+ Experience with system implementation methodologies (Waterfall and/or Agile

+ Experience with SharePoint and Agile Lifecycle Management tools (e.g., Jira, ServiceNow, etc.)

+ This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.

+ The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Additional Requirements

+ The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

+ Due to our contractual requirements and an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the position for which you are applying requires that you provide proof of your vaccination status. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement which shall be reviewed after the submission of requested documentation. If an accommodation is granted, the conditions may include weekly testing and masking. All Guidehouse employees also agree to follow any additional health and safety mitigation policies that may be required in the workplace.

+ This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, Central, and Aleutian time zones.

+ Must be a US Citizen

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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Job Posting: JC213870089

Posted On: May 19, 2022

Updated On: Oct 03, 2022