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Senior Business Analyst

  • Location: Kansas City
  • Salary: US$45 - US$65 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 months ago

  • Sector: Power & Renewables
  • Contact: Kaitlyn Bonner
  • Expiry Date: 22 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -032023-477542

Senior Business Analyst

Kansas City, MO

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  • The Senior Business Analyst (SBA) will collaborate to support company's Strategic Initiatives Department for their enterprise resource planning (ERP) program.
  • The senior business analyst will assist in identifying business needs, problems, and opportunities to provide solutions to deliver value to the organization.


  • Work with business capability owners, enterprise architects and business architects to define the company's business capabilities, value streams, and business processes in detail.
  • Document and analyze business processes working with stakeholders to understand the current state and identify areas of improvement, potential bottlenecks, and inefficiencies.
  • Document and design the future state based on the analysis of the current state identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Works with business and enterprise architecture to develop the business architecture framework that defines the relationships between the organization's business processes, systems, and data.
  • Assists in developing the plan for the company's future state to help guide decision-making.
  • Assist the company in developing and implementing business transformation strategies that align with the company's strategic goals.
  • Leverages a broad set of disciplines (including expertise with strategic planning, project management, facilitation, and change management and communications) between themselves, the program team and external stakeholders.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between stakeholders to ensure that everyone is aligned and working towards the same goals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science or related degree from an accredited program and 7 years of applicable experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to challenge the company to consider all options available and provide recommendations to ensure initiatives are progressing.
  • Experience in project management from start to full implementation using Agile methodologies.
  • Experience working with bespoke in-house systems.
  • Experience working within the engineering industry.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of enterprise resource planning, business analysis, enterprise architecture, and/or business architecture, methodologies, and tools.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve appropriate issues and accomplish objectives.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.
  • Experience in implementing continuous improvement processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, coaching, and written communication skills, as well as tact, diplomacy, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere.
  • Problem-solving and root cause identification skills.
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
  • Experience with large-scale ERP efforts preferred.
  • PMI-PBA®, IIBA®-AAC, and/or CBAP® certification preferred.
  • Organizational change management experience preferred.