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Kforce Business Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Business Analyst in Saint Louis, MO.Key Tasks:

  • Concept development, interpretation and application of advanced PPM and Product Management practices, including financial analysis, forecasting, and modeling to enhance decision making for division leaders and executive-level management

  • Concept development of customized executive-level management reports, reconciliations and variance analyses that will facilitate decision making for firm programs and initiatives

  • Consult and collaborate with senior leaders and stakeholders to effectively diagnose business needs and process issues, developing solutions to address needs

  • Lead the approach for assessing process improvements and designing or enhancing targeted work management processes between interdependent teams to ensure workflow integration

  • Meet regularly with stakeholders to share their current state of knowledge and work, and to review dependencies between their business areas

  • Research current best practices and alternative solutions to provide thought leadership on solutions and ensure recommendations meet the unique department/division objectives while supporting firm strategies and/or firm values

  • Serve as a change agent by leveraging change management principles to ensure adoption and integration of processes, systems, and tools across the division and firm

  • Collaborate with and communicate decisions to senior leaders, key stakeholders, and internal team leadership and cross divisional leadership

  • Understand existing and available systems and tools that will enhance product and project management while improving operational efficiency and end-user outcomes; Document, monitor, and proactively recommend improvement to processes and controls related to area responsibilities; Quantify business impact for leaders

  • Inform and educate other business areas as to the impact of decision; Deliver original insights on opportunities for enhancing Firm performance

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field; Or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in systems development, project management or product management

  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Verbal & written presentation of analysis to department leaders & business owners

  • A fundamental understanding of full-cycle software development within an Agile or product management

  • Mandatory experience with PPM and/or product tools

  • Preferred experience with the specific tools (Clarity, Jira, Jira Portfolio, MS Planner, Aha, Pendo, Spigit, and/or BigPicture)

  • Knowledge of Product Management and PPM methodologies, concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Detail orientation with developed analytical capabilities

  • Advanced organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours