Business Analyst – Intermediate

  • Contract
  • Toronto

EmpITsolutions EmpITsolutions

Job Title: RQ07546 – Business Analyst – Intermediate

Duration: 12 months

Location: 222 Jarvis St, Ontario

Estimated start date: 2024-06-24

Closing date: 07 Jun 2:00


Responsibilities Provides a comprehensive range of I&IT business analysis services for clients with diverse business and technological needs. Interacts with the business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their requirements through gathering, documenting, and analyzing business needs and requirements. Prepares and advises on business analysis policies, processes, best practices and standards to promote a comprehensive and consistent business analysis practice within the organization. General Skills Leads and conducts business analysis in order to assess client’s business problems/opportunities and documents the business requirements in such a way that I&IT solutions can be determined. Applies re-engineering concepts to promote business improvements through alternative and cost effective service delivery approaches Leads and conducts business analysis at varying levels of detail appropriate to the project and phases of project, aligning with OPS Unified Project Management Methodology, Enterprise Architecture and Gating Process, and OPS Standard Systems Development Methodologies Develops strategies, prepares business cases and cost-benefit analysis, and conducts feasibility studies for business I&IT initiatives Develops sound processes for requirements gathering including but not limited to JAD sessions, interviews, mockups, etc. Conducts business modeling; use case modeling; conceptual and logical data modeling; process and data flow modeling; use case surveys; business rules definition and non-functional requirements definitions for assigned projects Monitors progress, resolves problems and reports regularly to I&IT management and stakeholders Develops performance measures and traceability matrices for business analysis evaluation and conducts follow-up Experience developing strategies, preparing business cases and cost-benefit analysis Experience conducting requirements gathering, developing documentation, including presentations and briefing notes and conducting stakeholder engagement Experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools to document conceptual requirements and scope Awareness of emerging I&IT trends and technologies Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Desirable Skills Experience in the use of information retrieval packages Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Ability to translate business and data requirements into specifications sufficient for designing appropriate technology solutions Experience with a wide range of methods, tools and techniques for business analysis such as: business functional modelling, business event modelling, business process mapping Experience in structured, object oriented and agile methodologies for user requirements Experience developing performance measures for business analysis evaluation and subsequent follow-up Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards


  • Business Case and Proposal Writing Experience
  • 3+ years experience in Business Analysis

Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Price (20%)

Business Case and Proposal Writing (30%)

  • Experience writing business cases including current state assessments, establishing goals, outcomes and creating plans to achieve them.
  • Experience creating cost benefit analyses
  • Experience creating process & service measures and indicators
  • Experience writing business requirements, background materials and drafting briefing materials.
  • Experience completing intake and project initiation activities including creating project charters, project outlines and business cases
  • Experience completing detailed options analyses including feasibility assessments, jurisdictional, market and literature scans.

Business Process Creation (15%)

  • Experience designing services and business processes for new business areas
  • Experience creating processes, swimlanes etc according to industry standard techniques and methodologies
  • Experience facilitating in-depth workshops to elicit, review, document and confirm business requirements, business process reengineering, business models, business rules and user interface design, in order to create the technical framework/specifications

Project Planning and Coordination (20%)

  • Ability to track and report on deliverables across multiple projects
  • Experience managing and coordinating project monitoring, anticipates and troubleshoots issues, provides ongoing expertise, resolves problems and provides project effectiveness
  • Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met
  • Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies
  • Ability to Create and track integrated project plans (including scope, schedule, and resources)
  • Monitor and report on project progress through stand-ups and weekly status updates
  • Track project level Risks, Issues, Actions and Decisions and report it up to the program manager
  • Create detailed iteration / sprint plans and manage sprint execution from kickoff through retrospective
  • Experience providing onboarding and orientation of new staff / project resources
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle, software design, development and integration, database concepts, user interface design principle, change management, quality assurance, risk management, disaster recovery planning, business continuity planning

Communications (15%)

  • Strong communication skills to prepare documentation, including but not limited to; reports, reviews, assessments
  • Ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user friendly manner; maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
  • Ability to communicate designs and development in clear and understandable manner

Phone Number: 647-490-7552