Job Posting Job ID : 36504 Location : Vancouver - Point Grey Campus Employment Group : Management&Professional (AAPS) Job Category : Information Systems & Tech Classification Title : Info.
Sytems&Technlgy, Level E Business Title : Senior Business Analyst VP / Faculty : VP Academic & Provost Department : UBC IT - Chief Data Officer Salary Range : $89,710.
00 (minimum) - $112,135.00 (midpoint) - $140,171.00 (maximum) Full / Part Time : Full-Time Desired Start Date : 2020 / 02 / 03 Job End Date : 2021 / 02 / 02 Funding Type : Budget Funded Closing Date : 2020 / 01 / 27 Available Openings : 1 Return to Previous Page Guiding principle : "Midpoint" of the hiring salary range means the individual possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience.
Job Summary The Senior Business Analyst analyzes business needs and develops overall strategies for how automated systems can be used to support the short and long term direction of the business.
The Senior Business Analyst assists with the formation and execution of a data governance framework, policies and standards for UBC.
This role provides expertise and assists with the development and promotion of information governance policies to ensure good quality data through all business processes.
Organizational Status This position works closely with data governance stakeholders, data stewards and the Enterprise Architecture team, to document standards and coordinate the resolution of data integrity gaps while supporting the implementation of systematic and procedural controls.
data stakeholders from across the UBC academic and administrative community. Work Performed Specific Duties :
Participate in the development of policies and processes to manage incidents of poor data quality or data conflicts.
work with business partners, data governance stakeholders and IT to implement timely remediation recommendations.
Core Duties :
Prepares functional, system and program specifications bridging multiple projects.
Supervision Given Some supervision of other team members may be required. Technical recommendations and reviews of other team members' work may be required.
Consequence of Error / Judgement There will be significant consequences for Errors and / or Judgement.
UBC is undergoing the acquisition and renewal of several critical ERPs and Enterprise-level Integration capabilities will be an important part of enabling multiple programs to proceed in parallel.
For example, this work will be critical in executing the replacement of UBC's Student Information System and its 200+ integration points.
Qualifications Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Undergraduate degree with a concentration in Information Technology preferred A minimum of 8 years of experience and 2 years of managerial experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Extensive experience working on information management, data governance and / or records management programs required
Significant experience writing policies and procedures required.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.
Ability to educate and influence program stakeholders regarding program goals, objectives and approach.
Superior follow-up skills; ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs.
Superior organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon time frames through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast paced environment.
Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors.
Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions.
Ability to work with functional groups and different level of employees throughout the organization to effectively and professionally achieve results
Demonstrated ability to relate business problem to the underlying data and link to solution to solve those business problems
Collaboration - Consistently fosters collaboration and respect among team members by addressing elements of the group process that impedes, or could impede, the group from reaching its goal.
Engages the right people within and beyond organizational boundaries, by matching individual capabilities and skills to the team's goals.
Works with a wide range of teams and readily shares lessons learned and credit for team accomplishments.
Communication for Results - Converses with, writes reports for, and creates / delivers presentations to all levels of colleagues and peer groups in ways that support problem solving and planning.
Seeks a consensus with business partners. Debates opinions, tests understanding, and clarifies judgments. Brings conflict into the open empathetically.
Explains the context of multiple interrelated situations, asks searching, probing questions, and solicits expert advice prior to taking action and making recommendations.
Problem Solving - Diagnoses problems using formal problem-solving tools and techniques from multiple angles and probes underlying issues to generate multiple potential solutions.
Proactively anticipates and prevents problems. Devises, facilitates buy-in, makes recommendations, and guides implementation of corrective and / or preventive actions for complex issues that cross organizational boundaries and are unclear in nature.
Identifies potential consequences and risk levels. Seeks support and buy-in for problem definition, methods of resolution, and accountability.
Analytical Thinking - Determines criteria for assessing issues and opportunities. Establishes clear goals and priorities needed to assess performance.
Identifies relationships and linkages between different information sources. Anticipates issues that are not readily apparent on the surface.
Identifies root causes and effects. Establishes clear goals and priorities. Anticipates potential problems and develops solutions needed to resolve them.
Systemically analyzes relationships between apparently independent problems and issues. Reviews and cross-reviews reports.
Identifies trends as well as isolated events. Translates analytical reports into management presentations, and provides guidance to resolve issues.
Anticipates the possible outcome of potential solutions. Identifies areas of significant concern or opportunity. Probes and initiates research to identify critical problems.
Business Process Knowledge - Describes and documents critical cross-functional business process flows. Applies business process reengineering techniques and methods in analyzing process flow and accountability charts.
Recommends and advocates substantive process enhancements and assesses both internal and external implications.
Initiative - Describes future scenarios and related opportunities. Plans potential responses involving resource holders, peers, processes, and technology.
Leads a timely response, seeking internal / external advice and consultation, and sustains progress through uncharted territories. .
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.
We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.