Senior Business Analyst
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ( Brookfield ) is a global alternative asset manager with over $350 billion in assets under management.
Brookfield has over a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity.
Brookfield offers a range of public and private investment products and services, which leverage their expertise and experience and provide a distinct competitive advantage in the markets in which they operate.
Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbols BAM and BAM.A, respectively, and on the NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA. .
The Technology Services Group (TSG) is an internal function and is responsible for ensuring consistent technology infrastructure and a standard set of tools and applications across our Asset Management business.
The Senior Business Analyst will report directly to the Director, Technology Services. This position is responsible for providing appropriate business analysis activities to support all assigned project activities in cooperation with and under the direction of the TS Director as well as assigned Project Managers.
This role requires a results-oriented individual with a passion for collaboration, strong communication skills and attention to detail that drives business results.
A key capability for this role is an advanced understanding of Supplier Statement of Work and other contractual agreements.
Key Focal point for Supplier project change requests, including pricing, quality review, standards, approvals and delivery timelines as per existing agreements.
Contribute to the development of project definition and scope with applicable business and technology stakeholders; helping senior-level management make informed decisions about initiatives.
Support the PMO and Project Manager in identifying the financial, technical and human resources required to complete projects
Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution
Leads user acceptance testing efforts
Updates documentation based on feedback collected from various stakeholders
Document and distribute meeting minutes
Work with other departments to push through requests needed for projects.
Contribute to the development of project risk mitigation plans and the maintenance of Risk, Actions, Issues and Decision documentation
Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner
Accurate and timely reporting against project deliverables
Works with TSG and / or Business Unit personnel to identify required changes, communicates needed changes to technical team members
Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules
Qualifications & Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree / diploma required
3-5 years’ experience performing business analysis duties
Experience working in a multi-Vendor environment.
Understanding of Technology Vendor Agreements
Knowledge of Technology Vendor Management
Excellent cross-organization / cross-function project management and collaboration skills.
Experience working with technical resources as well as business users
Proven experience in learning new technologies and tools at a rapid pace
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint), Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Ability to work independently on multiple simultaneous initiatives in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated ability to build strong collaborative business and technology relationships
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse and geographically dispersed group of project stakeholders, Service Groups, Business System Owners and subject matter experts
Proactively seeks opportunities to help the project team reach the end goals
Facilitates effective team interaction
Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions
Identifies opportunities for improving business processes through information systems and / or non-system changes; assists in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems and / or operational changes
Take input from Reporting Manager and appropriately and accurately applies comments / feedback
Strong work ethic, with proven ability to work collaboratively
Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders (ex. 3rd-party vendors)
Brookfield welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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