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Veterans Preferred - Business Analyst - Operational Excellence

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.
Job Description Summary

Requires working knowledge of theories, principles and concepts and applies general knowledge of business and industry practices within business analysis. Understands key business drivers and builds knowledge of the company, processes, and customers. Under a moderate level of guidance, responsible for solving moderately complex problems following established policies and procedures. Participates in the preparation of operations analyses including analysis of competitors, operational effectiveness, and capacity utilization and makes recommendations for improvement. Executes on process analyses, end to end process mappings and identifies opportunities for improvement. May track, maintain, and provide current information on business operations. May analyze or provide support on administrative financial support activities of a business division. Work may include preparing financial reports, budgets, and business plans. Plans own work and adjusts efforts to meet goals. Supports the achievement of goals through own personal efforts.

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Explore and identify strategic and operational opportunities across the organization
  • Prioritize initiatives based on business case and team hypotheses
  • Design and conduct analyses to support / refute business case
  • Synthesize conclusions into recommendations
  • Lead work streams on specific programs with opportunity to manage entire projects
  • Implement change through project & program management/leadership
  • Collaborate with BizOps team members, functional leaders, and subject matter experts
  • Communicate with relevant customers including employees and executive leadership

Job Qualifications

We are seeking an individual with superior intellect, analytical ability, and strong interpersonal skills to join a world-class BizOps & Strategy Group in one of the leading software, information and services, companies. Necessary ingredients - smarts, energy, analytical prowess, take-charge attitude, excellent people skills, and a relentless approach to getting things done!

More specifically, the individual must possess many of the following qualities and attributes:

Education: BA or BS degree required; MBA preferred but not required

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience, preference for candidates with experience in strategy and operations at a major corporation or at a strategy and management consulting firm

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
  • Strong analytical skills to assess, research, interpret and analyze data
  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel required (additional analytical tool knowledge is a plus)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues and/or assignments with time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to indirectly influence and lead cross business units and/or cross functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Capable of being both an individual contributor as well as a team player

Wolters Kluwer
New York City, NY 10261, US