Business Analyst

Alexion Partners - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $120,000 a year
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The primary responsibility of the Business Analyst position is to gather information and analyze the business processes, procedures, and systems of our clients. The Business Analyst communicates best practices and modifications to improve these processes and monitors any changes to make sure they are effective, as well as provides documentation and support to senior consulting team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, develops requirements through in depth analysis of business activities, industry trends and client requests
Participate in projects of varying levels of complexity and scope
Acts as a liaison between projects teams and consulting unit
Proactively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders, business units, technical teams and support teams to define concepts and analyze needs and functional requirements
Performs impact analysis of business process enhancements across the organization
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and distinguish requests from underlying true needs
Works with practice leaders and engagement leader
Understands customer objectives, processes and products in order to make educated recommendations
Supports implementation, and training activities
Extensive travel may be required

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or related field is required
Minimum of 5 years prior experience is required
Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in business process improvement required
Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of an additional language would be advantageous
Possess strong writing skills and documentation acumen
Strong analytical and project management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into organizational and operational requirements
Lean experience highly preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Highly level of self-motivation and multi-tasking abilities
Exemplify excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all clients
Ability to work independently in a fast paced, complex environment with aggressive deadlines