<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Contracts Analyst - 1]]> Global Wholesale & Risk Technology' s Operations team is seeking 2 Analysts to support onboarding/offboarding activities for all GWRT. They will be working within JIRA to review contract requests (new hires, renewals, amendments) and verifying details with the Hiring Manager population to translate these requests into Fieldglass and/or CMS. They will be responsible to track, monitor, action, and follow-up on all ongoing contract request activities across all tools to ensure timely onboarding/offboarding and/or resolutions while providing excellent user experience and customer service to their Hiring Manager and internal counterparts. 

Candidate Value Proposition: 
- This is a high-profile position with the opportunity to interact with all different levels across the bank (SVPs to admin staff). 

Typical Day: 
• Validating external contractor’ s vendor SOW (Statement of Work) 
• Manage JIRA (contract intake tool) tickets 
• Data inputting into CMS (Contract Management System) and Fieldglass 
• Support other tasks within a team (i.e. org chart management, invoicing, audit and compliance, etc.) when required 
• Interact with multiple teams, business units, vendors and upper level management 
• Track all incoming and historical data in Excel and JIRA 
• Initiate improvements in the process 
• Proactively take on new tasks 
• Train and educate hiring managers and business partners 
• Create operations manual for both end-users and internal team members 
• Any other tasks that’ s assigned by the manager 

Must-Have Skills: 
1) Resource Management (1+ years working with resource management, staffing, onboarding/offboarding activities) 
2) Corporate office environment (1-2 years working within a corporate environment with great business acumen and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment) 

Nice-to-Have Skills: 
- Vendor Management Systems or Contract Management Systems: any knowledge of/hands-on experience with CMS, Ariba, Fieldglass, Beeline 
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Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Investment Banking Business Analyst - 4]]> Use your Investment Banking knowledge in a Business analytical environment.

Job Responsibilities: 
• Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies 
• Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers 
• Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation 
• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities 
• Supports one or more highly complex business processes 
• Works on multiple projects as a project team member 
• Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs 

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred 
• 8-10 years’ experience required 
• Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions 
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage 
• Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions 
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines 
• Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details 
• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions 
• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level 
• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions. 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) 5-7 years as a BA, coming from an agile environment 
2) Investment knowledge 
3) Communication skills- dealing with vendors/ business- translate that the tech team can build accordingly 
4) Nice to have: coming from a bank branch, FI/Banks worked on a similar project, taxation 
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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Apple Business Analyst]]>  

Position: Business Analyst/Project Manager 

Duration: 6 months 

Qualifications & Experience: 
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science/Electronic Engineering or equivalent is a definite asset. Apple and Project Management certification is an asset.
  • Relevant experience in Apple products and enterprise management tools
  • Proven experience completing similar assignment in other distributed organizations
  • Solid experience in executing Systems Integration tests, analyzing results and creating management reports as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in writing documentation.
  • Experience in tracking problems and issues towards successful comp

Technical Capabilities: 
  • Solid understanding and experience in working with Apple products on an enterprise level.
  • Experience in Apple integration into corporate network/Active Directory as well as security.

 
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Position: Business Analyst 

Duration: 6 months 

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline, and considerable years of ' progressively more responsible' experience working on large-scale information technology projects or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A solid understanding and demonstrated experience of business and systems requirement gathering leading to the implementation of enterprise CRM, EDRMs and mobile solutions.
  • Planning and time management skills; demonstrated experience with estimating timelines and meeting targets, self-motivated in producing and delivering tangible results.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), facilitation and presentation skills; research, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • 5 years of application systems experience performing requirements elicitation and analysis, subject matter expert interviews and impact analysis.
  • 5 years of application systems experience defining business requirements, functional requirements specifications, business processes, data and workflow models, use cases, security context and entity relationship diagrams.
  • 3 years of application systems experience and demonstrated ability to evaluate, recommend and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and systems integration and conversion strategies.
  • 3 years of experience and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain an effective relationship with clients and other business organizations with a strong customer service orientation.
  • 3 years of experience and demonstrated ability to lead the business requirements definition process, analysis and documentation requirements relative to system design and development of its functionality and architecture.

Technical Capabilities: 
  • 5 years of experience involving EDRMS, CRM or mobile solutions, project delivery, and customer and revenue systems using client server and Web applications and technologies in a municipal of government organization.
  • 3 years of experience working with IT infrastructure teams in solution development and sustainment. These IT infrastructure teams may include Server & Storage Solutions, Enterprise System Products, Data Centre Operations, Network Services, Voice & Wireless Applications, Desktop Services, and Service Desk.
  • Experience developing business and system requirements and using these in developing enterprise solutions (EDRMS, CRM & Mobile).
  • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of current and emerging information & technology concepts including: EDRMs, CRM and mobile computing; GUI design  principles; document management; component based design; business/data modelling methodologies; information management; business intelligence and decision support for a multiple-tiered; multiple-platform; and network centric computing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using some of the following or equivalent tools and methodologies is required. Examples include Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), BPMN 2.0, and the Unified Software Development Process.
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Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> Business Systems Analyst

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Business Systems Analyst  to join  their  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

Daily Duties: Will be assigned to an intake and will meet with stakeholder groups to gather/document requirements. These intakes will usually be conducted remotely by video conferencing. No particular tool is used for requirement gathering, but team follows EDF (Enterprise Delivery Framework). After intake, there will be reviews of the requirements with stakeholders, and then the technology teams. Follow-up to review that solutions developed by the technology team will meet business needs, then finalize the requirements for the Development, Quality Assurance, and training teams.

Must-Have Skills/Experience: 3-5 years of experience in Business Systems Analysis Experience working in Risk Management (underwriting or Risk Management systems) Credit Risk knowledge/familiarity Previous Banking Experience Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal - role will require communicating with senior stakeholders at the Director to VP level)

Soft Skills: Able to handle multiple diverse projects Meet aggressive deadlines Strong negotiation skills Advanced problem-solving skills Time and Priority Management Skills Good facilitation skills

Summary:

The main function of a Business Systems Analyst is to plan, lead, elicit, analyze, document requirements and create user-centered design.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies.
  • Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to solution designers, Quality Assurance testers, and developers.
  • Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.
  • Supports one or more complex business processes.
  • Works on multiple projects as a project team member.
  • Serves as a liaison between the business community and IT in order to ensure technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Assist internal business groups on process improvement projects.
  • Contribute to a collaborative team environment by information sharing and team cooperation

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related degree preferred.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize user-centered design to analyze, define, and document requirements.
  • Excellent decision making skills with knowledge of requirements analysis.
  • Previous experience with data analysis, metrics and reporting.
  • Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details.
  • Must have extensive experience in facilitating meetings with management and stakeholders (JAD sessions & walkthroughs)
  • Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions.
  • A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems & business knowledge level.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Life Insurance Business Analyst]]>  

Business analyst - Life Insurance

Our  client in the insurance sector, has a challenging and rewarding opportunity. They are currently seeking  an Business Analyst  to join  their  team and act as the go between for their partner stakeholders and development group, in creating a Policy Administration System.

Location:

As a Business Analyst, you are responsible for delivering quality business analysis of required changes to processes, functions and/or products.    You will also work with the business, Information Technology and Project Management Office stakeholders to develop requirements or user stories, and ensure these are reflected in system and business process deliverables.

In this role you will:
  • Plan and facilitate business requirement gathering sessions with key stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Prepare “ as is” and “ to be” process documentation and perform gap analysis to identify required changes
  • Document business requirements in the form of user stories with acceptance criteria, based on business analysis, to support required changes in applications, processes and  functions supported by the team
  • Prepare risk assessment of business requirements to support prioritization and scoping
  • Escalate identified risks as appropriate and participate in the development of recommendations for solutions.
  • Document and track decisions that arise from business analysis findings
  • Prepare new process and procedure documents
  • Ensure traceability of business requirements exist through to design and testing
  • Participate in functional and User Acceptance Testing efforts
  • Conduct business analysis to support various stages of the project management life cycle

 

What we are looking for…
  • A candidate with a College Diploma or University Degree in Business Analysis, Computer Science or Information Technology - or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years proven experience in the Investment / Life insurance industry
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with scrum including capturing business and technical requirements with users stories and acceptance criteria
  • Application knowledge and experience with general ledger and accounts payable including payment processing
  • Design documentation
  • Ability to think logically, analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and discussions effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely to diverse audiences
  • Can work independently and/or as a team member
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing multiple concurrent tasks
  • Acquired proficiency in relevant business processes and applications
  • Hands-on experience with relevant application development life cycle management tools
  • Development knowledge and experience with
    • Web applications
    • B2B interfaces
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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Mobile Banking Business System Analyst]]> Immediate project assignment for a Hybrid Business Analyst with strong User acceptance background.

This resource will be working on an enterprise notification platform within an online group of digital factors, they should be able to produce user stories for QA/Developers, work on high level design and need to be strong on the systems side as BSA will be navigating system. 

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred 
• 5-7 years’ experience required 
• Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions 
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage 
• Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions 
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines 
• Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details 
• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions 
• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level 
• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions 


Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Faiirly seasoned-BSA 5-7 + years, worked in an agile environment 
2) Great communication skills- working with client, solving problems 
3) Banking- financial, online mobile banking, credit cards etc. 
4) User Acceptance Testing, User Stories 
5) Nice to have: previously worked on enterprise application, HPQC, Jira, Confluence, 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Capital markets Business Analyst]]> Risk Management group of our Financial services client, has an immediate need for A business systems analyst. Use your  regulatory experience to its potential.

Initially an 8 month assignment with excellent potential for renewal.

 

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1. Business Systems Analysis (5+ years hands-on experience with leadership/overseeing team) 

3. SDLC (5+ years’ experience with technology procedures and lifecycle) 
4. FI/Banking Industry experience (5+ years’ experience) 

• Degrees or certifications: Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills 



 
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Total Fund]]> Business Analyst - Total Fund

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Business Analyst - Total Fund  to join  their  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

POSITION SUMMARY

The Business Analyst elicits client needs related to Fund Performance measurement and participates in delivery of the solution. The Business Analyst works with the solution team and documents business processes, information workflows and writes detailed functional specifications to support Teachers’ Investment performance management needs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Engages business clients to elicit business requirements and understand objectives
  • Produces business analysis related documentation, including (functional and non-functional) requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and solution specifications to a high quality standard
    • Specifically, the analyst produces business requirements for data, identifies data sources and delivers data specifications for solutions
    • Works with data vendor manager to establish agreements for new external vendor content
    • Documents the flow and transformation of securities data from suppliers through securities data repositories and to end user applications
  • Conceives, proposes and facilitates the selection of viable functional solution alternatives
  • Works with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet business intent and provide business value
  • Works with QA teams to develop test plans and ensure they understand the business requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately
  • References and applies our internal   Delivery Framework in the context of delivering of business analysis functions and materials
  • Participates in the initiation and planning of projects - including facilitating the definition of objectives, scope, and deliverables as well as provide Business Analysis work estimates
  • Contributes to the operation and improvement of their aligned delivery system/program Exercises appropriate judgment in identifying and escalating risks and issues
  • Potentially (if/as required) lead the activities and output of other Business Analysts in the context of delivering an initiative
  • Builds solid partnerships with Business management and staff, Client Relationship and Application Managers, Project Managers and other key stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • University degree or equivalent experience (Business/Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering)

Asset would be one or more of:  Process improvement methodology accreditation, CFA, Certified Enterprise Data Professional, Canadian Securities Course
  • Minimum experience of   4 years for Business Analyst or 7 years for Senior Business Analyst in the institutional investment industry
  • Excellent understanding of various asset classes including Equities, Futures, Fixed Income, FX and their derivative products
  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively with business, delivery and technology partners
  • Experience collaborating with project delivery and technology teams to deliver solutions that solve business problems and meet business requirements
  • Experience in translating business requirements to technical specifications
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple levels of clients, team and partners
  • Robust understanding of agile and waterfall project management delivery methodologies and the difference between needs and wants
  • Proactive customer focus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in planning and leading UAT
  • Experience with the following technologies (in order of priority) is an asset:  PL/SQL, Bloomberg, Markit EDM (Cadis), Oracle EDQ (Datanomic), SimCorp Dimension, Charles River Development, TopBraid

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

 
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Thu, 28 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Our  client in the Insurance sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Business Analyst to join  their team.

Location: Downtown Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 Months

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                                                                                               

•       Lead and document requirements scoping sessions by employing a number of different techniques depending on audience and size   

•       Able to analyze and anticipate future impacts of requirements

•       Create ‘ AS IS’ and ‘ TO BE’ Work flows to be used to identify automation and operational Efficiency opportunities

•       Apply flexibility and adaptability to project and priority circumstances

•       Work closely with the entire project team to ensure best solution and business outcome

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

•       Strong Knowledge of the SDLC and their role in the SDLC

•       5+ years of Business Analysis experience.

•       Superior analytical skills and attention to detail

•       Excellent time management and estimation capabilities and ability to perform several tasks and projects concurrently.

•       Ability to complete Business Specifications, Functional Specification, Workflow Diagrams, Gap Analysis, Business Case, and ROI Analysis documents.

•       Strong knowledge of Visio.

•       Quick learner of new technologies and procedures.

•       Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

•       Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with people at all levels of the organization, and from a variety of disciplines, such as business, developers, QA.

•       Proven leadership and decision-making skills.

•       Self-starter with ability to work independently.

 

In addition to the skills mentioned above, one or more of the following would be an asset:

•       Experience with client-server or Web technologies.
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