<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[MS CRM Business Analyst (Functional)]]> MS CRM Business Analyst (Functional)

Our client in the Retail Sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a MS CRM Business Analyst (Functional) to join their IT team.

Location: Burnaby, BC 

Initial Planned Duration: 3/6 months (Contract) – Potential extension after 3 months.

Responsibilities:
  • Require a strong CRM Consultant with 10+ years of CRM experience & should have been as a Business analyst for at least 2 CRM implementations.
  • Must have driven Business discussions/workshops and should have worked on CRM functional design covering functionalities like Customer management, Contact Management, Activities, Opportunities, etc.
  • Must have provided high level solution to Business & driven the solution workshops.
  • Must have knowledge of co-ordination between among different teams like Development, QA, etc.
  • Should have given Training to Business Users on functionality being rolled out
  • Should have worked in the SFA & Field sales execution implementation of CRM.
  • Should have deep understanding of multiple industry domains. 

 

 
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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - IT Procurement]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

They are seeking the services of Intermediate/mid-career Business Analyst with a specialization or focused experience in IT Procurement to contribute to the delivery of several IT Procurement modernization initiatives.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 Months.

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 5+ years’ IT business analyst experience, with a minimum of 2 years’ IT procurement experience
  • Purchasing program certification (preferred)
  • Strong stakeholder management experience (internal clients and vendor management)
  • Superior teamwork, interpersonal, organizational and facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Very strong MS Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong experience with Procurement Best Practices

 

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

 

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialties who can help you with your search for a new contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.
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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)]]> Business Analyst - Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

Our client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Business Analyst - Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to join their Trade & Logistics team.

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent (75% Travel to USA) – Canadian Citizenship is a must! The client will arrange work visa for USA.

(Mainly in CA, and in Pennsylvania and Virginia)

Introduction: The individual in this role will perform business requirements analysis, workflow analysis and will write functional specifications.  S/he will design, write, and execute system/integration test plans.  The Business Analyst will provide analytical support of production systems.  S/he will act as the liaison between the customer and technical team and will provide support throughout the project development lifecycle.  

In addition, the Business Analyst will perform in a highly visible client role by running client meetings/presentations, by owning a portion of a larger development effort, and/or by assisting in

Targeted Skills and Experience: Business Analysis, Requirement Gathering, Excellent Communications Skills

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Trade & Logistics

Accountabilities:

· Perform business and systems analysis for large, complex problems

· Write functional specifications and end user documentation

· Design, write and execute test plans

· Perform various roles in response to business needs and project schedule, such as requirements, documentation, and QA testing and support activities

· Gain client confidence in ability to accomplish project tasks and manage client expectations

· Learn new technologies, applications, and business areas

· Issues Recognition and Escalation

· Tracking bug resolutions

· Managing project change control

· Provide leadership and mentorship to team members

· Provide task estimations

· Perform work within the scheduled timeframe

· Provide feedback for performance reviews of other team members when required

· Implement and train Dynamics AX Warehouse Management and Transportation at client sites

· Knowledge of Process and/or Discrete Manufacturing Industries 

· Strong knowledge of warehouse setup, procedures, and processes in AX including:

o Mobile device menu configuration

o Receiving and put away – directed put away, location directives

o Movements and transfers

o Production receiving

o Shipment, Wave, and Work Template configuration

o Execution of work – pick, pack, stage, ship options using the handheld mobile device menus

· Item configuration as it relates to Warehouse Management – Unit sequences, reservation hierarchy, pallet conversions, and license plate functionality

· Strong knowledge of Transportation Management setup, procedures, and processes including:

o Load management configuration settings

o Merging shipments

o Managing loads

o Rating Carriers

o Creating Routes and applying them to shipments/loads

· Industry experience in Warehousing and  Transportation a plus

 

 

 

 
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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Public Sector]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is scheduled for 12 months

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst  to contribute to the delivery of the creation of a new Strategic Plan, providing principles and direction for the Division' s IT projects to  ensure a coordinated and prioritized implementation of IT solutions.

 

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Business Systems Analyst, preferably with several years experience in an enterprise-class Public-Sector environment
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • 5+ years'  working experience and the ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, and interviewing subject matter experts.
  • Working experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing multiple concurrent complex projects and/or work packages.
  • Previous Public-Sector Experience is considered an asset 

 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

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

 
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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Solutions IT Consultant]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Solutions IT Consultant  to contribute to the delivery of the creation of a new Strategic Plan, providing principles and direction for the Division' s IT projects to  ensure a coordinated and prioritized implementation of IT solutions.

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • 5+ years'  working experience and the ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, and interviewing subject matter experts.
  • Working experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing multiple concurrent complex projects and/or work packages.
  • Previous Public Sector Experience is a huge asset. 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

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




 
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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[FX regulatory BA]]> Our client, a major Canadian Financial service company, has an immediate need for an intermediate business analyst within its Foreign Exchange division. 

Initially a 3 month assignment that will definitely extend. You will use your expert Excel and SQL skills to test, map and support regulatory aspects of FX.

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) 5 + years of experience as BA 
2) Advanced Microsoft Excel 
3) SQL Queries 
4) Ability to read and translate (regulators- read and translate to BA language) 
5) Regulatory terminology- Fatca, Dodd-frank, Emir etc 
6) Excellent Communication skills 


7) Nice to have: Wall street system, foreign exchange, HPQC, can speak/write Spanish, CSC, Derivatives fundamentals 

The manager is looking for an intermediate level BA to work on on-going regulatory projects. They will be dealing with regulatory requirements for foreign exchange. This will be front and back office. This BA will be testing, mapping, providing regulations support, and helping coordinate promotions between BA/Developers/QAs and within the business so they must have great communication skills. 

 

• 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 
• 5 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 judgement 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 

 

 

 

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, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Systems Analyst - Capital Markets]]> Senior Business Systems Analyst - Capital Markets

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

MUST have requirements:
  1. Business Analyst with a strong understanding of financial instruments used in Capital Markets, Alternative Assets and Fixed Income
  2. Individual with excellent data analysis and SQL skills.    Detail oriented, but still able to see the big picture. Candidate must have strong knowledge of Business Analysis framework and deliverables, as well as experience working as part of an Agile development team.
  3. Interpersonal skills: can build relationships with peers and clients, will be sensitive to client’ s time, proactive and efficient and able to lead and be led.
  4. Candidate must have experience in supporting and/or developing compliance reporting solutions .

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Conduct business analysis, requirements gathering and documentation, and validation testing
  • Engage customers and information technology stakeholders to collect and document detailed business and information technology requirements
  • Analyze business requirements against existing processes, systems, and data stores for gap analysis and recommended improvements
  • Conduct analysis of business process workflow and outline alternative solutions considering benefits, risks and costs
  • Conduct working sessions and use interviews to obtain appropriate information to develop solutions (e.g. one-on-one discussions, formal requirements gathering sessions).
  • Translate business requirements and information gathering discussions into professional business presentations and other types of business documentation for consumption by Business customers and solution partners (Development, QA)
  • Identify and assess requirements and scope changes, liaise with IT partners to determine project impact, issues and risks
  • Work with Quality Assurance to facilitate and assist with the development and execution of the testing requirements
  • Provide support as required (answering queries, performing investigations) to end-users

 

Skills and Job Qualifications:
  • Excellent understanding of investment management concepts, processes and practices
  • Excellent understanding of techniques, tools and technologies pertaining to the analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software solutions
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence  and Reporting Tools
  • Excellent knowledge of requirements management concepts and processes supported by deep practical experience.
  • Analytical skills with knowledge of techniques and tools used for process mapping. Overall end-to-end view of business processes and data flows to understand core business issues.
  • Ability to identify underlying assumptions and constructively challenge them if necessary to ensure scope and requirements are clearly understood and documented
  • Excellent communication skills including business writing and presentation skills
  • A team player with strong relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to constantly evolving priorities and environments, ability to multitask and work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Track record of successfully delivering initiatives

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.

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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, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst to contribute to the delivery of  the state assessment and document review of Toronto Fire Service' s data architecture.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 3 months, with a possible extension of up to  12 months. 

Desired Experience & Qualifications: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline, and 5+ years of ' progressively more responsible' experience working on large-scale information technology projects or the approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience to lead the business requirements definition process, analyze and document proposals and requirements relative to the creation of a Data/Business Intelligence Strategy
  • 5+ years; working experience and ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, interview subject matter experts, facilitate joint-application-design sessions, and mapping of business processes
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document data architecture, business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • Working experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing multiple concurrent complex projects and/or work packages
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain an effective consulting relationship with clients and other business organizations with a strong customer service orientation
  • Experience in a government/public sector setting with mobile computing projects

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

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

 
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Process Improvement Specialist]]> Senior Process Improvement Specialist

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Senior Process Improvement Specialist to join  their  Enterprise Security and Risk Services  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

GROUP/PROJECT INFO: The position is vacant within the Enterprise Security and Risk Services, which assesses risks in IT projects; evaluates security standards of vendors; works with the Corporate Security on worker background searches and systems access. The Process Improvement Specialist will mainly be working with the Corporate Security processes; approximately 10% of the work relates to data analytics and report generation.

START DATE: As soon as possible

DURATION: 6 months 

HOURS: 9.00AM – 5.00PM EDT

OVERTIME: Very rare

LOCATION/REMOTE: Mainly onsite work at Toronto,  but the worker must be flexible to work in various buildings around the downtown core. 

REASON ROLE IS OPEN: This role is open to fill in for a full time worker, who left.

SUMMARY: A process improvement specialist serves as a consultant, evaluating, planning, and implementing improvements in the Enterprise Security business process documentation and practices. Other aspects of the job can include compiling and tracking data.

MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Evaluates existing business and operational flows, understand as-is processes and develops/prepares recommendations for process improvements and system enhancements/optimizations, prepares to-be process flows
- Ensures documentation of standard operating procedures and service level agreements are current and accurate.
- Conducts interviews and/or facilitated workshops with users to analyze processes and identify system optimizations.
- Recommends best practices for operational controls, procedures and risk management.
- Prepares functional requirements documentation for system optimizations / enhancements in support of process improvements
- Develops use cases and test scripts, as applicable for system enhancements.
- Performs user testing and quality assurance checks of systems processes and solutions.
- Maintains weekly/monthly status reports to key stakeholders tracking the status of the improvement projects.
- Handles the project management of workflow process improvements including reengineering of business processes and implementation of change management systems for complex projects that cross multiple systems with multiple stakeholders.
- Ensures risks and issues are identified and communicated in a timely fashion.
- Communicates effectively with impacted staff and stakeholders.
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TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
• 8-10 years of overall professional experience
• 3-5 years of professional experience in process improvement (preferably in financial services industry)
• 3-5 years of professional experience in data analytics and reporting (preferably in financial services industry)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of the banking industry, including operations, products, and services.
• Experience gathering requirements, and analysis including Use Case analysis.
• Professional experience with system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
• Extensive experience in facilitating meetings with team members, management, and stakeholders.
• 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. 

SOFT SKILLS:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Advanced interpersonal skills
• Autonomous self-starter personality

NICE TO HAVE:
• Knowledge of SharePoint (general user), Tableau and Archer

EDUCATION:
• Post-secondary education in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

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.

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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, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Systems Analyst - Financial Payment Systems]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months. 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Senior Business Analyst - Financial Payment System to contribute to the delivery of a high-profile Fare Payment Card System.

Targeted Mandatory Skills and Certifications:
  • 5 + years of Business / Systems Analysis experience
  • Experience implementing kiosk solutions in the public domain
  • Experience in Processing Financial transactions certification processes and accounting principles
  • Experience preparing RFI' s and RFP' s
  • Experience and understanding of issues of working with vendor for contracted services

 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialties who can help you with your search for a new contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - SAP Time and Attendance]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Analyst to contribute to the delivery of: 
  • Facilitate interviews and workshops with business at various  locations to understand and map exisitng (As-Is) workforce management processes   particularly from the perspective of workforce scheduling, time reporting, absence management, banked days/lieu time processing, sick time processing, and payrolll update processes.
  • Identify the variations/differences in workforce management processes as adopted at various  business locations (garages, shops etc.)
  • Through interviews and continuous interactions with business representatives, identify the current pain points in the workforce management process.
  • Identify, document and validate potential process improvements.
  • Use analytical tools and apply problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills to define and quantify the perceived benefits of identified process improvements (based on factors such as importance, criticality, frequency & likelihood etc.)
  • Contribute to the identification and creation of the business requirements  document
  • Participate in vendor / solution research to contribute to the solution “ to-be” process documents and use cases, as well as participate in the creation of functional specifications documents for any development objects.
  • Assist the enterprise architecture team to analyse, define and document the integration requirements of  legacy systems with proposed SAP solution.
  • Build strong relationships with business stakeholders, vendors, analysis team members   and solution architects to ensure proposed solution addresses the business requirements.

Mandatory Skills: 
  • University degree in Information Management, Information Technology, Business Administration  or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working as a IT business analyst/ functional analyst in relatively large multi-site organizations.
  • Minimum of 2 years exposure to working with a time and attendance / workforce management solution such as Kronos, Workday or NovaTime in relatively large organizations.
  • Experience in dealing with complex business problems, identifying business/functional requirements and recommending how to best support them through processes and applications.
  • Experience in process analysis, design, and modelling in a complex environment
  • Major IT project implementation experience and understanding SDLC.
  • Experience in MS Office including high proficiency in MS Visio
  • High level written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Experience working in a team environment and leading workshops

Other Skills: 
  • Knowledge and experience in 3rd party workforce solutions such as Kronos is an asset.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or equivalent is an asset.
  • Experience with formal process notation such as BPMN is an asset
  • Familiarity with public sector project implementation will be an asset

Deliverables: 

The BA would be required to deliver relevant documentation at various stages of the SAP Wave 2 project. These deliverables will include (but are not limited to) the following
  • High level “ As-Is” process map
  • Future state process/ solution (To-Be process) documentation
  • Business Requirements Document (inclusive of pain points identified)

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

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

 
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst - Agile Specialist]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst with a Specialization in the Agile Method  to contribute to the delivery an Enterprise Data Warehouse Solution.

Targeted Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Business, Computing Engineering or Science, or related
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a business or process analyst
  • Experience in both waterfall and agile project delivery methodologies
  • Experience acting as a  a Product Owner, identifying  functional requirements, business rules and recording requirements using Epics and User Stories

Other Skills:
  • CBAP, PMP certification an asset
  • Experience in dealing with complex business problems, identifying business/functional requirements and recommending how to best support them through processes and applications.
  • Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing and ability to manage and influence stakeholders
  • Thorough understanding of project management, data security audit concepts, and quality assurance principles
  • Major IT implementation experience and understanding how systems are affected by business process change.
  • Ability to have influence without authority, and a strong ability to sell recommendations and solutions by stating advantages and value in business terms
  • Experince with Key Performance Indicator (KPI) analysis and performance measurement
  • Real world experience utilizing a major process optimization framework such as Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma, TQM, etc. is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with application integration technologies (i.e. Microsoft BizTalk 2010/2013) and service development tools (i.e. Microsoft Visiual Studio, WCF, ASP.NET Web API, XML, JSON, XSD, WSDL, XSLT, SOAP, REST, and WS-*) an asset
  • Self-motivated and is willing to work under pressure
  • Public Sector  experience would be an asset

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

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

 

 
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - HR Time and Attendance]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Analyst to contribute to the delivery of modern solutions to streamline the Human Resources Time and Attendance processes, increase efficiency and reduce/eliminate unwanted costs. 

 

Targeted Mandatory Skills: 
  • 5+ years experience working as a IT business analyst/ functional analyst in an enterprise environment
  • 2+ years exposure to working with a time and attendance / workforce management solution such as Kronos, Workday or NovaTime in relatively large organizations.
  • Experience in process analysis, design, and modelling in a complex environment
  • Major IT project implementation experience, preferably in HR Time and Attendance Systems
  • Experience in MS Office including high proficiency in MS Visio
  • High level written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Experience working in a team environment and leading workshops

 

Other Skills: 
  • Knowledge and experience in 3rd party workforce solutions such as Kronos is an asset.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or equivalent is an asset.
  • Experience with formal process notation such as BPMN is an asset
  • Public Sector Experience (asset)

 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

 

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

 
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst - Business Process Development]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst, with a specialization/experience in Business Process Engineering / Business Process Optimization to contribute to the delivery of an Enterprise-Class Financial Reporting System that has a Mobile Computing component to it as well.  

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 Months.

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 5+ years; working experience and ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, interview subject matter experts, facilitate joint-application-design sessions, and mapping of business processes
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • 2+ years of working experience in the implementation of integrated business applications or mobile handheld computing solutions with ability to evaluate, analyze and document business data for consistency/system integration, business intelligence or reporting
  • Experience in a government/public sector setting with mobile computing or enterprise work management system projects
  • Experience with documenting business frameworks, as well as business process/workflow/data modelling

 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting sectors.

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

 
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Work and Asset Management (WAM) Functional Consultant]]> Our client is a high-profile Public-Sector organization located in Toronto.  They are seeking the services of an experienced Business Analyst who has strong experience as a Functional Consultant in Work and Asset Management (WAM); preferably related to Public Transportation or a Utility.

 

This is a high-profile assignment which will likely be a showcase assignment for the successful consultant’ s resume for years to come.

 

Planned initial duration:  12 months

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as functional consultant with Work and Asset Management solutions (e.g. Maximo, Oracle EAM, Infor, SAP PM, etc.) -- Experience with Maximo Asset Management and/or Transportation Services is a definite asset
  • 3 years of business analysis experience Municipal utility, municipal/ federal/ provincial Transportation services industry
  • Experience as Work Order planner, working with Work Order planning, scheduling and dispatch, and Preventive Maintenance and Work Order modules in Maximo a plus
  • Demonstrated experience to lead the business requirements definition process, analyze and document requirements relative to the design and development for a work management system, its functionality and architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience applying organizational change management processes and tactics to shift mindset, behaviors, and achieve results.
  • Experience in using a variety of software packages including MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point), process design software (e.g. Rational Modeler, Visio 2013 Pro), business requirements management and quality assurance tools (e.g., Blueprint, HP QC) and project management software (e.g., MS Project)

 

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

 
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Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Business Systems Analyst]]> Sr. Business Systems Analyst – Crime Prevention

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

SUMMARY: 
The main function of a Business Systems Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications. 

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.
• Provide managerial oversight to business analysis activities for a team in order to advance initiatives and ensure project success.
• Provide management and planning for the Supplier team.
• Ensure that Supplier Personnel deliver analysis of complex business/function information and provide recommendations/proposals.
• Ensure the quality of the output of Supplier team.

MUST HAVES:
• 10+ years of overall professional experience. 
• 7 years of experience in an IT Business Systems Analyst role in financial services industry
• Knowledge and understanding of financial crime prevention, risk and compliance solutions (such as Actimize) and financial client vendor systems
• Knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions. 
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 
• Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.
• Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.
• Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions. 
• 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.
• Meeting facilitation experience.

SOFT SKILLS:
• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level.
• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
• Ability to effectively manage a team of individuals and be part of a team, while maintaining independence.
• Ability to learn fast and continuously.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field.

NICE TO HAVE:
- CBAP certification

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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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - regulatory reporting]]> Global Wholesale and Wealth technology group within our major Canadian Financial client, has an immediate need for a Business specialist .

Position - Business Analyst

Role - Design, modelling of regulatory reporting documentation

Experience - 

Technologies - Capital market regulatory reporting, XML, Data mapping

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1. Business Analysis (5+ years experience with requirement specification document writing) 
2. Capital Markets (3-5+ years recent experience with a focus on Regulatory Reporting) 
3. XML Messages (5+ years experience) 
4. Data Mapping (5+ years experience) 
5. IT systems & SDLC (5+ years with IT practices, systems development techniques, including requirements specification and testing methodologies, real-time analytical and formal modelling tools) 

 

1. Assist the Senior Manager/Project Manager in resolving highly complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the needs of the supported Line of Business, by applying their financial and technological knowledge to the design of methodologies, models, and/or systems solutions. This may involve rapid prototyping, with requirements and solutions developed on an iterative basis that provides interim deliverables until a final production solution is created. This includes conducting research and analysis, accurately and clearly defining user requirements and processes, and liaising with the users. 

2.Lead or participate in the systems implementation process by developing test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support. 

3.Provide business support to all global units, including new and existing product and deal structuring, ad hoc queries and MIS, user training, and assisting with the design and implementation of systems enhancements. This is made more challenging due to differences in time zones and the variation in the business lines. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that management is kept informed and that problems and issues are escalated appropriately. 

4.Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the Division' s business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines. 
5. Provide active support during various testing cycles. 
6. Production Support: Analyse, investigate and resolve production issues independently. 
7. Provide second line support both during business hours and off business hours 
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst]]> Senior Business Analyst   - Data Modelling

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

 

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

 

Introduction: As the Senior Business Analyst, you will gather, validate and document business and functional requirements for the next phase of the Customer Relationship Management Solution. You will ensure that business requirements are mapped to business needs and approved by stakeholders.

 

Targeted Skills and Experience:

  • Review, revise and document business and functional requirements across the Division.

  • Further evaluate the CRM solution and it' s alignment to City-wide Enterprise solutions.

  • Perform a Fit-gap Analysis – evaluate key business processes and identify gaps that need solutions.

  • Cost Analysis - review solution/licensing cost and provide an estimate for annual operating costs across the Division.

  • Review and analyze existing business processes in order to gain a complete understanding of current procedures and identify and document areas for improvements.

  • Review functionality of Salesforce to optimize its use for EDC services.

  • Interview business unit staff and gather business requirements and translate them into detailed project plans.

  • Perform business and technical analysis and evaluation concerning the project' s goals and objectives.

  • Work with City subject matter experts to ensure proposed solution architecture aligns with the City Enterprise Architecture framework and technology standards.

  • Define the architectural scope including business, information, application, and technology and security architecture.

  • Develop technical documentation related to business and system requirements, architecture, specifications, systems integration, maintenance, training and implementation planning.

  • Collaborate with various project resources to develop project Statement of Work.

 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive and demonstrated experience in business systems analysis and requirements gathering.

  • Extensive experience in business process, data and workflow modelling;

  • Experience in development of use cases, relationship diagrams, cost– benefit and stakeholders analyses etc.

  • Broad experience in developing architecture models for government organizations

  • In-depth expertise in UML modelling diagrams.

  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment with integrated enterprise solutions such as workflow management, business process management, business rules management, document management, content management, customer relationship management, enterprise application integration and portal solutions.

  • Experience in creating business architecture models demonstrating how products, operations and systems interoperate within the organization.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Practical experience and working knowledge of   Power Point,   MS Project and Visio

  • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and protocols including Java (web and client/server), Service Oriented Architecture, Java J2EE, XML, SOAP, CORBA/RMI, Zachman Framework.

  • Experience in the requirement gathering of cloud and web-based applications is a definite asset (e.g. Salesforce).

  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent combination of education and /or experience. Professional designation or certification is a definite asset.

 

 

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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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Systems Analyst]]> Main 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 into Business Requirements Document (BRD), Solution Requirement Document (SRD) and supporting artifacts including uses cases, user interface design documents, system to system requirements document and process models. 
• Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation.
• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business and technology functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.
• Coordinates and leads cross-functional tasks or work packages to identify and document. 
• 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.
• Partners with project manager, technical resources, vendors, and management to ensure accurate execution of project(s).

Qualifications:
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. 

Must Haves:
• 5+ years of experience in a Business Systems Analyst role
• Knowledge and deep understanding of SDLC
• Ability to elicit requirements from business units and translate those to clear and concise requirements documentation 
• Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.
• Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.
• Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions.
• Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 
• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.
• Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details.
• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions.

Nice to Haves:
• Knowledge and understanding of Agile software development
• PMI-PBA or CBAP certification

Soft Skills:
• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level.
• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
• Ability to effectively manage a team of individuals.
• Meeting facilitation experience.
• 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.

Culture: 
The team is flexible, but dedicated to meeting tight deadlines; looking for someone similar to join

Worker Value Proposition: 
Opportunity to work on various projects using different methodologies

 
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Total Fund Program - Performance Project]]>  

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 business objectives
  • Produces business analysis related documentation, including requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and solution specifications with high quality standard
  • Works with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet business intent and provide business value
  • Works with QA teams to ensure they understand the business requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately.
  • Engages business clients and coordinates User Acceptance Testing of solutions being delivered
  • Ensures that business analysis framework and project controls are consistently applied within initiatives
  • Defines the approach, work plan, and quality criteria for Business Analysis work packages
  • 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.
  • Supports the Project Manager in project quality assurance, monitoring, reporting on progress, and documenting and acting on issues discovered

 
  • Collaborates with business and information technology stakeholders facilitating the selection of solution alternatives for implementation

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 
  • Strong knowledge and experience with performance analysis including performance measurement, performance calculation and attribution
  • Experience of relative performance evaluation with benchmark is an asset
  • Investment industry experience (i.e. understanding of investment products, performance evaluation, trade life cycle, etc.)
  • Experience of delivering performance evaluation and reporting solution is an asset
  • 7 to 10 years’ experience in business analysis or operations in the institutional investment industry
  • Experience with and understanding of leading practices in business analysis, project management and process improvement in an agile delivery environment
  • Ability to translate from business requirements to functional specifications
  • Possess strong data analysis skills
  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
  • Experience working with clients at an Executive and Senior Management level
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively with business, delivery and technology partners
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with following technologies is an asset:

PL/SQL, OLAP, Microsoft Power BI, Excel Power Pivot, Sylvan, SimCorp, SharePoint
  • University degree or equivalent experience (Business/Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • Asset would be one or more of: 

-CFA/ MBA

-Certified Business Analysis Professional

-Process improvement methodology accreditation
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Business Analyst

Our client is one of the largest private equity management organisations in Ontario. They have a need for a strong Business Analyst with Capital Markets experience.

Located in North York.

6 Month initial contract.

Requirements:
  • Business Analyst with a strong understanding of financial instruments used in Capital Markets, Alternative Assets and Fixed Income
  • Individual with excellent data analysis and SQL skills.    Detail oriented, but still able to see the big picture. Candidate must have strong knowledge of Business Analysis framework and deliverables, as well as experience working as part of an Agile development team.
  • Interpersonal skills: can build relationships with peers and clients, will be sensitive to client’ s time, proactive and efficient and able to lead and be led.
  • Candidate must have experience in supporting and/or developing compliance reporting solutions .

 

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct business analysis, requirements gathering and documentation, and validation testing

  • Engage customers and information technology stakeholders to collect and document detailed business and information technology requirements

  • Analyze business requirements against existing processes, systems, and data stores for gap analysis and recommended improvements

  • Conduct analysis of business process workflow and outline alternative solutions considering benefits, risks and costs

  • Conduct working sessions and use interviews to obtain appropriate information to develop solutions (e.g. one-on-one discussions, formal requirements gathering sessions).

  • Translate business requirements and information gathering discussions into professional business presentations and other types of business documentation for consumption by Business customers and solution partners (Development, QA)

  • Identify and assess requirements and scope changes, liaise with IT partners to determine project impact, issues and risks

  • Work with Quality Assurance to facilitate and assist with the development and execution of the testing requirements

  • Provide support as required (answering queries, performing investigations) to end-users

 

Skills and Job Qualifications:

  • Excellent understanding of investment management concepts, processes and practices

  • Excellent understanding of techniques, tools and technologies pertaining to the analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software solutions

  • Experience working with Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools

  • Excellent knowledge of requirements management concepts and processes supported by deep practical experience.

  • Analytical skills with knowledge of techniques and tools used for process mapping. Overall end-to-end view of business processes and data flows to understand core business issues.

  • Ability to identify underlying assumptions and constructively challenge them if necessary to ensure scope and requirements are clearly understood and documented

  • Excellent communication skills including business writing and presentation skills

  • A team player with strong relationship building skills

  • Proven ability to adapt to constantly evolving priorities and environments, ability to multitask and work independently

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Track record of successfully delivering initiatives

 

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

 

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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, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst - IT Procurement and RFP Development]]> Assignment: Senior Business Analyst - IT Procurement and RFP Development

 

Our client is a high-profile Public Sector organization, located in the heart of Downtown Toronto.  They are seeking the services of Senior Business Analyst who possessed deep experience in Procurement specifically related to IT RFP design, development, writing, execution, evaluation, and award/negotiation, etc.

 

Duration: 12 Months

Location:  Downtown Toronto (near TTC/Union Station)

Client:  Government / Public Sector

Key Experience: Managing a full RFP Lifecycle (writing, analyzing, scoring, contract negotiations), and experience with IT (multi-tiered architecture and web-based application and integration architecture and cloud architecture)

 

Targeted Qualifications and Experience:
  • Extensive experience with preparation of public sector procurement documents, including business case, RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, tenders and bid requirements, statement of work (sow), master agreements (MA) and evaluation criteria and vendor contracts.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, CBAP certification or similar equivalent and related certification or greater than 8 years experience as a Sr. BA or Project Manager/Lead
  • Highly developed interpersonal and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with colleagues, municipal officials, consultants, solicitors and other internal and external clients at all organizational levels.
  • Well-developed written and technical writing skills with demonstrated experience writing business cases, briefing notes, presentations, business and technical requirements for procurement

 

 

Targeted Technical Capabilities:
  • Solid understanding of System Development Lifecycle and Project Management methodologies such as Rational Unified Process (RUP), PMI PMBoK, Agile, Lean
  • Project related experience and knowledge in the development of licensing (application intake and processing) and inspection/investigation workflow applications
  • Project related experience and knowledge of cloud solution procurement and implementation
  • Understanding of Enterprise Architecture (Conceptual, Business, Logical and Physical Checkpoints) and experience with development of architecture artefacts
  • Good understanding of multi-tiered architecture and web-based application and integration architecture and cloud architecture.

 

 

Preliminary Deliverables:
  • Lead the development of RFP evaluation criteria, cost tables, score matrixes, RFP appendixes; conduct evaluation workshops; prepare business cases, recommendation letters, etc. for successful completion of solution procurement.
  • Develop detailed work plans for completion of project deliverables.
  • Coordinate and participate in joint business, vendor and IT workshops/sprints, scrums, JAD sessions to execute setup, configuration and customization of solution.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We thank all applicants who apply, but only those selected for interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

A little bit of information on ProVision Staffing / ProVision IT Resources Ltd.:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations 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 specialties who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 
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Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - ERP Applications]]> Senior Business Analyst – ERP Implementation  

 

Our client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join their IT team.

 

Location: Markham, ON

 

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

 

Introduction: Looking for a Senior Business Analyst with an ability to manage full-cycle ERP implementation project(s) for client. The client is implementing Infor - M3 - Manufacturing ERP System

Targeted Skills and Experience: Business Analysis, Project Management, ERP Implementation and Support, Manufacturing, and Strong Communication and Business Acumen  

Targeted Technical Capabilities: ERP implementation experience (Infor M3), Financial/ Control Background

Job Description:
  • Experience working as a Business Analyst within the manufacturing industry 
  • Experience working in a major transformation initiative i.e. analysis including requirements definition, feasibility studies, cost estimates, proposals, business process mapping, design, development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing and implementation 
  • Experience working with vendor products configured and  integrated in  overall solutions and in-house developed solutions 
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process 
  • Knowledge of the accepted practices of the Business Analysis profession
  • Extensive experience in business analysis and requirements definition for IT systems
  • Ability to facilitate requirements gathering meetings
  • Strong character with integrity and passion, able to interact with customers 
  • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a business process that meets the expected outcomes within a major transformation initiative 
  • Strong analytical and product management skills including a thorough understanding of how to interpret and anticipate internal and external customer needs and translate them into application and operational requirements 
  • A strong attention to detail and the ability to consider how work underway impacts other areas/projects 
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects concurrently, balancing deliverables and ability to prioritize deliverables across projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • With the employee " Switch Program": Tremendous growth and opportunity to work on various other ERP platforms, like CRM, Dynamics AX, etc.
  • They also have exciting roadmap laid out for another 3-4 years or more as it is an on-going Business Change Process. 

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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Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Bilingual Business Systems Analyst]]> Job Overview

As a Senior Business Systems Consultant, you will join our Capital Markets Technology department to support clients’ vision and strategy by participating in client meetings to provide advice and consultation for business applications developments to ensure growth

 

What You’ ll Be Doing
  • Participate in client business review sessions to influence decisions regarding use of technology to support objectives or address issues.
  • Meet with business representatives to gather requirements for project, and perform analysis.
  • Facilitate business process review sessions and help client groups to implement process changes supported by technology.
  • Meet with technology partners from other groups  that have interfaces or receive reports that will be impacted by project.
  • Perform detailed and comprehensive testing on new the application and/or downstream interfaces being developed as part of the project. 
  • Liaise with representatives from our external vendors on a regular basis.
  • Liaise with our developers and the infrastructure technology groups as the user/client representative.
  • Ensure client needs are being supported by business system teams, and monitor client satisfaction levels.
  • Maintain awareness of and comply with all existing policies (e.g. Audit, Security, Change Mgmt) and processes.

 

What We’ re Looking For
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
  • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
  • Must have Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Knowledge of various Capital Markets and Retail Banking products.
  • Language – strong competency in French and English both verbal and written is mandatory for this role.   
  • Communication will be French first, English second.  This role requires communicating and documenting project artifacts in French and English. Strong  proficiency in both languages required.       
  • Written Communications - Ability to produce a variety of business documents, in French and English, that demonstrate command of language, clarity of thought and orderliness of presentation.
  • Interpreting and analyzing senior management communication needs to develop effective communications strategies
  • Analyzing project and/or technical risk, using available information to support business recommendations.
  • Analyzing and interpreting changes and trends in our technology to determine their impact and assessing opportunities to support new business requirements.
  • Providing advice and direction to project team and business/project sponsor regarding all aspects of technology planning and performance.
  • Judgements regarding the viability of a project based on ability to deliver agreed functionality within approved budget and schedule.
  • Consulting - Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques and roles and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients within and outside own area.
  • Problem Solving - Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems.
  • Leadership - Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for gaining the cooperation and support of others.
  • Influencing - Ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.
  • Coaching - Ability to encourage, motivate and guide individuals and teams in learning and improving effectiveness.
  • Application Delivery Process - Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications.
  • Business Assessment - Knowledge of activities, tasks, practices and deliverables for assessing and documenting business opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of potential applications.
  • Oral Communications - Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally; recognizing that verbal communication is more than just language - it includes tone, style and structure. 
  • Interpersonal Relationships - Knowledge of approaches, tools and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Regular contact with peers and senior management within business unit, and occasionally with our executives to discuss, interpret and provide opinions related to their area of specialization.

 

What We Can Offer You
  • The opportunity to be part of a team that continues to advance, as the market leader in innovative technology
  • An environment where you can build easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions for our clients while broadening your technical knowledge and expertise
  • An organization that focuses on managing and developing talent with exceptional training, rotational experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities
  • The chance to network and work with senior leaders across Technology and our bank
  • The opportunity to work with innovative third party suppliers/partners
  • Workplace accommodation solutions and assistive technologies that remove functional barriers
  • Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
  • Competitive salary and employee banking benefits
  • The opportunity to be involved in  our community investment and  corporate sponsorship events such as Run for the Cure, 

What You Need To Know
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role
  • Work or attend numerous meetings in a variety of office locations.
  • Must be able to meet the schedules of several concurrent project and priorities.
  • May be required to work outside of normal working days/hours
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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst]]> As a Senior Business Systems Consultant, you will join our Capital Markets Enterprise Solutions department to build and enhance our in-house Regulatory Reporting Systems (RRS).

What You’ ll be Doing
  • Gather and document regulatory and business requirements, translate these into precise solution requirements and oversee the implementation of these requirements through the entire project lifecycle including testing and quality assurance.
  • Ensure the designed specifications achieve business needs.
  • Track project progress and make decisions / recommendations to mitigate risk, ensure timely responses on frontline support issues and escalate appropriately as required.
  • Keep the technical project repository updated and ensure good version control.
  • Provide additional support to the project manager

 

What We’ re Looking For
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
  • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
  • Must have a Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent degree in a related field
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Must have the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Must have extensive consulting experience
  • Must have excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Must have proven leadership abilities
  • Must have a solid understanding of derivative products and the lifecycle of the trade
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL, XML, Fpml and an understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server and an understanding of ALM process
  • Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst
  • Regulatory Reporting background (DoddFrank, Emir, CSA regulations) would be a distinct advantage
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> What We’ re Looking For
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
  • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
  • Must have 4+ years’ experience working as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst with good SQL skills.
  • Good to have to knowledge of the banking industry.  Knowledge/experience of business analysis with an emphasis on  CapitalMarkets.
  • Knowledge/experience of front end trading systems is good to have.
  • Knowledge/experience of post trade processes would be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), and presentation skills to enable the precise articulation of ideas, findings and recommendations
  • Regular contact with various lines of business including the Trading Desks, Operations Groups, Compliance Group etc.
  • Must have a logical mind capable of analyzing and understanding complex and sophisticated products, data and situations but also must be personable
  • Must be well-organized, capable both of planning work commitments, task prioritization, meeting deadlines and dealing with peaks of activity and unexpected events
  • Conduct analysis of client processes and functional or reporting requirements to prepare documentation and communicate the information clearly and concisely
  • Coordinate and lead cross-functional tasks or work packages to identify and document functional or reporting requirements, work flow, information sources and system specifications
  • Application Delivery Process- Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications. 
  • Regular contact with peers and senior management within business unit, and occasionally with our executives to discuss, interpret and provide opinions related to their area of specialization.
  • Partner with project manager, technical resources, vendors, and management to ensure accurate execution of project(s)
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - 2]]> Global HR Transformation is seeking a Business Analyst to play an integral part in the deployment and support of a new global workforce management solution (Time and Attendance). This role will  take part in a wide range of activities and project phases including business process engineering, requirements gathering, system specification, configuration and documentation, testing, implementation and steady state support. 
• Reason for request: Workload 

Typical Day in Role 
• Project and Steady State Support 
• Participate in the full lifecycle of a project including, Business Analysis, Functional Specification, System Configuration, Design, Testing, Steady state Operational Support 
• Work directly with the project team to understand their business needs and translate those business needs into a systems design specification providing clients with a clear picture of how the solution will solve their unique business needs 
• Ensure timely delivery of all project documentation and other deliverables; 
• Learn the capabilities and limitations of Workforce software offerings and be able to apply this knowledge on the job 
• Research, document, configure and test all functional elements involving rules and policies 
• Develop and document testing scenarios in partnership with the testing team 
• Collaborate with the system integrator and other project team members to ensure the functional specifications identified have been met 
• Comply with PMO expectations and processes 


Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1. Business analysis (3+ years experience with gathering requirements) 
2. Workforce management software (3+ years experience with implementation/support of one or more of the following: Workforce Software [preferred], Kronos, Workbrain/Infor, RedPrairie/JDA, Oracle, SAP) 
3. Technical proficiency (3+ years experience with excel, web development technologies: J2EE, Javascript, SQL) 
4. Software integration projects (3+ years experience participating in multiple phases of project lifecycle) 
5. Bilingual English/Spanish (Asset - not mandatory) 

• Degrees or certifications: Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0