Business Analyst

Employer
IDSA
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 25, 2017
Closes
Jun 29, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business, IT, Analyst
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

The Infectious Diseases Society of America ( www.idsociety.org), a national medical association representing more than 10,000 physicians/scientists with a highly-respected voice in infectious diseases policy and advocacy, clinical and scientific affairs is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Business Analyst.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Consults with stakeholders (to include end users) to establish recommendations and requirements for new or changing initiatives; ensures thorough needs analysis
  • Scopes requirements as appropriate for business needs; develops and tracks project plans in line with budgetary requirements; provides expertise on related training and education
  • Plays key role in the management of multiple projects through all life-cycle phases—including keeping all stakeholders appropriately engaged and informed of status, risks, and issues during the course of the project to help ensure projects are completed effectively
  • Provides technical expertise during all stages of project plans
  • Manages a clear project schedule while also addressing issues, risks, and scope changes; monitors projects for optimal results and efficiencies
  • Employs quality assurance and other best practices to ensure appropriate testing, reporting and assessments are conducted
  • Facilitates project evaluation and review as needed

Knowledge and Skills Required:

· Excellent analytical skills

· Knowledge of systems engineering concepts and query/reporting tools

· Familiar with CRM, CMS, LMS and content organization practices

· Familiarity with IT Systems development

· Understanding of business process mapping

· Vendor and contractor management experience

· Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently

· Versed in software implementation/integration

· Digital communications

· MS Office applications (Office 365 desirable)

· Solid project management skills and familiarity with project management software

· Strong written and oral communications skills

· Ability to document clear and accurate requirements and specifications

· Ability to manage concurrent projects

Education and Experience Required

A bachelor’s degree in IT, project management or a related field, or the equivalent in experience is required. Requires minimum of three years’ experience in similar role; experience in non-profit setting and PMP certification is desired.