Business Analyst

Arlington, Virginia
Commensurate with experience
May 25, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
Analyst, Business, IT, Analyst
Full Time

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (, 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.

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