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PMO - Business Analyst

PMO - Business Analyst

Job ID 
2017-1163
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York - National Office
Posted Date 
11/28/2017
Category 
Project Management
Type 
Full-Time

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About Us

 

We are hiring for a Business Analyst to work in our Project Management Office in conjunction with our Product Managers, Go-to-Market Managers and Business Leaders in performing data analysis, computing KPIs, calculating ROI and general administrative work, as necessary. 

 

The Business Analyst will assist the Senior Program Managers in our Project Management Office with schedule planning, resource tracking, problem solving, and risk mitigation.

One of the first initiatives for the Business Analyst will be related to the cultivation of Girl Scouts Alumnae & Lifetime Members to organize a network of millions who effect change for girls to be successful in the world. This includes 59 million former Girl Scout members as well as millions more who care passionately about our mission.

 

 

You Will

Business Functions:

  • Participate in team meetings, providing team with discussion recaps and following-up on open items as needed
  • Financial modeling and data analysis for all aspects of initiative
  • Support Product Managers with gathering requirements and documentation
  • Support Program Managers with schedule planning, resource tracking, as necessary
  • Lead and assist with documentation of business processes, and standard operating procedures
  • Assist with monitoring project backlog and planning for future phases
  • Provide transitional support between product/project phases to both the PMO and Finance

Technical Functions:

  • Write-up user stories for product features
  • Create functional specifications (groom user stories)
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of business UAT test scripts
  • Support product feature testing preparation and executionUnderstand the framework, components, and development stack of the client online portals and applications
  • Develop the knowledge and expertise to perform impact analysis of app development and implementation on GSUSA technology infrastructure
  • Assist in the development/enhancement of reporting and analytics

You Need

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent work experience
  • Certified Business Analyst Profession certification is preferred
  • Experienced with Agile Methodology and working on a Scrum team
  • 7 – 10 years Business Analyst experience
  • 5+ years’ experience creating and/or grooming user stories
  • 5+ years’ experience writing and executing test cases
  • High proficiency with MS Office apps, including Visio, OneNote, and Project
  • Excellent understanding and quick learner of technology, including social media, digital marketing and advertisement
  • Lean experience or six sigma green belt certification is a plus! 

Additional Key Qualities:

  • Possesses a strong sense of urgency, leadership, organization and communication skills.
  • Have the ability to influence, partner, and manage without direct management authority to achieve program goals.
  • Be able to adjust to frequently changing strategies and priorities. Performs management reporting and engage management on appropriate actions
  • Data driven and results oriented
  • Ability to synthesize information and make recommendations on various paths forward
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other GSUSA team members, e.g., Product Managers, Program Managers, and Go-to-Market Managers
  • Able to tolerate ambiguity while implementing change
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with limited oversight
  • Ability to work cross functionally among many different levels of staff and key stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

 

 

More about Girl Scouts of the USA:

 

Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!

 

When she's a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.

 

When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!

 

Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.

  • We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
  • Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
  • Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
  • We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
  • Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts. 

 

 

 

 

Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.