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Lead BA (Supply Chain) in Rosemont, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

Lead BA (Supply Chain)
Duration: 9 month contract
Location: Rosemont, IL
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Lead BA (Supply Chain) for one of our clients in the Rosemont area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • The position is responsible for leading a team that specializes in business process and change management, planning and conducting initial training and quality testing of applications
  • Position will liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems
  • Position is responsible for project planning and estimating, status reporting, employee mentoring, performance management, development process and contribution to strategic direction

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Owns business contribution to the Team Charter: dependencies, impact areas, background
  • Facilitates requirement meetings
  • Prepares Business Requirements documents
  • Prepares Business Use Cases. Designs, prepares and maintains Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Prepares Business Impact Assessment
  • Prepares Functional Requirements, including flows and GUI mockups as needed
  • Facilitates workshops to document As Is and To Be work process flows
  • Defines user security needs
  • Verifies data for testing is complete and ready for use by the development team
  • Defines, plans, and conducts SIT testing; reports results
  • Coordinates and reviews UAT testing
  • Drives Business sign off on UAT results
  • Negotiates defect and enhancement discussions with Business
  • Updates business process documentation, including work flows, RACI charts, and procedures
  • Designs and develops training modules and documentation
  • Responsible for Work Effort estimates
  • Drives development of and coach’s work
  • Participate in conversion, pilot, and implementation discussions and tasks
  • Manages work effort of 0-5 people
  • Defines and drives execution of work plans across Business and IT areas
  • Translates strategic intent to specific deliverables in own area
  • Provides specific and balanced feedback to Team
  • Coaches Team with input from Manager
  • Internal: IT: Works regularly with up to the VP level
  • Problem solves up to the Director level across IT organizations
  • Business: Works regularly with up to the VP level
  • Problem solves across Business organizations
  • External: Works with vendors

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business or related
  • Related Experience: 3+ years of IT business analysis experience
  • 5+ years of IT experience using structured project methodologies
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Group Facilitation Skills
  • Good SQL skills
  • Understand basic database and development concepts
  • Familiarity with project management concepts and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of Business and IT management
  • Ability to negotiate acceptable solutions to complex problems across multiple business and/or technical areas and vendors
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Focus on business application development
  • Accounting or Financial systems background a plus
  • PeopleSoft or Hyperion experience a plus

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.