Robert Half Technology Business Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

The Business Analyst works in the Project Management Office (PMO) providing deliverables across all aspects of project planning and execution for a variety of strategic initiatives. The Business Analyst drives stakeholder involvement, establishes and documents business workflow, system and process requirements and implements appropriate testing plans and tools to facilitate successful project delivery. Projects will be diverse; addressing vendor system enhancements, organization structure and work process design changes, proprietary application development and implementation and delivery of Legal Project Management tools and processes. The Business Analyst reports directly to the Associate Director, Project Management and will have significant interactions with directors, c-levels, and attorneys. This is an exempt position with normal hours of 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday, additional hours as required. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyzes problems/opportunities and identifies creative solutions for business challenges.

  • Builds partnerships and serves as the liaison with internal departments, effectively identifying, understanding and delivering desired solutions and value to the organization.

  • Provides daily project management support to the Associate Director and business process owners including the following:

  • Track and help manage scope changes

  • Develop and manage matter budgets

  • Create and manage project plans, timelines and milestones

  • Actively escalate and manage issues, identifying risks, maintaining project issue lists and identifying potential solutions and decisions

  • Publish weekly project and matter status reports

  • Manage project and matter SharePoint sites

  • Support After Action Review

  • Recognize and address change management requirements

  • Manage all aspects of end-to-end testing (such as testing plan, test case, test scripts, UAT, etc.)

  • Provides leadership, facilitates decision-making and takes ownership of shorter-range projects. DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • College degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in Finance/Accounting with course work in business management or project management.

  • Formal Business Analyst qualification (CBAP Certification), IIBA experience, PMP certification, or PMI experience preferred.

  • Three to five years business analyst experience, working with cross-functional teams to facilitate diverse project execution and actively managing project budget.

  • Law firm experience with matter lifecycle expertise preferred, or experience providing legal project management consulting in a law firm environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and requests, assess priorities and work within tight deadlines.

  • Entrepreneurial and innovative approach to recognizing needs, solving problems, anticipating issues, and developing solutions. TOOLS

  • MS Office Suite

  • SharePoint

  • MS Project

  • MS Visio For consideration for this position please send your resume to .

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Req ID: 01300-9500706977

Functional Role: Business Analyst

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60601

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: 3+ years of BA experience UAT Project management experience