business analyst sr, Montreal

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Titre: HRIMS Business Analyst Sr

Responsible for documenting requirements, requests or issues, and coordinating with the
technical team and the Human Resources Information Management System (HRIMS)
Integrator regarding problem resolution or options analysis. Support the testing of the chosen options and monitor the deployment into the production environment.
Liaison between the application clients, technical resources and the HRIMS Project Integrator.
Possess business analysis, customer focus and technical skills.
Gather business requirements through workshop sessions and translate into requirements in order to provide a list of options and solutions to the clients.
The work environment is composed of a Cloud-based Human Resources and Payroll system and applications to support new People and Culture processes. The ability to learn quickly and perform within a cloud environment.
Expected to work within tight timelines, following the best practices in the industry and have the ability to research issues and problems via the tools available such as the internet, intranets and other libraries.

Activities :
The HRIMS Senior Business Analyst is responsible for the following components:
● Collect, document, update and review business requirements and scenarios into functional design documentation. Ensure proper review and acceptance by stakeholders
● Create/Update functional documentation, such as functional specifications.
● Research and propose options and resolutions to issues or enhancements. Document and present outcomes to clients. Escalate issues / opportunities to streamline a more efficient use of the tool.
● Participate and provide functional input into project based activities.
Provide estimates based on requirements (also required on a ticket by ticket basis)
Provide input into project activities/plans
Report on activities to the HRIMS Business Analyst Lead and HRIMS Project Manager.
● Work collaboratively with Subject Matter Experts, IT and the HRIMS Project Integrator.
● Collaborate with the Business Process Team to provide new People and Culture
process and workflow input.
● Collaborate with the Data Migration Team to provide HR data conversion
● Collaborate with the Security Team to provide HRIMS User Profile requirements.
● Involve, execute and provide support for all Project Testing cycles as per testing
strategy by working with the HRIMS Project Integrator, Project Team and Users to
ensure successful implementation.
● Support Change Management and Communications activities as required.
● Provide assistance, guidance and training to HRIMS Team Members and Users as
● Participate and provide feedback in Lessons Learned sessions.
● For the duration of implementation, respond to requests by the internal stakeholders
for enhancements, maintenance and break-fix activities.
● Keep abreast of new and upcoming functionality within the supported applications.

Service Requirements – Qualifications:
In order to fulfill this role the incumbent must have the following qualifications:
● Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
● Minimum five (5) years of related work experience (involvement in project work is
● In depth knowledge of the systems development and project life cycle methodologies
including two (2) years implementation experience with at least one project,
completed from start to finish, desirable (AGILE (Scrum, SPRINT), SDLC).
○ Knowledge of Saas, Cloud-based, configurable Human Resources and Payroll
systems is mandatory.
○ Knowledge of Compensation, Performance Management and Benefits is
○ Proven capability, in the documentation, analysis, research and design of
○ Extensive experience, 5+ years, in a customer-facing role.
● Must be fluent in English and French to write, communicate, facilitate, and present
cogently, to and/or for all audiences, clients, internal and Project Integrator staff as
well as Management.
● Familiar with change management and incident management methodologies and tools
● Certified Business Analyst Certification, training and knowledge of Agile practices for
specification and testing are an asset.

Creativity :
The incumbent must be able to:
● Use creativity in discovering applying emerging technologies to solve business problems.
● Quickly respond to user requests/problems and propose options.
● Use industry resources to identify and develop new approaches and solutions.
● Diagnose efficiently and effectively the source of problems and design solutions.
● Assess business processes and user needs and translate these into effective solutions.

Mental Effort :
The incumbent must be able to:
● Analyze and solve problems,
● Devise solutions to functional problems,
● Exercise sound judgment,
● Respond to urgent requests in a timely manner.

Possesses a customer oriented approach and is able to communicate ideas and to convey
configuration/application information to users in simple terms, in both technical and
user-friendly language.
Displays positive communication skills to effectively listen, understand and communicate
complex business, functional and technical information within a team environment.
Must be able to communicate effectively and persuasively with a wide cross-section of internal customers from end-users and super users to Business Process Owners. Communications with external consultants and suppliers is also required.
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