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Business Analyst/Project Manager

Job Location

Operations, IL

General Summary

This position serves a dual-function:
•    For assigned applications – as business analyst, collects and analyzes information about the end-user's business processes in order to understand business issues and associated data challenges and recommends appropriate technical solutions to assist the user to achieve Association goals. Provides day-to-day application support. Serves as I.T. liaison.
•    For assigned projects - as project manager level 1, under general supervision of the Director, Application Support, using approved Association project management methods, leads and directs all aspects of a project (initiate, plan, execute, monitor & close).

Essential Job Functions

•    Provides end-user day-to-day application support.    

•    Using the helpdesk system, tracks issues and documents work order details and disposition.    

•    Prepares and keeps current I.T. application support procedures and related documents.    

•    Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.    

•    Throughout the life of the project, effectively applies approved Association methodology and enforces project standards (includes project authorization, project plan, risks/issues tracking & project closure authorization).       

•    Prepares for and delivers ongoing project status reports to appropriate stakeholders.       

•    Completes, maintains current and stores project documents.        

•    Serves as liaison to vendors, contractors and other pertinent outside entities.       

•    Performs other duties as assigned.       

Minimum Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or related field.
•    At least 2-3 years of business analyst experience.
•    Minimum 1 to 2 years of I.T. project management experience.
•    CAPM® certification (Certified Associate in Project Management) preferred.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.

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Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

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