IS Business Analyst, Associate Manager in Tokyo at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for understanding business needs and processes and to act as a partnered liaison between the business and the technical team. He/She will be responsible for providing knowledge and expertise to IS, the business teams and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and supporting prioritization. He/She is responsible for building strong collaborative relationships with the specific teams with a specific focus on the those teams. He/She is responsible for understanding business processes, eliciting and documenting requirements, and coordinating communication among various business groups and IS technical teams.

Essential duties & responsibilities: (detailed description)

  • Build and maintain strong relationship with the Divisional teams and functional teams.                         
  • Partner with business and technical teams to drive consensus on the best solution to business problems and the delivery of new solutions and enhancements                                                 
  • Define tangible use cases that align desired technology output to commercial objectives      
  • Recommend business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes.       
  • Ensure clear communication between business stakeholders and IT technical teams.                              
  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education.     

Education & Special Trainings:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience required                                                  
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control is required           
  • Experience with process mapping is required.                                              
  • Experience documenting complex processes and presenting them in a clear and understandable format is required.                                          
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, evaluate and recommend changes to business processes is required     
  • Experience working with high level business stakeholders is required.                                      
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is preferred.                                                        
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies is preferred.                 

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Demonstrated strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with business representatives at all levels to identify needs, define and document requirements, and drive solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to develop detailed project requests or charters which include project objectives, success criteria, and requirements
  • Experience in identifying opportunities for process optimization, process redesign, or development of new process/policies
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain clear communication channels with IS and business stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Demonstrated ability to convert complex business functions into technical specifications

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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