IS Lead Business Analyst, Europe in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

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Job Description

"The Lead 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 and process owners in identifying opportunities for technology and supporting prioritization. He/She is responsible for building strong collaborative relationships with the [Divisional] teams with a specific focus on the [specific] teams. He/She is responsible for understanding business processes, eliciting and documenting requirements, and coordinating communication among various business groups and IS technical teams.  

  • 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

  • Work with a diverse business community to document as-is and to-be business processes.

  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education.

  • Document clear and testable requirements which describe a system which will be implemented.

  • Recommend business process and system changes to improve efficiency and business outcomes.

  • Ensure clear communication between business stakeholders and IS technical teams.

  • Improve the business analysis function through best practices, process management, mentoring, and education. 


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

  • Qualification in Business Analysis or equivalent preferred

  • Minimum 7 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.

  • 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.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to understand, analyze and report on financial data 

  • Proven ability to build team cohesion and motivate people

  • Self-motivated and organized with a strong desire to succeed


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None


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