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Senior Business Analyst

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Posting Date:    June 7, 2017
Closing Date:    until filled
Web Site:    www.wscu.com

At more than $3.6 billion in assets under management, Westminster Savings is one of Canada’s largest credit unions. Through our 400 employees, our focus is serving our more than 56,000 members across each of our four lines of business – Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, and Auto/Equipment Leasing. At Westminster Savings we enrich our members’ lives by looking beyond accounts, rates and products to deliver real and tangible value to our customers.

We are very proud of the culture we’ve created – one that reflects our desire to work collaboratively with our employees, invest in potential and celebrate our wins, both big and small. There is a shared sense of pride at Westminster Savings in the work we do every day and an unwavering commitment to our employees’ continued success. Join a team that is as committed to your career as you are.

Senior Business Analyst

The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for providing a superior level of service delivery as the primary contact between internal business units and information technology stakeholders. Working on complex cross functional projects, the Senior Business Analyst manages IT projects, performs comprehensive systems analysis to determine current and future business requirements and identify opportunities. The Senior Business Analyst reports to the Manager, Business Analysis.

Key Accountabilities:

    Providing leadership and management on key IT development and implementation projects in part by creating the project charter, developing and maintaining the project plan, managing stakeholders, and managing project communications;
    Eliciting business requirements of internal customers through analysis, research, documentation and portfolio management;
    Initiating the problem solving process with business units by using root cause analysis and other problem solving techniques, and by proactively developing alternatives or potential solutions;
    Acting as liaison between Westminster Savings and third party vendors for RFPs, development requests, and the implementation of solutions;
    Educating and training business users to implement best practices and leverage technology;
    Participating in the development and sustainment of WSCU project management, requirements management, and business process innovation (LEAN) frameworks;
    Facilitating business process innovation (LEAN) value stream map sessions and plan-do-check-act (PDCA) sessions with process owners to assist the organization in adding value to business processes that impact our customers, and in creating efficiencies and reducing wastes for internal employees that use the processes;
    Providing thought leadership and innovation in IT strategic planning;
    Providing mentorship and coaching to Business Analysts.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of seven years’ experience in a similar role in combination with post-secondary education in a related discipline. The Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®) designation is an asset. Must haves capabilities including: the ability to think critically, superior interpersonal, listening, conflict management and communication skills supported by a logical thought process, and a proven understanding of the project management lifecycle, requirements management lifecycle, and Lean methodology.

This position will be Monday to Friday and located at our new Central City Corporate Centre in Surrey.

What We Can Offer You

    An employer that values you and recognizes the power you have to create success for yourself while making a difference in the financial well-being of others.
    A financially stable and growing team that believes in providing world class service in our local setting.
    An employee focused culture that provides extensive learning and career development opportunities.
    A competitive total rewards package including a defined benefit pension plan.

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Employer Company: 
Westminster Savings

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