Senior Business Analyst- HRIS - London - 8893BR

This individual will serve as a primary contact with business clients to elicit and validate requirements - developing and maintaining strong relationships, and keeping these clients informed and engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle. This individual will also work closely with product management and with the technical team to provide support for their work products and to act as an informed customer advocate. This individual will also be responsible for detailed, high-quality documentation which meets the needs of the project stakeholders. This individual may work both on enhancements to existing HR systems and on new development either as the primary Business Analyst or collaborating with other Business Analysts.

The Key responsibilities will be;
  • Independently managing requirements- and design-related activities for complex projects that cross multiple systems and have multiple stake-holder types.
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of Moody's business processes and strategies as well as HRIS capabilities and capacity, and filtering and prioritizing by customer demand and business impact.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships, and keeping clients informed and engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Partnering with technical team to assure that technical models are aligned with business models.
  • Resolving any conflicts with requirements between business units or between business and technology.
  • Supporting Business Requirements activities by providing end-to-end analysis for product and initiatives with respect to data requirements, data flows, data modeling, workflow context and design, and user interface designs within and across Moody's systems.
  • Authoring thorough, detailed, high-quality documentation of all aspects of the systems in question, including business requirements, use cases, and Business System Concept documents.
  • Managing technical appropriateness and/or feasibility of requirements and designs.
  • Obtaining signoffs and managing requirements change.
  • Actively managing Stakeholders of all levels by leading discussions of project scope and approach, and presenting business analysis findings/documentation and proposed solutions.
  • Facilitating the development of business cases to support investment
  • Developing test cases/scenarios/scripts to ensure delivered system meets business requirements.
  • Managing and coordinating Quality Assurance (QA) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) processes
  • Actively managing issues log, documenting meeting minutes and actively following up on action items.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
Works collaboratively with Project Managers, Executive Stakeholders, HR Leadership, Legal, Compliance, Development/Application Managers, and others to ensure effective cross-project communication and issue management .

The HRIS, Reporting and Analytics team are responsible for providing a comprehensive service to all lines of business and it supports entities across all locations, globally. Our success is dependent upon the service we provide and therefore we source associates with a wide range of experience and knowledge in this specialist field.

The team is diverse, dynamic and committed, and our approach is professional, open and consultative.

  • Experience in various aspects of systems configuration, including, project management, business analysis
  • Experience with a large, functionally diverse, and informed user base that demands high quality applications is desired.
  • Experience with business process engineering organizational change management, system analysis, HRIS configuration and development, are all desirable.
  • Current working knowledge of SuccessFactors Talent (Performance, Goals and Development), Succession Planning, Employee Central. Ability to support the modules a system administrator
  • Experience with Role Based Permissions and Data Loads
  • Knowledge of Core HR and Compensation processes highly desirable
  • 2XB/Kenexa Workbench Certification preferred.
  • Experience with SharePoint and Excel is a must.
  • Excellent meeting/workshop facilitation skills and documented experience.
  • Leadership skills across both single discipline and multi-discipline teams.
  • Experience with developing workflow and functional Use Cases.
  • Superb requirements elicitation and modeling skills and experience with requirements management.
  • Demonstrated experience with iterative or agile project methodologies.
  • Basic understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies and industry best practices.
  • Self-directed, adaptable, flexible, and curious.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to author a range of high-quality deliverables.
  • Proven track record of the ability to identify and interpret business requirements into application requirements and HR solutions.
  • Proven ability to articulate application requirements and functionality to HR peers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage different and often conflicting objectives/activities at one time.
  • Experience in quickly and effectively adjusting priorities and goals in changing circumstances.
  • Proven customer service skills necessary to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships.
  • Previous client relationship management experience desirable.
  • The ability to quickly and effectively adjust priorities and goals in changing circumstances.
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