Business Analyst

Halifax, NS
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About WCB Nova Scotia

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) is the province’s provider of workplace injury insurance. We inform and inspire Nova Scotians in the prevention of workplace injury. But if it occurs, they support those whose lives it touches by championing a timely return to safe and healthy work. WCB also provides caring, compassionate support in the wake of workplace tragedy. Their employees describe the culture as Collaborative, Evolving, Service-Minded and Team-Focused.

About The Opportunity

Venor is proud to partner with WCB on their search for five (5) Business Analysts to join their growing team. Reporting to the Manager, Projects and Change Management, the Business Analyst provides critical analytical support to various projects and change initiatives at the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) through data analysis, business process development and review, as well as research. The successful candidate(s) would often participate as a project team member in various roles, from identifying and scoping improvement opportunities, to options and impact analysis, to developing recommendations for change, and implementing solutions for various subject matters. In addition, this position provides on-going operational support, provision of an interface and a liaison role by participating in the development, implementation and acceptance testing of activities between operational staff and Information Technology Services. The position requires an ability to be able to translate the business needs into IT requirements and IT changes into business language as well as support the development and delivery of associated training materials.

General accountabilities include operational leadership, business processes, data analysis and project initiatives. The Business Analyst is accountable for identifying and scoping improvement opportunities, developing recommendations for change, and implementing solutions. They will be required to act as prime/lead for initiatives, in addition to functioning as a team member. As a formal leader, s/he will be required to facilitate, guide and build relationships with both operational and corporate departments to ensure the projects and initiatives are well executed in a timely, comprehensive and customer focus manner. Other regular responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance and expertise in Board-wide rollouts of initiatives
  • Conduct and report upon business analyses
  • Liaise with departments and IT staff to coordinate and identify priorities, develop appropriate service level agreements, and ensure proper consideration of resource requirements for initiatives
  • Ensure that testing is completed as per plans and schedules
  • Meet regularly with both operational departments, management and staff, as required to determine and report on status, progress, etc.

About You

As the ideal candidate, you satisfy the following requirements:

  • A University degree, including or augmented by formal training in business, computer sciences or business systems
  • 1+ years of proven experience in business analysis or computer applications training
  • Demonstrated experience planning and delivering workshops and/or training programs
  • Experience working in a team environment

An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.

The Offer

WCB offers a competitive compensation package including a salary range of $62,924 – $78,644. Interested candidates can send their resume to Steph MacIntosh via steph@venor.ca. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks, including a criminal record check and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the WCB.

Venor and WCB embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. WCB Nova Scotia is an equal-opportunity employer committed to supporting and developing our employees. Visit their website at www.wcb.ns.ca. WCB Nova Scotia champions safety and promotes a diverse and respectful workplace. They are a scent and allergy-reduced environment.

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