Business Analyst (Advanced)
As a Business Analyst, you will serve as strategic advisors to the consulting staff, providing training to advance our analytic and customer insight capabilities. You will help Soho clients across industries solve their biggest challenges using our expertise in data science, customer insights, statistics, machine learning, supply chain analysis and data engineering.
- Technical skills:The ability to use software, applications and other technology is an important skill for business analysts. They often need to be able to research and evaluate software and hardware options for clients and companies. They may also need to be able to create and present technical solutions to business problems.
- Project management skills:Project management skills are also important for business analysts. They may be responsible for overseeing the entire project, including the planning, implementation and evaluation stages. Effective project management skills can help analysts ensure that their company meets its goals and objectives.
- Critical thinking skills:Critical thinking skills are the ability to analyze a situation and make decisions based on the information you have. This is an important skill for business analysts because they often have to make recommendations based on the information they have.
- Communication skills:Communication skills are also very important for business analysts. You may be communicating with clients, other business analysts, IT professionals, marketing teams and other stakeholders. Effective communication is key to ensuring everyone understands the information you provide and the information you request.
- Problem-solving skills:As business analysts work with clients to create strategies, they often encounter challenges. Having strong problem-solving skills can help business analysts find solutions to overcome obstacles and reach their goals.
- Estimating the cost of new projects and ensuring that the project has adequate funding
- Defining business requirements, developing solutions, and documenting them in a way that can be understood by technical staff members
- Reviewing current processes and recommending improvements based on best practices in the industry
- Conducting market research to identify new opportunities for growth or decline in demand for products or services
- Reviewing existing systems and recommending improvements to meet business objectives
- Communicating with clients to gather requirements for new projects and providing status updates to stakeholders during the project lifecycle
- Planning and conducting meetings with clients to discuss project details, review deliverables, and receive signoff on deliverables before moving forward with implementation
- Reviewing technical documentation to ensure that it is clear and easy to understand
- Developing business cases to support new initiatives or changes to existing processes