Business Analyst

BC Assessment

August 21, 2014

Original postings on the Viatec site are removed after the position is closed, but the posting will be archived here. The original posting was at
http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/12123

Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Job
Company Overview: 

About BC Assessment

Employees are the heart of BC Assessment. As a Crown corporation providing property assessment services for a variety of customers across the province, BC Assessment recognizes the importance of its employees' contributions.

BC Assessment seeks to recruit, reward and retain great talent - the people who work hard to help make the corporation a leading property assessment organization and the first choice for property information in British Columbia.

BC Assessment values all property in the province of British Columbia. Our applications and data are used to create an annual Assessment Roll which informs and acts as an important factor for municipal and provincial taxation planning, policy and decision.

About the Benefits

BC Assessment is committed to the professional growth, development and well-being of their staff. In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with a generous remuneration package and a full range of benefits, including:

• Extended Health and Dental
• Retirement and Pension Plans
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Maternity and Parental Leave Top-Up Payments
• Life/Sick Insurance Benefits
• 3 Weeks Vacation to start
• Awards & Recognition

Job Summary: 

Join one of BC's Top Employers in 2014!

BC Assessment is looking for 2 Business Analysts to join its dynamic and progressive Information Technology Services (ITS) in Victoria.

The Business Analyst is a professional position that provides Information Management and Information Technology (IMIT) planning, business analysis, solution design, implementation support and client support services for BC Assessment program areas. Facilitates the design, development and implementation process for technology solutions and new information products and coordinates the implementation, quality assurance and testing of systems.

The Business Analyst will use innovation and judgment to translate business needs into effective and responsive systems and provides related advice and support to senior management. This position may provide guidance to assigned staff in the delivery of products and services to BCA customers.

In first year of employment at BCA, these people can expect to:

  • Create test plans and coordinate testing efforts;
  • Document current services and associated service levels for each and develop service level documentation if none exists;
  • Analyze and report on Service level metrics.

Education:
These roles require a University degree in computer science, systems business analysis, information management, software engineering, or equivalent. However, a University degree in business administration or finance (plus related IM/IT courses) will be considered. We are also seeking someone who has enrolled in the BA certificate in Business Analysis (or equivalent certificate) plus it would be a great asset if you have completed a PM certificate or are a certified Project Management Professional.

Experience:
You will have a minimum two years experience in leading projects, conducting business analysis, developing business cases and identifying and documenting client and user needs in a public sector environment.

Preferred Experience:
• Property assessment/appraisal, facilitating to groups of people, developing test strategies and test designs, and applying adult learning methodologies and developing training/educational materials.

Please note:
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• These positions are included in the Bargaining Unit.
• BCA intends to establish an eligibility list for this competition.
• BC Assessment is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Upon joining the BC Assessment team, you'll find yourself working with a group of friendly, team-oriented individuals who strive to deliver exceptional customer service while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

How To Apply: 

To be considered for this position, please visit BC Assessment's Careers page @ ow.ly/AxWFR