PMO Business Analyst in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 3/11/2018

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Job Description

General Summary

The Business Analyst (BA) will perform complex analyses activities as part of business initiatives, programs and projects.  The successful candidate will possess a blend of analytical and consultative skills, be credible, results orientated and viewed as trusted business advisor during the overall project delivery lifecycle.   Candidates should have demonstrated experience in traditional business analyst activities, including but not limited to:

  • Business case development/due diligence

  • Requirements life cycle management

  • Solution evaluation, value assessment and recommendation

  • Business process analysis, design and optimization

  • Quality and testing tools and techniques

He/she should also have the ability to make [and defend] sound, fact-based recommendations in order to improve business operations and delivery quality.  It is imperative that candidates have well-developed communication skills and the ability to actively listen to sponsors and stakeholders.  Sound like you?  Keep reading….

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •          Own the end-to-end Requirements Life Cycle Management process for defined pieces of work
  •          Partner with business resources to analyze project related risks and issues and recommend pragmatic solutions to complex business challenges
  •          Build and analyze business state models illustrating and enhancing key functions and operational elements
  •          Prepare business stakeholders for the project changes that are being introduced; articulate what those changes will mean to them as business leaders as well as the broader organization
  •          Liaison between vendor(s),  business and technology business units to ensure project deliverables are meeting requirements and quality standards
  •          Define, build and manage overall testing and Q&A plan as part of the project delivery and quality lifecycle
  •          Lead and facilitate cross-functional team meetings, work sessions and focus groups to elicit information needed for artifact production; present analysis and findings to the right audience and the right time
  •          Leverage problem-solving skills and sound judgement capabilities to make business decisions that drive results and solve customer problems
  •          Assist in program and project life cycle functions such as Change and Communications Management plan creation and delivery
  •          Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of company strategic objectives, product offerings, platform/system, and industry, legislative, or regulatory changes that may impact the company portfolio of products and services or in-flight initiatives

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  •         You don’t like to stand by when you notice opportunity for improvement… if there is something that could work better for your project, team, or Beacon you speak up and drive the dialog
  •         You have an approachable style that just makes people want to work with you - and that helps build great relationships between other people and groups.
  •         You are comfortable driving solution progress forward – even when your team does not have all the answers yet.  Dealing with the unknown and uncertainty is no big deal for you.
  •         You are a capable and innovative problem-solver using sound judgement to make business decisions that drive results and solve customer problems.
  •         Developed BA skillset: business analysis methodologies, tools and techniques
  •         Deep understanding of how to interpret and translate customer business needs into quantified requirements
  •         Strong organizational, communications/presentation, time management, and analytical skills
  •         Understanding of general project management methodologies, tools and techniques

Minimum Entry Level Qualifications


  •         Education: College Bachelor’s degree required


  •          Licensure: IIBA (Level 1-3) preferred but not required (equivalent experience taken into consideration)

Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience

  •          4-6 years of experience in a business analysis role within the medical/behavioral health community or serving in similar role within healthcare, professional services or management consulting industries


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Beacon Health Strategies, a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled