Business Analyst

Posted 11 January 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Analysis

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

​About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more atwww.avanade.com

Job Description

We are hiring 2 Business Analysts to join a project in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Applicants coming from a technical background looking to switch to a functional role would most likely enjoy this challenge.

The Business Analyst must be able to provide professional services in terms of project management and coordination, project implementation and project support. This includes coordinating deliverables base on project plan, software implementation, troubleshooting, providing support services, technical presentation, and customer training. 

The Business Analyst will be required to handle a broad range of technical issues and problems of varying scope and complexity in a timely and cost-effective manner. In addition, he/she will need to maintain close customer relationship to explore and identify potential areas for service development.

Key Responsibilities may include:

  • Responsible for managing low/medium complexity projects.

  • Report on progress and risks regularly to the management group.

  • Responsible for the implementation of the project execution plan, the monitoring and control of the schedule and coordination with multiple disciplines, vendors and third parties.

  • Gather and oversee the various technical elements that comprise the work force of the project. 

  • Oversee the administration of the daily activities of the project and of making sure that the project is finished on time and within budget. 

  • Act as the technical liaison between the project and the client.

  • Maintain an understanding of customer Service Level Agreements and standard compliances.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree or post graduate qualification, preferably in IT/Engineering.

  • Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staffs.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Result-oriented with strong problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Possess ability to manage the execution of multiple projects simultaneously and negotiate and enhance project value.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of project execution plan and project procedures.

  • Have knowledge of industry business practices (e.g., CPG industry, would be added advantage), software development and experience in client/server and Web applications.

  • Have knowledge of computer languages (JAVA/.Net, HTML and JSP/ASP), various types of operating systems and DBMS.

What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.