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Business Analyst II


Regular, full-time

Are you passionate about using cutting-edge Business Analysis techniques to completely re-engineer business processes at a strategic level? Are you excited about working in an innovative, fast-paced and collaborative organization committed to learning and dedicated to making a difference in the world of health regulation? 

The BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) is hiring a Business Analyst (BA II) to contribute to the growth and improvement of the organization by analyzing and managing the business impact of changes, overseeing the Requirements Lifecycle and leading the solution-process for a number of high-stakes projects.

Who we are

BCCNM is the college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered midwives, registered nurses, and registered psychiatric nurses in British Columbia. Regulation helps to protect the public by ensuring that professional care or service received by the public is competent, ethical, and meets the standards that society views as acceptable.

At BCCNM, we value and celebrate diversity. We are committed to fostering an open, welcoming, and inclusive work environment where we value and respect all perspectives. We aspire to employ staff who are representative of the diverse B.C. communities we serve. We hire based on merit and encourage qualified applicants of all backgrounds to apply.​

Each of us strive​s​ to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is welcoming, respectful, and supports the well-being of every BCCNM employee:

  • Trust is essential
  • Better together 
  • Speak the truth 
  • Protect the public  
  • Stay curious 
  • What we offer you​​

    Our office is located at 200 Granville Street in Downtown Vancouver. To support a healthy work-life balance, we operate using a hybrid model. Employees enjoy a collaborative environment that offers flexibility to work both on-site and remotely each week. 

    As a member of the team, you can expect to be working in a collaborative, team-based environment and to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. The college is committed to employee professional development and career growth. We promise to provide you with rewarding work that challenges you. While your workload will be busy, the college supports staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance. 

    Aside from the opportunity to be part of a passionate team contributing to our important mandate of protecting the public, BCCNM offers an attractive compensation and benefits package for regular employees that includes generous annual vacation, 100% company-paid group health and dental benefits, participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, along with many other programs designed to promote employee health and well-being.

    What you’ll be doing

    Reporting to the Manager, Project and Process Supports, and under the guidance of the PM/BA Team Lead, the BA II works with subject matter experts (SMEs) to understand the business context and to evaluate business needs and expected values. In using data and information collected from the elicitation and requirements gathering process, the BA II will oversee the Requirements Lifecycle Management, will manage stakeholder collaboration and engagement, facilitate the strategic analysis at division or department level, and lead the business process re-engineering (BPR), business process streamlining (BPS) and business case development for assigned client group(s). 

    The BA’s focused stakeholder groups may include business process owners and core business subject matter experts (SMEs) and/or department heads from BCCNP, 3rd party vendors, and potentially other health professional regulatory bodies (RBs) who are using a shared information system (the Consortium or Hub Services). 

    Internally, in addition to SMEs and IS/IM team members, the BA liaises with staff from other departments, such as Communications & People. Externally, the BA may liaise with consultants, contractors and external stakeholders to assess business requirements.

    ​Responsibilities

    • ​​​Works collaboratively with domain SMEs, conducts strategic analysis by researching and analyzing business drivers and supporting the business to question, detect and document specific business needs and objectives at division or department level. 
    • Pre-defines and initiates the appropriate work (elicitation) scope, chooses the right techniques, secures supporting materials, prepares stakeholders and conducts elicitation activities for business analysis information gathering; correctly captures the results obtained and confirms the results accurately reflects stakeholders’ expectation. 
    • Specifies and models requirements and designs by preparing accurate and detailed business requirements documents (BRDs), wireframes and mock-ups for efficient prototype, and functional and non-functional specification documents. 
    • Sets up solution acceptance criteria; validates outputs and reviews the impact of implemented resolutions over time by gathering and analyzing user feedback to ensure all requirements and designs align with business requirements; and supports the delivery of the needed value. 
    • Oversees the Requirement Life-Cycle Management from inception to retirement by managing the requirements’ tractability, maintenance, prioritization, change assessment, approval, and retirement. 
    • Facilitates ongoing collaboration with the stakeholders throughout the project life cycle; manages regular, frequent, and bi-directional communications to ensure all stakeholders are informed of all planned changes. 
    • Coordinates and facilitates user acceptance testing (UAT) to ensure requested features are successfully deployed without impact to existing functionality; in conjunction with the Project Manager, obtains business sign off on completed UAT. 

    Your education & skills ​

    • ​Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related discipline, plus a minimum of 5 years (with a Master’s degree) or 7 years (with a Bachelor’s degree) recent related experience; or the equivalent combination of experience and education. 
    • CPBA / PMI-PBA certification or candidate for certification (or equivalent training). 
    • Demonstrated advanced practice of the visual thinking and ability of finding suitable BA modelling and requirements gathering tools to represent complex information in an understandable textual and/or visual model to engage audience and connect them quickly to critical information for further inputs. 
    • Demonstrated practice of the Systems Development Life Cycle and Agile, Scrum project management methodology. 
    • Demonstrated ability to build compelling business cases, conduct strategic analysis such as cost/benefit and impact analysis, and manage RFP process and other critical business analysis skills. 
    • Demonstrated practice of business process streamlining and re-engineering. Ability to analyze system/operational problems and recommend innovative solutions. 
    • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and systematic thinking, attention to detail, risk management, planning and prioritization skills. 
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including presenting, public speaking, training, and coaching. Ability to communicate complex ideas in simple terminology and convey the intended outcome. 
    • Outstanding customer service skills; influence and decision-making skills: must have ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders with varied business and systems knowledge; ability to understand and manage the customer expectations. 
    • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset and comprehensive understanding of change management concepts; ability to recognize potential limitations and opportunities and adaptability to changes. 
    • Demonstrated proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, PPT, Visio and intermediate data analysis tools and methodology. 
    • Ability to work effectively independently and as a collaborative member of a team. 
    • Demonstrated initiative and self-direction abilities with solid time management skills. 
    • Knowledge and experience with modern quality assurance concepts and practice is an asset. 
    • CSM, CSPO, Agile Business Analyst certification is an asset. 
    • Lean and /or Six Sigma certification is an asset. 

    How to app​ly 

    We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities to take part in the selection process. If we contact you about an interview or testing, please let us know if you require accommodation. We keep all information in relation to accommodation confidential.  

    Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to careers@​bccnm.ca. Please reference the title Business Analyst II in the subject line of your email. In your cover letter, please tell us what interests you about this role. We will accept applications until the position is filled​.

    Note: References, education and professional credential verification​s, and a criminal record check will be required for all final candidates. 

    While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

    Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nurses and Midwives. ​​​​​