OldCastle IT Business Analysis Manager - Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

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Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States. Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 18,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states.

Position Overview

The Business Analysis Manager will grow and develop a team of result driven IT professionals who are responsible for analyzing complex business processes and challenges, documenting business requirements in order to ensure delivery of high performing technology solutions and driving positive impact across the organization. The BA manager is a collaborative, strategic and tactical leadership position and provides subject matter expertise to IT and business leadership. The BA manager establishes performance expectations, gold standard practices, artifacts / templates, processes and procedures for the BA team.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Staff, manage, mentor business analyst team by focusing on deliverables and objectives that are collaboratively owned

  • Ensure BAs have appropriate understanding of business needs, provide clear and accurate definition of requests and documents processes and needs in logical, detailed artifacts

  • Responsible for ensuring requirements gathering/documentation progress against agreed timelines and plans for assigned projects

  • Partner with PMO and other cross functional IT leaders in establishing and implementing requirements capture and management methodology and associated governance tools - constantly seeking better processes and more efficient methods

  • Evaluate resources and budget to ensure financial and operational objectives are met

  • Develop and manage a flexible staffing model including resource models, vendor management, financial management at the functional and project level

  • Provide support and/or direction to project and program manager(s) in overcoming hurdles and moving projects forward by proactively mitigating open issues and project risks; maintain consistent communication channels between all vested parties (steering committee, business sponsors, IT stakeholders, project team, etc)

  • Play a supporting role to help local businesses execute their business strategies; collaborate with business units on their assumptions on how they will successfully execute their plans; analyze business objectives of the stakeholder and develops solutions to their business issues

  • Build positive, working relationships with business stakeholders, IT team members and executives across the enterprise

  • Contributes to the development of the department annual plan and budget

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems, and/or 5 -7 years related work experience.

  • 5-7 years’ experience eliciting and documenting requirements, including business requirements, functional requirements & technical requirements.

  • 7+ years of organizational leadership/management experience

  • Experience working in complex, distributed business preferred

  • ITIL certification preferred

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) preferred

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred

  • Six Sigma, Lean or other TQM certification a plus

Work Requirements

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  • May require up to 25% travel in North America

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Possesses capability to motivate and align a team for optimal performance

  • Sustainability to influence and negotiate business needs while maintaining information technology best practices

  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.

  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills a must.

  • Demonstrated ability in the utilization of enterprise-wide requirements definition and management systems and methodologies.

  • Understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology.

  • Knowledge of Project Management methodologies.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project and Visio.

  • Experienced in on-demand collaboration utilizing online meeting and web conferencing applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, manage simultaneous projects and shift priorities based on business needs.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

  • Demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach; works well in a team.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.

  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.

  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.

Work Environment

  • Normal office working conditions.

  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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