Randstad Business Analyst Resource in Northbrook, Illinois

Business Analyst Resource

job details:

  • location:Northbrook, IL

  • salary:$68 - $71 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:621715

job description

Job Description:

Seeking a Business Analyst Resource to be responsible for the coordination, implementation, and execution of assigned P2P projects or project tasks. The position is also responsible for assisting with service issues and escalations. This includes coordinating the efforts of onshore and offshore team members, business partners, other internal IT groups, and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects or project activity according to plan.


  • Oversees assigned aspects of assigned projects (including definition of project scope/objectives, development of project plan and schedule, budget and resource plan, status reporting, project development, and implementation).

  • Works with the Finance CRM to manage projects within overarching program management plan.

  • Ensures proper project document requirements and deliverables are clearly defined, maintained and delivered.

  • Facilitates project meetings; completes project tracking/analysis reports; reports to management and business owners regarding project progress, issues, and risks.

  • Interfaces with vendors, as required; tracks/reviews vendor deliverables for both projects and services.


  • Undergraduate degree in IT field, project management, or equivalent experience/training.

  • At least 3 years' experience in project management delivery.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and success with Ariba ON demand Strategic Sourcing (Sourcing, Contracts and Supplier lifecycle).

  • Experience with Docusign preferred.

  • At least 5 years of Finance IT/P2P IT or business experience.

  • Experience working with vendors, and IT technical resources.

  • Experience in determining scalability, reliability, capacity planning requirement.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks within assigned deadlines, engaging in multiple initiatives simultaneously.

  • Ability to effectively apply Astellas methodology and enforces project standards.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (excel, Word, and PowerPoint), MS Project, and SharePoint.

  • Formal training and execution experience with Project Management and/or PMO (PMI, PMP, SEI-CMM) is a plus.