Business Analyst, Knowledge Management Division

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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The Knowledge Management (KM) team supports and develops applications to enable business professionals to access information needed to pursue, manage and win new business prospects.  Reporting to the European Knowledge Manager, this important role will be the vital link between our KM capacity and our business objectives by supporting and ensuring the successful completion of analysis, building, testing, and deployment of tasks on our KM tools, hosted on Salesforce.  The role will encompass business analyst and project management duties for key KM and business development efforts.

Essential Functions

The section below lists key work activities the Business Analyst must demonstrate to achieve the position objectives listed above.

  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats.
  • Work with business units to analyse and evaluate processes and needs, and continually align Knowledge Management efforts to said needs.
    • Work with management, strategic planning and analysis staff, project managers, and end users to improve systems by studying current practices, designing modifications.
    • Construct workflow charts and diagrams; study system capabilities, write specifications.
    • Collaborate with business process owners, business architects, and IT representatives at all levels to develop business requirements and document processes for key initiatives.
  • Work with Project Manager to monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.
    • Create and maintain documentation on processes, policies, application configuration and help-related materials for users as database applications are developed.
    • Create and document application requirements by working together with those involved in the development of program enhancements.
  • Work with Knowledge Manager to identify opportunities for process optimization, process redesign, or development of new processes/policies.
    • Maintain a continuous commitment to improve the functionality of the KM platform and tools.
    • Constantly take the business “temperature” of the A&M business units and ensure current and future efforts are meeting expectations.
    • Assist with the daily delivery of existing KM services, including response and delegation of reported issues and requests.
  • Exposure to a professional services environment and customer-facing experience is required.
     

Qualifications

Experience: 5+ years of direct experience as a Business Analyst with a proven analytical background.

Education: Requires a bachelor's degree in related area or similar work/technical experience in Business Studies, Business Administration, Management, Information Technology.

Required Skills

  • A solid grasp of knowledge management concepts, systems, frameworks and tools in a professional services environment.
  • Ability to transform business objective use cases to user story solutions consumable by an agile development team.
  • Experience with cloud-based CRM and marketing automation systems, i.e., Salesforce, and social/mobile enterprise solutions.
  • Solid business acumen, including a comprehensive understanding of how a CRM application may be used to improve business objectives.
  • Excellent communication skills and receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas and solutions concisely to senior management as well as both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Superior analytical and writing skills.
  • Exceptionally close attention to detail.
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside immediate key role requirements for the benefit of overall KM team success.

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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